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XenServer 5.6 Feature Pack 1 Beta – storage consumption problem solved

October 27, 2010 2 comments

You remember my posts about XenServer storage consumption? The problem is, that after deleting a snapshot the space on the storage is still in use, this is really annoying and you have to reclaim the space manually by typing a command in the XenServer console or use my Powershell script.

Now the game has changed, XenServer 5.6 FP1 Beta is finally able to reclaim the space after deleting a snaphot! Feel free to test the FP 1 Beta and try it yourself! I’m glad Citrix has finally solved this problem, many XenServer customers had massive problems with this “issue”, let’s hope the final Feature Pack becomes available soon.

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Categories: Virtualization, XenServer

Citrix Access Gateway 5.0 and Access Controller available for download

October 27, 2010 1 comment

Today Citrix released CAG 5.0 and the new Access Controller Software (formerly known as Advanced Access Control). You can download the VPX for XenServer/VMWare, the Access Controller for Windows 2008/2008 R2 and an ISO image/upgrade image for the model 2010 hardware appliance here (MyCitrix account required).

In my post “Access Gateway 5.0 a deeper look Part 1” I already informed you about the new features and the basic configuration of the CAG, part 2 is coming soon, it’s about configuring the CAG for remote access. Part 3 will concentrate on the Access Controller, so stay tuned…

Access Gateway 5.0 – a deeper look – Part 1

October 25, 2010 1 comment

In my post Access Gateway 5.0 on the way I gave you a quick overview of the new CAG 5.0. This new release will be available soon at the end of October.

So now is the time to look more closely… First here are the new features of Access Gateway 5.0:

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Vizioncore free products

November 12, 2009 Leave a comment

I think many of you know Vizioncore and some of the products like vRanger pro. But did you know that Vizioncore offers some cool FREE tools like a P2V converter for VMWare, Hyper-V and XenServer. The vControl Multi-Hypervisor Management is a web based management solution for your VM environment and will be available soon. Give it a try!

Categories: Virtualization
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