Citrix XenServer

How to Install and Configure Citrix XenCenter 7.4 on Windows Server 2012 R2

This article, XenCenter is the management GUI for XenServer that runs on Windows. we are going to discuss how to installation, configuration, administration, and lifecycle management. Citrix XenServer 6.5. Citrix XenServer is top server virtualization and hypervisor management platform which lowers the total cost of ownership for application, desktop, cloud and server virtualization infrastructures.



XenCenter Installation Requirements

Citrix XenCenter is a Windows-based application which can be installed on the physical or virtual machine.

It should be installed on any of the following Windows: Windows XP, Vista, 7, Server 2003, 2008, and 2008 R2, 2012 R2, 2016. It requires .NET Framework 3.5.

Processor: Minimum CPU requirement is 750 MHz but 1 GHz is recommended.

Ram: Minimum required RAM is 1 GB but the recommended is 2 GB.

Disk Size: It occupies 100 MB of disk space

Ethernet: NIC with at least 100 Mb speed.

Display: Screen Resolution is 1024 x 768.


Installing Citrix XenCenter 7.4



Select a destination folder where do you need to install Citrix XenServer 7.4 and click Next


Click Install on the Ready to Install XenCenter screen.


XenCenter installing


Citrix XenCenter 7.4 installed  Finish on the Completed the Citrix XenCenter Setup Wizard screen.


First-time open XenCenter 7.4


Adding a server in XenCenter.  Just click on the big icon in the middle of the console, Add a server.


You can use a fully qualified domain name or an IP address. I typically set static IPs for my virtualization hosts, so I will just enter an IP Address.


XenCenter can remember login credentials for your managed servers and use them to automatically restore the connection state fo your servers you start a session.


Citrix XenCenter 7.4 Dashboard


Sabir Hussain Soomro
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