CXS-202-2 Citrix XenServer 5.6 Administration — A 5-Day Course
Please note that this course has been retired and is no longer available. Please see the Citrix page for courses currently available in this subject area.
In this course, students will learn the skills necessary to configure and administer Citrix XenServer 5.6, Citrix XenCenter, and Citrix Provisioning Services 5.6. Through hands-on labs, students will gain experience configuring a XenServer virtualization server; creating XenServer resource pools and connecting to remote storage; using XenMotion and automatic virtual machine placement; and creating, assigning and administering virtual disks. Additionally, students will learn how to design a Provisioning Services farm.
Upon successful completion of this course, learners are able to demonstrate the following objectives:
- Install, configure and administer XenServer 5.6
- Configure and administer XenCenter
- Deploy and manage Provisioning Services 5.6
- Configure a XenServer virtualization server
- Manage a XenServer using XenCenter
- Create Windows and Linux virtual machines
- Create XenServer resource pools and connect to remote storage
- Use XenMotion and automatic virtual machine placement
- Design a Provisioning Services farm
- Create, assign and administer virtual disks
- Manage target devices
This course is designed for IT professionals, Datacenter Administrators, Systems Engineers and Citrix Partner Network members.
Before taking this course, Citrix recommends that learners have:
- 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, and NFS and CIFS file sharesKey Skills
This course has been retired and is no longer available.