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CXS-301 Citrix XenServer 7.1 LTSR Administration

June 4 @ 8:00 am - June 8 @ 5:00 pm

Live Online Instructor Led

TARGET AUDIENCE

Built for IT Professionals who need to design, deploy, manage, and support Citrix XenServer. Potential students include administrators, engineers, or architects working with Citrix XenServer for both XenApp and XenDesktop workloads as well as general infrastructure use.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

• 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

COURSE OUTLINE

1 – XENSERVER ARCHITECTURE

Describing the XenServer virtualization platform

Product editions and entitlements

XenServer architecture

XenServer key components

2 – MANAGING VIRTUAL MACHINES

Virtualization techniques

XenTools

Creating virtual machines

Managing virtual machines

Understanding vApps

Managing snapshot

3 – INSTALLING XENSERVER

Hardware requirements

Licensing

Available installation methods

XenServer supplemental packs

4 – MANAGING A XENSERVER ENVIRONMENT

Deploying hotfixes

Upgrading XenServer

Upgrading XenTools

Monitoring and alerting

Pool metadata backups

5 – RESOURCE POOLS

Understanding resource pools

XenServer pool master

Pool master election

Workload balancing

6 – NETWORKING

XenServer networking architecture

Virtual network types

Network interface bonds

XenServer physical connectivity

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

8 – HIGH AVAILABILITY

Purpose of high availability

High availability recommendations

Detecting a host failure

High availability recovery process

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

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

11 – TROUBLESHOOTING

XenServer maintenance mode

Host logs and event notifications

Xsconsole XenTop Command line and

PowerShell commands Using Citrix Insight Services

Network tracing

Details

Start:
June 4 @ 8:00 am
End:
June 8 @ 5:00 pm
Event Categories:
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Organizer

Tony Scott
Phone:
6019145026
Email:
tony@systemsit-ms.com
Website:
www.systemsit-ms.com

Venue

Systems IT
1855 Lakeland Drive, Suite R-101
Jackson, MS 39216 United States
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Phone:
6019144500
Website:
www.systemsit-ms.com