Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.1x Optimization and Troubleshooting Training (CXD-303)

Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.1x Optimization and Troubleshooting Training (CXD-303)

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Course Overview:

Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.1x Optimization and Troubleshooting Training (CXD-303) – Hands-on

Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.1x Optimization and Troubleshooting Training (CXD-303), get more value out of your XenApp and XenDesktop investment through the use of Workspace Environment Management, Application Layering, advanced features and troubleshooting tools. You will leave this Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.1x Optimization and Troubleshooting Training course with a good understanding of how to manage more complex solutions such as multi-zone environments spanning multiple locations with configurations around StoreFront, the Delivery Controllers, and HDX. You will also gain the skills to improve logon times, user personalization,and resource performance through Workspace Environment Management and learn to optimize management of your app and desktop images by building and combining App Layers.

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• If you are familiar with some aspects of this Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.1x Optimization and Troubleshooting 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 Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.1x Optimization and Troubleshooting Training (CXD-303) course in manner understandable to lay audiences.

Audience / Target Group:

The target audience for this Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.1x Optimization and Troubleshooting Training (CXD-303) 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, and overall health and performance of the solution.

Related Courses:

Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.1x Advanced Administration Training (CXD-310)
Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.1x Administration (CXD-210)

Class Prerequisites

The knowledge and skills that a learner must have before attending this Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.1x Optimization and Troubleshooting Training (CXD-303) course are:

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

Skills Gained:

• 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 user connection flows and tools to better troubleshoot end user issues

Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.1x Optimization and Troubleshooting 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

Citrix Cloud Migration Options and Considerations
Migrating Policies and Settings
Migrating Machine Catalogs and Delivery Groups
Considerations for Migrating to a Public Cloud

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