Virtualization With XenServer Express 5.0.0 - Page 4
4 Creating A Virtual Machine
This is a short example how you can create a virtual machine with XenCenter. Click on New VM:
The New VM wizard comes up. Select the guest operating system (e.g. Debian Etch):
Enter a name and description (optional) for the VM:
Specify the number of virtual CPUs and the amount of memory for the VM:
Specify the virtual disks for the VM:
On the next page you can add or remove virtual network interfaces. Normally the default settings are ok:
Finally click on Finish. The VM will then be created on the XenServer host...
... and you can see a progress bar for the creation process in the lower right corner. The creation can take a few minutes, so please be patient.
Afterwards, the VM will boot automatically if you have chosen so at the end of the New VM wizard:
You should switch to the Console tab. At the end of the first boot process, you will be asked a few question in the console so that the VM gets configured to your likings:
Afterwards you can start using your first XenServer VM!
- XenServer Express: http://www.xensource.com/products/xen_express/