Add a XenServer storage repository on local disk

Most people use shared storage, like iSCSI, for their XenServer storage repositories to hold virtual machines.  Virtual machines *MUST* be in a shared storage repository in order to enable XenMotion and other advanced features. It is handy to have some local storage repositories available, mainly …

Notes on using Openfiler with Xenserver

Once you have Openfiler going with iSCSI (read my notes here), then try serving up iSCSI storage with Openfiler to XenServer.  You need shared storage, like iSCSI, to enable some of the “enterprise” features like XenMotion, where you can move running virtual machines from host …

Citrix XenServer is easy and free!

Just for grins, I loaded XenServer the other day.  It was *REALLY* easy.  No big surprises, get the installers for XenServer and XenCenter.  Load XenServer on the server you are going to use for a hypervisor host.  Load XenCenter on any old Windows machine.  You …