Tuesday, June 12, 2012

XenServer 6 on VirtualBox

These guides contain steps to run XenServer 6 on VirtualBox for evaluation purposes. Do note that although XenServer can be install on VirtualBox, it is not able to run any guest machines. Some settings in the guide are not the best practices for production, namely hostname, network, NTP settings.

For more information on XenServer, visit Citrix eDocs.

What is used
For the purpose of this post, we are using:
  • Oracle VirtualBox 4.1.16 r78094
  • XenServer 6 Trial (here)
XenServer 6 on VirtualBox - Creation (PDF)
XenServer 6 on VirtualBox - Installation (PDF)

Melvin Koh's post on running XenServer 5.5 on Virtualbox was referenced.

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