XenServer is the virtualization platform Citrix has built around the Xen Hypervisor.

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Managing XenServer and its Virtual Machines Remotely

I have a dedicated server in a data center and I want to install XenServer for virtualization. XenServer will be running 2 or 3 virtual servers, all of which will be using Public IP's along with a ...
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Change xenbr0 bridge name in XenServer

I want to setup a bridge in XenServer with a name other than xenbr0 , for example cloud0. I edited those files and their contenent so they can handle a bridged connection: ...
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XenServer and ZFS via NFS

I'm trying to connect a NFS share to XenCenter. The NFS server is a ZFSGuru distro (uses FreeBSD). The zfs volume was exported like this: /sbin/zfs set sharenfs="on" temppool/share According to ...
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Xenserver: One VM crashed, xe not reacting any more

We are running a xenserver. One VM crashed, the other VMs seem to run normally. But now we can not restart this VM any more. Not even xe-toolstack-restart is showing any reaction any more. We do ...
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Share IP from Xen (XCP) Dom0 to DomU

The situation: Xen Cloud Platform installed on a dedicated server. It is assigned a batch of IPs. I want to create a CentOS 6 VM (domU) that is running a WHM/Cpanel install, and has access to the ...
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How does a VM hosted on xen knows that it is in a virtualized environment [closed]

I have read that in para virtualization hosted virtual machines are aware that they are being virtualized, and this allows them to increase their performance. But, how does the hosted machine know ...
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Can any one clarify this on xen cloud platform/xen server

As per XCP documentation, Xen Cloud Platform host is a 64 bit x86 server-class machine devoted to hosting multiple VMs. on blog.citrix.com they are mentioning about dom0 as It should be noted that ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard to Enterprise Problems

A few months ago I setup a Citrix XenApp cluster running on Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard Edition using the temporary 180 day license key. Recently the company bought a Windows Server 2008 R2 ...
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Virtualization - Windows guests on Linux host? [closed]

Check my previous question. I am now looking at specifics relating to enterprise virtualization. I have done some research into Citrix Xen Server and VmWare vSphere. I need to know whether it is ...
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can xen server be configured to address more than 4 GB for host machine

Can xen server be configured to address more than 4Gb RAM. Since its based on a 32 bit kernel,is it possible to address more than 4GB ram.I have heard about PAE can it solve this? Will changing the ...
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Creating tmpfs file system in xen server to store VM

i want to create a tmpfs file system for one of my vm to run on,using XEN Server. On the host machine i tried this but is not working,. xe sr-create device-config:device=/dev/shm name-label="RAM" ...
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XenServer/Center: Shared SRs for hosts not in same pool?

I would like to use the same SRs on XenServer hosts that are not able to be part of the same pool (because of not having the exact same cpu feature set, if I understand it correctly) in order to share ...
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Time to live exceeded, result after pinging the gateway from host in one subnet

I got a server with XenServer 6.0.2 and this server has 3 nic with 3 different ip addresses, because I am using 3 different subnet The first 2 card are working and from the first 2 subnet I have ...
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Xen VM sits at 100% CPU and is unresponsive

I rebooted a VM on my Xenserver (over ssh to the vm) and it never came back up. Going into xencenter shows that the VM is running but at 100% CPU Usage. If I try to access the guest console it just ...
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IP setting in CentoOS 6.2x64 by XenCenter 6.2

I have setup a Guest CentOS virtual machine in Xenserver.. I have updated the Xentools but i cannot find the option to config my IP Address which is showing to be 'unknown' currently. All i need to do ...
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Why Xen Cloud Platform XCP is not offering every feature as promised? [closed]

I have installed XCP (Xen Cloud Platform) 1.1 on my machine and installed XEN Centre (version 6.0) on my windows xp i created VM and its running just like in XEN server Free,but its not allowing to ...
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Security risk of XEN Server Free with public ip? [closed]

I am having a dedicated machine,from some hosting company and i have KVM access to it i wish to virtualize it using XEN's bare metal hyperviosr,(XEN server Free). Will it be possible to manage VM's ...
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xenserver, fedora guest ext grow ext4 partition

I've got a partition on a guest fedora system running in xenserver. Originally the size of the partition was 400GB. I recently extended the size to 600GB. It now shows in the xenserver console as ...
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Is it possible to use the AOC-SAS2LP-MV8 HBA (Marvell 9480) on XenServer?

