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Managing App and Desktop Solutions with Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.6 - CXD-203

The Managing App and Desktop Solutions with Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.6 course provides students with the skills required to effectively support a Citrix application and desktop virtualization solution in a Windows Server 2012 R2 environment. During this course, students will learn how to successfully manage, monitor, support and troubleshoot a XenDesktop 7.6 solution, which includes growing the implementation to accommodate changes in the environment (adding new applications, new users, new desktops, and new policies) and troubleshooting common issues.



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Managing App and Desktop Solutions with Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.6 - CXD-203

5 Days

Your Price: $5000


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 Module 1: Understanding the Architecture of a XenApp and XenDesktop Solution

  •  XenApp or XenDesktop
  •  XenApp and XenDesktop Architecture Overview
  •  User Layer
  •  Citrix Receiver
  •  Access Layer
  •  Citrix NetScaler
  •  Citrix StoreFront
  •  Discussion Question
  •  Control Layer
  •  Delivery Controller
  •  Machine Creation Services
  •  Citrix Provisioning Services
  •  Hypervisor
  •  Virtual Delivery Agent
  •  Discussion Question
  •  Resource Layer
  •  Applications
  •  Operating System Image
  •  Citrix Profile Management
  •  Policies
  •  Personal vDisk
  •  Management Layer
  •  Citrix Studio
  •  Citrix Director
  •  Discussion Question
  •  XenApp and XenDesktop Sites
  •  Ports
  •  New Features
  •  Deprecated Features
  •  Discussion Question
  •  Reinforcement Exercise: XenDesktop 7 Components

Module 2: Managing Licenses and Delegating Administration • Managing Licenses in Studio

  •  Discussion Question
  •  Types of Licenses
  •  Downloading, Allocating, and Importing a License File 
  • 2014 Citrix Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Citrix� and XenDesktopTM are trademark of Citrix Systems, Inc. in the United States
  • and other countries. All other trademarks and registered trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
  •  To Download, Allocate, and Import a License File
  •  Discussion Question
  •  Adding a License Administrator
  •  To Add a License Administrator
  •  Managing Delegated Administration
  •  Administrators
  •  Roles
  •  Scopes
  •  To Add an Administrator
  •  To Create a Custom Scope Using Studio
  •  To Edit a Custom Scope
  •  To Create a Custom Role
  •  To Edit a Custom Role
  •  To Edit an Administrator's Permissions
  •  Running a Delegated Administration Report
  •  To Run a Delegated Administration Report
  •  Discussion Question
  •  Using PowerShell
  •  Discussion Question
  •  Monitoring Configuration Logs
  •  To Display Configuration Log Content
  •  To Generate Configuration Log Reports
  •  To Change the Configuration Log Settings
  •  Discussion Question
  •  Troubleshooting: Managing Licenses and Delegated Administration
  •  Reinforcement Exercise: Configuring Roles and Scopes

Module 3: Managing and Monitoring the Hypervisor • Architecture Overview

  •  Creating a Virtual Machine from an ISO
  •  Creating a Virtual Machine
  •  To Create a Virtual Machine From an ISO
  •  To Install a Windows OS onto a Virtual Machine
  •  Installing XenServer Tools
  •  To Install XenServer Tools on a Virtual Machine
  •  Generalizing the Virtual Machine
  •  To Generalize the Virtual Machine
  •  Creating a Template
  •  To Create a Template from a Virtual Machine
  •  Managing Virtual Machines within a Hypervisor
  •  Creating a Virtual Machine
  •  To Create a Virtual Machine Using XenCenter
  •  Taking a Snapshot
  •  To Take a Snapshot in XenCenter
  •  Discussion Question
  •  Restoring a Virtual Machine From Sysprep
  •  To Restore a Virtual Machine from Sysprep
  •  Copying a Virtual Machine
  •  To Copy a Virtual Machine Using XenCenter
  •  Discussion Question
  •  Reverting to a Snapshot
  •  To Revert to a Snapshot in XenCenter
  •  Discussion Question
  •  Adjusting Virtual Machine or Template Resources
  •  Adding Storage to a Virtual Machine or Template
  •  To Add Storage to a Virtual Machine or Template in XenCenter
  •  Adjusting the Storage Allocated to a Virtual Machine 
  • �2014 Citrix Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Citrix� and XenDesktopTM are trademark of Citrix Systems, Inc. in the United States
  • and other countries. All other trademarks and registered trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
  •  To Adjust the Storage Allocated to a Virtual Machine in XenCenter
  •  Adjusting the Memory Allocated to a Virtual Machine or Template
  •  To Adjust Virtual Machine or Template Memory Allocations in XenCenter
  •  Adjusting vCPUs Allocated to a Virtual Machine or Template
  •  To adjust the vCPUs allocated to a Virtual Machine or Template in XenCenter
  •  To Remove a Virtual NIC in XenCenter
  •  Managing a Virtual NIC

