(CWS-215) Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7 Administration On Premises and in Citrix Cloud

Level: Foundation

If you are new to Citrix or if you are planning a move to Citrix Cloud, this course is a necessary step in enabling you with the right training and skills to manage and deploy Citrix Workspace successfully.

This foundational administration course covers the aspects of installing, configuring and managing a Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7 environment, how to manage an on-premises Citrix solution and migrate from an on-premises solution to cloud using the Citrix Cloud management plane.

This five-day course will teach you how to deploy, install, configure, setup profile management, configure policies, printing and basic security features for on-premises Virtual Apps and Desktop solution building, and then migrating to Citrix Cloud.

Key Features of this Training:

  • Classroom or Virtual with hands-on labs
  • This course helps prepares candidates to get the CCA-V / CC-VAD-CC certifications

You Will Learn How To:

  • Gain foundational knowledge of Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7
  • How to install, configure, and manage a Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7 site and Cloud connectors
  • Identify the considerations between Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops on-premises and the Citrix
  • Virtual Apps and Desktops Service
  • How to deliver app and desktop resources

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  • One-on-one after-course instructor coaching
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Note: This course runs for 5 Days

  • Dec 2 - 6 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM EST Fort Lauderdale, FL Fort Lauderdale, FL Reserve Your Seat

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Important Course Information

  • Prerequisites

    This course requires basic knowledge of AD, Windows, Storage, Networking and little to no previous experience with the Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7 version; however, Citrix recommends completing the free Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7 Introduction bundle at elearning.citrix.com.

  • Certifications

    This course helps prepares candidates to get the CCA-V / CC-VAD-CC certifications.

  • Who Should Attend

    Built for experienced IT Professionals who want to be familiar with Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7 in an on-premises environment and Citrix Cloud. Potential students include administrators or engineers responsible for the end user workspace and overall health and performance of the solution.

Course Outline

  • Module 1: Architecture Overview

    • Introduction to Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops
    • Architecture Overview
    • Features
    • Hosting Platform Considerations
    • Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Service
    • Connection Flow Process Introduction
  • Module 2: Deploy the Site

    • Pre-Deployment Considerations
    • Citrix Licensing Setup
    • Delivery Controller Setup
    • Site Setup And Management
    • Redundancy Considerations
  • Module 3: The Apps and Desktops Images

    • Consider Master Image Creation Methods
    • Master Image Requirements
  • Module 4: Provision and Deliver App and Desktop Resources

    • Machine Catalogs and Delivery Groups
    • Provisioning Methods and Considerations
    • Machine Creation Services (MCS) Deep Dive
    • MCS Environment Considerations
    • Resource Locations
  • Module 8: Manage Printing for User Sessions

    • Map Printers to the User Session
    • Printer Drivers
    • Print Environment Considerations
  • Module 9: Citrix Profile Management

    • Introduction and Considerations
    • Configure Citrix Profile Management
  • Module 5: Provide Access to App and Desktop Resources

    • Consider Workspace Experience versus StoreFront
    • Workspace Experience User Authentication
    • Workspace App
    • Communication Flow
  • Module 6: Manage the User Experience

    • Methods to Manage the User Experience
    • Common User Experience Settings
  • Module 7: Published App and Desktop Presentation and Management

    • Published App Properties
    • Server OS Published App Optimizations
    • Published App Presentation
    • Application Groups
    • Apps and Desktops Presentation
  • Module 10: Manage the Site

    • Delegated Administration
    • Use PowerShell with Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops
    • Power Management Considerations
  • Module 11: Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Basic Security Considerations

    • Citrix Admin Security Considerations
    • XML Service Security Considerations
    • Secure HDX External Traffic
  • Module 12: Monitor the Site

    • Citrix Director Introduction
    • Monitor and Interact with User Sessions
    • Published Apps Analysis
    • Monitor the Machines Running the VDA
    • Site Specific Common Monitoring
    • Alerts and Notifications
    • