Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.1x Advanced Administration Training (CXD-310)

Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.1x Advanced Administration Training (CXD-310)

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Course Overview:

Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.1x Advanced Administration Training (CXD-310) – Hands-on

With Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.1x Advanced Administration Training (CXD-310), you will learn the skills required to be more efficient with XenApp and XenDesktop and be able to leverage more functionality through additional components. A deeper understanding of troubleshooting tools will help you to be self-sufficient with solving issues and identifying root cause. Through Workspace Environment Management, you will learn to improve logon times, user personalization and resource performance to provide a better experience while minimizing resource requirements.

You will install, configure, manage and troubleshoot Provisioning Services. This Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.1x Advanced Administration Training course will focus on leading practices, design considerations, and optimizations in setting up Provisioning Services for optimal resource consumption and performance.

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● If you are familiar with some aspects of this Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.1x Advanced Administration Training course, we can omit or shorten their discussion.
● We can adjust the emphasis placed on the various topics or build the course around the mix of technologies of interest to you (including technologies other than those included in this outline).
● If your background is nontechnical, we can exclude the more technical topics, include the topics that may be of special interest to you (e.g., as a manager or policy-maker), and present the course in manner understandable to lay audiences.

Audience / Target Group:

The target audience for this Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.1x Advanced Administration Training (CXD-310) course is defined here:

● This course is built for experienced IT Professionals working with XenApp and XenDesktop. Potential students include administrators, engineers, and architects responsible for the end user workspace, provisioning services environment, and overall health and performance of the solution.

Related Courses:

Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.1x Administration (CXD-210)
Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.x Helpdesk Support Training (CXD-105)

Class Prerequisites

● Strong foundational knowledge of XenApp and XenDesktop 7.1x. Citrix recommends students prepare for this Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.1x Advanced Administration Training (CXD-310) course by taking the following course: CXD-210 (8271) Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.1x Administration.

● Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.1x Administration (CXD-210)

What You Will Learn

Upon completing this Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.1x Advanced Administration Training (CXD-310) course, learners will be able to meet these objectives:

● How to configure Workspace Environment Management to improve the end user environment and virtual resource consumption
● Understand Zones in XenApp and XenDesktop and how to account for user and desktop locations and optimal connection and registration
● How to configure and manage App Layering with XenApp and XenDesktop
● Understand and configure HDX channels and protocols for improved performance delivering multimedia and data over network connections
● Understand Provisioning Services architecture and install and configure Provisioning Services, vDisks, and Target Devices

Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.1x Advanced Administration Training – Course Syllabus:

Module 1: Intermediate FlexCast Management Architecture (FMA)

FMA Services
SQL database connectivity and security
Zones in FMA

Module 2: Workspace Environment Management (WEM)

Introduction to WEM
Installation and configuration
Administration
(Additional WEM topics covered later in the course)

Module 3: The Virtual Desktop Agent (VDA)

VDA registration in a multi zone environment
VDA connection security
Workspace Environment Management VDA agent

Module 4: App Layering

App Layering architecture
Configuring and assigning app layers
Managing app layers

Module 5: User Environment

Optimizing session machines with WEM
Zone Preference
User Profile Management with WEM

Module 6: StoreFront Optimization and Routing

User experience optimizations
Optimal Gateway routing and Zones
Subscription Store

Module 7: HDX and Multimedia

Enlightened Data Protocol (EDT)
HDX virtual channel architecture
Multimedia delivery and redirection
Delivering Skype for Business with XenApp and XenDesktop

Module 8: Supporting and Troubleshooting User connection issues

Always on tracing
Troubleshooting tools

Module 9: Advanced Provisioning with Provisioning Services

Getting started with Provisioning Services
Provisioning Services Architecture

Module 10: Provisioning Services Infrastructure

The PVS server role
The Farm database
The vDisk Store

Module 11: Streaming the vDisk

Introduction to vDisks
Machine preparation
Streaming vDisks
Boot methods

Module 12: Target Devices

Introduction to target devices
Data I/O
Handling persistent and non-persistent data

Module 13: Integrating Provisioning Services with XenApp and XenDesktop

XenDesktop Setup Wizard
Device Collections
Published Apps and Desktops
Using Provisioning Services with XenApp and XenDesktop

Module 14: Provisioning Services Redundancy

Farm component redundancy
Store redundancy
Database redundancy

Module 15: Supporting Provisioning Services

Performing updates
Auditing and support
vDisk imagining
Migrating vDisk images
Troubleshooting

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