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Citrix CXS-203

Citrix CXS-203: XenServer 6.5 Design, Implement and Administer

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100 100 100 0 This Citrix CXS-203 course includes XenApp 9 (Citrix CXS-203: XenServer 6.5 Design, Implement and Administer) which is the industry-leading solution for virtual application delivery, providing Windows apps to workers on any device, anywhere. With Citrix CXS-203, your business is limitless. https://mytrainingacademy.org.uk/pub/media/catalog/product/2/4/24_1.jpg
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  • Course Type Online Course
  • Course Duration 35 Hours
  • Course Access 12 Months
  • Awarded By Citrix
  • Student Discount Card All students enrolled on this course are entitled to apply for a XO student discount card.
Citrix CXS-203
This Citrix CXS-203 course includes XenApp 9 (Citrix CXS-203: XenServer 6.5 Design, Implement and Administer) which is the industry-leading solution for virtual application delivery, providing Windows apps to workers on any device, anywhere. With Citrix CXS-203, your business is limitless.
Course Description

In the Citrix XenServer 6.0 course, students are provided with the foundation necessary to effectively install, configure, administer, and troubleshoot XenServer 6.0. Students will also learn how to configure a Provisioning Services 6.0 host, and create and manage vDisks in a XenServer environment.

Through the use of hands-on labs, students will acquire the skills needed to configure the Distributed Virtual Switch (DVS) as well as Workload Balancing (WLB). Students will also create and manage Windows virtual machines and the resource pools in which they will be placed.

Upon successful completion of this course, students are able to:

  • Install and Implement XenServer
  • Create and Manage Networks
  • Configure Storage
  • Manage and Maintain Virtual Machines
  • Install and Configure Provisioning Services
  • Manage vDisks and Target Devices
  • Implement Resource Pools
  • Implement the Distributed Virtual Switch (DVS)
  • Implement Workload Balancing (WLB)
  • Configure High Availability
  • Manage and Troubleshooting XenServer

The course has been designed to give you real-world knowledge that you can put to use from day one. It's highly flexible, so you can set your own timetable and study at your own pace. You can start learning right away with an initial payment of £32.50 by using our 6 month interest-free payment plan.

We train our students to the very best standards, offering expert instructor-led training via our state of the art eLearning platform.

Who is this course for?

Ideal for technicians whose job role involves configuring and installing Windows 8 as a standalone network or as a part of a Windows active directory domain in a larger environment.

By choosing online learning instead of a classroom based course, it eliminates the need for time away from work, saving you valuable time and money. It is ideal for those with tight schedules as our online courses give you 12 months unlimited access to all the course materials, so you can study at a pace that suits you. Allowing you to easily resume your studies whenever you have the time. All you need is internet connection to study, so you can study from the comfort of your home or any environment that suits you.

Course Assessment Process

You'll sit an exam at a local test centre. We provide interactive quizzes after each module and a mock exam at the end of your course to ensure you're fully prepared for the real thing. Once you've passed with at least 80%, you'll be able to book your exam as a private candidate.

Exam Code:

  • CXS-203

To make life easier, we can help you find an appropriate exam centre and give you all the information you need to secure your place. You can use the Pearson Vue Test Locator to find test centre locations near you.

Please note that the Citrix CXS-203: XenServer 6.5 Design, Implement and Administer exam fees aren’t included in the course price. To find the latest exam prices, visit:

Once you’re fully prepared and ready to sit your exam, all you’ll have to do is purchase your exam voucher and schedule your exam at a test centre near you. For more information on how to schedule your exams, please visit our exams and testing page.

Got a question about exams? Contact our course advisors by email or by phone on 0808 175 1269. We're happy to help!


Our training works on all devices including Mobile phones, IPad’s, Android tablets, Macs and PC’s.

For the best viewing experience on our state-of-the-art eLearning platform we recommend an internet connection of 10Mbps or better. Please also use Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox as your browser with Adobe Flash Player.

Career Path

We've put together a list of relevant job titles you can apply for after achieving your certification (note that some careers may require further study, training and/or work experience):

  • Applications Manager
  • Virtualisation Consultant
  • Desktop Support
  • Infrastructure Support Analyst
  • Infrastructure Administrator
  • 3rd Line Support

Career Advice

Once you have achieved your certification, you'll have full access to our recruitment package for a wide range of information and advice - including:

  • How to put together a killer CV, Covering Letters and Thank You emails.
  • How to gain relevant work experience.
  • How to prepare for interviews.
  • How to understand Job adverts.
  • How to choose the right recruitment agency.
  • How to look for work on LinkedIn.
  • Information on dealing with redundancy.

