XCP 1.6 Releases

Xen.org is happy to announce that XCP 1.6 has been released! The release is available from the download page:

New features and Improvements

XCP 1.6 has many new features and improvements, most notably Storage XenMotion, Live VDI Migration, improved integration with XenCenter, many Networking Enhancements including massive VLAN scalability improvements. Please read the release notes for details.

The following XenSummit video provides a good overview over XCP and also explains, how Storage XenMotion works.

Also see: Presentation

Information for XCP Beta Users

Note that the final XCP 1.6 build contains fixes to recent security vulnerabilities. This means, if you have tested the XCP 1.6 beta, you will need to upgrade from an earlier XCP beta install. Automatic upgrades from XCP 1.1 (as well as XCP 1.6 betas) are possible. Please consult the XCP 1.6 Release Notes for more information on upgrades and information on fixed security vulnerabilities.

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