Toolstack option allows you to restart the XenServer management
toolstack (also known as xapi). This toolstack controls VM lifecycle
operations, host and VM networking, VM storage, user authentication, and allows
the management of XenServer resource pools. xapi provides the publicly
documented XenAPI Management Interface which is used by all tools that manage
VMs and resource pools.
Note: In some cases, the
Restart Toolstack option can be used for
troubleshooting XenServer issues. However, customers should be extremely
cautious when using this option, as incorrect usage can cause unexpected
To restart toolstack
- Select the server in the Resources pane.
- On the Server menu, click
Yes to confirm.
Note: When you run the
Restart Toolstack option on the Pool Master,
XenCenter will lose connection to the pool. Wait for 30 seconds after losing
connection, and then reconnect manually.