Our careers advice section is available for you to see now. For more information about our career advice services, contact us on 0808 175 1269 to speak with one of our friendly course advisors today.

Course Outline

Citrix CXS-203: XenServer 6.5 Design, Implement and Administer

Module 1: Intro to XenServer and Virtualization
  • 1.1 Intro to Virtual Computing
  • 1.2 Hypervisors Part 1
  • 1.3 Hypervisors Part 2
  • 1.4 Installing Your First VM
  • 1.5 Creating an Active Directory Domain in The VM
  • 1.6 Adding VM and Host to Domain
  • 1.7 Virtual Networks Explained
Module 2: Comprehensive Introduction to Linux
  • 2.1 Intro and Demo of Linux
  • 2.2 Configuring Linux VM
  • 2.3 Network Configuration
  • 2.4 Linux Scripting and File Permissions
  • 2.5 Advanced Linux Permissions
  • 2.6 Linux DHCP and Disks Explained
  • 2.7 Install and Configure DHCP
Module 3: Hosts, Storage, And Networking
  • 3.1 Storage Access and Configuration
  • 3.2 iCSI Configuration and Access
  • 3.3 Storage Repository
  • 3.4 Subnets Explained
  • 3.5 Subnets Example
  • 3.6 More Sub netting
  • 3.7 Building A Linux Based VM Router
Module 4: Comprehensive Introduction to PowerShell
  • 4.1 Why PowerShell
  • 4.2 Using PowerShell
  • 4.3 Pipelines and WMI
  • 4.4 More WMI and Scripting Using PowerShell
  • 4.5 Advanced PowerShell's Scripting
Module 5: XenServer Components and Features
  • 5.1 Critical Components
  • 5.2 VM Templates
  • 5.3 Virtual Networking
  • 5.4 Automation Explained
  • 5.5 Automation Using XenServer CLI Demo
  • 5.6 Automation Using PowerShell Demo
  • 5.7 PowerShell Script Completion and Execution
  • 5.8 Protecting Your Virtual Environment Explained
  • 5.9 Protecting Your Virtual Environment Demo
  • 5.10 XenCenter Comprehensive Walk Through
Module 6: Problem Resolution
  • 6.1 Troubleshooting Explained
  • 6.2 VM Migration
Module 7: Review
  • 7.1 XenServer Exam Objectives
  • 7.2 PXE Server Explained
  • 7.3 PXE Server Demo
  • 7.4 XenServer Product Review
  • 7.5 AD Using Command Line and PowerShell
  • 7.6 Conclusion
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    Our custom practice exams prepare you for your exams differently and more effectively than the traditional exam preps on the market. You will have practice quizzes after each module to ensure you are confident on the topic you have completed before proceeding. This will allow you to gauge your effectiveness before moving to the next module in your course. Our Courses also include practice exams designed to replicate and mirror the environment in the testing centre. These exams are on average 100 questions to ensure you are 100% prepared before taking your certification exam.

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    Our courseware includes instructor-led demonstrations and visual presentations that allow students to develop their skills based on real world scenarios explained by the instructor. Our Courseware always focuses on real world scenarios and skill-set development.

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    Our self-paced training programs are designed in a modular fashion to allow you the flexibility to work with expert level instruction anytime 24/7. All courses are arranged in defined sections with navigation controls allowing you to control the pace of your training. This allows students to learn at their own pace around their schedule.

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    Each student will have 12 months unlimited access to allow you to have access to the training anytime 24/7.

EBooks and Practice Labs

Need Practical Experience?

As a bolt-on option, we offer Practice Labs as it provides users with an online lab platform to develop their practical skills in IT technologies such as CompTIA, Microsoft, Cisco and VMWare.

In addition to the hardware you require, you also gain access to high quality practical exercises covering exam topics to help you to maximize your study time and increase your results. Practice Labs are highly effective and offer a cheaper alternative to setting up your own test environment.

You will gain unlimited access to the Practice Labs for 12 months- helping you to consolidate your learning and prepare you for work.

Gain access to our E-Book's Library

This bolt-on option will provide you with a wealth of research and reference material to help you make the most of your studies. Our e-book's library will serve as a great addition to your course material and provide massive savings in comparison to the cost of buying additional study books to support your learning.

For more information about our career advice services, contact us on 0808 175 1269 to speak with one of our friendly course advisors today.

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