Configuring XenServer Host Properties
Applies To: System Center 2012 SP1 - Virtual Machine Manager, System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager, System Center 2012 - Virtual Machine Manager
After you add Citrix XenServer hosts to Virtual Machine Manager (VMM), you can configure the host properties. You can configure the settings that are described in the following table.
Lists health status information for the host. Includes areas such as overall health, network health, and XenServer Common Information Model (CIM) state health. In the Status pane, you can also do the following:
Enables you to change the credentials that VMM uses to connect to the XenServer host, and to retrieve or view the host certificate.
View or modify settings for CPU, memory, storage (including whether the storage is available for placement), network adapters, DVD/CD-ROM drives and Baseboard Management Controller (BMC) settings.
Virtual Machine Paths
Shows the virtual machines that reside on the host, together with status information.
Enables you to override host reserve settings from the parent host group, and configure reserved resources for the host. Configurable resources include CPU, memory, disk space, disk I/O and network capacity.
Shows storage that is allocated to the host.
Enables you to configure virtual networks. For more information about how to configure network settings, see How to Configure Network Settings on a Citrix XenServer Host.
Enables you to view the virtual machine paths that will be used during virtual machine placement on the host.
Enables you to select servicing windows.
Enables you to assign and manage custom properties.
This section includes detailed information about how to configure network and Baseboard Management Controller (BMC) settings on a managed XenServer host.
Describes how to configure network settings on a XenServer host, and how to view compliance information for physical network adapters on the host.
Describes how to configure BMC settings for a managed host. If a computer is configured for out-of-band management through a BMC, you can power the host on and off from the VMM console.