I’ve seen this with both the Access Gateway and other Virtual Machines running in XenServer 6.x from time to time. Here is a resolution that worked for me. 1 – “xe vm-list” to get the uuid of the VM that is hung 2 – “list_domains” to list the domain uuid’s so you can determine the […]
QuorumSoft releases Alike version 2.5 and introduces New Capability to Eliminate Citrix XenServer Snapshot Backup Problems
Q-Hybrid Backup delivers a powerful alternative to XenServer Quiesced Backups. QuorumSoft, a world leading provider of deduplicating archival solutions for virtualized environments, has announced a new product called Q-Hybrid, an innovative new way to perform backups without using XenServer snapshots.
Sometimes a VM will get stucked, and you can see errors when trying to Force ShutDown or Restart like this: 08.08.2012 13:45:25 Error: Shutting down VM ‘NAME OF VIRTUAL MACHINE’ on ‘xenserver02’ – Another operation involving the object is currently in progress This can happen to be a virtual machine. Typically you will not get […]
Citrix Support has a must read support article for those of you that are planning to convert VMware Virtual Machines to Citrix XenServer. The article describes two methods to convert a VMware virtual machine to a XenServer virtual machine. The first method is to export and import it in an Open Virtualization Format (OVF) […]
Refer to the specific documentation related to the released version of XenDesktop that you are using for any release-specific detail. Specific documentation can be found on Citrix eDocs. When upgrading an existing XenDesktop 5 site to a new release or applying a hotfix, the following best practice procedure is strongly recommended: Back up your Site […]
StarWind Software Inc., an innovative provider of SAN software for iSCSI storage and VM Backup technology, today announced the release of new StarWind iSCSI SAN v5.8 and Hyper-V Backup Plug-in. The iSCSI SAN software is enhanced by the powerful VM Backup technology that is included as a plug-in. Backup plug-in is built specifically for Hyper-V-based […]
This issue happens from time to time, I’ve had the problem a number of times in our Demo Center at Arrow ECS in Norway. It’s often hassle to find out why it happens, but here is how you can shut down a virtual machine, which is in an amber state from XenServer control domain. First […]
How to replicate virtual machines with PHD Virtual Backup for Citrix XenServer.
An overview of new features in PHD Virtual Backup & Replication 5.3 including faster performance, VM replication, Open Export, and Optimized Tape Friendly Backup.
StarWind Software presents the new version of its main storage solution enhanced with the powerful Backup plug-in – StarWind iSCSi SAN v5.8 (beta version). Today we are happy to provide our customers with the storage and backup software developed by the same vendor. Backup plug-in is built specifically for Hyper-V-based environments to provide fast backup […]