CMB-310 XENAPP, XENDesktop, and Provisioning Services 7.1X Administration Fast Track
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This fast-paced administration course covers the major aspects of installing, configuring and managing a highly available
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XenApp and XenDesktop 7.1x environment as well as a full Provisioning Services 7.1x environment for image management. Gain an understanding of the solution architecture and communications, and the factors that contribute to a successful deployment. This accelerated 5-day course will teach you how to deploy and deliver apps and desktops (MCS and PVS); install and configure StoreFront and Citrix Receiver; set up profile management; and configure policies, printing and basic security features. Also learn how to monitor and troubleshoot the environment with Citrix Director.
Built for IT Professionals who need to install, configure, and manage XenApp, XenDesktop, and Provisioning Services. This course is taught at a faster pace and experience with previous versions or preparation with our free eLearning is recommended. It is an appropriate starting point or a refresher on version 7.1x for administrators, engineers, and architects.
This course requires little to no previous experience with the 7.x version of the platform; however, Citrix recommends this free eLearning: CXA-105 XenApp and XenDesktop Foundations. Previous knowledge of legacy versions of XenApp or XenDesktop is also beneficial due to the faster pace of this course.
This course is subject to a minimum enrollment to run. This course will run as virtual instructor led course. This course can be run as a private class, please contact: email@example.com or call for more information: 207.775.0244.
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to: Understand the XenDesktop 7.5 architecture, components, and communication Set up the hypervisor Set up and manage the XenDesktop 7.5 infrastructure Create and manage machine catalogs and Delivery Groups Configure and manage StoreFront Configure and manage policies and end-user profiles Manage sessions, sites, and end users with Director Manage printing Set up and Manage Provisioning Services Validate the Implementation Set up NetScaler to provide external access to XenDesktop 7.5 resourcesModule 1: Architecture Overview Architecture FlexCast models (use cases) Layered approach methodology Connection flow process Hosting platform considerationsModule 2: Initial Requirements and Lab Supporting infrastructure requirements Supporting infrastructure licensing considerations Preparing for Windows 10 and Server 2016 with AppDNA Lab environmentModule 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 considerationsModule 5: Providing Access with Citrix StoreFront and Receiver StoreFront installation and architecture StoreFront authentication services Self Service Password Reset Citrix Receiver Receiver configurationsModule 6: Understanding and Configuring Citrix Policies Policies introduction Policies for session managementModule 7: Application Presentation and Management Application properties File-type association Workspace Control Shortcut placement Session Prelaunch and Session Lingering Application groupsModule 8: Printing with XenApp and XenDesktop Printing introduction Print job routing Printer driver management Citrix Universal Print Driver and ServerModule 9: Citrix Profile Management User profiles Configuring Citrix Profile managementModule 10: Managing the XenApp and XenDesktop Site Delegated administration Logging and reporting Introduction to Zones Introduction to PowerShell Reboot schedules for the Server VDAModule 11: XenApp and XenDesktop Site Redundancy Component failure review Methods of redundancy Configuring site and access infrastructure redundancyModule 12: XenApp and XenDesktop Site Basic Network Security Citrix administrator introduction to security considerations Certificate authority XML service security External HDX connection security with NetScaler GatewayModule 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 InsightModule 14: Introduction to Supporting and Troubleshooting XenApp and XenDesktop Introduction to supporting XenApp and XenDesktop Site Known issue awareness XenApp and XenDesktop Hotfixes and the Long Term Service Release Common Troubleshooting ToolsModule 15: Advanced Provisioning with Provisioning Services Getting started with Provisioning Services Provisioning Services ArchitectureModule 16: Provisioning Services Infrastructure The PVS server role The Farm database The vDisk StoreModule 17: Streaming the vDisk Introduction to vDisks Machine preparation Streaming vDisks Boot methodsModule 18: Target Devices Introduction to target devices Data I/O Handling persistent and non-persistent dataModule 19: Integrating Provisioning Services with XenApp and XenDesktop XenDesktop Setup Wizard Device Collections Published Apps and Desktops Using Provisioning Services with XenApp and XenDesktopModule 20: Provisioning Services Redundancy Farm component redundancy Store redundancy Database redundancyModule 21: Supporting Provisioning Services Performing updates Auditing and support vDisk imagining Migrating vDisk images Troubleshooting