How to add an ISO to the ISO library in Xenserver? (Local ISO or NFS share is fine, whatever works)

How can I add an  ISO to the ISO library in Xenserver? (Local ISO or NFS share is fine, whatever works).

Namely its an CentOS 7 "Everything" ISO that is 7 gig, but I do not know how I can

1) Maybe add it to the local storage or local ISO library?

2) Or make an NFS share to share out that ISO?

I need a full, step by step process, this is my first time using Xenserver.

Thank you!
HappyT
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Seth SimmonsSr. Systems AdministratorCommented:
see if this article helps

XenServer - Creating a local ISO Library
http://www.riverlite.co.uk/2012/01/xenserver-creating-a-local-iso-library/

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TheGreatEye OfSauronAuthor Commented:
Followed all the steps and created the ISO_Storage.

Now how do I put the CentOS ISO I downloaded into that folder?
Seth SimmonsSr. Systems AdministratorCommented:
you can use filezilla to transfer

https://filezilla-project.org/download.php?show_all=1
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TheGreatEye OfSauronAuthor Commented:
Seth,

Thank you so much for your help.
I have downloaded and installed Filezilla, what do I do next to transfer the ISO I downloaded on my Win 7 laptop
and put into the Xenserver ISO store?

Thank you,
HappyT
Seth SimmonsSr. Systems AdministratorCommented:
you have to create an entry for that server
go to file -> site manager and click new site
put in the host name or ip address along with the credentials and protocol should be sftp then click connect
on the right pane, navigate to the folder where the iso will be placed
on the left, navigate to where you have the iso locally
you can right-click on the file and select upload
TheGreatEye OfSauronAuthor Commented:
Ok, had some trouble locating the Xenserver password. Got it.

I can log in via SFTP through Filezilla.

However, I am confused on where should I go to File -> Site Manager and New Site.
Is that when I am in Filezilla or Xenserver?

Thank you Seth
Seth SimmonsSr. Systems AdministratorCommented:
in filezilla
you put the xenserver IP address and credentials there
TheGreatEye OfSauronAuthor Commented:
Ok, did that. Its working and I can connect

Excuse me for asking, but where do I put the ISO?
Seth SimmonsSr. Systems AdministratorCommented:
going back to the link i posted, in step 1 there is a command to create the repository - you put the iso in there
in that example it was /var/opt/xen/ISO_Store
use whatever path you created on your system
TheGreatEye OfSauronAuthor Commented:
Ok, we are so close, thank you for your patience.

Its a 7 gig ISO and it stops at 30% (Error while writing: Failure). Is there something in the command I need to type
to "expand" the ISO store size? Im guessing the store isnt big nugh.

If I could give you 1000 points, I would.
HappyT
TheGreatEye OfSauronAuthor Commented:
Ill do the directions one more time, maybe I missed a step.
TheGreatEye OfSauronAuthor Commented:
Im saving into the /var/run/sr-mount ISO storage folder and halfway done.  I think this is it!
TheGreatEye OfSauronAuthor Commented:
I want to add a little note. After I added the ISO to the local ISO storage, I couldnt boot any of my VM's and
had some weird errors. As soon as I rebooted Xenserver everything was fine.

Enjoy!
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