How to add a NFS ISO Repository to XenServer

This assumes you have a NFS Share setup up.  If you do not you can follow this link.

Open up XenCenter click on add storage device button on the top.

Select NFS iso and hit next.

Connect XenServer to NFS

Enter in the name you want to call your repository
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Next we add the share location which in my case is  and hit Finish.

Connect XenServer to NFS 3

If all went well you should have a new NFS ISO repository

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How to Create a NFS Share Server on Slackware

  1. Create the NFS Share directory. You can change the name “/nfs” to wherever and whatever you want. Just be sure to remember the path and name
    mkdir /nfs
  2. Add the NFS Share to the /etc/exports file. Change the ip address to your NFS Servers ip address.
    echo "/nfs,sync,no_subtree_check)" >> /etc/exports
  3. Next we chmod /etc/rc.d/rc.nfsd and rc.rpc so that they can be executed to start the service
    chmod 755 /etc/rc.d/rc.nfsd
    chmod 755 /etc/rc.d/rc.rpc
  4. Start rpc and nfsd
    /etc/rc.d/rc.nfsd start
    /etc/rc.d/rc.rpc start
  5. Export the Share
    exports -a
  6. Connect a Client and have fun