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Build a new skill set around Citrix XenServer 7.x focusing on the 7.1 Long Term Services Release, which delivers optimized server virtualization for all datacenter workloads. In this course, students will learn how to install, manage, secure, size and troubleshoot an enterprise XenServer implementation. The course will walk students through configuration and administration of the environment, from architecture and virtual machines to resource pools, storage and networking. Key topics will include capabilities such as virtual CPU optimization, VM management, and high availability/disaster recovery, and features such as Intellicache and XenMotion
What Do Participants Learn?
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
Who Should Attend?
IT professionals with little or no XenServer experience.
What Will the Learning Experience Include?
Comprehensive pre-program activities include:
Web-based information forms & surveys completed by attendee.
Direct consultation with the attendee about the expectations.
During the training, participants engage in data, activities, and conversations that lead to insight and knowledge.
Participants learn from expert trainers who have both academic and business experiences.
Highly applicable training content & instructive activities for adding depth to training topics.
**A half-day site visit for integrating the experience & plan next steps. Opportunities to provide connections, ideas & support.
Explore & Practice
Apply & sustain the learning experience by using this ongoing support:
To ensure participant has new skills or behavior progress.
Optional, fee-based mentoring & coaching with the trainer.
Training materials & additional documents (e-books, pdf files, presentations and articles)
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Section One: XENSERVER ARCHITECTURE
Describing the XenServer virtualization platform
Product editions and entitlements
XenServer key components
Managing Virtual Machines
Creating virtual machines
Managing virtual machines
Section Two: INSTALLING XENSERVER
Available installation methods
XenServer supplemental packs
Managing A Xenserver Environment
Monitoring and alerting
Pool metadata backups
Understanding resource pools
XenServer pool master
Pool master election
Section Three: NETWORKING
XenServer networking architecture
Virtual network types
Network interface bonds
XenServer physical connectivity
XenServer storage architecture
Understanding thick and thin provisioning
File-based and block-based storage
XenServer in-memory read caching
XenApp and XenDesktop Provisioning enhancements
Section Four: HIGH AVAILABILITY
Purpose of high availability
High availability recommendations
Detecting a host failure
High availability recovery process
Integrating with Active Directory
Understanding role-based access
Minimizing the attack surface
Certificates and SSL with XenServer
XenServer Hypervisor Introspection Direct Inspect API