Import the Workload Balancing Virtual Appliance

The following is how to import the Workload Balancing virtual appliance in XenServer 6.0, in a nutshell. Based on the Citrix XenServer Workload Balancing 6.0 Quick Start guide, from Citrix Support.

Open XenCenter. Right-click on the pool or host to which the virtual appliance is to be imported. Select Import. Browse to the vpx-wlb.xva package. Select the pool or …

XenServer Maintenance Mode and Workload Balancing

So that an administrator can perform maintenance on a XenServer host while Workload Balancing (WLB) is enabled in the pool, place the host in Maintenance mode. Here is how to do it (based on an excerpt from XenCenter Help).

In the Resources pane of XenCenter, perform one of the following actions:

1. Select the XenServer host, right-click and click …