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Citrix XenServer 6.0 Administration Essential Guide by Daniele Tosatto

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Installing Workload Balancing Virtual Appliance

In the overview, we have discovered that Workload Balancing is available as a virtual appliance packaged in the .xva format.

Note

You can download Workload Balancing from the Citrix website: https://www.citrix.com/English/ss/downloads/details.asp?downloadId=2313062&productId=683148#top.

In the next example, we will configure the Workload Balancing appliance in order to provide optimizations and recommendations for our XenServer pool.

To do this, we follow the given procedure:

  1. First, import the Workload Balancing .xva package you have downloaded from the Citrix website using XenCenter if you haven't yet done this.
  2. Power on the Workload Balancing virtual machine and click on the Console tab using XenCenter. ...

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