If not, is there any other hypervisor OS that supports them? Marvell 9480 has drivers for RHEL/Fedora, so i think that they should work even under XenServer. I don't know how.
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Where are the VM .cfg files on XenServer 6?

Background: I am attempting to use PCI passthrough to utilise a PCI-E card in a VM. I have a freshly installed server (which supports VT-d, and has it enabled) with XenServer 6.0.2 on it, and have ...
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XenCenter can't connect to server; missing methodResponse element

I'm trying to connect to the server (which I can ping successfully) in XenCenter but I keep getting an error that states "Response XML not valid XML-RPC - missing methodResponse element" . I tried ...
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XenServer 5.6.0 / XenCenter not allowing SR to Windows 7 share on Domain Controller for ISO's

I'm unable to get an SR made using command prompt or using XenCenter's interface dialogs. Here is the command I'm issuing: xe-mount-iso-sr //<mycomputer.domain.controller>/iso_share -o ...
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xenserver 5.6 without raid [closed]

The domU in my environment is a xenserver 5.6 fp1 installed on a regular desktop with intel board and i3 processor. I have 8GB or RAM installed and 1 500GB SATA HDD. Obviously, i don't have RAID and ...
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xenserver PV mode — lvm problems?

So, I'm trying to convert some domU's I have to use PV mode. xe-edit-bootloader -u ... -p 2 Finds the menu.lst no problem. The grub, boot, and root partitions are 1, 2, and 3, respectively. I ...
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XenServer VM's lose network settings

We deploy virtual machines using Citrix XenServer 6.0 for our clients. Two seperate clients experience the same issue: when a Server 2008 virtual machine is restarted, the static IP addresses ...
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Possible to host CentOS netinstall files on a local HTTP/FTP?

I'm running XenServer on an Dell R610 and am running into a catch-22. During install from DVD, CentOS can't find the DVD package catalogue. It's a reported error for some, XenServer + CentOS6 + DVD ...
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How to set get XenCenter to detect virtual cdrom drives?

I am attempting to help a client but I am a bit out of my depth, they have a XS6 dedicated server, and I have created a series of virtual drives for various distros, using isos we have. For example ...
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(VM)Win Server 2008 R2 is only showing one CPU but has 4 allocated

Xen Server 5.6 Sp2 The VM is Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard 4 vCPUs have been allocated The machine has been rebooted and has correct version of xen tools installed. In the device manager I see 4 ...
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Resize base XenServer 6.0 partition

I've extended my hardware RAID device on LSI MegaRAID controller by adding disks to the array. While making Linux notice the block device size change was not straight forward, I've found that one can ...
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Vm error during start up “hvm is required for this operation”

I have installed a new XEN server 6.0. I have created a new vm machine and select windows xp sp3 template. When i try to start this new vm an error appears with the following message "hvm is required ...
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Server crash mount XEN Server sata disk

Our Xen Server crashed and we try to mount the sata disk on an other linx to save the VM's. But unfortunately we are unlucky because the only thing we see is a lot of strange LV mounts. When we do an ...
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Centralized virtualization (ESXi, XenServer) in a completely Windows-free environment

I'm looking into deploying a small (one or two host servers) non-production virtualization initiative for our company. We need it to be high performance and host shared resources for a number of ...
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XenServer migrate machines between hosts

