How to Set Up an Additional Hard Drive in XenServer

To ensure that the new internal hard drive is available as storage repository, complete the following procedure:

  1. Install a hard drive on a XenServer.

  2. Run the following command from the command line interface to display the installed disks:

    fdisk -l

  3. Search for the new hard drive in the list.

  4. Run the following command from the command line interface:

    xe sr-create name-label=”LocalStorage-Citrix” shared=false device-config:device=”Path of the Storage device” type=lvm content-type=user

    – Storage ID is the required name of the ID in the Storage Repository.

    Now, the installed hard drive is visible in the XenServer Console.

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