Course Outline


  • Citrix Hypervisor vs Red Hat Virtualization vs Hyper-V
  • Overview of Citrix Hypervisor features and architecture
  • Virtualization techniques and best practices

Getting Started

  • Understanding system requirements
  • Installing and configuring Citrix Hypervisor
  • Managing Citrix Hypervisor using XenCenter
  • Creating resource pools
  • Joining servers into a resource pool

Managing Users and Networking

  • Setting up users and groups
  • Configuring roles, permissions, and access controls
  • Modifying role-based access control using CLI commands
  • Setting up networks in a standalone server
  • Configuring networks in resource pools
  • Creating VLANs and NIC bonds

Managing Storage

  • Supported storage types
  • Implementing thin provisioning for GSF2 SR
  • Creating and managing storage repositories
  • Increasing LUN and relocating VDIs without downtime
  • Multipathing storage for Fibre Channel and iSCSI
  • Deploying IntelliCache for virtual desktops
  • Using in-memory read caching

Managing Virtual Machines

  • Installing GPUs (NVIDIA, AMD, and Intel)
  • Creating Windows and Linux VMs
  • Using VM templates and cloning images
  • Migrating VMs and virtual disks
  • Monitoring performance metrics
  • Enabling high availability features
  • Setting up disaster recovery and backup

Implementing Workload Balancing

  • Understanding requirements and basic tasks
  • Configuring and administering Workload Balancing
  • Configuring self-signed and CA certificates


Summary and Next Steps


  • An understanding of virtualization
  • Experience with system administration


  • System administrators
  • IT administrators
 21 Hours

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