how to creating Virtual Machines (VMs) in XenServer 6.2

how to creating Virtual Machines (VMs) in XenServer 6.2 ?

1. First login into Server where XenCenter is installed on, then open the Citrix Xencenter by click on the shortcut icon.

2. Right click on Resource Pool named as Test Pool and connect it.

3. Provide Login ID and password and then it will connect and show the server status.

4. Right click on the Resource Pool if in case you have multiple resource pools you can choose one and select to create anew VM  which will prompt you a new VM window.


5. This window will in the very first step will check the Admin account permissions, that should have all the required or you can say  full permission.Click next.

6. Select Guest OS type as per your need i choose ‘Windows Server 2008 R2 64 Bit as OS Type, and select ‘Next’.

7. It will ask you for VM name and description you you want to put in else you can leave it blank.Click next.

8. Select Booting Option ‘Install from ISO Library’ or you can ‘Boot from Network’, i choose ISO library and then click next.

9. Choose the home server option Do not assign a Home Server or Place the VM on this server and click ‘Next’

10. Allocate the required RAM and CPU resources as per your need. Click next.

11. Select the check box for ‘Use these virtual disks’ and select from the the available disks or you can add more disks if    required.Here you can select second option that will create a VM diskless that can be booted from the network and does not use      any virtual disks.Click next.

12.If in case you add more virtual disks, it will prompt you a Add virtual disk wizard, name it, describe it ,size and location.Click on       add button and next.


13. Select the Network and fill all the other details.Click on Add and next.

14. You can check the final Summary ,check on the new VM starts automatically and click on Create Now which will create your VM.

How to create a site in Xendesktop 7.5 (Citrix)

How to create a site in Xendesktop 7.5 (Citrix) ?


  1. A Server which is having Citrix Studio role.
  2. Admin ID or an ID which is having Citrix Admin rights.
  3. Rights to Crete SQL Database or (Service Account)

1. Login into Server where you have installed Desktop Delivery Controller (DDC) where you’ll find these three Citrix Studio, Citrix  Scout and Citrix Director.Click on Citrix Studio. 2. Select the option for Site setup and Create a Site.   3. Select the option to ‘Create an empty Site….’ which can be configured later on.Click next. 4. On the ‘Database’ page, type database name (A) Database server location and Database Name, you can put as per your infra.Click next. 5. Test the connection to the SQL server database and click ok.

6. You may receive the following message you can Ignore this message.Click Ok.

7. Click on OK as all database connection tests passed.Click ‘Close’

9. On the Licensing page, enter the FQDN of the Citrix License Server Example : your licence key if you    wish to not to use any key use the option for free 30 days trial.Click next.

10. Select the option ‘connect me’ and Click on confirm to trust the connection.

a) Ensure a successful connection to the license server has been established before proceeding

b) Select ‘Finish’

c) Once the installation is completed, run the ‘Test Site’ option under ‘Common Tasks’

This will ensure your new site has been created and configured successfully.

How to Create a Machine catalog in Xendesktop 7.5 (Citrix)

How to Create a Machine catalog in Xendesktop 7.5 (Citrix) ?

1. Login into Citrix Studio and select ‘Machine Catalogs’.

2. Select ‘Create Machine Catalog’ on the right side pane.Click next.

3. Select guest Operating System for machine catalog, you have two options select either (a) Desktop OS for Windows XP/7 VM’s  or (b) Server OS for Shared Hosted Server Desktop.Click next.

4. On the Machine Management option, select the type of machines to be delivered as Virtual Machines and select any of the options from Deploying Machines using services Options as Citrix Machine Creation Services (MCS) and also choose Resource Pool.

5. It will ask you for the master image Page Select the Master image for the VMs.Click next.

6. On the Virtual Machine option you have to choose number of Virtual machines needed (How many virtual machine do you need in this catalog). Select Virtual CPU, RAM and HDD resources.Click next.

7. On  the Computer Accounts page select to create ‘AD computer accounts for Desktop OS and Server OS machine catalogs.

8. Final page is the Summary page click Finish and Machine catalog is ready.