Dell and Citrix Technical Documentation

Dell and Citrix Technical Documentation
XenServer Technical Docs

Getting started with Dell and Citrix XenServer

This page provides technical documentation, demonstrations, downloads, and links to further resources to help you better use and maintain your Dell|XenServer solution.

XenCenter Management Console

Take a quick tour of the XenCenter management console. View demonstrations of key functionality including live migration, adding new servers to resource pools, & more

License Registration

If you purchased an Enterprise license with your original server purchase, you will need to register and activate your Enterprise license with Citrix. Start by creating a user name and password, then enter your activation code (shipped with your server) to receive your Enterprise License file.

Go to the Citrix license & subscription activation page

Product support documentation

Dell / Citrix XenServer Reference Architectures
Dell Citrix XenServer Solutions guide
XenServer Knowledge Center & Tech Notes
Visit Citrix's Dell|Xenserver site for more information on:
  • Release Notes
  • Virtual Machine Guide
  • Reference Manual
  • SDK Guide
  • API Documentation


XenCenter Management Client Download and install it on the Windows®  management station you plan to use to manage your XenServer hosts.
Citrix XenServer Dell Edition 4.1 Recovery CD Download and burn a recovery CD to restore the existing or a replacement SD card back to the factory installed state.

          NOTICE: Dell recommends checking the integrity of any downloaded ISO image before burning it onto a media. Corrupt ISO
          images can lead to problems during installation

Product updates

Register with Citrix (above) to receive notifications of product updates. Latest updates can be downloaded from the Product Updates section after logging into your account with Citrix

Forgot my password

If you have forgotten your access password, you can re-set it online with Citrix.
Go to the Citrix password re-set page

BIOS and firmware Updates for PowerEdge servers

A complete list of available BIOS and firmware updates for your server is available on Dell's support site. You can search by service tag, or by model number.
Visit the Dell support site

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