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Xen Basics



By: DamianMyerscough

January 30, 2008 6:40 pm

Reads: 136

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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Categories: SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

How to Simulate Network Outages and Wrong-wired Network Environments for Xen DomUs



By: fmherschel

January 25, 2008 9:07 am

Reads: 425

Fabian Herschel explains how to simulate a network failure for DomUs to test system and software behaviour.

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How to Boot Paravirtual Xen DomU to CD-ROM or ISO in SLES 10 SP1 or OpenSUSE 10.3



By: mike_garcia

December 20, 2007 11:18 am

Reads: 5380

Mike Garcia shares a solution on how to boot from a CD-ROM to perform maintenance to a paravirtualized DomU.

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Assign a Dedicated Network Card or PCI Device to a Xen Virtual Machine



By: jeshort

December 7, 2007 6:16 pm

Reads: 641

Jim Short and Ron Terry show you how to hide a PCI device from the VM Server (Dom0) and assign it directly to a paravirtual Xen Virtual Machine.

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NIC Bonding with Xen Virtualization



By: jaharmon

November 21, 2007 11:15 am

Reads: 127

Joe Harmon and Jim Short explain how to set up NIC bonding with Xen Virtualization.

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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

Reads: 259

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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Running SAP Paravirtualized on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 with Xen

John Gorman

By: John Gorman

September 26, 2007 5:17 pm

Reads: 130

Because virtualization is among the most powerful ways you can help customers add a new level of flexibility (via Xen) to their computing environments, which is made possible by the inherent stability of the SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 operating system running underneath them. Did you know? Customers can increase server-utilization levels by 70% OR HIGHER with virtualization using SUSE Linux Enterprise and Xen.

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Mount/access Files Residing on Xen Virtual Machines

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By: variia

August 30, 2007 12:33 pm

Reads: 1445

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

Reads: 768

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

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How to Mount a Specific Partition of a Xen File-backed Virtual Disk



By: sandholm

August 25, 2007 5:02 am

Reads: 1289

Tom Sandholm explains how to mount a specific partition of a Xen file-backed virtual disk from the host OS.

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