On blog.xen.org we read about XVP , one of the most common questions for XenServer is a webinterface to manage the VM’s from a browser. XVP , developed by Colin Dean at the Durham University in the UK has one based on 4 components.
- xvpweb: A web front end for XenServer, running on Apache/PHP. It will provid
e you with status views , facilities to shutdown, reboot and look at virtual mac
hines and their consoles
- xvpviewer: A Java applet for accessing XenServer consoles (used by xvpweb, of course). a custom Java based VNC client, based on TightVNC but with xvp specif
- xvp: A server-side proxy for XenServer consoles, so that you can use ordinary VNC clients xvp stands for Xen VNC Proxy it will be used as a VNC proxy to the
consoles hosted on a Citrix XenServer platform
- xvpdiscover: A tool that queries a XenServer pool, and writes the appropriate configuration files for xvp and xvpweb.
Screenshots and rpm’s for RHEL based distributions are available from their website