XenServer Product Documentation Index

Version 6.1.0

For frequently asked questions about the 6.1.0 release, refer to the XenServer 6.1.0 Technical FAQ .

Documentation may be updated or changed after the initial release. Citrix suggests regularly visiting the XenServer 6.1.0 page on the Citrix Knowledge Center to learn about updates.

For the most up-to-date product documentation for every Citrix product, visit the Citrix Knowledge Center and Citrix eDocs.

The documentation for XenServer 6.1.0 is available in PDF and HTML. Please select the documents you wish to view.

  • XenServer Release Notes
    This document provides important information about the Citrix XenServer 6.1.0 release. Please read before installing the product.

  • XenServer Quick Start Guide
    Primarily for new users, this guide describes the installation and configuration essentials to get XenServer and XenCenter up and running, quickly.

  • XenServer Installation Guide
    This guide contains procedures to guide you through the installation, configuration, and initial operation of XenServer. This document also contains information about troubleshooting problems that might occur during installation and points you to additional resources. This document is primarily aimed at system administrators who wish to set up XenServer hosts on physical servers.

  • XenServer Virtual Machine User's Guide
    This is a guide to creating Virtual Machines (VMs) with XenServer 6.1.0, the platform virtualization solution from Citrix. It describes the various methods of getting VMs up and running on XenServer hosts for each of the supported guest operating systems.

  • XenServer Administrator's Guide
    This is a system administrator's guide for Citrix XenServer, the complete server virtualization platform from Citrix. It contains procedures to guide you through configuring a XenServer deployment. In particular, it focuses on setting up storage, networking and resource pools, and how to administer XenServer hosts using the xe command line interface.

  • XenServer 6.1.0 Guest Support Guide
    This document lists the supported guest operating systems in XenServer 6.0.2.

  • XenServer vSwitch Controller User Guide
    The comprehensive user guide to the vSwitch Controller for XenServer.

Documentation for Previous XenServer Releases

For XenServer documentation from previous releases, please select one of the earlier versions of XenServer below:

Getting Support

Citrix provides technical support primarily through Citrix Solutions Advisers. Contact your supplier for first-line support, or go to Citrix Online Technical Support to find the nearest Citrix Solutions Advisor.

Citrix offers online technical support services on the Citrix Support Web Site. This site includes links to downloads, the Citrix Knowledge Center, Citrix Consulting Services, and other useful resources.

Other Resources

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  • Developer Information

    • Software Development Kit
      This document describes how to use the Software Development Kit (SDK) that XenServer provides.

      HTML PDF
    • Supplemental Packs & the DDK
      This guide explains how to use Supplemental packs which are used to modify and extend the functionality of a XenServer host, by installing software into the control domain, dom0.

      HTML PDF
    • XenAPI Documentation
      Detailed manual of all the XenAPI data-model components used in the XML-RPC interface.

      HTML PDF
    • XenServer 6.1.0 Configuration Limits
      Citrix recommends using the documented configuration limits as a guideline when selecting and configuring your virtual and physical environment for XenServer.