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Mastering Citrix® XenServer® by Martez Reed

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Installing Citrix® XenServer® 6.2

The following sections cover the installation of Citrix XenServer 6.2.

Installation methods

The Citrix XenServer 6.2 installer can be launched via two methods as listed:

  • CD/DVD
  • PXE or network boot

Installation source

There are several options where the Citrix XenServer installation files can be stored, and depending on the scenario, one would be preferred over another. Typically, the HTTP, FTP, or NFS option would be used when the installer is booted over the network via PXE or when a scripted installation is being performed. The installation sources are as follows:

  • Local media (CD/DVD)
  • HTTP or FTP
  • NFS

Supplemental packs

Supplemental packs provide additional functionality to the XenServer platform through features such as ...

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