XenApp and XenDesktop 7.1x Administration + exam

Course information
Price: € 2,595.00 Excl. VAT
Day(s): 5
Course Code: CXD-210

Overview

Nederlands:

De Citrix training ‘XenApp and XenDesktop 7.1x Administration’ is bedoeld voor studenten met weinig of geen eerdere XenApp en XenDesktop ervaring. U verkrijgt tijdens deze training de vereiste basiskennis van XenApp en XenDesktop om succesvol te zijn met het Citrix platform. U leert een hoog beschikbare omgeving te installeren, configureren en beheren die bestaat uit XenApp en XenDesktop controllers, Storefront, Citrix Receiver, Director en Profile management. In het hoofdstuk ‘Inhoud’ verderop in deze cursusbeschrijving vindt u een gedetailleerde weergave van onderwerpen die in de cursus worden behandeld.

Let op: deze cursus is gebaseerd op XenApp en XenDesktop 7.x CR (Current Release), inclusief de hands-on-labs. Omdat XenApp en XenDesktop regelmatig worden bijgewerkt met nieuwe functies en verbeteringen, kan het voorkomen dat de nieuwste functies niet altijd in de cursus worden meegenomen.

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English:

Designed for students with little or no previous XenApp or XenDesktop experience. Obtain foundational knowledge of XenApp and XenDesktop required to be successful with the platform. Learn to install, configure, and manage a highly available environment comprised of XenApp and XenDesktop controllers, StoreFront, Citrix Receiver, Director, and Profile management. Refer to the topic outline for a detailed view of topics covered in the course.

This course is offered in instructor-led training (ILT)/virtual instructor-led training (vILT) formats with application of concepts through hands-on exercises in a live lab environment.

Note: This course is based on XenApp and XenDesktop  7.x CR (Current Release) including the hands-on labs providing a stable platform for learning. 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.

Pre-Requisites

Citrix recommends students prepare for this course by taking the one of the following courses:

It is also recommended to gain a basic understanding of the following concepts and technologies:

  • Familiarity with how to navigate and use Windows Server 2012 R2

Content

Module 1: Architectural Overview

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

Module 2: Initial Requirements and Lab

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

Module 3: Installing and Configuring a XenApp and XenDesktop Site

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

Module 4: Provision and Deliver Application and 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

Module 5: Providing Access with Citrix StoreFront and Receiver

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

Module 6: Understanding and Configuring Citrix Policies

  • Policies introduction
  • Policies for session management

Module 7: Application Presentation and Management

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

Module 8: Printing with XenApp and XenDesktop

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

Module 9: Citrix Profile Management

  • User profiles 
  • Configuring Citrix Profile management

Module 10: Managing the XenApp and XenDesktop Site

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

Module 11: XenApp and XenDesktop Site Redundancy

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

Module 12: XenApp and XenDesktop Site Basic Network Security

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

Module 13: Monitoring the XenApp and XenDesktop Site

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

Module 14: Introduction to Supporting and Troubleshooting XenApp and XenDesktop

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

Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • 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) 
  • Understand the differences and benefits of Provisioning Services as an image management solution 
  • 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

Target Audience

Students interested in learning to install, configure, and manage XenApp and XenDesktop including:

  • Administrators
  • Implementers / Engineers
  • Architects

Certification

This course helps prepare students for the Citrix Certified Associate in Virtualization (CCA-V) exam. By passing the exam, candidates will gain the Citrix Certified Associate – Virtualization certification.

Further Information

As part of this course students will receive the following materials:

  • Student Manual 
  • Access to a lab environment for the duration of the course
  • Lab exercise guide
  • Access to final course deliverables once the course is available in general availability
Schedule
Course Details
23 Oct - 27 Oct, 2017 RUEIL ATHENEE
23 Oct - 27 Oct, 2017
Virtual Training
23 Oct - 27 Oct, 2017 RUEIL ATHENEE (FR)
Guaranteed Event 30 Oct - 03 Nov, 2017 Zwolle (Grote Voort 291)
13 Nov - 17 Nov, 2017 Mechelen (Zandvoortstraat 1)
13 Nov - 17 Nov, 2017
Virtual Training
Guaranteed Event 13 Nov - 17 Nov, 2017 Nieuwegein (Iepenhoeve 5)

