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CXA-301-1 Citrix XenApp 6.5 Advanced Administration

Course Overview

This course provides learners with the skills necessary to monitor, maintain, optimize and troubleshoot Citrix XenApp 6.5 environments running on Windows Server 2008 R2 software.

Who Should Attend

-IT professionals, such as server, network, and system administrators familiar with Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 environments - System engineers, analysts, consultants, architects and Citrix partners - Existing XenApp administrators, especially those with basic XenApp 6.5 experience and those who are interested in achieving CCAA or CCEE certification

Course Objectives

At course completion, students will be able to:

  • Troubleshooting the XenApp environment
  • Scaling the XenApp environment
  • Creating farm redundancy
  • Maintaining the XenApp environment
  • Optimizing the XenApp environment
  • Optimizing the user environment
  • Optimizing printing
  • Securing XenApp
  • Monitoring XenApp with standard utilities
  • Monitoring XenApp with EdgeSight

    Course Outline

    1 - Troubleshooting the XenApp Environment

    • Troubleshooting Methodology
    • Logon Issues
    • User Sessions
    • Server Resources

    2 - Scaling the XenApp Environment

    • Farm Configuration Recommendations
    • Farm Scalability
    • Scripted Installation
    • Server Build Scripting
    • XenApp Server Templates
    • Data Store Database Migration
    • Dedicated Data Collector
    • Web Interface Planning
    • Delivery Services
    • XenApp and XenDesktop Integration
    • XenApp and Provisioning Services Integration
    • XenApp and Merchandising Server Integration

    3 - Creating Farm Redundancy

    • Eliminating Single Points of Failure
    • Disaster Recovery
    • Load Balancing
    • XenApp and NetScaler Integration

    4 - Maintaining the XenApp Environment

    • Farm Setting Migration
    • Data Store Database Maintenance
    • Data Store Database Recovery
    • Local Host Cache
    • XML Service Overview
    • Routine Operations
    • Power and Capacity Management

    5 - Optimizing the XenApp Environment

    • Performance Tuning
    • Windows Server Tuning for XenApp
    • XenApp Tuning
    • Virtual Memory Optimization
    • CPU Optimization
    • Virtual Machine Sizing
    • Multi-Streaming
    • Accelerating ICA Traffic with Branch Repeater
    • QoS through Branch Repeater

    6 - Optimizing the User Environment

    • Access Methods
    • Application Compatibility
    • Application Streaming
    • General Guidelines for Improving Application Performance
    • User Profiles
    • Session Pre-Launch
    • User Connection Configuration

    7 - Optimizing Printing

    • Printing Architecture Review
    • Managing Printers
    • Citrix Universal Printer
    • Printing Performance Policies
    • Non-Native Printer Drivers
    • Printer Driver Isolation
    • Printing Tools
    • Troubleshooting Printing

    8 - Securing XenApp

    • Setting Rights and Permissions
    • XenVault
    • SSL Certificates
    • XenApp Security with Access Gateway

    9 - Monitoring XenApp with Standard Utilities

    • XenApp Monitoring
    • XenApp Utilities
    • Citrix Utilities
    • Third-Party Tools

    10 - Monitoring XenApp with EdgeSight

    • EdgeSight Components
    • Real-Time Information
    • Reports
    • Alerts
    • Active Application Monitoring
    • Real-Time Information
    • Reports
    • Alerts
    • Active Application Monitoring

    11 - Labs

    • Lab 1: Troubleshooting the XenApp Environment
    • Lab 2: Scaling the XenApp Environment
    • Lab 3: Creating Farm Redundancy
    • Lab 4: Maintaining the XenApp Environment
    • Lab 5: Optimizing the XenApp Environment
    • Lab 6: Optimizing the User Environment
    • Lab 7: Optimizing Printing
    • Lab 8: Securing XenApp
    • Lab 9: Monitoring XenApp with Standard Utilities
    • Lab 10: Monitoring XenApp with EdgeSight

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    This is a 5-day class

    Price: $5,000.00
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