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Citrix XenApp 6.5 Administration (CXA-206)

£89.00

Our new and exciting Citrix XenApp 6.5 Administration course provides full coverage of the foundation necessary for administrators to centralize and manage applications in the datacenter. This new and exciting course also provides knowledge on instantly delivering applications as a service to users anywhere.

This new Citrix course provides you the needed training for installing and configuring Citrix XenApp 6.5, as well as for using administrative consoles and tools to configure resources, printers, virtualized applications, policies, server and farm settings and more.

This course brings together all the features of using Citrix XenApp 6.5. You can trust in us to bring you coverage on everything you need to be successful on exam day.

Some of the skills you will learn in this class are:

  • Troubleshooting
  • Enabling and Securing Web Access to Published Applications and Content
  • Configuring Printing
  • Managing Performance and Load
  • Additional Management
  • Publishing Applications and Content
  • Configuring XenApp Policies
  • Configuring XenApp Sessions
  • Licensing and Installing XenApp
  • Understanding the Citrix Architecture

Syllabus:

Module 1

  • Virtual Infrastructure Overview
  • Hypervisor
  • Virtual Appliance
  • Virtual Application
  • XenApp Application Virtualization
  • Course Coverage
  • XenApp Architecture
  • Active Directory: Adding Users
  • PowerShell
  • Adding a Client Inside a Windows Domain
  • Active Directory Services Interface Editor
  • Group Policy Management
  • SQL Data Base Server Management
  • Independent Computing Architecture Protocol Basics
  • Chapter Review

Module 2

  • Installing Citrix XenApp 6.5
  • Hardware Recommendations
  • Database Recommendations
  • Preparing the Server for Installation
  • Installing XenApp Using the Server Role Manager
  • Chapter Review

Module 3

  • Citrix Licensing
  • Remote Desktop Services Licensing
  • Configuring Citrix Licensing
  • Configuring the License Server
  • Configuring the XenApp Server
  • Chapter Review

Module 4

  • Citrix Delivery Services Console
  • Discovery Console and Alerts
  • Configuring Delivery Services Console
  • Search Pane
  • My Views Pane
  • Configuration Tools and XenApp Pane
  • XenApp AppCenter Configuration Components
  • Chapter Review

Module 5

Citrix Policies
Group Policy Creation, Filtering and Prioritizing
Policies
Chapter Review

Module 6

  • Citrix Policies In Depth
  • Computer Policy Configuration
  • User Policy Creation and Configuration
  • Assigning Group Policies
  • Chapter Review

Module 7

  • Installing Application to XenApp 6.5 Servers
  • Application Compatibility
  • Installing an Application to XenApp Server
  • Streaming Profiler Application Installation
  • Creating Virtual Hard Disks
  • Symbolic and Hard Links
  • Installation Automation
  • Chapter Review

Module 8

  • Installing and Configuring Citrix Plug-ins
  • Citrix Plug-ins
  • Plug-in Customization
  • Citrix Receiver
  • Installing and Configuring Citrix Plug-ins
  • Citrix Streaming Profiler
  • Publishing an Application
  • Chapter Review

Module 9

  • Publishing Applications
  • Delivering Installed and Streamed Applications
  • Streaming an Application to the Client
  • Streaming an Application Demonstration
  • Chapter Review

Module 10

  • Load Evaluators and Load Balancing Policies
  • Working with Load Evaluator
  • Adding a Server to XenApp Infrastructure
  • Load Evaluators
  • DiskInfo Diagram
  • Load Evaluator Settings
  • Viewing Load Statistics with qfarm /load
  • Chapter Review

Module 11

  • XenApp Administrators and Delegating Permissions
  • Creating XenApp Administrators
  • Creating Folders and Managing Folder Permissions
  • Adding and Creating Users and Groups
  • Adding Administrators and Permissions
  • Chapter Review

Module 12

  • Configuring Printing for Citrix Plug-ins
  • Printing Through ICA
  • Installing and Replicating Printer Drivers
  • Printer Policies
  • ICA Client Configuration Tool
  • XenApp Printer Configuration
  • Chapter Review

Module 13

  • Configuring and Using Web Interfaces
  • Web Interface Setup
  • Web Interface Creation and Configuration
  • Chapter Review

Module 14

  • Securing Connections to XenApp Servers
  • Methods to Secure Communications
  • Securing Applications and Installing a Secure Gateway
  • Chapter Review

