Product Documentation

Updating XenCenter

Oct 16, 2015

If automatic update notification is configured, you may occasionally be notified that a new update is available for XenCenter. XenCenter updates are supplied as XenCenterSetup.exe files and can be downloaded from the Citrix XenServer updates page.

To check for new XenCenter versions manually at any time, select Notifications > Updates and then click Refresh.

To download and install a new version of XenCenter:

  1. From the XenCenter navigation pane, select Notifications and then Updates. This displays a list of available updates.
  2. Select the required XenCenter update from the list and click Go to Web Page. This opens the Citrix XenServer updates page in your web browser.
  3. Click Download. If this is the first time you have downloaded XenServer updates, you will need to install the Akamai Download Manager. When prompted, accept the Download Manager security certificate, and then click Install to install the Download Manager.
  4. Click Download Now to download the XenCenterSetup.exe file.
  5. Browse to locate the folder where you want to save the new file and then click Save to open the Download Manager and begin the download.
  6. Exit your current XenCenter session.
  7. When the download is complete (progress shown as 100% in the Download Manager), click Launch to begin installing the new version of XenCenter.
  8. When XenCenter installation is complete, click Exit to close the Download Manager.