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Hi,

So I am familiar with HyperV and VMware but this is the first time with Xenserver. I need to study it for a job interview next week and if I get the job I will be using it alot.

So.... I installed it from disk and chose to automatically set everything(dhcp,IP and such)
Well the interface starts up and I log in. I have not changed anything from there. I install Xencenter on another desktop pc and try to add server using the IP on the main screen of xenserver. I get the error message that it cannot add server. Also I have found that when the xenserver machine is on it is crippling the network.

My setup is as follows:

Virgin Broadband 50mb
3 machines(1 main pc with xenserver and 2 laptops) Wife is surfing web on one and I am using the other to try and connect to the server.

Help me! How do I stop the bandwidth issue and also connect to the server?
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post #2 of 28
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Originally Posted by haza1981 View Post
Hi,

So I am familiar with HyperV and VMware but this is the first time with Xenserver. I need to study it for a job interview next week and if I get the job I will be using it alot.

So.... I installed it from disk and chose to automatically set everything(dhcp,IP and such)
Well the interface starts up and I log in. I have not changed anything from there. I install Xencenter on another desktop pc and try to add server using the IP on the main screen of xenserver. I get the error message that it cannot add server. Also I have found that when the xenserver machine is on it is crippling the network.

My setup is as follows:

Virgin Broadband 50mb
3 machines(1 main pc with xenserver and 2 laptops) Wife is surfing web on one and I am using the other to try and connect to the server.

Help me! How do I stop the bandwidth issue and also connect to the server?

Crippling your network? my guess would be because you already have DHCP in your router then the LAN comes from the xenserver hosting DHCP also. You cannot create 2 DHCP serving servers in the same network =).


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How do I check if xenserver is hosting DHCP also?
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How do I check if xenserver is hosting DHCP also?
Thanks

/etc/init.d/dhcpd status


You should get something like this

[root@109-94 ~]# /etc/init.d/dhcpd status
dhcpd (pid 19855) is running...
Edited by dhenzjhen - 8/19/11 at 2:23pm
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And how would I disable it?

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And how would I disable it?

Thanks

temporary disable:
/etc/init.d/dhcpd stop

permanent:
chkconfig dhcpd off
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DHCP was stopped. Could it be something to do with it showing the DNS server as 192.168.4.100 and 192.168.8.100?
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post #8 of 28
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Originally Posted by haza1981 View Post
DHCP was stopped. Could it be something to do with it showing the DNS server as 192.168.4.100 and 192.168.8.100?

DHCP service stopped but xenserver still causing network trouble?
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Indeed. It was stopped when I checked it.
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post #10 of 28
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Indeed. It was stopped when I checked it.


Are you using eth0? try using the eth1.
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