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From Ahmad Emneina <>
Subject Re: Noteworthy change to setting up XenServer :)
Date Mon, 03 Mar 2014 23:38:52 GMT
definitely documented. 4.2 install guide:

 8.2.7. Install CloudStack XenServer Support Package (CSP)
To enable security groups, elastic load balancing, and elastic IP on
XenServer, download and install the CloudStack XenServer Support Package
(CSP). After installing XenServer, perform the following additional steps
on each XenServer host.

On Mon, Mar 3, 2014 at 3:34 PM, Mike Tutkowski <
> wrote:

> Hi everyone,
> I spent the past day or so trying to figure out with various builds why I
> could not add a XenServer host when creating a Basic Zone.
> As it turns out, as Anthony noted in another e-mail today in response to my
> issue, if you are using a security-group-enabled zone or a basic zone, you
> need to switch XenServer's networking mode from OVS to bridge since
> security groups don't work on OVS.
> The moral of the story is that if you are running in such an environment,
> run the following on your XenServer host before trying to add it:
> xe-switch-network-backend bridge
> It looks like a change went in in early February and since then you could
> not successfully add a XenServer host to such a zone unless it was
> configured as specified above.
> By the way, does anyone know if this is documented?
> Thanks,
> --
> *Mike Tutkowski*
> *Senior CloudStack Developer, SolidFire Inc.*
> e:
> o: 303.746.7302
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> *(tm)*

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