PacktLib: Citrix XenServer 6.0 Administration Essential Guide

Citrix XenServer 6.0 Administration Essential Guide

Credits

About the Author

About the Reviewers

www.PacktPub.com

Preface

Introducing XenServer Resource Pools

XenServer resource pool overview

XenServer resource pool requirements

Creating a XenServer resource pool

Creating a heterogeneous XenServer resource pool

Designating a new pool master host

Removing a XenServer host from a resource pool

Preparing a XenServer host for maintenance

Licensing XenServer

Summary

Managing User Authentication

User management overview

Authenticating users with Active Directory

Role Based Access Control overview

Roles and Permissions

Assigning roles to users and groups

Summary

Managing Storage Repositories

Storage overview

Storage technologies and protocols

Storage in XenServer

Creating Storage Repositories

Managing Storage Repositories

Storage multipathing

Summary

Creating Virtual Machines

Overview of virtual machines

Overview of virtual machines creation

Creating virtual machines

Summary

Managing Virtual Machines

Managing virtual machines

Importing and exporting virtual machines

Converting a physical machine

Managing vApps

Summary

Managing XenServer and Virtual Machine Memory

XenServer memory overview

Virtual machine memory overview

Managing virtual machine memory

Summary

Managing XenServer Networking

XenServer networking

Managing networking

Managing VLANs

Managing bonds

Distributed vSwitch Controller overview

Summary

Managing High Availability and Snapshots

Overview of High Availability

Configuring High Availability

Managing snapshots

Summary

Protecting and Monitoring XenServer

Overview of backup and virtual machine protection

Protection and recovery of virtual machines

Overview of Workload Balancing

Installing Workload Balancing Virtual Appliance

Configuring Workload Balancing

Managing Workload Balancing settings

Monitoring performances with Workload Balancing

Summary

Supported Guest Operating Systems and Virtual Machine Templates

Supported Guest Operating Systems and Virtual Machine Templates

Applying Updates and Hotfixes

Applying Updates and Hotfixes

Applying Updates and Hotfixes

Index