In this Citrix XenServer 5.6 training course, students will learn skills necessary to configure and administer XenServer 5.6, XenCenter, and Provisioning Services 5.6. Through hands-on labs, students will gain hands-on experience in configuring and managing a XenServer virtualization server, creating Windows and Linux virtual machines, using XenMotion and automatic virtual machine placement and more.
Prior to taking this course it is recommended that students possess the following knowledge and experience: -A basic knowledge of the purpose and goals of virtualization technology -An understanding of computing architecture, including network and storage devices, device drivers and operating systems -Basic experience installing and administering Windows Server 2003 or Windows Server 2008 -Basic experience installing and administering Linux variants -Intermediate 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
5 Days/Lecture & Lab
This course is designed for IT professionals, Architects, Systems Engineers and Citrix Partner Network members.
- XenServer Introduction
- XenServer and XenCenter Installation
- Windows Virtual Machines
- Linux Virtual Machines
- Templates and Life-Cycle Operations
- Resource Management
- Managing XenServer
- Resource Pools
- High Availability
- Workload Balancing
- Provisioning Services Installation and Configuration
- vDisk Administration