Category: XenServer

Sep 01

XenServer 6: Adding a New Ubuntu 14.04 Template

Currently XenServer does not have a template for the new Ubuntu 14.04. This will most likely be fixed in a future update, but for now it’s a really easy to add a new template. Thanks to http://virantha.com/2014/05/21/ubuntu-14-04-trusty-on-xenserver-62/ for the quick instructions. In XenCenter, head over to the console of the server and log in. Run the following 3 commands …

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Sep 01

XenServer 6: Problems Starting a New Ubuntu 14.04 VM

Currently XenServer has a problem starting a new Ubuntu 14.04 image. There is a problem with one of the Python scripts it uses to start machines. This should be fixed by an update soon, but for now it’s a really easy fix to perform real quick. Thanks to http://virantha.com/2014/05/21/ubuntu-14-04-trusty-on-xenserver-62/ for the quick instructions. In XenCenter, head over …

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Sep 01

XenServer 6: An Easy Way to Apply Patches Manually

NOTE: This article is out of date. As of around 6.5sp1 they have lifted the GUI restriction and now allows you to run updates that way. If you haven’t updated your server, now is the time.   If you are setting up XenServer for the first time, or you have had an installation for a …

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