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How to umount nfs (stale filehandle) on ancient XenServer kernel without reboot?

It's particularly hard to find a solution to this problem, due to the fact that most resources online preach umount -f or umount -l (or umount -fl) approach. In my case, it doesn't work. # uname -a ...
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issue with single path iScsi storage to two different xenserver each

Here is the situation that i am trying to setup for testing (refer image) Server/PC with one port to storage (each) Server/PC with one port to the other Server/PC Environment: Xenserver XCP v8 & ...
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how can I attach a local physical optical disc unit on my xcp-ng server to my new xen orchestra virtual machine?

This is a simple situation, I have a CD/DVD of "-X-" OS and I have a small XCP-NG server with Xen Orchestra installed. I want to enter the web interface of Xen orchestra, create the new virtual ...
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xenserver 7 xe vdi-resize this VDI is in use by some other operation

The Xenserver 7 has 5 VMs (W2K12R2). I don't expand the disk on a VM. This operation cannot be performed because this VDI is in use by some other operation vdi: 8de90b86-4318-409a-8b33-28d066fd1484 ...
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Citrix-hypervisor VS Xenserver

What's the difference between citrix-hypervisor and xenserver ? On the official website of citrix, you can see they provide both softwares, but i feel like it does the exa ct same thing, but then ...
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XenServer 7.5 Virtual Machines not booting without installation media

I recently turned an old gaming computer into a server and decided to put XenServer 7.5 on so I could flip between Windows and Linux servers. Installation of the hypervisor went well and I proceeded ...
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Problems recover an XVA Virtual Image from XenServer 6.0.2?

I had some backup images created for the VMs (virtual machines) that run on a XenServer 6.0.2. Those images were created using a software called Alike https://xenappblog.com/2013/alike-backup/. When I ...
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Windows 2016 install in XenServer 7.1 asks for disk drivers

Fresh XenServer 7.1 installation, trying to install Windows 2016 Evaluation. Few seconds after pressing the Install button, I'm being asked for a disk device driver from Windows, which I don't know ...
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Pfsense on Xenserver between modem and WIFI router

Im trying to set up pfsense at home. I have spent several hours setting this up but it is going nowhere . here is what I want to achieve: I have pfsense vm running. Internet --> cable modem --> ...
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Converting Linux machine from XenServer to Hyper-V VM

I have a XenServer on a physical machine and I want to put it into my Hyper-V environment as a VM. Is this Possible ? Thanks
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Error using Xen-server 6.2 “File System on Control Domain Full”

I have been getting this error and i can't even upload new patches on the server. Is it wise to delete all the ".gz" logs on server from "/var/log"? I have removed all the entries except the "/...
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Shut down all VMs on XenServer 6.5.0

I know that there is a command in the XenServer-CLI to shut down a specific VM. xe vm-shutdown vm=<VMNAME> It works fine, but I can only shut down one VM at at time. Is there something like a ...
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Xenserver compatibility with AMD A4-5000 processor?

Here is a little background, leading to my question. I currently work on a helpdesk, building PC's and handling minor trouble calls. I want to step it up a notch and learn more about networks and ...
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Cannot boot migrated Ubuntu VM on fresh XenServer install

It's been a tough couple of days. My server configuration went crazy after a power outage, and now I'm trying to get my VMs back up and running. I reinstalled XenServer to a new SSD in the same box. ...
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XenServer: Install OS (FreeNAS) from ISO on networked computer

I’ve set up a new XenServer box, and installed XenCenter on my computer. In this past I’ve used ESXi and vSphere, and in that I’m able to use an ISO on my computer to install an operating system on a ...
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VPN remote access to lan

I am rather new to this. I have done some it/cyber defense competitions in the past and have some knowledge. I am trying to set up a group of about 5-6 xenserver boxes. I want to use xencenter to ...
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Linux - every command fails to execute

What would cause a Linux server, in this case a Citrix XenServer host, to return "syntax error near unexpected token" for almost every command? So far I have tried a few key OS commands but to no ...
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Backup Xen VM without snapshot

I have a VM in a small XenServer 6.2 and I would like to back-up it before performing an upgrade. The current storage doesn't have enough space to do a snapshot, so I cannot export it. Is there any ...
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Emulate 512-byte sectors with Xen

Anyone know how to make Xen 6.2 emulate 512-byte sectors when exposing a drive to a virtual guest? This would allow exposing native 4kB sector drives to older virtual guests like Windows 2003/2008 ...
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Attempting to passthru USB disk to XENserver windows guest, reporting wrong size and error

I am attempting to passthru a brand new Seagate USB disk (4TB) to a Windows 2008 virtual guest in XEN 6.2. I connected the device, it is listed properly by fdisk -l (even lists correct size, but says ...
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Can't use 1920x1080 Resolution on Xenserver windows 7 guest

I am using Xenserver 6.2 on my dedicated server and created a windows 7 Ultimate x64 sp1 guest , and Now I am managing it remotely using Teamviewer . I have tried Powerstrip , But my Advanced Timing ...
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vmware player and hyper-v are not compatible

I have a xenserver virtualized lab and I'm trying to run some vmware esxi.vmx simulations on windows 7 vm and I am getting the error given below while trying to install vm workstation. vmware ...
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Archipel / Xen Orchestra

I'm hoping you can help me to get my head around this! We want to start using virtualisation. We intend to rent a large server in a datacentre and use this. I was excited to see that XenServer is ...
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Is it possible to use bare-metal XenServer's virtual machines on the same computer and how?

Can I install XenServer on a machine as a bare-metal installation and create and use its virtual machines on the same machine or I need to use the VMs with XenClient over a network connection? I mean ...
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Customizing XenServer partitions

I wanted to install XenServer onto a hard disk with existing data on it, by customizing the partitioning and LVM volumes, but I found that the Anaconda installer does not seem to provide any options ...
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Is it possible to direct mount an EXT4 disk with data on it to a XenServer guest vm?

I have a few ext4 disks (3GB each) with data on them (almost full). And I would like to mount them on a Xenserver, and have them mounted directly to an Ubuntu guest vm. Is this possible? (and easy. ...
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Xenserver 6.2 has trouble booting Linux live discs

I recently installed Xencenter 6.2. I was able to install and configure a Windows VM. However, whenever I boot different Linux distros after the boot menu (syslinux or whatever) the disc always locks ...