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Citrix XenServer 6.5 SP1 Administration (CXS-300)

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About this Course

This course will provide you with the skills necessary to effectively design, deploy, manage and support Citrix XenServer 6.5 SP1.You will gain an understanding of what is required to implement and maintain the components of a XenServer enterprise solution.

You will have access to hands-on exercises within a virtual lab environment to configure a complete enterprise solution – covering everything from installation to advanced troubleshooting.

Instructional Method

This course is offered in an instructor-led (ILT) or instructor led online (ILO) training format with application of concepts through hands-on exercises in a live lab environment.

Who should attend

This course is designed for IT professionals, systems engineers, administrators, and Citrix partners, who need to know how to design, deploy, manage, and support a XenServer enterprise solution.

XenApp/XenDesktop administrators who want to learn how to optimize XenDesktop/XenApp performance or how to troubleshoot issues as well as datacenter administrators who are using XenServer for running many different types of virtual machines will benefit from this class.

Class Prerequisites

  • A basic overall knowledge of virtualization technology
  • An understanding of computing architecture, including network and storage devices, device drivers and operating systems
  • Basic knowledge of network devices and site architecture, including configuring VLANs
  • Basic knowledge of storage terminology and technologies, including partitions, SANs, LUNs, iSCSI, NFS, and CIFS file shares

What You Will Learn

In this course, you will learn the skills necessary to configure and administer a XenServer 6.5 SP1 environment, including topics such as:

  • Understanding XenServer architecture, features, editions and entitlements
  • Creating and Managing Virtual Machines
  • Installing and Configuring XenServer
  • Managing the XenServer Environment
  • Configuring Resource Pools
  • Configuring High Availability / Disaster Recovery
  • Creating and Managing Networks
  • Configuring Storage
  • Configuring Security
  • Understanding Sizing and Design Impact
  • Troubleshooting the XenServer Environment

Outline: Citrix XenServer 6.5 SP1 Administration (CXS-300)

Module 1: XenServer Architecture

  • Describing the XenServer virtualization platform
  • Product editions and entitlements
  • XenServer architecture
  • XenServer key components

Module 2: Managing Virtual Machines

  • Virtualization techniques
  • XenTools
  • Creating virtual machines
  • Managing virtual machines
  • Understanding vApps
  • Managing snapshots

Module 3: Installing XenServer

  • Hardware requirements
  • Licensing
  • Available installation methods
  • XenServer supplemental packs

Module 4: Managing a XenServer Environment

  • Deploying hotfixes
  • Upgrading XenServer
  • Upgrading XenTools
  • Monitoring and alerting
  • Pool metadata backups

Module 5: Resource Pools

  • Understanding resource pools
  • XenServer pool master
  • Pool master election
  • Workload balancing

Module 6: Networking

  • XenServer networking architecture
  • Virtual network types
Classroom Training
Modality: G

Duration 5 days

Price
  • United States: US$ 5,000
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Online Training
Modality: U

Duration 5 days

Price
  • United States: US$ 5,000
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This is an Instructor-Led Classroom course
This is an Instructor-Led Online (ILO) course. These sessions are conducted via WebEx in a VoIP environment and require an Internet Connection and headset with microphone connected to your computer or laptop.
This is a FLEX course, which is delivered simultaneously in two modalities. Choose to attend the Instructor-Led Online (ILO) virtual session or Instructor-Led Classroom (ILT) session.
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United States

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