CXD-210: Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7 Administration
Duration : 5 Days (40 Hours)
CXD-210: Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7 Administration
The CXD-210: Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7 Administration course is designed to provide participants with a foundational understanding of installing, configuring, and managing a highly available Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7 environment.
Throughout the five-day course, participants will learn about the solution architecture, communication components, and key factors that contribute to a successful deployment. The training will cover various topics, including deploying and delivering applications and desktops, configuring StoreFront and Citrix Workspace App, setting up profile management, and configuring policies, printing, and basic security features.
Participants will also gain knowledge on how to monitor and troubleshoot the Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops environment using Citrix Director. The course aims to equip participants with the skills necessary to effectively administer and maintain a Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops deployment.
What you’ll learn
- Gain foundational knowledge of Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7 required
to be successful with the platform
- How to install, configure, and manage a highly available Citrix Virtual Apps
and Desktops 7 site
- How to deploy and deliver apps and desktops to end users using Machine
Creation Services (MCS) on Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016
- How to manage the end-user experience through policies and settings including profiles and printing
This course is based on Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7 including the hands- on labs. The current version of this training is Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops
Built for experienced IT Professionals working with Citrix Virtual Apps and
Desktops. Potential students include administrators, engineers, and architects
responsible for the end user workspace, provisioning services environment, and
overall health and performance of the solution.
Module 1: Architecture Overview
- FlexCast models (use cases)
- Connection flow process
- Hosting platform considerations
- Layered approach methodology
Module 2: Initial Requirements and Lab
- Citrix consulting methodology
- Supporting infrastructure requirements
- Supporting infrastructure licensing considerations
- Lab environment
Module 3: Installing and Configuring a Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7 Site
- Licensing considerations
- Installation and management of the Citrix License
- Basic license server troubleshooting
- Delivery Controller role
- The Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7 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
- Machine Creation Services (MCS) in deep-dive
- MCS environment considerations
- Delivering Office 365 considerations
Module 5: Providing Access with Citrix StoreFront and Workspace app
- StoreFront installation and architecture
- StoreFront authentication services
- Citrix Workspace App
- Citrix Workspace App configurations
Module 6: Understanding and Configuring Citrix Policies
- Policies introduction
- Citrix policies applied
Module 7: Application Presentation and Management
- Application properties
- Workspace Control
- Shortcut placement
- Session Prelaunch and Session Lingering
- Application groups
Module 8: Printing with Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7
- Printing introduction
- Printer driver management
- Citrix Universal Print Driver and Server
- Common printing troubleshooting
Module 9: Citrix Profile Management
- User profiles and Citrix Profile Management
- Configuring Citrix Profile management
Module 10: Managing the Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7 Site
- Delegated administration
- Logging and reporting
- Introduction to PowerShell
- Power management
Module 11: Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7 Site Redundancy
- Component failure review
- Methods of redundancy
- Configuring site and access infrastructure redundancy
Module 12: Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7 Site Basic Network Security
- Citrix administrator introduction to security considerations
- Certificate authority
- XML service security
- External HDX connection security with Citrix Gateway
Module 13: Monitoring the Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7 Site
- Introduction to Citrix Director
- Navigating Director
- Trends and reports
- Alerts and notifications
- Monitoring sessions
- Interacting with sessions
- Network monitoring integration
Module 14: Introduction to Supporting and Troubleshooting Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7
- Introduction to supporting Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7 Site
- Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7 Hotfixes and the
- Long Term Service Release
- Common Troubleshooting Tools
- Proactive administration and common tasks
CXD-210: Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7 Administration Course Prerequisites:
This course requires little to no previous experience with the 7 version of the
platform; however, Citrix recommends completing the free Citrix Virtual Apps
and Desktops 7 Introduction bundle.
Q: What is CXD-210: Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7 Administration?
A: CXD-210 is a comprehensive training course that focuses on the administration and management of Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7. It is designed for IT professionals who want to gain the skills and knowledge required to effectively deploy, configure, and manage Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops environments.
Q: What topics are covered in this training?
A: This training covers a wide range of topics, including Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops architecture, installation, provisioning, resource management, user experience customization, security, and troubleshooting.
Q: Who should attend this course?
A: CXD-210 is designed for IT professionals, administrators, and consultants who are responsible for the administration and management of Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops environments. It is also suitable for individuals preparing for the Citrix Certified Associate – Virtualization (CCA-V) exam.
Q: What are the prerequisites for attending CXD-210?
A: To get the most out of this training, participants should have a basic understanding of networking, storage, and virtualization concepts. Familiarity with Windows Server administration and experience with installing and configuring Windows Server operating systems is recommended.
Q: What can I expect to learn from this training?
A: By the end of this training, you will have the knowledge and skills to effectively deploy, configure, and manage Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops environments. You will learn how to install and configure Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops components, create and manage machine catalogs and delivery groups, customize the user experience, implement security features, and troubleshoot common issues.
Q: Is this course hands-on?
A: Yes, CXD-210 includes hands-on exercises and labs that provide practical experience in administering Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops. You will have the opportunity to apply the concepts learned in a simulated environment, gaining valuable hands-on skills.
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