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Visualizing Heartbeat (HA) managed resource dependencies

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By: variia

July 31, 2008 4:42 pm

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This tip explains how to visualize HA managed resources and their dependencies with a graph.

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XEN Networking (inc. bonding) with an IBM BladeCenter



By: samprior

July 11, 2008 2:52 pm

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Novell is working hard, along with the rest of the XEN community, to significantly improve and simplify the network configuration necessary on the host sever and virtual machines. It is likely that standard network-bridge script will soon be improved to better support bonding. I have found the scripts in SP1 more than adequate for bonding, however they do need some adjustment.

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XEN Virtual Machine Migration



By: samprior

June 27, 2008 1:32 pm

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Sam Prior shows you two different methods to migrate a virtual machine from one physical server to another.

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Accessing Files On A VMDK Without Booting The Virtual Machine



By: kryptikos

May 30, 2008 9:15 am

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Arrrgh! I just shut down my virtual machine when suddenly I realize I need to pull a file from it. Do I have to really start the vm back up? Nah…the power of Linux shows up again…

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How to Resize Xen File Based Disk VMs (EXT3 or REISER) on SLES 10 SP1



By: abahuh

May 16, 2008 4:24 pm

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Daniel Seales explains how to resize Xen file based disk VMs on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1.

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Solving Network Woes After Cloning A SLES 10 Virtual Machine From Template On VMware Virtual Infrastructure / ESX 3.5 Server



By: kryptikos

March 24, 2008 10:05 am

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VMWare Linux Template Wars: Episode One – Attack of the NIC Clones.
Episode One finds our valiant Linux engineers battling lost connectivity and dual NICs after cloning a Linux virtual server from templates in VMware Virtual Infrastructure / ESX servers. This is their story of how they reestablished order in the Empire.

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Xen Basics



By: DamianMyerscough

January 30, 2008 6:40 pm

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This article by Damian Myerscough covers the basics of using Xen, such as creating virtual machines via the command line, using virtual manager, and more…

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SAN Storage Design for Xen Virtualization Based on Block Devices

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By: variia

September 28, 2007 11:25 am

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This article by Ivan Vari focuses on a design where virtual machines are manually managed/migrated by the administrator and running on block devices.

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Mount/access Files Residing on Xen Virtual Machines

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By: variia

August 30, 2007 12:33 pm

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Ivan Vari explains how to access files residing on Xen virtual machines. This can be a life saver when for instance the VM is not bootable and you need to restore or edit some files quickly to fix it.

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A Xen Virtual Machine Monitor Plugin for Nagios



By: Alex_F

August 25, 2007 3:00 pm

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Axel Schmidt explains how to integrate a Xen Virtual Machine Monitor Nagios plugin into an existing Nagios system environment.

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