Module 4: Managing Desktops and Applications • Architecture Overview

  •  Connecting to Resources
  •  Managing Machine Catalogs
  •  To Create New Resource Settings
  •  Using Machine Creation Services
  •  Discussion Question
  •  Creating a Machine Catalog for Server Desktops and Hosted Applications
  •  Installing the Virtual Delivery Agent
  •  To Install and Configure the VDA on a Server OS
  •  To Install and Configure the VDA on a Desktop OS
  •  Creating a Machine Catalog for Windows Server
  •  Using a Virtual IP Address
  •  To Create a Server OS Machine Catalog
  •  Creating a Machine Catalog for Windows Desktop
  •  To Create a Desktop OS Machine Catalog
  •  Discussion Question
  •  Managing Delivery Groups
  •  To Create a Delivery Group for Application Delivery
  •  Discussion Question
  •  To Create a Delivery Group for Anonymous User Access
  •  To Create a Delivery Group for User Desktops
  •  Organizing Applications in Folders
  •  To Organize Applications in Folders
  •  Securing Connections
  •  Managing Resources
  •  To Add Machines to a Machine Catalog
  •  To Perform an Update to the Master Image Virtual Machine
  •  To Update the Desktops in a Machine Catalog
  •  Managing Active Directory Accounts
  •  To Manage Active Directory Accounts
  •  Managing Power for Machines in a Desktop OS Delivery Group
  •  To Manage Power for Machines in a Desktop OS Delivery Group
  •  To Reallocate Machines in a Delivery Group
  •  To Shut Down and Restart Desktops
  •  Enabling and Disabling Maintenance Mode
  •  To Enable and Disable Maintenance Mode
  •  Removing Desktops from Delivery Groups 
  • �2014 Citrix Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Citrix� and XenDesktopTM are trademark of Citrix Systems, Inc. in the United States
  • and other countries. All other trademarks and registered trademarks are the property of their re

Module 5: Managing StoreFront • StoreFront Architectural Overview

  •  StoreFront Components
  •  StoreFront Communication
  •  Discussion Question
  •  StoreFront Management Console
  •  Creating a New Store
  •  To Create and Add a New Store
  •  Creating Anonymous User Stores
  •  To Create a Store for Anonymous User Access
  •  Hiding a Store
  •  To Hide a Store
  •  Discussion Question
  •  Managing Authentication
  •  Configuring Authentication
  •  To Configure Authentication Methods
  •  Discussion Question
  •  Enabling End Users to Change Their Passwords
  •  To Enable End Users to Change Expired Passwords
  •  Managing Delivery Controllers
  •  Adding Delivery Controllers
  •  To Add Delivery Controllers
  •  To Remove Delivery Controllers
  •  Discussion Question
  •  Removing a Store
  •  To Remove a Store
  •  Discussion Question
  •  Troubleshooting: Managing StoreFront
  •  Reinforcement Exercise: Creating and Configuring a New Store

Module 6: Managing Policies and Profiles • Policy Precedence (Studio vs. Group Policy Objects)

  •  Creating Policies Using Studio
  •  Unfiltered Policy
  •  Using a Policy Template in Studio
  •  To Create a Policy from a Template
  •  To Create a Policy Using Studio
  •  Applying a Policy Using Studio
  •  To Apply a Policy
  •  Editing a Policy Using Studio
  •  To Edit a Policy
  •  Prioritizing Policies Using Studio
  •  To Prioritize a Policy
  •  Discussion Questions
  •  To Create a Computer Template in Studio
  •  Exporting a Policy Template Using Studio
  •  To Export a Policy Template 
  • �2014 Citrix Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Citrix� and XenDesktopTM are trademark of Citrix Systems, Inc. in the United States
  • and other countries. All other trademarks and registered trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
  •  Importing a Policy Template Using Studio
  •  To Import a Policy Template
  •  Running the Resultant Set of Policy (RSOP)
  •  To Create the RSOP Using the Group Policy Management Console
  •  Creating Policies Using Group Policy
  •  Creating and Applying a Group Policy Object
  •  To Create a GPO
  •  Editing a Group Policy Object
  •  To Edit a Policy
  •  Using a User Template with Group Policy
  •  To Use a User Template
  •  Discussion Question
  •  Importing a Policy Template with Group Policy
  •  To Import a Policy Template
  •  Exporting a Policy Template with Group Policy
  •  To Export a Policy Template
  •  Prioritizing a Policy Using Group Policy
  •  To Change the Priority of a Policy
  •  Discussion Question
  •  Troubleshooting: Managing Policies
  •  Managing End-User Profiles
  •  Configuring Folder Redirection
  •  To Configure Folder Redirection
  •  Managing Profile Settings Using Citrix Policies
  •  To Manage Profile Settings Using Citrix Policies
  •  Resolving Conflicting Profiles
  • &bul