Module 15

  • Farm Management
  • Zones
  • CPU Management
  • Memory Optimization
  • Server Reboot Schedules
  • Health Monitoring and Recovery
  • Configuration Logging Database
  • Power and Capacity Management
  • Farm Management Configuration
  • Chapter Review

Module 16

  • Profile Manager, Command-Line Tools and Troubleshooting
  • Delivering Windows and Citrix User Profiles
  • Installing and Configuring Profile Manager
  • Working with Command Line Tools
  • Troubleshooting Common Citrix Issues
  • Course Review

Course Delivery:    Online

Our new and exciting Citrix XenApp 6.5 Administration course provides full coverage of the foundation necessary for administrators to centralize and manage applications in the datacenter. This new and exciting course also provides knowledge on instantly delivering applications as a service to users anywhere. This new Citrix course provides you the needed training for installing […]

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Citrix XenDesktop 5 Administration (CXD-202)

£89.00

Our new and exciting Citrix XenDesktop 5 Administration course provides full coverage of the foundation necessary for administrators to centralize and manage desktops in the datacenter. This course also provides knowledge on delivering them as a service to users anywhere.

This new Citrix course provides you the needed training for building a Provisioning services farm to enable single-image desktop management and how to host virtual machines on the client device using Citrix XenClient. You will learn how to select a desktop delivery model for each user group based on their needs, customize the user experience using policies, assign virtual desktops to users and build proof-of-concept and production XenDesktop environments.

This course brings together all the features of using Citrix XenDesktop 5. You can trust in us to bring you coverage on everything you need to be successful on exam day.

 

Some of the skills you will learn in this class are:

  • Install and configure Synchronizer for XenClient
  • Identify the XenClient infrastructure
  • Copy a desktop imge to a virtual disk that can be streamed to virtual and physical target devices
  • Install and configure Provisioning services
  • Monitor site activity and troubleshoot issues in Desktop Director
  • Restrict or allow certain XenDesktop features using policies
  • Modify a desktop image without impacting user productivity
  • Manage virtual desktops as a single entity by creating a desktop catalog
  • Build and configure a production XenDesktop site
  • Configure a XenServer host for desktop delivery
  • Build a XenDesktop proof-of-concept environment
  • Determine the best Flexcast delivery model for each user group

Syllabus:

Module 1

  • Course Overview
  • Virtual Desktop Infrastructure
  • XenDesktop
  • XenDesktop 5.6 Setup
  • XenDesktop Requirements
  • Installing Server 2008 (32-bit) VM
  • Chapter Review

Module 2

  • XenDesktop Components
  • Controllers
  • Desktop Studio
  • Deployment Components
  • Installing XenDesktop Components
  • Chapter Review

Module 3

  • XenDesktop Configuration
  • Setup Citrix Desktop Studio
  • Desktop Deployment
  • XenDesktop Licenses
  • Terminology and Architectural Changes
  • Chapter Review

Module 4

  • Configuring Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Desktop Agent
  • Configuring Firewalls
  • Best Practices
  • Creating VMs for XenDesktop
  • Virtual Desk Top Connectivity
  • Chapter Review

Module 5

  • Planning XenDesktop Deployment
  • Deployment Plan
  • Project Accelerator
  • Web Component
  • Simple Deployment Model
  • Distributed Deployment Model
  • Multi Site Deployment Model
  • High Availability Plan
  • Chapter Review

Module 6

  • Administration and Security
  • Active Directory
  • Delegated Administration
  • XenDesktop Administration Roles
  • Implementing Admin Roles
  • Managing User Privileges
  • Security Best Practices
  • Chapter Review

Module 7

  • Virtual Desktop Provisioning
  • Desktop Studio Environment
  • Create a Virtual Machine
  • Increase Virtual HD Size
  • Install XenServer Tools
  • Take a Snapshot
  • Chapter Review

Module 8

  • Policies and Monitoring
  • XenDesktop Policies
  • Working with Policies
  • Machine Policies
  • User Policies
  • Policy Modeling
  • Monitoring XenDesktop
  • Optimizing Performance for Low Bandwidth
  • Monitoring Components
  • Chapter Review
  • Course Review

Course Delivery:    Online

Our new and exciting Citrix XenDesktop 5 Administration course provides full coverage of the foundation necessary for administrators to centralize and manage desktops in the datacenter. This course also provides knowledge on delivering them as a service to users anywhere. This new Citrix course provides you the needed training for building a Provisioning services farm […]

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Citrix XenServer 6.0 Administration (CXS-203)

£89.00

Our new and exciting Citrix XenServer 6 Administration course provides full coverage of the foundation necessary to install, configure, administer and troubleshoot XenServer 6. This new and exciting course also provides the knowledge necessary to configure a Provisioning Services 6 host and the creation and management of vDisks in a XenServer environment.

