XenServer 7.1 is an industry-leading, open source platform for cost-effective application, desktop, cloud, and server virtual infrastructures. XenServer 7.1 enables organization of any size or type to consolidate and transform compute resources into virtual workloads for today’s data center requirements, while ensuring a seamless pathway for moving workloads to the cloud. New in XenServer 7.1 […]
Citrix has released a new version of XenServer version 6.1.0. The new version includes many new features as well as bugfixes from the last version 6.0.2. For all you HDX 3D Pro customers out there, it’s now possible to use GPU Pass-through with support for up to 4 GPUs per hos.
Lee Bushen and Steve Benton of the Master Class webinar series discuss why the time is right for you to stop snowballing virtualisation costs and move to XenServer. Run through the costs of each solution and get a side by side feature comparison. Demos of XenCenter, snapshots, backup, dynamic memory control, workload balancing, HA and […]
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 […]
Instead of opening different reports in different locations, and switching between management consoles here is a quick guide on how to view a XenServer Status Report in Citrix XenCenter To view the status report in XenCenter, complete the following procedure: 1. Extract the server status report and save it to a local directory. Extracting this […]
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Today, Citrix announced the release of XenServer 5.6 Feature Pack 1 Beta “Project Cowley”. What’s new in the XenServer Beta Release? Quite a lot, really – the Beta Program showcases a number of new features and ongoing improvements, including: Distributed Virtual Switching Integrated, Open vSwitch technology provides distributed fine-grained networking configuration and control policies – […]
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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As reported earlier today, Citrix has released XenServer 5.6 for download! Here is a quick overview of the new features of XenServer 5.6: 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 or higher) to run. To license these editions, you […]
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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 […]
Citrix XenServer is used widely as a high-performance server and desktop hardware virtualization solution for both large and small organizations. Citrix XenServer’s management application, XenCenter, is used to monitor the performance of an environment in real-time and historically. For performance and scalability testing purposes, a more-customized log of XenServer performance may be necessary. Citrix Worldwide […]