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Citrix XenServer 6

Citrix just released XenServer 6 with a lot of new features. After few month using the beta (Boston Project) and playing with it on my XenServer @ Home the final release is here and keeps all the very cool features announced with the beta version. Upgrading my XenServer @ home Burning the new iso file...

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Install Windows 8 on XenServer 6 Beta Project Boston

When I first downloaded Windows 8 Developer Edition and Windows Server 8 Developer Edition, I haven’t been able to boot the iso and install these new OS. I needed to install it on a physical machine, or vmware fusion and tyhen P2V to my XenServer 6 Beta Project Boston Then I found a very cool...

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Project : Citrix XenServer @ home

22nd Dec 2009 : I needed  a XenServer at home to work on some project for my company (Activlan), I didn’t want a real server because it would be too noisy in my apartment 🙂 So I was looking for a silent computer and I made my choice with the elements bellow : Case :...

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VDI Project – Hypervisor war (part.3)

VDI Project – Not only a XenDesktop project (part.1) VDI Project – The framework (part.2) VDI Project – Hypervisor war (part.3) VDI Project – Desktops and applications delivery (part.4) VDI Project – User Environment Manager (part.5) Cool title right ? If you click on it then this title was just perfect 🙂 Within my desktop...

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XenServer 5.6 FP1 add local drive to backup VMs with OpenFiler

The goal of the following blog is to have a cheap backup system for my XenServer @ Home. Remember snapshots are not backup and it’s not recommended to backup you VMs the way I will describe it in a production environment. You can find a Citrix KB to add local storage here :   The...

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WP-XenServerStats – WordPress Plugin for XenServer 2/2

WP-XenServerStats – WordPress Plugin for XenServer 1/2 WP-XenServerStats – WordPress Plugin for XenServer 2/2 In the first part of this blog, I made a list about what I wanted to do, how to get the data and how to transport it from my XenServer (home) to my Web Host (Datacenter). Now I’ll explain how I...

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WP-XenServerStats – WordPress Plugin for XenServer 1/2

WP-XenServerStats – WordPress Plugin for XenServer 1/2 WP-XenServerStats – WordPress Plugin for XenServer 2/2 I got this idea when I saw Nick (Show And Tell : First vSphere Plugin for WordPress!) doing something I wanted to do for Citrix XenServer. Then before trying to do myself (I’m a very bad dev….) I’ve try to find...

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XenServer 5.6 FP1 : File System on Control Domain Full

The issue I describe in this blog are related to my XenServer, my lab at home, be very careful with the modification I explain if you plan to make this change in your own environment… As always, do it on a test environment before please ! Since last week and my XenServer @ home crash,...

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