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Citrix XenServer 6

Lesson 1 - Getting Started with Citrix XenApp 6 Training

  • About citrixxen app and uses

Lesson 2 - Lab Setup

  • Workstation Lab Configuration
  • Software Needed

Lesson 3 - The Course Scenario

  • The Scenario
  • Encom's Current Environment
  • EncomXenApp 6 Project Phases

Lesson 4 - Introduction to Citrix XenApp 6

  • A Bit of Citrix History
  • XenApp Evolution
  • What is XenApp?
  • Desktop Virtualization Types
  • XenApp/Terminal Server
  • Application Virtualization
  • Operational Benefits
  • Performance
  • XenApp 6 Editions and Features

Lesson 5 - Understanding Citrix XenApp Architecture

  • Independent Computing Architecture (ICA)
  • Which Layer of the OSI Model?
  • The ICA Packet
  • Independent Management Architecture (IMA)
  • XenApp Architectural Components
  • Zones, Ports, Additional Components and Plugins

Lesson 6 - Installing and Configuring Citrix Licensing

  • XenApp Licensing Requirements
  • Acquiring Citrix Licenses
  • Installing and Activating RDS License Server
  • Installing and Configuring Citrix License Server
  • Downloading and Installing the License File

Lesson 7 - Installing Citrix XenApp 6

  • XenApp Server Role Manager
  • Hardware and Software Requirements
  • Other Requirements
  • Sample Farm Configuration
  • Database Server Hardware and Data Store Recommendations
  • Installing and Configuring XenApp 6 from the GUI
  • Installing XenApp 6 from Command Line

Lesson 8 - Navigating Delivery Services Console

  • The Discovery Process
  • Farm Management Components and Capabilities of the Delivery Services Console
  • Single Sign-On, Configuration Tools, Alerts, Search and My Views

Lesson 9 - Delegated Administration and Configuration Logging

  • Role-based Administrative Access
  • Configuration Logging
  • Adding Administrator Accounts
  • Organizing Servers into Folders and Delegating Permissions
  • Enabling Configuration Logging

Lesson 10 - Introduction to Citrix Policies

  • Filtering Policies
  • Citrix Policies and AD Policies
  • Policy Processing and Priority
  • Creating Worker Groups
  • Creating Computer Policies
  • Editing Policies
  • Using the Citrix Group Policy Modeling Wizard
  • Managing Citrix Policies with the Microsoft Group Policy Management Console
  • Testing Our Policy Configuration with the Group Policy Modeling Wizard

Lesson 11 - Citrix Policies: In-Depth Look

  • Policy Rules
  • Citrix Computer Policies
  • Citrix User Policies

Lesson 12 - Publishing Applications and Content

  • Understanding Applications in RDS
  • Published Resource Types
  • User Account Access Types
  • Server Installed Applications
  • VM Hosted Applications
  • Installing Applications on the XenApp Server
  • Configuring a Run Script for Mid-Install Reboots
  • Publishing Applications with XenApp
  • Modifying Published Application Properties
  • Configuring Content Redirection and File Types Handled By Published Applications
  • Publishing Content with XenApp
  • Publishing the Community Desktop with XenApp
  • Administering Published Applications and Content with the Delivery Services Console

Lesson 13 - Streaming Applications

  • Application Streaming Benefits and Features
  • Streaming Applications Components
  • Packaging Applications with the Citrix Streaming Profiler
  • Publishing an Application Package
  • Published Application Types
  • Advanced Application Properties - Alternate Profiles and User Privileges

Lesson 14 - Installing and Configuring Citrix Plug-Ins

  • The Plug-In Matrix
  • Customizing the Online Plug-In
  • Installing Citrix Plug-Ins from the Command-Line
  • Installing the Online Plug-In from the Command-Line
  • Configuring a XenApp Services Site
  • Giving Users and Groups Access to Applications
  • Customizing Published Application Delivery - Pushing Applications to the Client Desktop and Start Menu
  • Installing the Offline Plug-In
  • Configuring the Citrix Online Plug-In with Group Policy Objects

