Citrix XenDesktop and Citrix XenServer Fast Track

5 Day Course
Hands On
Official Citrix Curriculum

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XenServer (10 topics)

  • Module 1: XenServer Introduction
  • Module 2: XenServer and XenCenter Installation
  • Module 3: Windows Virtual Machines
  • Module 4: Linux Virtual Machines
  • Module 5: Templates and Life-Cycle Operations
  • Module 7: Resource Management
  • Module 8: Networking
  • Module 10: Storage
  • Module 11: Resource Pools
  • N.B. XenServer content abridged for this course.

XenDesktop (10 topics)

  • Module 1: Introducing Xenserver
  • Module 2: Configuring the Hypervisor for Desktop Delivery
  • Module 3: Installing and Configuring XenDesktop
  • Module 4: Managing Desktop Catalogs and Groups
  • Module 5: Customizing the User Experience
  • Module 6: Monitoring XenDesktop Sites
  • Module 7: Streaming Desktops to Virtual and Physical Machines
  • Module 8: Creating a Shared vDisk
  • Module 9: Administering Provisioning Services Components
  • Module 10: Delivering Local VM Desktops


  • A basic knowledge of the purpose and goals of virtualisation technology
  • An understanding of computing architecture, including network and storage devices, device drivers and operating systems
  • Basic experience installing and administering Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008 and 2003.
  • Basic understanding of server, desktop and application virtualisation concepts
  • 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, NFS, and CIFS file shares