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Citrix XenCenterWeb Virtual Appliance Setup and Configuration
.Citrix XenCenterWeb Setup & Configuration 2 Introduction This document describes how to setup the Citrix XenCenterWeb Virtual Appliance.
5.Citrix XenCenterWeb Setup & Configuration 3 Virtual Appliance Import After the Virtual Appliance (XVA) has been downloaded and unzipped the XVA needs to be imported into the XenServer environment through XenCenter. . 2. Click Browse and browse to the location where the XVA was unzipped. 3. 6. Select the Resource Pool on which this VM will reside and click Next. Click Next. Select Import VM. Select the Storage Repository on which this VM will reside and click Import. Once the Configure virtual network interfaces for the new VM dialog box appears. 9. Leave Import type set to Exported VM and click Next. Uncheck Start VM after import and click Finish. click Add to add a virtual interface and customize if necessary (please refer to the XenServer documentation for more details). 8. 7. In XenCenter right click on the Resource Pool the XVA will reside. select the XVA and click Open. These steps describe how to do this: 1. 4.
During the first boot enter the following information: • Root password. Continued on next page… . 3. These steps describe how to do this: 1. Switch to the Console tab for the VM.Citrix XenCenterWeb Setup & Configuration 4 XenCenterWeb boot time setup After the XVA has been successfully imported the initial Virtual Machine (VM) setup needs to be done. 2. In XenCenter start the VM by selecting the VM and clicking on Start from the toolbar or by right-clicking on the VM and selecting Start.
• VM hostname. Continued on next page… .Citrix XenCenterWeb Setup & Configuration 5 • VNC password.
Citrix XenCenterWeb Setup & Configuration 6 4. login to the VM with the root username and the credentials provided in step . After booting has finished.
MySQL root user password setup: # mysqladmin -u root -h localhost password <new password> *Replace <new password> with a password of your choice 2.Citrix XenCenterWeb Setup & Configuration 7 IMPORTANT: XenCenterWeb post-boot setup After booting has finished and being logged in to the VM perform the following steps to configure the MySQL root user password and the XenCenterWeb setup user password. These steps are done from the Linux command line: 1. XenCenterWeb setup user password: # htpasswd -c /usr/local/lib/apache2/passwd/passwords xcwsetup Continued on next page… .
Citrix XenCenterWeb Setup & Configuration 8 3. After setting the passwords you can logout of the console: # logout .
Authenticate with user xcwsetup and the password provided in step 2 in the post-boot setup above . it will offer a link to the configuration page 3.Citrix XenCenterWeb Setup & Configuration 9 XenCenterWeb Configuration 1. 2. Point a browser to http://<hostname or ip address of webserver> Since XenCenterWeb is not configured yet.
From the main setup screen follow the instructions.php .Citrix XenCenterWeb Setup & Configuration 10 Continued on next page… 4. when asked for the database credentials use username root and the password provided in step 1 in the post-boot setup above If changes need to be made after the initial setup. point a browser to http://<hostname or ip address of webserver>/config/setup.
If you want to use a static IP address you need to edit the file /etc/network/interfaces.255. vi or nano) or use a file-transfer tool which can be used to connect to the server and has a built editor (e.22.214.171.124.1 After making these changes we need to restart networking: # /etc/init.g.255.1. There are various tools available for editing files in Linux. You can either use one of the built in editors (e.d/networking restart .1. Make the following changes: Replace the following line: iface eth0 inet dhcp With the following lines: iface eth0 inet static address <ip-address> netmask <netmask> network <network address> broadcast <broadcast address> gateway <default gateway> An example is: iface eth0 inet static address 192.g.10 netmask 255.0 network 192.0 broadcast 192.Citrix XenCenterWeb Setup & Configuration 11 Optional: XenCenter Web Networking setup – static IP The default networking setup for XenCenterWeb is dhcp. WinSCP).1.168.255 gateway 192.