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Intel hosts OpenXT Summit on Xen Project based Client Virtualization, June 7-8 in Fairfax, VA, USA

This is a guest blog post by Rich Persaud, former member of the Citrix XenServer and XenClient engineering and business teams. He is currently a consultant to BAE Systems, working on the OpenXT project, which stands on the shoulders of the Xen Project, OpenEmbedded Linux and XenClient XT. While the Xen Project is well known […]

Upgrade to XenServer 7

Now XenServer 7 is here, you'll probably wonder how to upgrade your existing hosts. That's a big release, so upgrading will be a bit more complicated than from 6.2 to 6.5, due to the new partition scheme. Before upgrading Download You can find XenServer 7 ISO here: http:

XenServer 7

Discover everything on the brand new release of XenServer 7

XenServer Dundee Released

It was a little over a year ago when I introduced a project code named Dundee to this community. In the intervening year, we've had a number pre-release builds; all introducing ever greater capabilities into what I'm now happy to announce as XenServer 7. As you would expect from a major version number, XenServer 7 makes some rather significant strides forward, and defines a significant new capability. Let's start first with the significant new capability. Some of you may have noted an interesting new security effort appear in upstream Xen a few years ago. Leading this effort was Bitdefender, and at...

Backport upstream commits to stable RDO Mitaka release && Deployments with Keystone API V3

Posting bellow is written  with intend to avoid waiting until “koji” build will appear in updates repo of stable RDO Mitaka release, what might take a couple of months or so. Actually, it doesn’t require knowledge how to write properly source RH’s rpm file. It just needs picking up raw content of git commits from […]

Announcing Xen Project 4.7 RC and Test Day Schedule

Yesterday we created Xen 4.7 RC2 and will release a new release candidate every Wednesday, until we declare a release candidate as the final candidate and cut the Xen 4.7 release. We will also hold a Test Day every Friday for the release candidate that was released the Wednesday prior to the Test Day. This […]

Dev report 2 on Xen Orchestra 5.0

Explore the new UI of the coming Xen Orchestra 5.0!

Please Welcome new Members of the Xen Project Hypervisor Leadership Team

The Xen Project has experienced incredible growth in our community (see diagram on the right) and simultaneously the Xen Project advisory board has funded a lot of great projects that help support the larger Xen Project ecosystem, for example MirageOS, a library operating system that constructs unikernels for secure, high-performance network applications across a variety […]

XenServer Administrators Handbook Published

Last year, I announced that we were working on a XenServer Administrators Handbook, and I'm very pleased to announce that it's been published. Not only have we been published, but based on the Amazon reviews to date we've done a pretty decent job. In part, I suspect that has a ton to do with the book being focused on what information you, XenServer administrators, need to be successful when running a XenServer environment regardless of scale or workload. The handbook is formatted following a simple premise; first you need to plan your deployment and second you need to run it. With that...

Creating functional ssh key-pair on RDO Mitaka via Chrome Advanced REST Client

The problem here is that REST API POST request creating ssh-keypair to access nova servers  doesn’t write to disk rsa private key  and only upload public one to nova. Closing Chrome Client results loosing rsa private key. To prevent failure to write to disk private key , save response-export.json as shown bellow. Working via CLI […]