CXD-230: Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop Current Release Update

Networking/Server/Operating Systems
Schedules
Delivery Type (Must Select One)
  Instructor-Led
  Online Live Instructor-Led
Optional
  LearnITAnytime Online Subscription (1 Year Subscription - $195.00)
  IT Online Library (1 Year Subscription - $1595.00)
  Private Mentoring 3 Hours ($225)
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This course is designed for students with previous XenApp and XenDesktop experience, who are interested in learning about 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. Students will have access to hands-on exercises within a virtual lab environment to configure and test features including AppDisks with AppDNA and Zones. At the end of this course students will be prepared to upgrade their environments and deliver new functionality to end users.

Recommended prerequisite courses:

  • CXD-203 Managing App and Desktop Solutions with Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.6 or
  • CXD-300 Deploying App and Desktop Solutions with Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.6 or
  • CMB-300 Deploy and Manage Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop 7.6 Fast Track

Course Outline

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