CXS-301 Citrix XenServer 7.1 LTSR Administration

CXS-301 Citrix XenServer 7.1 LTSR Administration Certification Training Course Overview

Build a fresh skill set around Citrix XenServer 7. X focused on the 7.1 Long Term Services Release, which delivers optimized server virtualization for all data center workloads. In this class, you’ll find out how to set up, manage, secure, size and troubleshoot an enterprise XenServer implementation. The class will walk you through configuration and administration of the environment, from architecture and virtual machines to resource pools, storage and networking. Key themes will include capabilities such as virtual CPU optimization, VM management, and high availability/disaster recovery, and features such as Intellicache and XenMotion.

CXS-301 Citrix XenServer 7.1 LTSR Administration (40 Hours) Download Course Contents

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20 - 24 Sep 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM CST
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Course Modules

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 snapshot
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
  • Network interface bonds
  • XenServer physical connectivity
Module 7: Storage
  • XenServer storage architecture
  • Understanding thick and thin provisioning
  • Storage locations
  • File based and block based storage
  • Storage multipathing
  • XenServer Intellicache
  • XenServer in-memory read caching
  • XenApp and XenDesktop Provisioning enhancements
Module 8: High Availability
  • Purpose of high availability
  • High availability recommendations
  • Detecting a host failure
  • High availability recovery proces
Module 9: Security
  • Integrating with Active Directory
  • Understanding role-based access
  • Minimizing the attack surface
  • Certificates and SSL with XenServer
  • XenServer Hypervisor Introspection Direct Inspect API
Module 10: Sizing and Optimizations
  • Dom0 sizing
  • Dom0 in-memory reach caching
  • Virtual CPU optimization
  • Device pass-through
  • Dynamic memory control
  • Resource scheduling
  • Network QoS
  • Disk prioritization
  • XenServer vGPU and GPU pass-through
Module 11: Troubleshooting
  • XenServer maintenance mode
  • Host logs and event notifications
  • Xsconsole
  • XenTop
  • Command line and PowerShell commands
  • Using Citrix Insight Services
  • Network tracing
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Course Prerequisites
  • This course requires little to no previous experience with Citrix XenServer.

 

Upon Completion of this Course, you will accomplish following:

After finishing this class you should be able to:

  • Understand XenServer architecture, features, and leading practices.
  • Configure and manage virtual machines.
  • Install, configure, and manage XenServer and the XenServer environment.
  • Configure Resource Pools and high availability in the XenServer environment.
  • Configure network, storage, and security for XenServer.
  • Troubleshoot the XenServer environment.

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