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Migrate from XenServer to XCP-ng

Objective This article describes how to proceed in order to convert your Citrix© XenServer infrastructure into a XCP-ng infrastructure. All of this, without losing ANY settings (SR, VMs, networks) from your existing XenServer infrastructure! Migration process XCP-NG installation follows roughly the same workflow than a XenServer installation. Therefore, the migration procedure will be very similar…
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XCP-ng 7.4.1

Here is a new version of XCP-ng, with various improvements. Still based on XenServer 7.4.0, but embedding new cool stuff and more future-proof! You can download the new ISO from the download page. Note: XCP-ng is now compatible with Cloudstack!. Also don’t miss our latest Xen Orchestra version that allow to enable “Windows Update” automated…
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The future of VM tools

Starting a project like XCP-ng is also the opportunity to explore new possibilities and “ways” of improving usual -boring- stuff. Today, we’ll explore a bit what are “VM tools” and how we could improve the way you need to deploy/install them. Tools? On Linux For Linux guests in XenServer/XCP-ng, tools are almost only scripts that…
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Next release target: 7.4.1

Since our first release and its huge number of downloads, we got enough feedback to make a new release in the coming weeks (depending on how fast we could build some stuff). Let’s see first how we’ll deal with doing new release in short term. Major.minor.patch We are using semantic versioning. Basically, to stay aligned…
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A new home for XCP-ng community

Due to XCP-ng project’s popularity, we had to do something and build a proper home for it. So here is this new website, coming also with a forum, to ease discussions and exchange ideas. Forum News You can also subscribe to the newsletter if it’s not already the case, on the home page. Stay tuned,…
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First XCP-ng release

We said “the first XCP-ng release will be available in Q1”. Guess what? We did it. Download XCP-ng ISO here. Mirrors: Brazil France Germany 1 Germany 2 Switzerland UK 1 UK 2 USA Vietnam A big thanks for people hosting mirrors! Md5sum: ea2a9b90218537b546d1f399ae2ace95 What about pro support? A recurrent question from various companies is support…
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XCP-ng successful Kickstarter campaign

That’s it! Kickstarter campaign is over, and it was a tremendous success! XCP-ng reached more than 650% of the minimal funding objective. The total amount, including various sponsors paid in wiretransfer is around 50k€+. So, what’s next? Validation and logistics Kickstarter will try to charge all backers: this should take around 2 weeks to have…
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XCP-ng is now funded at 437%

We did it, all together. XCP-ng is now funded at 437%. Is it the end? No, it’s just a start. Committed to make it real We are very pleased to announce that all the original stretch goals have been reached in less than 5 days. Thank you everyone for making the XCP-ng project stronger a…
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XCP-ng is on Kickstarter!

Here we are: XCP-ng project is on Kickstarter! Now, we need you to make it happen. Objectives This campaign will help everybody to bootstrap XCP-ng quickly: build scripts, documentation, ISO creation, you name it. Everything needed to enjoy all features without limits, on a powerful Xen hypervisor platform. The money will be used primarily to…
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XCP-ng on tracks

We did it! XCP-ng actually works, and this is our first proof-of-concept. Note: This is the “report” of XCP-ng project, the fully Open Source build of XenServer! The goal will be to deliver turnkey distro (and RPMs repo) to get your turnkey free XCP-ng working without any complicated stuff to do. XS 7.3 source ISO…
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