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In this course, participants gain the complete knowledge necessary to effectively install, configure, administer, and troubleshoot XenServer 6.0 and Provisioning Services 6.0. This program also teaches the participants virtualization and networking skills to implement and support solutions in Citrix training courses.

This sophisticated Citrix XenServer 6.0 course introduces students to methods for managing of XenServer 6.0 and its capabilities. Professionals can gain functional knowledge of effectively installing, configuring, managing and troubleshooting XenServer 6.0

The participants will learn how to configure WLB (Work Load Balancing), a Provisioning Services host and DVS (Distributed Virtual Switch) using practical hands-on experience. After course completion participants will be well versed with all the methods such as creating and administering vDisks, Windows virtual machines as well as their resource pools.

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Course Curriculum

Module 1

  • Course Introduction

  • Citrix XenServer 6.0

  • Virtualization

  • Hypervisor

  • Types of Virtualization

  • XenServer Features

  • Architectural Components

Module 2

  • Installing XenServer and XenCenter

  • XenServer Installation

  • XenCenter Installation

  • Connecting and Configuring the Environment

  • Adding Multiple Servers

  • Install and Hardware Requirements

Module 3

  • Network Connectivity

  • Virtual Networking

  • Supported Network Stacks

  • Physical and Virtual Switches

  • Naming Conventions

  • Types of Networks

  • What is a VLAN?

  • Networking Components

Module 4

  • Storage

  • Data Transfer

  • Comparing Storage Technologies

  • Storage Area Network (SAN) 101

  • Fiber Channel (FC) SAN Components

  • Understanding iSCSI Storage

  • Why You Need a SAN

  • XS Storage Terms and Options

  • Storage Repository Architecture

  • Installing a StorageLink Repository

  • Troubleshooting the Install

  • Internet Small Computer System Interface (iSCSI)

  • Creating a NFS Volume Share

  • Uploading Components to Share

Module 5

  • Virtual Machines

  • What is a Virtual Machine (VM)?

  • XenServer Tools and Lifecycle Operations

  • Copying, Importing and Exporting VMs

  • Virtual Appliances and Assigning Resources

  • Dynamic Memory Control (DMC)

  • Creating a VM for Server 2003

  • XenServer Tools on Server 2003

  • Installing a Linux Based VM

  • XenServer Tools on a Linux VM

  • Creating and Configuring Logical Volumes

  • Creating a Network File System (NFS) Server

  • Configuring Windows 7 in a Virtual Environment

  • Creating Virtual Disks in Windows 7

  • Creating Windows 7 VM Snapshots

  • Copying Virtual Machines

  • Exporting and Importing Virtual Machines

Module 6

  • Templates and XenConvert

  • Virtual Machine Templates

  • XenConvert Overview

  • Creating and Configuring with SYSPREP

  • Create a Template in Server 2008

  • Unattended Answer File

  • Using the XenConvert Tool

Module 7

  • Resource Pools

  • Shared Configurations and XenMotion

  • Member Failure and vApps

  • Creating and Configuring Resource Pools

  • Distributed Virtual Switching and WLB

  • Distributed Virtual Switch Controller (DVSc)

  • Work Load Balancing (WLB)

  • Migrating VM to a Resource Pool

  • Creating vAppliances

Module 8

  • High Availability

  • HA Requirements and VM Restart Priorities

  • Fencing and Overcommitting

  • High Availability (HA) Configuration

  • Resource Statistics Command Line Tools

  • Backup, Recovery and Monitoring

Course Objectives

  • Teaches you how to install, configure and implement XenServer.

  • Teaches you how to create and administer networks.

  • Shows you how to install and deploy provisioning services.

  • Teaches you how to manage target devices and vDisks.

  • Understand how to Successfully implement resource pools.

  • Deploy and implement WLB (Work Load Balancing) and also shows you how to administer and Troubleshoot XenServer.


Q. What are the prerequisites?

A. Aspirants must have basic knowledge of virtualization technology, and also they should have An understanding of computing architecture, including network and storage devices.

Q. What is the target audience?

A. This course is suitable for IT Professionals, Administrators, Architects, and, Systems Engineers.