- Lubos Rendek
ObjectiveDeployment of XenServer virtual machine using command line.
RequirementsPrivileged access to XenServer's command line as well as configured ISO image storage containing an ISO image of the Linux distribution you wish to install.
Deploy VM template and gather informationIn this guide we will be creating a new Ubuntu Linux based virtual machine. However, the below procedure will fit any decent Linux distribution as along as it is supported by XenServer, meaning that the template for the Linux distribution you would like to install is part of the XenServer's repertoire. Let's first search XenServer's database for a template name.
In this case we are looking for Ubuntu 16.04:
# xe template-list | grep name-label | grep -i 16.04 name-label ( RW): Ubuntu Xenial Xerus 16.04