Citrix XenApp And XenDesktop 7.1 x Administration Training Course

Understand How To Use The XenApp And XenDesktop Platform With The Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.1 x Administration Training Course​

Introduction

The five-day the Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.1 x Administration training course is designed, assuming you have a little or no previous XenApp or XenDesktop experience and provide you with foundational knowledge of the XenApp and XenDesktop platform.

Please Note

You can book this course and hold it in credit until you have decided on a specific course date. Alternatively, please view our other course dates.
Exam Included
5 Days
£2495Excl. VAT

Course Outline

Architectural Overview

  • Architecture
  • FlexCast models(use cases)
  • Connection flow process
  • Layered approach methodology
  • Hosting platform considerations

Initial Requirements & Lab

  • Citrix consulting methodology
  • Supporting infrastructure requirements
  • Supporting infrastructure licensing considerations
  • Preparing for Windows 10 and Server 2016 with AppDNA
  • Lab environment

Installing & Configuring A XenApp & XenDesktop Site

  • Licensing considerations
  • Installation and management
  • Introduction to basic license server troubleshooting
  • Delivery Controller role
  • The XenApp and XenDesktop Site
  • Databases and the Local Host Cache (LHC)

Provision & Deliver Application & Desktop Resources

  • The Virtual Delivery Agent
  • Machine Catalogs and Delivery Groups
  • Provisioning methods and considerations
  • Provisioning methods: Machine Creation Services (MCS) in depth
  • MCS environment considerations
  • Creating resources

Providing Access With Citrix StoreFront & Receiver

  • StoreFront installation and architecture
  • StoreFront authentication services
  • Self Service Password Reset
  • Citrix Receiver
  • Receiver configurations

Understanding & Configuring Citrix Policies

  • Policies introduction
  • Policies for session management

Application Presentation & Management

  • Application properties
  • File-type association
  • Workspace Control
  • Shortcut placement
  • Session Prelaunch and Session Lingering
  • Application groups

Printing With XenApp & XenDesktop

  • Printing introduction
  • Print job routing
  • Printer driver management
  • Citrix Universal Print Driver and Server

Citrix Profile Management

  • User profiles
  • Configuring Citrix Profile management

Managing The XenApp & XenDesktop Site

  • Delegated administration
  • Logging and reporting
  • Introduction to Zones
  • Introduction to PowerShell
  • Reboot schedules for the Server VDA

XenApp & XenDesktop Site Redundancy

  • Component failure review
  • Methods of redundancy
  • Configuring site and access infrastructure redundancy

XenApp & XenDesktop Site Basic Network Security

  • Citrix administrator introduction to security considerations
  • Certificate authority
  • XML service security
  • External HDX connection security with NetScaler Gateway

Monitoring The XenApp & XenDesktop Site

  • Introduction to Citrix Director
  • Navigating Director
  • Trends and reports
  • Alerts and Notifications
  • Monitoring sessions
  • Interacting with sessions
  • Network monitoring with HDX Insight

Introduction To Supporting & Troubleshooting XenApp & XenDesktop

  • Introduction to Supporting XenApp/XenDesktop Site
  • Known Issue Awareness
  • XenApp and XenDesktop Hotfixes and the Long Term Service Release
  • Common Troubleshooting Tools

Description

The Citrix XenApp And XenDesktop 7.1 x Administration training course will teach you how to install, configure, and manage a highly available environment comprised of XenApp and XenDesktop controllers, StoreFront, Citrix Receiver, Director, and Profile management.

About the Course

The Citrix XenApp And XenDesktop 7.1 x Administration training course is based on XenApp and XenDesktop 7. x CR (Current Release) including the handson labs. The current release of XenApp and XenDesktop is updated frequently with new features and improvements and as such, course content may not always reflect the latest features.

Who Should Attend

Individuals who need to know how to install, configure, and manage Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop platforms.

Materials Provided

  • Full Citrix XenApp And XenDesktop 7.1 x Administration Materials
  • Highly Skilled & Knowledgeable Tutors
  • Refreshments
  • Access To A Lab Environment For The Duration Of The Training Course
  • Lab Exercise Guide
  • Access To Final Course Deliverables

Organisational Benefits

  • Install and configure a highly available Citrix StoreFront site
  • Install and configure Citrix Receiver for end user access
  • Set up Citrix Profile management for end user data
  • Understand and configure printing within a XenApp and XenDesktop environment
  • Understand and configure Citrix policies for managing end-user session experience
  • Understand how to configure basic security features of XenApp and XenDesktop
  • Use Citrix Director to monitor and troubleshoot end user sessions and view environment trends

Individual Benefits

  • Describe the architecture and communications of XenApp and XenDesktop components
  • Understand the prerequisites for a successful XenApp and XenDesktop deployment
  • Install and configure a highly available XenApp and XenDesktop site
  • Deploy and deliver apps and desktops to end users using Machine Creation Services (MCS) on Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016
  • Understand the differences and benefits of Provisioning Services as an image management solution

Prerequisites

It is recommended to gain a basic understanding of Windows Server 2016 and Windows 10 including familiarity with how to navigate and use of the software.

Exam Overview

For further information on Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.1 x Administration training course Citrix Certified Associate – Virtualization certification (CCA-V) please contact your Account Manager.

Exam Type

Classroom Exam

Professional Development Units - PDUs

Citrix Certified Associate – Virtualization certification (CCA-V) and the knowledge to attend the Deploying App and Desktop Solutions with Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.6

Qualifications

Citrix Certified Associate – Virtualization Certification (CCA-V)

Next Steps

After taking the Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.1 x Administration Training Course you will gain knowledge to attend the Deploying App and Desktop Solutions with Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.6.

Conclusion

After taking the Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.1 x Administration Training Course the Citrix Certified Associate – Virtualization certification (CCA-V) examination you will have a full understanding and will be able to use Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.1 professionally and be ready to attend the Deploying App and Desktop Solutions with Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.6 training course.

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