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Citrix XenServer 6.0 Administration Essential Guide by Daniele Tosatto

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Chapter 5. Managing Virtual Machines

In the previous chapter, we discussed how to create virtual machines in XenServer.

Now we can introduce virtual machine management in XenServer. At the end, you will have the ability to virtualize your actual server workloads. Server virtualization can help you save businesses money and simplify management overhead by allowing you to reduce the number of physical servers you need to provide IT services. This approach is known as "server consolidation".

In this chapter, we will cover the following topics:

  • Managing virtual machines
  • Converting a physical machine
  • Managing vApps

Managing virtual machines

In the previous chapter, we have learned how to create a virtual machine based on the Microsoft Windows 7 operating ...

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