• Deciding between XenServer vs. VMware Infrastructure

    One of my friend's companies is preparing a virtualization project is looking to use either XenServer 5 or VMware Infrastructure 3. He's still not sure of which product to use. He has a few questions about it:Are there any significant performance differences?Does either one have any major security...

    ITKE352,420 pointsBadges:
  • Starting A Virtual Architecture

    We are embarking on a process to determine how/if we can transition our current server environment to a virtual server environment. We operation 12-16 application servers running Windows OS and SQL-Server. Is there a source that answers our questions regarding the hardware and software to buy to be...

    sorvivelag5 pointsBadges:
  • What hypervisor do you use and why?

    Do you use VMware, Hyper-V, or another hypervisor (e.g. Citrix XenServer)? What factors are most important to you when choosing one over the other (or multiple)?

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  • Lotus notes 8.5.2, FP2 installed on XenApp 5.0 with data directory on network drive

    We have 140 employees using Lotus Notes 8.5.2, Fix Pack 2, which is installed on XenApp 5.0 farm using a network drive for the data directory. We have between 1 and 3 people that lose their data directory (network drive) unexpectedly and we have yet to determine why? Has anyone else experienced...

    scashman5 pointsBadges:
  • QuorumSoft – Citrix Xenserver options

    Has anyone used QuorumSoft's Alike software for Citrix?  I've tried their free version but am wondering how it compares to others on the market.

    Ryucon5 pointsBadges:
  • Installing Lotus Notes 8.5.2 on a 2008 Citrix Terminal server

    How to Install Lotus Notes 8.5.2 or Higher on a Window 2008 Citrix Environment

    Gabe952711,005 pointsBadges:
  • Consolidating 5 or 6 physical servers into one

    We have a small environment consisting of 5 physical PC servers running departmental applications. What's the best approach for server consolidation? Do you recommend server virtualization? SAN or NAS? Would VMware or Citrix Xen be best suited for this? What's Microsoft's approach?

    Troubleshooter24755 pointsBadges:
  • VNC in Xen

    I've installed Debian and Xen, Xen utils and tools. I've set up a VM but I can't connect via VNC. Before that I was able to connect to vnc with Debian + gnome, but to reduce resources I reinstalled the same debian but without any X component (but using the same Xen configuration. Is there any way...

    Guaitaku55 pointsBadges:
  • Does VMWare open any new security holes?

    I wonder if someone might point me at something that illustrates the additional problems of securing something like VMWare? Assuming that all servers are maintained with firewalls, AV etc, that they are properly administered by a minimum number of staff and that that same minimum number have...

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  • Obtaining IP address in Xen

    After finally got XEN working, the part I've been struggling the most with is finding a way to get XM to report the IP address of the virtual machine it started up. The VM was in DHCP mode. I'm guessing I could find this out using dhcpd logs (by looking up the mac address), but I'm not sure if...

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  • Virtual machine costs/utilization

    We are interested in being able to allocate costs for vm’s back to cost centers.  We use some vmware esx and xenserver in limited instances.  Are there any third party tools out there that can take usage data from both of these platforms to give us one consolidated view of utilization -  time...

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  • XenServer installation error

    when installing xenserver i am running into this installation error "Base [em]installation[/em] repository was not found at that location" anyone else have this problem.

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  • PDF attachments doesnt open on Citrix when open from MS Outlook 2003

    Hi, In my organization, i have MS Outlook 2003 as a publish apps and Adobe Reader 6.0 is installed in the server localy, Adobe is not a publish apps. The problem is, when user logs on to Citrix and use MS Outlook 2003 publish apps, the email's PDF attachment doesnt open. Once the user clicks it...

    Open12365 pointsBadges:
  • Migrating Xen virtual machines to KVM

    If you're running virtual environments on Linux, have you recently migrated from Xen to KVM (kernel-based virtual machines)? If so, what issues/problems did you encounter -- if any -- and how did you solve them?

    JennyMack4,280 pointsBadges:
  • what is XEN live migration

    How live migration carried out under Xen implementation

    Hcf5 pointsBadges:
  • Xenserver 5 with multiple NICs

    I have 8 NIC ports available on my Xenserer host, with two ports connected to the network. However, I cannot seem to utlize the second NIC port for my Xenserver VM Windows 2003 guests. It can only use the same port that I use for the Xencenter managment console. Is there something I need to...

    Virtualadmin5 pointsBadges:
  • Citrix XenServer vs. VMware ESX

    Is one better than the other? What are the major benefits of each. Thanks

    JimmyIT1,725 pointsBadges:
  • Citrix XenServer

    What are the advantages and disadvantages of using Citrix XEN-Server Software?

    Fouad5 pointsBadges:
  • XenServer on Hitachi BladeSymphony 320

    I have installed XenServer on a blade inside a Hitachi BladeSymphony 320. The issue i have is that it doesnt recognize the FC HBA Any suggestions

    ITKE352,420 pointsBadges:
  • Need SAN upgrade suggestions

    Need to upgrade our SAN due to performance limitations of the HP MSA2000 using fibre channel to connect to our xen servers Any suggestions on products and your experiences Thanks

    JimmyIT1,725 pointsBadges:

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