XenApp and XenDesktop Advanced Concepts – Optimizing the End User Experience Training

XenApp and XenDesktop Advanced Concepts - Optimizing the End User Experience Training (CXD-301)

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XenApp and XenDesktop Advanced Concepts - Optimizing the End User Experience Training Course Description

In this XenApp and XenDesktop Advanced Concepts - Optimizing the End User Experience Training course you will learn how to optimize an environment to deliver a great user experience. Starting with user end point and Citrix Receiver, the XenApp and XenDesktop Advanced Concepts - Optimizing the End User Experience Training course covers advanced configuration options to optimize the delivery of their apps and desktops. You will continue with enhancing the StoreFront experience through custom branding and advanced customization options. Finally, you will learn how to optimize the VDA for a better experience with printing, user data and multimedia and graphics.

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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

Increasing user adoption
Customizing user access with StoreFront
Delivering graphics and multimedia
Optimizing user settings for a seamless experience

XenApp and XenDesktop Advanced Concepts - Optimizing the End User Experience (CXD-301)Related Courses:

Duration: 2 days

Class Prerequisites:

Intermediate understanding of XenApp and/or XenDesktop 7.x
Intermediate understanding of StoreFront 3.x (StoreFront 2.x is adequate)
An understanding of server, desktop and application virtualization concepts
Familiarity with Windows Server 2012 R2

What You Will Learn:

Configure advanced customizations to StoreFront by modifying configuration files
Configure resource filtering using keywords with StoreFront
Configure a seamless experience for new users with Citrix Receiver
Optimize the experience for drive mapping and file redirection
Identify and configure the proper HDX graphics delivery method based on the user and device
Extract HDX session information to validate graphics settings
Configure the XenApp and XenDesktop machines to minimize bandwidth and CPU requirements
Optimize the experience for delivering applications over a double ICA connection

Course Content:

Module 1: Understanding User Experience Issues

Understanding common user issues
Common misconfigurations that hinder adoption
Understanding the user workflow

Module 2: Configuring a Seamless Receiver

Deploying Receiver seamlessly
Configuring Receiver through ADMX templates
Configuring Single Sign On authentication
Enabling simple upgrades for users
Presentation of apps and desktops through PNAgent

Module 3: Customizing the StoreFront Experience

Customizing StoreFront appearance and branding with StoreFront 3.0
Using keywords with StoreFront
Configuring resource filtering
Advanced customizations through editing configuration files
Porting customizations to NetScaler Gateway
StoreFront launch and session timeouts

Module 4: Optimizing the Logon Process

Profile redirection and exclusion
Session prelaunch
Session lingering
Printer mapping timing

Module 5: Optimizing HDX Graphics

Understanding graphics delivery
Configuring the graphics modes with policies and templates
Selecting appropriate templates by use case
Extracting graphics HDX information for troubleshooting
Reducing bandwidth through policies and settings
Graphics modes for 3D applications

Module 6: Delivering Multimedia

HDX Redirection technologies
Server vs Client fetching and rendering
Configuring Flash video fallback behavior
Configuring Windows media redirection and transcoding

Module 7: Configuring for Double Hop HDX Connections

The double hop scenario
Drive mapping with double hop
Client name with double hop
Printing with double hop

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Time Frame: 0-3 Months4-12 Months

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