This new Citrix course provides you the needed training to configure the Distributed Virtual Switch (DVS), as well as Workload Balancing (WLB), the creation and management of Windows virtual machines and the resources pools where they will be located and more.

This course brings together all the features of using Citrix XenDesktop 6. You can trust in us to bring you coverage on everything you need to be successful on exam day.

Some of the skills you will learn in this class are:

  • Install and Implement XenServer
  • Manage and Troubleshoot XenServer
  • Configure High Availability
  • Implement Workload Balancing (WLB)
  • Implement the Distributed Virtual Switch (DVS)
  • Implement Resource Pools
  • Manage vDisks and Target Devices
  • Install and Configure Provisioning Services
  • Manage and Maintain Virtual Machines
  • Configure Storage
  • Create and Manage Networks

Syllabus:

Module 1

  • Course Introduction
  • Citrix XenServer 6.0
  • Virtualization
  • Hypervisor
  • Types of Virtualization
  • XenServer Features
  • Architectural Components

Module 2

  • Installing XenServer and XenCenter
  • XenServer Installation
  • XenCenter Installation
  • Connecting and Configuring the Environment
  • Adding Multiple Servers
  • Install and Hardware Requirements
  • Chapter Review

Module 3

  • Network Connectivity
  • Virtual Networking
  • Supported Network Stacks
  • Physical and Virtual Switches
  • Naming Conventions
  • Types of Networks
  • What is a VLAN?
  • Networking Components
  • Chapter Review

Module 4

  • Storage
  • Data Transfer
  • Comparing Storage Technologies
  • Storage Area Network (SAN) 101
  • Fiber Channel (FC) SAN Components
  • Understanding iSCSI Storage
  • Why You Need a SAN
  • XS Storage Terms and Options
  • Storage Repository Architecture
  • Installing a StorageLink Repository
  • Troubleshooting the Install
  • Internet Small Computer System Interface (iSCSI)
  • Creating a NFS Volume Share
  • Uploading Components to Share
  • Chapter Review

Module 5

  • Virtual Machines
  • What is a Virtual Machine (VM)?
  • XenServer Tools and Lifecycle Operations
  • Copying, Importing and Exporting VMs
  • Virtual Appliances and Assigning Resources
  • Dynamic Memory Control (DMC)
  • Creating a VM for Server 2003
  • XenServer Tools on Server 2003
  • Installing a Linux Based VM
  • XenServer Tools on a Linux VM
  • Creating and Configuring Logical Volumes
  • Creating a Network File System (NFS) Server
  • Configuring Windows 7 in a Virtual Environment
  • Creating Virtual Disks in Windows 7
  • Creating Windows 7 VM Snapshots
  • Copying Virtual Machines
  • Exporting and Importing Virtual Machines
  • Chapter Review

Module 6

  • Templates and XenConvert
  • Virtual Machine Templates
  • XenConvert Overview
  • Creating and Configuring with SYSPREP
  • Create a Template in Server 2008
  • Unattended Answer File
  • Using the XenConvert Tool
  • Chapter Review

Module 7

  • Resource Pools
  • Shared Configurations and XenMotion
  • Member Failure and vApps
  • Creating and Configuring Resource Pools
  • Distributed Virtual Switching and WLB
  • Distributed Virtual Switch Controller (DVSc)
  • Work Load Balancing (WLB)
  • Migrating VM to a Resource Pool
  • Creating vAppliances
  • Chapter Review

Module 8

  • High Availability
  • HA Requirements and VM Restart Priorities
  • Fencing and Over-committing
  • High Availability (HA) Configuration
  • Resource Statistics Command Line Tools
  • Backup, Recovery and Monitoring
  • Chapter Review
  • Course Review

Course Delivery:    Online

Our new and exciting Citrix XenServer 6 Administration course provides full coverage of the foundation necessary to install, configure, administer and troubleshoot XenServer 6. This new and exciting course also provides the knowledge necessary to configure a Provisioning Services 6 host and the creation and management of vDisks in a XenServer environment. This new Citrix […]

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