Add a USB disk to a XenServer

I’ve been playing around and setting up my home lab (see another post coming up) to create my own test lab for Citrix.

I’ve got a 1 TB disk in my server but it runs out of diskspace very quickly when you are creating multiple VM’s and test machines. So I thought why not attach an extra USB disk to my server. In this way I can place some XenDesktop machines on the external drive and keep the internal drive for my permanent test VM’s.

Well that was easier thought than executed.

I’ve connected my USB disk to the server and did a “fdisk –l” to see if the USB disk was recognized.

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