I have a XenServer 5.6 Free setup with 5 VMs (Windows and Linux) using about 1.5TB of directly attached storage. Because our virtualisation needs have grown a bit, we currently are preparing a faster ...
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XenServer 6 - Are Advanced features useful between Data Centers

We are purchasing two new dedicated servers. I originally had planned to purchase the XenServer 6.0 Advanced add-on which gives you the following features: Specifically these features Distributed ...
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Citrix XenServer, networking how

I am new to virtual servers, vlans. I am a programmer and have been assigned the task to make a stable storage server, i threw XenServer Free 5.6SP2 on an old box (HP ProLiant ML350 G5) set my ...
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Ubuntu server 12.04 on XenServer 5.5 - Won't boot from iso

I can't get the Ubuntu server 12.04 ISO to boot in XenServer 5.5. It is not a problem with the ISO or the share because I have used the iso to install locally and I can install other ISOs from the ...
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XenServer 6.0 Advanced - Is it an add-on or part of initial install?

I'm looking to purchase a new dedicated server and have XenServer 6.0 installed. There is an option to include XenServer 6.0 Advanced which has some additional features. However we don't need those ...
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How to enable reboot/shutdown menu on xencenter

I am using the latest XenCenter 6.0.2, On a Xenserver version 6.0.0 when doing a right click on the VM I get a menu that has options for a Shut down and Reboot. ON a server with XenServer 6.0.2 the ...
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Citrix XenApp Fundamentals

I have a problem with a new install of a XenApp Citrix server. Everything was working fine, but I was setting up Citrix Access Gateway and single sign in. Now, on the main server I am getting an ...
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CentOS will not boot. Error 13

I am having trouble with one of our CentOS servers. I migrated this server to XenServer, installed a new xen kernel, and performed a mkinitrd with: mkinitrd --omit-scsi-modules --with=xennet ...
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Xen hypervisor maximum domu support [closed]

Can anyone please let me know that what are Xen Hypervisor 4.x limitations. How many virtual machines i can create with what memory and cpu?
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Is is possible to use static VIFs on Xen?

Is it possible to use Static VIF names for virtual nics in Xen? Which don´t change on reboot of the VM?
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XenServer: Editing clone configuration before boot

Upon cloning a base image, I need to reconfigure basic settings. Regenerating the ssh host key, changing static IP assignments, setting the host name, etc. Because of the network setup, DHCP is not ...
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Can I install Xenserver with larger local storage?

I installed XenServer 6.0 on a machine with 2 drives (80GB SSD and 1TB SATA). My goal is to have some space for local storage where I can put ISO (since it will be very difficult to access the box ...
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XenServer 6.0.2 path to installation media contains non-ascii characters

XenServer 6.0.2 install fails no matter what I do. I have confirmed that the md5 checksum on my ISO file is good. I tried installing from a mounted ISO file (remotely via iKVM). I tried installing ...
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Adding 4TB local SR to XenServer 5.6 SP2

I'm trying to add a secondary local SR to XenServer but not having any success. The server has two RAID 10 arrays; the primary array was selected for VM storage in XenServer setup - it totals 272GB. ...
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XP vm disk benchmark on xenserver 5.6

While benchmarking the disk on a Windows XP VM under XenServer 5.6 I get a peak for a couple of seconds to ~200 MB/s before it drops back to an average of 30 MB/s. Is this normal? My configuration ...
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xenserver 5.6 on on raid 10 array

We've always had performance issues with our Xenserver 5.6 and ive asked a question here about it and still didnt manage to get it resolved ...
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High load on Xen guests

We're facing a weird issue with a freshly installed Xen (4.2) system. The server is an Intel SR1690WB equipped with 4x1Tb HDD and with a RS2BL040 RAID card which configured to use RAID10. The ...
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XenServer shared drive configuration

I have a server with below configuration Intel Xeon E3 - 1230 2 * (Seagate 1 TeraByte) = total two terabyte 16 GB Ram My Requirement : I need to run XenServer on this box and run 4 Ubuntu Virtual ...