CMB-300: Deploy and Manage XenApp/XenDesktop 7.6 Fast Track
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This fast-paced Citrix Desktop Virtualization Fast Track course provides students with the skills required to successfully deploy & support a complete Citrix hosted app & desktop virtualization solution in a Windows Server 2012 R2 environment. Throughout this course, students will learn how to configure an environment that includes the following Citrix components: XenServer, XenDesktop, Citrix License Server, MCS, PVS, Personal vDisk, StoreFront, NetScaler (ICA Proxy, Load Balancing, Endpoint Analysis), & Citrix Receiver. Upon course completion, students will be able to build a XenDesktop 7.5 environment from scratch, test the implementation to ensure that all components work as expected, & successfully manage, monitor, & troubleshoot a XenDesktop 7.5 solution. By the nature of this course, it includes intensive hands-on labs & lecture sessions that run longer & also students are expected to select study some modules as guided by the instructor to achieve the course objectives.
AUDIENCE AND PREREQUISITES
This course is recommended for Architects, Consultants, Engineers, and Administrators. Students will gain hands-on experience installing, configuring, and managing hosted application and desktop virtualization solutions from the ground up. Upon completion of the course, students will have the skills required to successfully deploy and support XenDesktop 7.5 solutions that the majority of Citrix customers implement today.
- An understanding of server, desktop and application virtualization concepts
- Experience with Windows Server 2012 R2
- Groups and User Accounts
- Organizational Units
- Group Policy Objects
- Basic storage knowledge (manage existing storage types, add new storage)
- Basics of Citrix licensing
- Familiarity with at least one hypervisor (XenServer, Hyper-V, or vSphere)
- Basic understanding of the different types of profiles (local, roaming, mandatory)
*Course cost listed does not include the cost of courseware. Please contact us @ firstname.lastname@example.org or 207-775-0244 for additional pricing information or if you have any questions.
Course is subject to minimum enrollment. If minimum is not met, this class may run as a LDL / Virtual class.
Note: This course is not eligibile for standard Citrix Training Passes.
Module 1: Understanding the XenApp and XenDesktop Architecture Understanding the Architecture of a XenApp and XenDesktop Solution XenApp and XenDesktop Virtualization Technologies Infrastructure Components Citrix Components Designing a XenApp and XenDesktop ImplementationModule 2: Hypervisor Considerations Setting up the Hypervisor Installing the Hypervisor Installing the Hypervisor Management Console Configuring the Hypervisor Creating Templates Reinforcement Exercise: Creating a Windows 7 TemplateModule 3: Infrastructure Considerations Setting Up the Infrastructure Components Setting Up the Domain Controller Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol Certificate Authority File Servers Setting Up SQL Server 2012 Setting Up SQL Server MirroringModule 4: Setting Up Citrix Components Setting Up Citrix Components Setting Up the Citrix License Server Setting Up a XenApp and XenDesktop Site XenApp and XenDesktop Delegated Administration Setting Up the Citrix Universal Print Server Setting Up a StoreFront Server Group Setting Up Citrix Receiver Troubleshooting Receiver Troubleshooting StoreFrontModule 5: Setting Up XenApp and XenDesktop Resources Setting Up XenApp and XenDesktop Resources Preparing the Master Virtual Machine Setting Up a Server OS Master Image Setting Up a Desktop OS Master Image Creating Machine Catalogs Creating Delivery Groups Troubleshooting: Managing Desktops and ApplicationsModule 6: Managing Policies and Profiles Setting Up Policies Policy Precedence (Studio vs. Group Policy Objects) Creating Policies Using Studio Creating Policies Using Group Policy Obtaining the Resultant Set of Policy Using Group Policy Objects Managing End-User Profiles Troubleshooting: Profile ManagementModule 7: Managing Printing Managing Printing Default Printing Behavior Configuring Client Printing Managing Printer Drivers Optimizing Printing Performance Setting Up and Managing the Universal Print ServerModule 8: Setting Up and Managing Provisioning Services Setting Up Provisioning Services Provisioning Services Architecture Setting Up a Provisioning Services Server Installing the Provisioning Services Console Configuring Boot from Network Setting Up a Second Provisioning Services Server Configuring the BootStrap File for High Availability Configuring the Master Target Device Creating the vDisk Assigning a vDisk to a Target Device Creating the Machine Catalog Creating the Delivery GroupModule 9: Managing and Monitoring Sessions, Sites, and End Users with Director Citrix Director Overview Monitoring within the Director Dashboard Monitoring and Managing End-User Sessions Troubleshooting: Managing Sites, Sessions and End Users with DirectorModule 10: Setting Up NetScaler Setting Up NetScaler Performing the Initial NetScaler Configuration Configuring NTP Setting Up DNS Creating Certificates for NetScaler Load Balancing StoreFront Servers Configuring NetScaler for Remote Access Modifying StoreFront to Integrate with NetScaler Configuring ICA Proxy Configuring Authentication Policies Configuring NetScaler for Email-Based Account Discovery