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XenApp and XenDesktop Current Release Update (CXD-230)

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About this Course

This course is designed to teach you about the leading practices and new functionality in the 7.7 and 7.8 releases. Learn about architectural changes, management enhancements and how to get the most out of XenApp and XenDesktop 7.7 and 7.8 through real world scenarios. You will have access to hands-on exercises within a virtual lab environment to configure and test features including AppDisks with AppDNA and Zones.

Who should attend

  • Administrators
  • Engineers
  • Architects

Class Prerequisites

It is recommended that you take one of the following courses:

It is also recommended to gain a basic understanding of Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows 10

What You Will Learn

  • Deliver Windows 10 desktops with XenDesktop and Provisioning Services
  • Understand the upgrade process and installation improvements in XenApp and XenDesktop
  • Understand the concept of XenApp and XenDesktop zones and how to configure them
  • Configure advanced settings in the StoreFront console including Zone mapping
  • Understand the architecture of AppDisks, how they are configured, and how to validate them using AppDNA
  • Manage and deliver App-V applications directly through Citrix Studio
  • Configure and manage Stores with the new Store focused administration console in Citrix StoreFront
  • Configure application limits and multiple application sessions in Citrix Studio
  • Manage applications in Citrix Studio using the applications and tags nodes
  • Configure alerting and notifications in Citrix Director
  • Describe the performance enhancements to Provisioning Services

Outline: XenApp and XenDesktop Current Release Update (CXD-230)

Module 1: Installation and Upgrade

  • Installation flow changes
  • Upgrade strategy
  • Upgrading the XenApp and XenDesktop site
  • Upgrading Provisioning Services

Module 2: StoreFront Management

  • Store centered management
  • Simplified resource aggregation and user mapping
  • Delegated authentication improvements

Module 3: Zone Architecture

  • Zones in FMA
  • Configuring primary and satellite zones
  • Zone design considerations
  • StoreFront Zone mapping and routing

Module 4: Provisioning

  • AppDisk architecture
  • Configuring AppDisks
  • Analyzing AppDisks with AppDNA
  • AppDisk layering considerations
  • Provisioning Services performance enhancements

Module 5: Application Management

  • Application centered management
  • Delivering App-V applications through Citrix Studio
  • Advanced application configuration in Citrix Studio
  • AppDNA enhancements for image and application management

Module 6: Maintenance and Monitoring

  • Integrating Microsoft System Center Operations Manager with Citrix Director
  • Configuring notifications and alerts in Citrix Director
  • Active Directory authentication with Citrix Director
  • Enhanced reboot scheduling in Citrix Studio
Classroom Training

Duration 2 days

Price
  • United States: US$ 2,000
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Duration 2 days

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Feb 23-24, 2017 Online Training Time zone: US/Eastern * Enroll
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Feb 9-11, 2017 This is a FLEX event Mississauga, ON * Partner delivered class Enroll
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