Management Options for the XenServer¶
For the operation, you have several options available. If you have a Windows computer in the network, you can use the program XenCenter.
For Linux computers, there is a clone of XenCenter called OpenXenManager.
Alternatively, if you have the VM “lmn62.xoa” imported, you can manage the XenServer platform independent from web browser.
Open a web browser and navigate to the page http://10.16.1.10.
Click “XenCenter installer” and save the file and execute it directly. Follow the wizard to install the program.
Run the program and click with the right mouse button on XenCenter. Select
Enter the IP address
10.16.1.10 and the user data for root.
Now click on a VM from the list and switch to the tab
Console. You can now use the VM.
Xen Orchestra (XOA)¶
To use XOA the VM “lmn62.xoa” must be imported!
Open a web browser and navigate to the page http://10.16.1.4. Enter the user
email@example.com with the password
admin and click on Login.
Click on the tile icon on the top right and select Settings.
Enter IP address
10.16.1.10 and the root password that you have assigned. Click to apply to
If you move your mouse over a VM some buttons appear directly. Click “VM Console” to operate a machine.
You can now use the Virtual Machine.
To use OpenXen Manager you must first install the package. Proceed as follows.
Open a terminal and enter the following command:
$ nano /etc/apt/sources.list.d/netzint.list
Now write in the line:
deb http://pkg.netzint.de/ precise main
Exit the editor with
Ctrl+x. You will be asked whether you want to save the changes. Press
Y and confirm the location / filenames with
Enter the following commands in the console and confirm each with `` Enter``:
$ wget http://pkg.netzint.de/netzint.pub.key $ apt-key add netzint.pub.key
Enter the command
apt-get update in the console and press
$ apt-get update
Enter the command
apt-get install netzint-xenmanager in the console and press
Enter. Continue with
$ apt-get install netzint-xenmanager
After installation, you can start OpenXenmanager with the command
Add New Server and enter the IP address and the username root and the password. Confirm with
Now you can see the management interface that allows you to manage the XenServer.