Citrix has released a new version of Provisioning Services 6.1 What’s New in This Release This release contains the following new enhancements: Support for Personal vDisks — Citrix XenDesktop with personal vDisk technology is a high-performance enterprise desktop virtualization solution that makes VDI accessible to workers who require personalized desktops using pooled-static virtual machines. […]
The cheapest way to run Hyper-V. The cheapest way to backup Hyper-V StarWind Software Inc., an innovative SAN software provider for iSCSI storage, announced today the release of a new StarWind Native SAN for Hyper-V v5.8.
Citrix XenConvert is a physical-to-virtual (P2V) conversion tool that converts a workload from a server or desktop machine running Windows to a virtual machine in XenServer, virtual appliance, virtual disk, or virtual disk connected to Provisioning Services. A workload can contain a Windows operating system, applications, and data.XenConvert produces a virtual appliance in the Open […]
Currently XenDesktop does not support multi-site deployment. If the administrator has same images, they have to manually keep all the images in sync. Citrix has come up with a way to automate this process. Beside the general XenDesktop components, there are the following few additional components required to perform Image Management. Note: These additional components […]
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Citrix® XenConvert™ is both a physical-to-virtual (P2V) and virtual-to-virtual (V2V) conversion tool. As a P2V tool, XenConvert can convert a server or desktop workload from an online physical machine running Windows to a XenServer virtual machine or Provisioning Services vDisk. As a V2V tool, XenConvert can convert a server or desktop workload from an offline […]
Citrix XenConvert is both a physical-to-virtual (P2V) and virtual-to-virtual (V2V) conversion tool. As a P2V tool, XenConvert can convert a server or desktop workload from an online physical machine running Windows to a XenServer virtual machine or Provisioning Services vDisk.As a V2V tool, XenConvert can convert a server or desktop workload from an offline virtual […]
Here is a quick guide on how to move a VHD file from one location to Citrix XenClient First of all you need Use the XenConvert to convert the image to a XenServer (XenClient) VHD Step-by-step: Create an empty VM on the XenClient Use your favorite SCP client (WinSCP) to browse the Hyper-Visor shell Navigate […]
The Disk Image Import wizard is a new feature of XenCenter and XenServer 5.6 that enables easy import of virtual disks including VHD (Microsoft), VMDK (VMware), VDI (VirtualBox), and WIM (Windows Imaging format).
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I’ve got word that XenServer 5.6 will be available for download today! Here is what’s new: New features in XenServer 5.6XenServer 5.6 includes a number of new features and ongoing improvements, including: New Licensing for XenServer. Licensing for XenServer paid editions has changed. XenServer 5.6 Advanced Edition or higher requires a Citrix License Server (11.6 […]
Last week MED-V 1.0 SP1 was released as part of the Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP) 2010 refresh. This update adds some key new functionality: Support for Windows 7 hosts – both 32-bit and 64-bit Support for running the MED-V server on Windows Server 2008 R2 Support for Japanese Windows versions Note that MED-V 1.0 SP1 […]