Lesson 15 - Configuring Web Interface

  • Web Interface Communications Process
  • Creating a XenApp Web Site
  • Accessing the XenApp Web Site and Published Applications
  • Installing the XenApp Plug-In from the Web Interface
  • Managing Web Interface Client Detection and Deployment
  • Advanced XenApp Web Site Configuration
  • Customizing Your Web Interface Site

Lesson 16 - Working with Profile Manager

  • Why Profile Management
  • User Profile Types
  • Citrix Profile Management and Profile Manager Components
  • Configuring Citrix Profile Management with Active Directory and Group Policy
  • Installing Profile Management Service Engine

Lesson 17 - Understanding and Configuring Load Management

  • Understanding Load Evaluators
  • Configuring the Default Load Evaluator
  • Configuring the Advanced Load Evaluator
  • Creating a Custom Load Evaluator
  • Understanding Load Statistics
  • Troubleshooting Load Management Policy Conflicts
  • Configuring Load Balancing Policies

Lesson 18 - Configuring Printing

  • How Windows Printing Works
  • Common Printing Technology
  • Types of Printers and Print Job Routing
  • Installing and Replicating Print Drivers
  • Printing Policies
  • Mobile Users and Printing
  • Installing and Managing Printers and Drivers with the Print Management Console
  • Installing and Replicating Print Drivers with PowerShell
  • Configuring Printing Policies
  • Managing Client Printers with Citrix Policies
  • Managing Drivers with Citrix Policies
  • Configuring Universal Printing
  • Managing Printing Bandwidth
  • Configuring Proximity Printing and Smooth Roaming

Lesson 19 - Securing XenApp

  • Different Methods of Securing XenApp
  • Using SSL Relay, Secure Gateway and Double-Hop DMZ
  • Enabling Secure ICA for Published Applications and Desktops
  • Configuring SSL Relay
  • Configuring Secure Gateway
  • Configuring Web Interface to Communicate with Secure Gateway

Lesson 20 - Configuring NetScaler Access Gateway Enterprise Edition

  • NetScaler Deployment Scenarios
  • Firewall Considerations
  • Terminology
  • Licensing
  • Self-Signed SSL Certificates
  • Installation and Configuration Tasks
  • Installing NetScaler VPX
  • Configuring Networking
  • Configuring Virtual Server Access Gateway
  • Configuring NetScaler Licensing
  • Configuring SSL Certificates for NetScaler
  • Configuring Access Gateway Enterprise Edition (AGEE)
  • Configuring Session Policies
  • Configuring NetScaler for Mobile Devices
  • Redirecting HTTP Traffic to HTTPS
  • Configuring Web Interface to Work with AGEE

Lesson 21 - Advanced Farm Administration - Part 1Advanced Zones Topics

  • CPU Management
  • Resource Allotment Calculation
  • Moving Servers Between Zones and Setting Election Preference
  • Configuring Load Balancing Policies
  • Configuring CPU Management Policies
  • Allotting Server Resources with Application and Session Importance
  • Optimizing Memory Resources
  • Configuring Health Monitoring and Recovery Policies
  • Setting Reboot Schedules and Behavior
  • Configuring Hotfix Management
  • Power and Capacity Management Administration

Lesson 22 - Advanced Farm Administration - Part 2

  • Managing User Sessions
  • ICA Listener Configuration
  • Shadow Taskbar
  • SpeedScreen Latency Reduction Manager

Lesson 23 - XenApp Command Line Tools

  • XenApp Command Line Tools
  • Query Command
  • Using the XenApp Command Line Tools
  • Using the Query Command

Lesson 24 - Troubleshooting XenApp 6Troubleshooting IMA Given a Scenario

  • Troubleshooting Load Manager
  • Troubleshooting Licensing Issues
  • How Session States Can Negatively Affect a XA Server
  • Using QFARM/LOAD to Troubleshoot Issues
  • Troubleshooting Web Interface Issues
  • Configuring Client Auto Detection on the Web Interface
  • Troubleshooting XML Service on Web Interface
  • Troubleshooting Citrix Services
  • Troubleshooting Common Printing Issues

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