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How to see how many cores are available on virtual machine hosted on xenserver.

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XenCenter says 2 VCPUs when see properties on this machine, but when I run top on this machine I only get a single core.
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Could you use this to get the system information including CPU ?

cat /proc/cpuinfo


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But this is Windows Server 2012.
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Could you check it with command  , taskmgr, and then click performance, tab ?

if you see the cpu history graph with two sections, that is two cores as attached file

or you can download a tools at this site for CPU info at http://www.cpuid.com/softwares/cpu-z.html

Hope understand your question.If no, pls pt it out


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Yes, it shows 2 CPUs. Thank you for Your support.
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You used taskmgr or the software ?

you might try both for cross-check

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I used the taskmgr and also resource monitor plus the software advised CPUID CPU-Z which was really cool :-).
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