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Auto start VM on XenServer boot

Easy setup your VM auto start after your XenServer host boot or reboot.

Docker support in XenServer, the ultimate guide

The ultimate guide to use Docker in XenServer, with Xen Orchestra.

Attempt to set up HAProxy/Keepalived 3 Node Controller on RDO Liberty per Javier Pena

URGENT UPDATE 11/18/2015 Please, view It looks as work in progress. See also END UPDATE Actually, setup bellow follows closely As far as to my knowledge Cisco’s schema has been implemented :- Keepalived, HAProxy,Galera for MySQL Manual install, at least 3 controller nodes. I just highlighted several steps  which as I believe allowed me […]

XenServer emergency shutdown

Xen Orchestra will protect your VM against data loss, thanks to this new emergency shutdown system!

XenServer quiesce snapshots

Discover how Xen Orchestra helps you to manage quiesce snapshots of your Windows based VM.

Xen Orchestra 4.9

XO 4.9 is out with a lot of backup features!

Review: XenServer 6.5 SP1 Training CXS-300

A few weeks ago, I received an invitation to participate in the first new XenServer class to be rolled out in over three years, namely CXS-300: Citrix XenServer 6.5 SP1 Administration. Those of you with good memories may recall that XenServer 6.0, on which the previous course was based, was officially released on September 30, 2011. Being an invited guest in what was to be only the third time the class had been ever held was something that just couldn’t be passed up, so I hastily agreed. After all, the evolution of the product since 6.0 has been enormous. Plus, I...

Xen Orchestra documentation

Our new complete documentation is now available!

Xen Project 4.7 Planning Opens

With Xen 4.6 released in October, we are already one month into the new cycle. Which means it is time to start planning for the next release. You may remember that one of the goals of the 4.6 release planning was to create smoother developer experience and to release Xen 4.6 on time. Both goals […]

XenServer backup: compress or not compress?

When you export a VM (eg for backup purpose) in XenServer, you can use (or not) the built-in compression of the XAPI. In the coming 4.9 version of Xen Orchestra, you can select "Disable compression" for your XenServer scheduled backups: Let's try to compare a backup with and without