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Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop Install, Configure and Manage

 5 Days

Citrix NetScaler Install, Configure and Manage

 5 Days

Introduction

This 5-day Citrix course will provide the skills needed to pass the Citrix XenApp 6.5 Administration exam. It will show you how to install Citrix XenApp 6.5 and configure resources, policies and server and farm settings.

Passing the exam will allow you gain Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA) certification for XenApp, validating the holder has the skills necessary to be an administrator for Citrix XenApp products.

Prerequisites

The course is open to anyone, but we recommend you have the following knowledge:

  • Familiarity with Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Experience with Microsoft SQL Server or enterprise database servers
  • Experience with Active Directory and Group Policy
  • Basic understanding of Microsoft Remote Desktop Services
  • Familiarity with application virtualization technologies, such as Citrix application streaming or Microsoft App-V
  • Basic understanding of Windows Server networking concepts, such as DNS, IIS®, load balancing, and file and printing services
  • Exposure to basic system administration concepts, including logging, software upgrade procedures and high availability operations
  • Familiarity with server monitoring tools
  • Basic understanding of VPN concepts, including SSL encryption and certificates

 

Who Should Attend?

The course is intended for IT professionals such as server, network and systems administrators who are familiar with Microsoft Windows environments. It is also suitable for those with previous experience of Citrix XenApp, such as those wishing to upgrade their skills to match the newest version.

 

Course Structure

5 days of classroom based, instructor-led training, including hands-on exercises.

 

Course Content

 

The course covers the following topics:

Administration for Citrix XenApp 6

  • XenApp Editions
  • XenApp Features
  • XenApp Architecture
  • AppCenter

Licensing XenApp

  • To License XenApp
  • License Administration Console
  • Installing Licensing
  • License File Management
  • High Availability Considerations

Installing XenApp

  • XenApp Server Role Manager
  • Hardware Requirements
  • Software Requirements
  • Installation Decisions
  • Server Configuration Tool
  • Dyamic Data Center Provisioning
  • Role-based Uninstall
  • XenApp Configuration Options
  • Web Interface Installation Decisions

Arranging XenApp Administration

  • Worker Groups
  • Administrator Privilege Levels
  • Configuration Logging

Connecting and Configuring Web Interface

  • Web Interface Ports
  • Web Interface Installation
  • Site Creation
  • Web Interface Site Modification
  • Specifying Citrix Plug-in Backup URLs
  • Site Appearance
  • Workspace Control
  • Citrix Plug-ins and Web Interface
  • Authentication Configuration
  • Secure Access Configuration
  • Server Configuration
  • Web Interface Site Removal
  • Troubleshooting Web Interface Issues

Delivering Applications and Content

  • Published Resources
  • VM Hosted Apps
  • Organizing Published Resources for Users
  • Advanced Published Resource Settings
  • Published Resource Configuration
  • Troubleshooting Application Delivery Issues

Streaming Applications

  • Application Streaming
  • Citrix Offline Plug-in
  • Citrix Streaming Profiler
  • Application Delivery Methods
  • The Use Web Delivery Method
  • To Stream to Servers
  • Publishing a Streamed Application
  • Configuring Sites for Streaming Applications
  • Offline Access Management
  • Troubleshooting Streaming Issues

Configuring Load Management

  • Load Manager
  • Load Balancing
  • Load Calculation
  • Load Evaluator Configuration
  • Load Balancing Policies
  • Preferential Load Balancing
  • Troubleshooting Load Management Issues

Optimising the User Experience

  • Optimising Session Performance
  • HDX Broadcast Session Reliability
  • HDX Broadcast Session Reliability Considerations
  • HDX RealTime
  • HDX Plug-n-Play
  • HDX MediaStream Windows Media Redirection
  • HDX MediaStream Flash Redirection
  • HDX 3D Image Acceleration
  • HDX 3D Progressive Display
  • User Profiles
  • Troubleshooting User Experience Issues

Configuring Self-Service Applications

  • Self-Service Applications Technologies
  • Citrix Receiver
  • Citrix Merchandising Server
  • Plug-ins
  • Troubleshooting Self-Service Application Issues

Configuring Printing

  • Printing Concepts
  • Default Printing Behavior
  • Printer Provisioning
  • Printing Pathways
  • Printer Drivers
  • Citrix Universal Printing
  • Administrator-Assigned Network Printers
  • Workspace Control and Proximity Printing
  • Printing Preferences
  • Troubleshooting Printing Issues

Securing XenApp

  • XenApp Security Solutions
  • SecureICA
  • Citrix SSL Relay
  • Access Gateway
  • Web Interface Configuration
  • Security Configuration Best Practices
  • Troubleshooting Access Gateway with XenApp

Monitoring XenApp

  • Health Monitoring and Recovery
  • Service Monitoring for XenApp
  • License Usage Monitoring
  • Workflow Studio Overview
  • Accessing the Farm using PowerShell

Further Components

  • SmartAuditor
  • Single Sign-on
  • Branch Optimisation
  • Provisioning Services
  • Power and Capacity Management
  • XenServer

Citrix XenApp 6.5 Administration Exam

  • 90 minutes
  • Multiple choice

 

 

Why choose The Knowledge Academy?

  • We make the learning experience enjoyable
  • We are trusted by globally leading brands such as JP Morgan, HSBC and Sony as a learning partner of choice.
  • We provide pre- and post-course support so you never feel alone
  • All of our training is hands-on, using real-world examples
  • As a market leader, we have an extremely high global pass rate
  • Over 90% of our delegates come back to us for further training
  • We have the best instructors in the industry which is reflected in our position as the market leader for professional qualifications
  • We provide value for money and trained over 25,000 delegates last year
  • We have some of the most luxurious course venues worldwide

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What is Citrix?

Citrix is a multinational Software company based in America. Founded in 1989, they offer a range of server, virtualisation, networking and cloud computing products. XenApp is a software solution which allows employees across an enterprise to use Windows apps on any PC, Mac, mobile or tablet device they choose. CCA for XenApp certification validates knowledge of Citrix XenApp 6, proving users know how to install, configure and administer the software.

 

The Benefits of Citrix Certification

  • Citrix certifications are solutions-based, meaning they closely match possible career paths
  • Proves you have the skills and experience required to work with Citrix products
  • Gain a better understanding of Citrix technologies in order to enhance your career
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Why choose Citrix Training?

  • Citrix training is used globally by employers recruiting IT Staff

  • GUARANTEED LOWEST PRICE IN THE INDUSTRY

  • Gain the ability to vastly improve application management 

  • Achieve the globally recognised CCA & CCIA accreditations

  • Gain your edge in the IT Industry & fast track your career

  • Training includes material, manuals and exam preparation

  • Courses are delivered by world class Citrix instructors in luxury venues 

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Citrix Training FAQs

All of our instructors are fully accredited and have over ten years of experience with Citrix.
5 days of classroom-based training, courseware, an experienced instructor, refreshments and a certificate.
There are no prerequisites for the course, but we recommend being familiar with Windows Server 2008 R2, Microsoft SQL Server and basic system administration.
The course prepares you to take the A20 Citrix XenApp Administration exam.
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The training hours are 9am to 5pm.
Please arrive at the venue for 08:45am.
You will receive confirmation details as soon as your place has been booked and confirmed.

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"Really good course and well organised. Trainer was great with a sense of humour - his experience allowed a free flowing course, structured to help you gain as much information & relevant experience whilst helping prepare you for the exam"

Joshua Davies, Thames Water

"...the trainer for this course was excellent. I would definitely recommend (and already have) this course to others."

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