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Xen Cloud Platform 1.0 Download

Welcome to the XCP 1.0 download page!

XCP 1.0 is the first full release of the Xen Cloud Platform. The following new features and improvements have been added since the XCP 0.5 release of XCP:

  • Includes Xen hypervisor version 3.4.2
  • Includes Linux 2.6.32 privileged domain
  • VM Protection and Recovery: configure scheduled snapshots and (optional) archive of virtual machines via snapshot or export
  • Local host storage caching of VM images to reduce load on shared storage
  • Boot from SAN with multipathing support: boots Xen Hypervisor hosts with HBAs from a SAN, with multipathing support.
  • Improved Linux guest support: Ubuntu templates, Fedora 13/Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6 templates, RHEL / CentOS / Oracle Enterprise Linux versions 5.0 to 5.5 support with a generic "RHEL 5" template
  • Enhanced guest OS support for Windows 7 SP1, Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, Windows Server 2003, and Suse Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 11 SP1
  • Improved MPP RDAC multipathing including path health reporting and alerting through XAPI
  • Snapshot improvements: improved reclamation of space after VM snapshots are deleted, even if the VM is running
  • Support for blktap2 disk backend driver rather than blktap1
  • Support for Citrix XenCenter 5.6 FP1 Windows-based GUI management tool (see here)
  • Support for Openstack Bexar release

Additionaly, the release contains the features listed in previous releases, including

  • Windows PV Drivers, Microsoft Certified
  • Fully Featured, enterprise-class Xen API Management Tool Stack
    • Disaster recovery support
    • VM Lifecycle: Live snapshots, checkpoint, migration
    • Multi-host resource Pools: Safe live relocation, auto configuration, DR
    • Host Configuration: Flexible storage management, networking, power management
    • Event Tracking: Progress, notification
    • Secure Communication using SSL
    • Upgrade and Patching Capabilities
    • Real-time Performance Monitoring and Alerting
  • Support for Open vSwitch
  • Support for a range of open source GUI management tools: see XCP Projects for more information


Installable Distribution

Base ISO Host Installation Program download md5


Security Updates to XCP 1.0

Security RPMs To install the RPMs, download them to your dom0 and install with 'rpm -U'.

The RPM's fix:

  • CA-77741: Apply patches for XSA7 (CVE-2012-0217) and XSA8 (CVE-2012-0218 )
  • CA-58864: backport fix for CVE-2011-1898
  • CA-57424: backport fix for CVE-2011-1583
  • CA-53626: fix error checking in arch_set_info_guest()


Source Distribution

Below are the sources of the above binary components, packaged into ISO format.
For information on source repositories see here.

Binary Package Contains all the binary files that are contained in the installable image (content list). download md5
Source Package Contains the sources for most of the core components of XCP such as XAPI, XAPI Libs, Xen Hypervisor, Dom0, Guest OSes, the installer, etc. (content list). download md5
Auxiliary Package Contains source and binaries for components and utilities that are needed for XCP development (content list). download md5


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