Module 7: Managing and Monitoring Sessions, Sites, and End Users with
Director

  •  Director Overview
  •  To Monitor an End-User Session
  •  To Access Director
  •  Monitoring within the Director Dashboard
  •  Monitoring Infrastructure
  •  To Monitor the Infrastructure
  •  Monitoring Connected Sessions
  •  To Monitor Connected Sessions
  •  Monitoring Logon Duration Averages
  •  To Monitor Logon Duration Averages
  •  Monitoring Machine and End-User Connection Failures
  •  To Monitor End-User Connection Failures
  •  Monitoring and Managing End-User Sessions
  •  Viewing End-User Sessions
  •  To View End-User Sessions
  •  Searching for an End User
  •  To Search for an End User
  •  Monitoring End-User Applications
  •  To Monitor End-User Applications
  •  Monitoring End-User Machine Processes
  •  To Monitor End-User Machine Processes 
  • 2014 Citrix Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Citrix� and XenDesktopTM are trademark of Citrix Systems, Inc. in the United States
  • and other countries. All other trademarks and registered trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
  •  Managing an End User's Machine Power Status
  •  To Manage an End User's Machine Power Status
  •  Enabling or Disabling Maintenance Mode
  •  To Enable or Disable Maintenance Mode
  •  Resetting an End-User Profile
  •  To Reset an End-User Profile
  •  Discussion Question
  •  Monitoring HDX Channels
  •  To Monitor HDX Channels
  •  Sending a Message to an End User
  •  To Send a Message to an End User
  •  Shadowing an End-User Session
  •  To Shadow an End-User Session
  •  Disconnecting an End-User Session
  •  To Disconnect an End-User Session
  •  Logging an End User Off
  •  To Log an End User Off
  •  Discussion Question
  •  Monitoring Historical Trends
  •  To Monitor Historical Trends
  •  Troubleshooting: Managing Sites, Sessions, and End Users with Di

Module 8: Managing Printing • Print Management Process

  •  Default Printing Behavior
  •  Configuring Client Printing
  •  Modifying Client Printer Auto-Creation
  •  To Modify Client Printer Auto-Creation Behavior
  •  Discussion Question
  •  Adding Session Printers
  •  To Add Session Printers
  •  Managing Printer Drivers
  •  Automatic Installation of In-Box Printer Drivers
  •  To Configure the Automatic Installation of Printer Drivers
  •  Configuring Printer Driver Mapping and Compatibility
  •  To Configure Printer Driver Mapping and Compatibility
  •  Universal Printer Driver
  •  Controlling Universal Printing Behavior
  •  Optimizing Printing Performance
  •  To Configure Printing Optimization
  •  Discussion Question
  •  Setting Up and Managing the Universal Print Server
  •  To Set Up and Manage the Universal Print Server
  •  Troubleshooting: Managing Printing
  •  Reinforcement Exercise: Managing Printing
Module 9: Managing Provisioning Services • Citrix Provisioning Services
  •  Machine Creation Services or Provisioning Services
  •  Provisioning Services Overview and Architecture
  •  Discussion Question
  •  Navigating the Provisioning Services Console
  •  To Navigate the Provisioning Services Console
  •  To Create a Provisioning Services Master Virtual Machine
  •  To Install the Virtual Delivery Agent (VDA) 
  • �2014 Citrix Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Citrix� and XenDesktopTM are trademark of Citrix Systems, Inc. in the United States
  • and other countries. All other trademarks and registered trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
  •  Creating the vDisk
  •  To Convert the Hard Drive of the Master Target Device to a vDisk
  •  Setting the vDisk Mode
  •  To set the vDisk Mode
  •  Creating the Machine Catalog
  •  To Create a Diskless Target Device Template
  •  To Create the Machine Catalog


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