Updated : Apr 06, 2014 in Linux

Switching from xm(xend) XenToolStack to XL XenToolStack in Delian Wheezy

Introduction: While I upgraded my Xen DOM0 from Squeeze to Wheezy it was recommended to switch from the Xend(xm) Toolstack to XL Toolstack. Because I…

Updated : Jan 20, 2014 in Apache

Creating a XEN machine and Installing Group Office in Debian Wheezy

Introduction In this Tutorial I will explain the steps I did to create a Xen Virtual Machine with minimal packages and then install the latest…

Updated : Oct 15, 2013 in Linux

Configuring Debian Wheezy Xen 4.1 Hypervisor

Introduction: When I upgraded from Debian Lenny Xen 3.2.1 to Squeeze Xen 4.0, except for the DOMu hard disks names (from /dev/hdax to /dev/xvdax), I…

Updated : Jul 09, 2013 in Linux

Basics of Linux Logical Volume Manager

Concept: Physical Volume(PV): Real partition which can be assigned to a pool of resource to create/manage logical volumesLogical Volume Group(LG): Pool of resources (partitions) which…

Updated : Mar 16, 2013 in Linux

Installing an Ubuntu 12.0.4 LTS as Xen DOMu in Debian Squeeze hypervisor

Lately I needed to install Zimbra 8.0.3 which only installs easily in an Ubuntu 10.0.4 or 12.0.4 LTS system. So I decided for that to…

Updated : Mar 07, 2013 in Linux

Using pyGRUB on Squeeze/Wheezy to boot a domU kernel

This adapded article is based on the following Debian Wiki article: http://wiki.debian.org/PyGrub In this article I assume: - The reader is familiar with Linux and…

Updated : Aug 02, 2012 in Linux

Creating a new Xen DOMU Debian Squeeze image file(bootstrapping)

Here is a short example with many options given which creates a new Debian Squeeze Xen 4.0x image file. The command will create a 25GB…

Updated : Jun 15, 2011 in XEN

Create a mixed (routed & bridged) private VLAN for Xen Virtual Machines

The most common way of configuring the networking in Xen environment is by using bridges. In the case of servers rented at Hetzner provider (Germany)…

Updated : Jun 06, 2011 in Linux

Installing Xen 4.x in Debian Squeeze (6.0)

Here are the minimum steps necessary to install Xen Hypervisor 4.x on Debian Squeeze. Installing the hypervisor and tools related aptitude install xen-linux-system-2.6-xen-amd64 xen-hypervisor-4.0-amd64 linux-image-xen-amd64…

Updated : Dec 14, 2010 in Linux

Assigning CPUs to Xen virtual Machines

Introduction: I'm renting a 8 CPU machine at Hetzner and I wanted to improve the performance. At the beginning I was distributing many CPUs to…