CXS-203-1 Citrix XenServer 6.0 Administration — A 5 day course

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In this Citrix XenServer 6.0 training course, students are provided the foundation knowledge necessary to effectively install, configure, administer, and troubleshoot XenServer 6.0 and Provisioning Services 6.0.

Students will have the opportunity to apply that foundational knowledge through the use of hands-on labs. The labs will guide students through configuring and managing a XenServer host, creating and managing Windows virtual machines and the resource pools in which they will be placed, as well as configuring the Distributed Virtual Switch (DVS) and Workload Balancing (WLB).

Students will also be able to gain hands-on experience configuring a Provisioning Services host, and creating and managing vDisks.


In this Citrix XenServer 6.0 training course, students will learn skills necessary to configure and administer XenServer 6.0, XenCenter, and Provisioning Services 6.0. Through hands-on labs, students will gain experience with:


Introduction to XenServer

Installing and Configuring XenServer

XenServer Networking

XenServer Storage Repositories

Creating and Managing Virtual Machines

Installing and Configuring Provisioning Services

Managing vDisks and Target Devices

Distributed Virtual Switching

Workload Balancing

Configuring High Availability

Managing and Troubleshooting XenServer


This course has been retired and is no longer available.

Suitable For

This course is designed for IT professionals, Architects, Systems Engineers and Citrix Partner Network members.

Follow-on Courses

Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop Fast Track

CXA-206 Citrix XenApp 6.5 Administration

CXA-301 Citrix Xenapp 6.5 Advanced Administration

CXD-202-1 Citrix XenDesktop 5 Administration


Before taking this course, Citrix recommends that learners have:


Citrix credentials distinguish an elite set of IT professionals who have proven their expertise in Citrix solutions, opening doors to a multitude of personal and professional rewards. Organised into three levels of certification based on job roles, Citrix certification is the the best way to prove knowledge and experience to employers, hiring managers or clients.

Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA)

For IT administrators, the CCA validates the skills necessary to implement a specific Citrix product.

CCA for Citrix XenServer 6

Exam: A26 Citrix XenServer 6.0 Administration

Prepare with CXS-203 Citrix XenServer 6.0 Administration

In order to adequately prepare for a Citrix certification exam, it is highly recommend that individuals take the related preparatory training. Each training course focuses on building a skill set that addresses complex testing scenarios, but more importantly, the demands of on-the-job problem solving.

In addition to taking the recommended training courses, know what to expect on test day by downloading the related certification exam prep guide. Each exam prep guide provides important information you will need to be successful, including the skills measured, topics covered, exam format, and most importantly, the recommended preparation. Access exam prep guides by logging into

Exams are not included as part of the course nor in the course fee.

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