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Mastering Citrix® XenServer® by Martez Reed

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Managing SRs

The following section covers managing SRs throughout the life cycle of the XenServer.

Detach

The detach operation unplugs the PBD connection from the SR. This operation leaves the data on the SR intact but simply removes XenServer's access to the data on the SR.

Detaching an SR (using the GUI)

The following steps cover how to detach an SR from a XenServer host using the XenCenter GUI:

  1. Right-click on the desired SR and select Detach...:
    Detaching an SR (using the GUI)
  2. The SR will now display a state of Detached under the General tab of the SR in the Status section, as shown in the following screenshot:

Detaching an SR (using the CLI)

The following steps cover how to detach ...

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