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CXA-206-1 Citrix XenApp 6.5 Administration

Course Overview

Students will learn to install and configure Citrix XenApp 6.5 for Windows Server 2008 R2, Citrix Receiver and plug-ins, and administrative consoles and tools to configure resources, policies, server and farm settings, printers, virtualized applications.

Who Should Attend

This course is intended for IT professionals, such as server, network and systems administrators familiar with Microsoft Windows environments, including Windows 2008 R2 administrators interested in becoming a XenApp administrator. Existing XenApp administrators or systems engineers interested in updating their XenApp skills, receiving Citrix authorized training on XenApp 6.5, or achieving certification for XenApp 6.5 are ideal candidates. Systems engineers, sales engineers, analysts, consultants and architects also are also appropriate candidates for this course.

Course Objectives

After completion of the course, the student will be knwledgable in:

  • Introducing XenApp
  • Licensing XenApp
  • Installing XenApp
  • Administrative Configuration
  • Installing and Configuring Web Interface
  • Delivering Applications and Content
  • Streaming Applications
  • Configuring Policies
  • Configuring Load Management
  • Optimizing the User Experience
  • Configuring Self Service Applications
  • Configuring Printing
  • XenApp Security
  • Monitoring XenApp
  • Additional Components

    Course Outline

    1 - Introducing Basic Administration for Citrix XenApp 6

    • XenApp Editions
    • XenApp Features
    • XenApp Architecture
    • AppCenter
    • Test Your Knowledge

    2 - Licensing XenApp

    • Overview
    • To License XenApp
    • License Administration Console
    • Installing Licensing
    • License File Management
    • High Availability Considerations
    • Test Your Knowledge

    3 - Installing XenApp

    • Overview
    • 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
    • Test Your Knowledge

    4 - Configuring XenApp Administration

    • Overview
    • Worker Groups
    • Administrator Privilege Levels
    • Configuration Logging
    • Test Your Knowledge

    5 - Installing and Configuring Web Interface

    • Overview
    • 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
    • Test Your Knowledge

    6 - Delivering Applications and Content

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

    7 - Streaming Applications

    • Overview
    • 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
    • Test Your Knowledge

    8 - Configuring Policies

    • Overview
    • Group Policy Integration
    • Policy Evaluation
    • Policy Rules
    • Support for Policy Templates
    • Policy Filtering
    • Policy Modeling
    • Test Your Knowledge

    9 - Configuring Load Management

    • Overview
    • Load Manager
    • Load Balancing
    • Load Calculation
    • Load Evaluator Configuration
    • Load Balancing Policies
    • Preferential Load Balancing
    • Troubleshooting Load Management Issues
    • Test Your Knowledge

    10 - Optimizing the User Experience

    • Overview
    • Optimizing 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
    • Test Your Knowledge

    11 - Configuring Self-Service Applications

    • Overview
    • Self-Service Applications Technologies
    • Citrix Receiver
    • Citrix Merchandising Server
    • Plug-ins
    • Troubleshooting Self-Service Application Issues
    • Test Your Knowledge

    12 - Configuring Printing

    • Overview
    • 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
    • Test Your Knowledge

    13 - Securing XenApp

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

    14 - Monitoring XenApp

    • Overview
    • Health Monitoring and Recovery
    • Service Monitoring for XenApp
    • License Usage Monitoring
    • Workflow Studio Overview
    • Accessing the Farm using PowerShell
    • Administering the Farm using Commands
    • Test Your Knowledge

    15 - Additional Components

    • Overview
    • SmartAuditor
    • Single Sign-on
    • Branch Optimization
    • Provisioning Services
    • Power and Capacity Management
    • XenServer
    • Test Your Knowledge

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    This is a 5-day class

    Price: $5,000.00
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