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XenServer 5.0: Creating a Windows File Share

June 9, 2009

At some point you might need to setup a VM using an ISO file. This post shows how to setup a file share for use by XenServer.

1. Within XenServer, click Storage | New Storage Repository.

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2. Click the Windows File Sharing (CIFS) radio button and click next.

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3. Enter the desired name and share name. Click Finish.

4. The new repository (CIFS ISO library) is displayed in the left-hand pane of XenCenter with details on the right-hand-side.

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5. Now you can use the ISOs on this Windows Share to setup your VM by changing the DVD drive setting to the desired ISO.

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