While the following procedure provides a general guideline for how to manually create the VM for the Cisco CSR 1000v, the exact steps that you need to perform may vary depending on the characteristics of your Citrix XenServer environment and setup. For more information, see the Citrix XenServer documentation.
To determine; for example, the number of vNICs, when installing the Cisco CSR 1000v on a Citrix XenServer VM , see the relevant "Installation Requirements for Citrix XenServer" section for your Cisco IOS XE Denali release.
The Cisco CSR 1000v does not support deploying the OVA file in KVM environments.
The following steps are performed using the Citrix XenCenter console.
Download the .iso file from the Cisco CSR 1000v software installation image package and copy it onto a local or network device.
In the Citrix XenCenter console, to create a new VM, select the server, and click New VM.
Click Template. Scroll through the templates and select Other Install Media.
In the Name field, enter the name of the VM.
When prompted for the installation media, choose from one of the following:
Select the server where the VM will be placed.
Enter the number of vCPUs and memory settings.
Add the virtual disks by inputting the following fields:
On the Networking screen, select the networks that will connect to the Cisco CSR 1000v through the vNICs.