Creating Storage Repositories

In the previous paragraphs we have learnt that a XenServer Storage Repository is a storage container on which virtual disks are stored. Both Storage Repositories and virtual disks are persistent, on-disk objects that exist independently of XenServer. Storage Repositories can be shared between servers in a resource pool and can exist on different types of physical storage device, both internal and external, including local disk devices and shared network storage.

A number of different types of storage are available when you create a new Storage Repository using the New Storage Repository wizard and, depending on the type of storage selected, a number of advanced storage features can be configured in XenCenter, including: ...

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