Category: XenServer

  • Change hostname on XenServer

    Logon to the console of the XenServer host. Check host uuid: # xe host-list Change the name: # xe host-set-hostname-live host-uuid=<HOSTUUID> host-name=<NEWHOSTNAME> Example # xe host-set-hostname-live host-uuid=00cbeec7-c229-4ab9-990f-cdb5f781da11 host-name=xen-002 Reboot the host: # reboot

  • Move a Hyper-V VM to XEN Server 6.2

    Because XenConvert does not work on version XenServer 6.2, I need to find another way to import virtual machines running in Hyper-V (Windows 2008 R2) to XEN Server 6.2. Xen Server support recomended this how ever it did not work in my environment: – Create a NFS share on a Windows server. – Add a…

  • Add additional local disk on XEN Server

    My version of XEN Server: 5.6.0. Install the new disk. I my case, added the new disks and used HP ACU to creat the array and the logical disk. Logon to the XEN server as root via SSH (or you can access the local command shell from the server console). # fdisk -l This will…

  • Install HP SIM/SNMP Agent on Citrix XenServer 6

    1. Go to and support & drivers. Search for your hardwares drivers, for example HP ProLiant DL380 G7. When selecting operating system select Citrix XenServer 6.x. Dowload “HP SNMP Agents for Citrix XenServer “. The file that you download is named hp-agents-xs.iso. 2. Upload hp-agents-xs.iso to your XenServer host. For example via FileZilla: Address:…

  • Creating SR. No such device

    When adding new storage repository on XenServer 5.5 you get the following error: Creating SR No such device Solutions Restart all the XenServer host and add the new storage repository again.

  • Remove XEN host from pool

    1. Find the UUID for the host you want to remove. # xe host-list 2. Remove the host. Use the UUID from step 1, in this example the UUID is xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx # xe host-forget uuid=xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx