To install XenServer on USB drive, complete the following procedure:
Disconnect or disable all hard drives, except the external USB drive If you do not disable or disconnect other drives, you have to adjust the device name (/dev/sda1) that are used in the following commands. Download the Citrix XenServer 5.6 Service Pack 2 Start
This article describes how to simulate network latency on XenServer to reproduce a customer issue.
XenServer has the capability to manipulate certain network scenarios with the use of the Netem utility which is built into XenServer.
More information on Netem can be found in the following Web page:
In this scenario,
There are several ways to configure a Network File Share (NFS) on a Windows Server 2008 R2 so that a Unix system (such as XenServer) can connect to it.
CTX128116 – How to Use a Windows 2008 Network File Share as a Storage Repository for XenServer describes how to use anonymous access to the
With the recent release of XenServer 5.6 Service Pack 2, there are two ways to upgrade depending on which version of XenServer you are upgrading from. In this blog post from Jarian Gibson the upgrade from XenServer 5.6 Feature Pack 1 and XenServer 5.5/5.6 is discussed.
XenServer 5.6 Feature Pack 1 includes new features that optimize the XenServer hypervisor for use in XenDesktop hosted-virtual machine deployments. IntelliCache is one feature of XenServer that caches temporary and non-persistent files for desktop workloads on the local disk of the host server.
By caching locally, a portion of runtime reads and writes of
This article describes how to trigger and capture a memory dump from a Windows virtual machine running on XenServer. «Continue Reading»
This document describes how to create local storage in XenServer. «Continue Reading»
With every new release of Citrix Provisioning Services (PVS) we are challenged with the process of upgrading the Target Device Software on the Virtual Machines (VM). There are three options; you can use Reverse Image, Hyper-V Direct VHD Boot or XenServer Direct VHD Boot. «Continue Reading»
PerformanceVM is a XenServer virtual machine that helps troubleshoot performance related issues, such as poor performance caused by storage I/O and network I/O. «Continue Reading»
When the Citrix Provisioning Server target device is deployed on a XenServer platform, you experience some of the following symptoms: «Continue Reading»