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RE: [Xen-API] Re: [Xen-users] XCP and XenCenter

To: meesterlars <meesterlars@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: RE: [Xen-API] Re: [Xen-users] XCP and XenCenter
From: Tomoiaga Cristian <cristi@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 15 Feb 2011 18:55:23 +0200
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Thread-topic: [Xen-API] Re: [Xen-users] XCP and XenCenter
The features like Snapshots, Memory a.o. do not appear because XenCenter treats 
XCP as being a very old version of XenServer (XenServer 1.0 I believe).
If you install the XenServer 5.6fp1 drivers inside one VM and change the 
version of XCP from 1.0 to 5.6 all features will appear and everything will 
work. Unfortunately this is not a very good solution but just for testing you 
can search on the history for #xen-api on freenode in order to find out how to 
replace 1.0 with 5.6 in the xapi binary file. Other then that, installing the 
XenServer drivers inside an XCP VM should be easy.
Come on guys it's a simple fix, report different versions if Xencenter connects 
to xapi, please!

> -----Original Message-----
> From: xen-api-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:xen-api-
> bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Todd Deshane
> Sent: Tuesday, February 15, 2011 6:37 PM
> To: meesterlars
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> Subject: [Xen-API] Re: [Xen-users] XCP and XenCenter
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> On Tue, Feb 15, 2011 at 4:12 PM, meesterlars <meesterlars@xxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
> >
> > Good day. I've just today installed XCP 1.0 R2 in our test environment
> > and I'm thrilled to finally be able to see my servers in XenCenter.
> > Unfortunately, not all features appear to be functional. Things which
> > stand out, so far are:
> >
> > Licences - 29 days and counting down
> > Snapshots - no tab or means to create them VM protection policies -
> > greyed out Performance tabs don't display information, instead throw
> > an error Dynamic memory? Where? How?
> >
> > Those are the glaring issues. Are my findings congruent with what one
> > should expect from XCP and XenCenter? I was under the impression we'd
> > get feature parity with XenServer 5.6 FP1...
> >
> > Any comments?
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