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Author Tosatto, Daniele
Title Citrix XenServer 6.0 Administration Essential Guide
Imprint Olton : Packt Publishing, Limited, 2012
©2012
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Note Intro -- Citrix XenServer 6.0 Administration Essential Guide -- Table of Contents -- Citrix XenServer 6.0 Administration Essential Guide -- Credits -- About the Author -- About the Reviewers -- www.PacktPub.com -- Support files, eBooks, discount offers and more -- Why Subscribe? -- Free Access for Packt account holders -- Instant Updates on New Packt Books -- Preface -- What this book covers -- What you need for this book -- Who this book is for -- Conventions -- Reader feedback -- Customer support -- Downloading the example code -- Errata -- Piracy -- Questions -- 1. 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 -- Activating a free edition -- Activating a non-free edition -- Summary -- 2. Managing User Authentication -- User management overview -- Authenticating users with Active Directory -- Understanding Active Directory authentication -- Enabling Active Directory authentication on a pool -- Disabling Active Directory Authentication -- User authentication -- Removing access for a user using the CLI -- Role Based Access Control overview -- Roles and Permissions -- Definitions of RBAC Roles and Permissions -- Calculating RBAC roles -- Assigning roles to users and groups -- Assigning or changing a role to a user or group -- Summary -- 3. Managing Storage Repositories -- Storage overview -- Storage technologies and protocols -- Direct Attached Storage -- Storage Area Network (SAN) -- Network Attached Storage (NAS) -- Storage protocols -- Network File System (NFS) -- Fibre Channel (FC) -- Internet Small Computer System Interface (iSCSI)
Storage in XenServer -- Storage Repository (SR) -- Virtual Disk Images (VDIs) -- Storage attributes -- Physical Block Devices (PBDs) -- Virtual Block Devices (VBDs) -- Creating Storage Repositories -- Creating a Storage Repository -- Creating a new NFS VHD Storage Repository -- Creating a new software iSCSI Storage Repository -- Creating a new hardware HBA Storage Repository -- Creating a new StorageLink Repository -- Creating a new ISO Storage Repository -- Managing Storage Repositories -- Reattaching an SR -- Adding a Storage Repository -- Storage multipathing -- Enabling multipathing -- Summary -- 4. Creating Virtual Machines -- Overview of virtual machines -- XenServer Tools -- Overview of virtual machines creation -- Using VM templates -- Converting a physical machine to virtual -- Importing an exported VM -- Cloning an existing VM -- Creating virtual machines -- Creating a Windows virtual machine -- Installing the XenServer Tools package -- Creating a Windows virtual machine using xe CLI -- Creating a Windows machine -- Renaming the virtual disk -- Resizing the disk -- Installing a DVD drive on a virtual machine -- Summary -- 5. Managing Virtual Machines -- Managing virtual machines -- Cloning a virtual machine -- Creating a template -- Importing and exporting virtual machines -- Open Virtualization Format (OVF) -- Importing a virtual machine from an OVF/OVA package -- Importing disk images -- Importing VMs from XVA -- Exporting a virtual machine -- Converting a physical machine -- Managing vApps -- Creating a vApp -- Importing and exporting a vApp -- Summary -- 6. Managing XenServer and Virtual Machine Memory -- XenServer memory overview -- Virtual machine memory overview -- Understanding Dynamic Memory Control -- Managing virtual machine memory -- Summary -- 7. Managing XenServer Networking -- XenServer networking
Initial network configuration -- Networking and XenServer Pools -- Network types -- Managing networking -- Changing networking configuration -- Adding and modifying virtual networks -- Configuring management interfaces -- Managing VLANs -- Connecting a virtual machine to a VLAN -- Managing bonds -- Active/Active bonding -- Active/Passive bonding -- Creating an NIC Bond -- Distributed vSwitch Controller overview -- Deploying the Distributed vSwitch Controller -- Managing the Distributed vSwitch Controller -- Viewing the status of a Distributed vSwitch Controller -- Address and virtual machine groups -- Managing Access Control List rules -- Setting Port Configuration Policies -- Summary -- 8. Managing High Availability and Snapshots -- Overview of High Availability -- Setting restart priorities -- Configuring High Availability -- Managing host and virtual machines with High Availability -- Shutting down or rebooting a host with HA enabled -- Shutting down a protected VM -- Managing snapshots -- Working with snapshots -- Creating a snapshot -- Restoring a VM to a previous state -- Deleting a snapshot -- Creating a template from a snapshot -- Creating a virtual machine from a snapshot -- Exporting a snapshot -- Summary -- 9. Protecting and Monitoring XenServer -- Overview of backup and virtual machine protection -- Backing up your XenServer environment -- Restoring from failures -- Protection and recovery of virtual machines -- Creating a VM protection policy -- Managing VM protection policies -- Assigning a VM to an existing VM protection policy -- Recovering a virtual machine from snapshots -- Overview of Workload Balancing -- Installing Workload Balancing Virtual Appliance -- Configuring Workload Balancing -- Managing Workload Balancing settings -- Adjusting Optimization Mode -- Adjusting Workload Balancing automation
Changing Critical Thresholds and Metric Weightings -- Excluding hosts from recommendations -- Controlling automated recommendations -- Monitoring performances with Workload Balancing -- Generating reports -- Chargeback Utilization Analysis -- Host Health History -- Pool Optimization Performance History -- Pool Audit Trail -- Pool Health -- Pool Health History -- Pool Optimization History -- Virtual Machine Motion History -- Virtual Machine Performance History -- Summary -- A. Supported Guest Operating Systems and Virtual Machine Templates -- Overview of supported guest virtual machines -- Virtual machine templates -- B. Applying Updates and Hotfixes -- Applying a hotfix or update using XenCenter -- Applying a hotfix or update using the command line -- Index
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