Citrix has released latest version 6.0.2 of XenServer and it is available for free. This free virtualization hypervisor XenServer 6.0.2 includes many improvements and new features over its previous version 6.0.
Now lets look at the new features and improvements from XenServer 6.0
1. Emergency Network Reset :
This is a striking feature which is included in 6.0.2 XenServer. This emergency network reset provides mechanism to recover and reset host network configuration to its original state. This is very useful when trying to recover host from incorrectly configured state.
2. Enhanced guest OS Support :
New Guest OS supported are as follows :
CentOS 5.7 ( Both 32-bit and 64-bit versions )
CentOS 6.0 ( Both 32-bit and 64-bit versions )
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.7 ( Both 32-bit and 64-bit versions )
Oracle Enterprise Linux 5.7 ( Both 32-bit and 64-bit versions )
You can find detailed information about the virtual memory, min and max memory, disk space in PDF file which is available here
3. Windows XenServer Tools improvements :
When installing XenServer Tools , Windows guest can make use of .Net3.5 and .Net4.0.
Along with there are other improvements such as VLAN performance improvements when using OpenVSwitch , VM-level UDP network performance improvements, Xapi responsiveness increased during shutdown of large Virtual Machines.
To download the XenServer you need to have MyCitrix account, if you dont have , you need to register for it.
You can download XenServer 6.0.2 here