Deploy and Manage Citrix XenApp | XenDesktop 7.6 Fast Track Training

Deploy and Manage Citrix XenApp | XenDesktop 7.6 Fast Track Training (CMB-300)

Introduction:

Deploy and Manage Citrix XenApp | XenDesktop 7.6 Fast Track Training

This fast-paced Deploy and Manage Citrix XenApp | XenDesktop 7.6 Fast Track Training course CMB-300 provides students the skills required to successfully deploy and support a complete Citrix hosted application and desktop virtualization solution in a Windows Server 2012 R2 environment. Throughout this Deploy and Manage Citrix XenApp | XenDesktop 7.6 Fast Track Training course, students will learn how to configure an environment that includes the following Citrix components: XenServer, XenDesktop, Citrix License Server, MCS, PVS, Personal vDisk, StoreFront, NetScaler (ICA Proxy, Load Balancing, Endpoint Analysis), and Citrix Receiver. Upon Deploy and Manage Citrix XenApp | XenDesktop 7.6 Fast Track Training course completion, students will be able to build a XenDesktop 7.5 environment from scratch, test the implementation to ensure that all components work as expected, and successfully manage, monitor, and troubleshoot a XenDesktop 7.5 solution. By the nature of this course, it includes intensive hands-on labs and lecture sessions that run longer and also students are expected to select study some modules as guided by the instructor to achieve the course objectives.

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With onsite Training, courses can be scheduled on a date that is convenient for you, and because they can be scheduled at your location, you don’t incur travel costs and students won’t be away from home. Onsite classes can also be tailored to meet your needs. You might shorten a 5-day class into a 3-day class, or combine portions of several related courses into a single course, or have the instructor vary the emphasis of topics depending on your staff’s and site’s requirements.

Audience/Target Group

This Deploy and Manage Citrix XenApp | XenDesktop 7.6 Fast Track Training course is recommended for Architects, Consultants, Engineers, and Administrators. Students will gain hands-on experience installing, configuring, and managing hosted application and desktop virtualization solutions from the ground up. Upon completion of the course, students will have the skills required to successfully deploy and support XenDesktop 7.5 solutions that the majority of Citrix customers implement today. - See more at: http://www.layer8training.com/course/citrix-training/CMB-300-Deploy-and-Manage-XenApp-XenDesktop-7.5-Fast-Track-Overview/#tabs-audience

Deploy and Manage Citrix XenApp | XenDesktop 7.6 Fast Track Training (CMB-300)Related Courses:

Duration: 5 days

Class Prerequisites:

An understanding of server, desktop and application virtualization concepts
Experience with Windows Server 2012 R2, specifically:
Active Directory
Domains
Groups and User Accounts
Organizational Units
Group Policy Objects
Experience with Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 user interfaces
Basic storage knowledge (manage existing storage types, add new storage)
Basics of Citrix licensing
Familiarity with at least one hypervisor (XenServer, Hyper-V, or vSphere)
Basic understanding of the different types of profiles (local, roaming, mandatory) Completed the following courses or can demonstrate equivalent knowledge: CXD-102 Introduction to XenDesktop 7

What You Will Learn:

Understand the XenDesktop 7.5 architecture, components, and communication
Set up the hypervisor
Set up and manage the XenDesktop 7.5 infrastructure
Create and manage machine catalogs and Delivery Groups
Configure and manage StoreFront
Configure and manage policies and end-user profiles
Manage sessions, sites, and end users with Director
Manage printing
Set up and Manage Provisioning Services
Validate the Implementation
Set up NetScaler to provide external access to XenDesktop 7.5 resources

Course Content:

Module 1: Understanding the XenDesktop 7.5 Architecture

Understanding the Architecture of a XenDesktop Solution
XenDesktop Virtualization Technologies
Infrastructure Components
Citrix Components
Designing a XenDesktop Implementation
Design Document

Module 2: Hypervisor Considerations

Setting up the Hypervisor
Installing the Hypervisor
Installing the Hypervisor Management Console
Configuring the Hypervisor
Creating Templates
Reinforcement Exercise – Creating a Windows 7 Template

Module 3: Infrastructure Considerations

Setting Up the Infrastructure Components
Setting Up the Infrastructure Components
Setting Up the Domain Controller
Setting Up the Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol
Setting Up a Certificate Authority
Setting Up the File Server
Setting Up SQL Server 2012
Setting Up SQL Server Mirroring
Reinforcement Exercise – Redirecting Additional Folders

Module 4: Setting Up Citrix Components

Setting Up Citrix Components
Setting Up the Citrix License Server
Setting Up the Delivery Controller
Setting Up a Second Controller
Setting Up the Citrix Universal Print Server
Setting Up StoreFront
Setting Up a Second StoreFront Server
Setting Up Receiver
Reinforcement Exercise – Using the Receiver for Web Site

Module 5: Setting Up XenDesktop Resources

Setting Up XenDesktop Resources
Preparing the Master Virtual Machine
Setting Up a Server OS Master Image
Setting Up a Desktop OS Master Image
Creating a Machine Catalog
Creating a Delivery Group
Reinforcement Exercise – Adding Machines and Delivery Groups

Module 6: Managing Policies and Profiles

Setting Up Policies
Policy Precedence (Studio vs. Group Policy Objects)
Creating Policies Using Studio
Creating Policies Using Group Policy
Obtaining the Resultant Set of Policy Using Group Policy Objects
Managing End-User Profiles
Reinforcement Exercise 1: Working with Policies
Reinforcement Exercise 2: Working with Profiles

Module 7: Managing Printing

Managing Printing
Default Printing Behavior
Configuring Client Printing
Managing Printer Drivers
Optimizing Printing Performance
Setting Up and Managing the Universal Print Server
Reinforcement Exercise: Managing Printing

Module 8: Setting Up Provisioning Services

Setting Up Provisioning Services
Provisioning Services Architecture
Setting Up a Provisioning Services Server
Installing the Provisioning Services Console
Configuring Boot from Network
Setting Up a Second Provisioning Services Server
Configuring the BootStrap File for High Availability
Configuring the Master Target Device
Creating the vDisk
Assigning a vDisk to a Target Device
Creating the Machine Catalog
Creating the Delivery Group
Reinforcement Exercise – Creating BDM Target Devices

Module 9: Managing and Monitoring Sessions, Sites, and End Users with Director

Director Overview
Monitoring within the Director Dashboard
Monitoring and Managing End-User Sessions
Reinforcement Exercise: Using Director

Module 10: Setting Up NetScaler

Setting Up NetScaler
Performing the Initial NetScaler Configuration
Configuring NTP
Configuring NetScaler High Availability
Setting Up DNS
Creating Certificates for NetScaler
Load Balancing StoreFront Servers
Configuring NetScaler for Remote Access
Redirecting HTTP Requests for StoreFront
Modifying StoreFront to Integrate with NetScaler
Configuring ICA Proxy
Configuring Authentication Policies
Configuring NetScaler for Email-Based Account Discovery
Reinforcement Exercise – Scanning an Endpoint for a File

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