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All course dates
Date & Location Language Ver Delivery Method
October
23 Oct - 27 Oct, 2017 RUEIL ATHENEE Public Classroom
23 Oct - 27 Oct, 2017
Virtual Training
Virtual & Classroom Learning
23 Oct - 27 Oct, 2017 RUEIL ATHENEE FR Public Classroom
Guaranteed Event 30 Oct - 03 Nov, 2017 Zwolle (Grote Voort 291) Public Classroom
November
13 Nov - 17 Nov, 2017 Mechelen (Zandvoortstraat 1) Public Classroom
13 Nov - 17 Nov, 2017
Virtual Training
Virtual & Classroom Learning
Guaranteed Event 13 Nov - 17 Nov, 2017 Nieuwegein (Iepenhoeve 5) Public Classroom
13 Nov - 17 Nov, 2017 Zoetermeer (Centrum West 21) Public Classroom
27 Nov - 01 Dec, 2017 Mechelen (Zandvoortstraat 1) Public Classroom
27 Nov - 01 Dec, 2017
Virtual Training
Virtual & Classroom Learning
27 Nov - 01 Dec, 2017 Amsterdam (Kingsfordweg 43) Public Classroom
Guaranteed Event 27 Nov - 01 Dec, 2017 Eindhoven (Evoluon Noord Brabantlaan 1) Public Classroom
December
04 Dec - 08 Dec, 2017 RUEIL ATHENEE Public Classroom
04 Dec - 08 Dec, 2017
Virtual Training
Virtual & Classroom Learning
11 Dec - 15 Dec, 2017 Mechelen (Zandvoortstraat 1) Public Classroom
11 Dec - 15 Dec, 2017
Virtual Training
Virtual & Classroom Learning
11 Dec - 15 Dec, 2017 Nieuwegein (Iepenhoeve 5) Public Classroom
11 Dec - 15 Dec, 2017
Virtual Training
Virtual & Classroom Learning
January
08 Jan - 12 Jan, 2018 Mechelen (Zandvoortstraat 1) Public Classroom
08 Jan - 12 Jan, 2018 Rotterdam (Barbizonlaan 25) Public Classroom
08 Jan - 12 Jan, 2018
Virtual Training
Virtual & Classroom Learning
22 Jan - 26 Jan, 2018
Gent - Regus (Gaston Crommenlaan 4)
Public Classroom
22 Jan - 26 Jan, 2018 Amsterdam (Kingsfordweg 43) Public Classroom
22 Jan - 26 Jan, 2018
Virtual Training
Virtual & Classroom Learning
February
05 Feb - 09 Feb, 2018 Mechelen (Zandvoortstraat 1) Public Classroom
05 Feb - 09 Feb, 2018 RUEIL ATHENEE Public Classroom
12 Feb - 16 Feb, 2018 LILLE EURATECHNOLOGIE Public Classroom
19 Feb - 23 Feb, 2018 Mechelen (Zandvoortstraat 1) Public Classroom
26 Feb - 02 Mar, 2018 LYON PART DIEU Public Classroom
March
05 Mar - 09 Mar, 2018 Brussel City Centre (Avenue Louise 65) Public Classroom
05 Mar - 09 Mar, 2018 Drachten (Amperelaan 1c) Public Classroom
19 Mar - 23 Mar, 2018 Mechelen (Zandvoortstraat 1) Public Classroom
19 Mar - 23 Mar, 2018 RUEIL ATHENEE Public Classroom
April
09 Apr - 13 Apr, 2018 Mechelen (Zandvoortstraat 1) Public Classroom
16 Apr - 20 Apr, 2018
Gent - Regus (Gaston Crommenlaan 4)
Public Classroom
30 Apr - 04 May, 2018 Mechelen (Zandvoortstraat 1) Public Classroom
30 Apr - 04 May, 2018 Rotterdam (Barbizonlaan 25) Public Classroom
May
14 May - 18 May, 2018 Mechelen (Zandvoortstraat 1) Public Classroom
14 May - 18 May, 2018 LILLE EURATECHNOLOGIE Public Classroom
21 May - 25 May, 2018 RUEIL ATHENEE Public Classroom
28 May - 01 Jun, 2018 Brussel City Centre (Avenue Louise 65) Public Classroom
June
11 Jun - 15 Jun, 2018 Mechelen (Zandvoortstraat 1) Public Classroom
25 Jun - 29 Jun, 2018 Mechelen (Zandvoortstraat 1) Public Classroom
July
02 Jul - 06 Jul, 2018 RUEIL ATHENEE Public Classroom
09 Jul - 13 Jul, 2018
Gent - Regus (Gaston Crommenlaan 4)
Public Classroom
09 Jul - 13 Jul, 2018 Maastricht (Forum 100) Public Classroom
16 Jul - 20 Jul, 2018 LYON PART DIEU Public Classroom
September
10 Sep - 14 Sep, 2018 LYON PART DIEU Public Classroom
10 Sep - 14 Sep, 2018 LILLE EURATECHNOLOGIE Public Classroom
17 Sep - 21 Sep, 2018 LYON PART DIEU Public Classroom
17 Sep - 21 Sep, 2018 RUEIL ATHENEE Public Classroom
November
19 Nov - 23 Nov, 2018 RUEIL ATHENEE Public Classroom
December
03 Dec - 07 Dec, 2018 LYON PART DIEU Public Classroom
10 Dec - 14 Dec, 2018 LILLE EURATECHNOLOGIE Public Classroom
17 Dec - 21 Dec, 2018 RUEIL ATHENEE Public Classroom
All course dates
Date & Location Language Ver
November
13 Nov - 17 Nov, 2017 Wokingham Public Classroom
Guaranteed Event 13 Nov - 17 Nov, 2017 London - Old Broad Street Public Classroom
Guaranteed Event 13 Nov - 17 Nov, 2017
Virtual Training
Virtual & Classroom Learning
13 Nov - 17 Nov, 2017 Leeds Public Classroom
January
08 Jan - 12 Jan, 2018 London - Old Broad Street Public Classroom
08 Jan - 12 Jan, 2018
Virtual Training
Virtual & Classroom Learning
08 Jan - 12 Jan, 2018 Leeds Public Classroom
08 Jan - 12 Jan, 2018 Wokingham Public Classroom
08 Jan - 12 Jan, 2018
Virtual Training
Virtual & Classroom Learning
March
12 Mar - 16 Mar, 2018 Leeds Public Classroom
12 Mar - 16 Mar, 2018 London - Old Broad Street Public Classroom
12 Mar - 16 Mar, 2018
Virtual Training
Virtual & Classroom Learning
May
21 May - 25 May, 2018 Wokingham Public Classroom
21 May - 25 May, 2018 London - Old Broad Street Public Classroom
21 May - 25 May, 2018
Virtual Training
Virtual & Classroom Learning
21 May - 25 May, 2018 Leeds Public Classroom
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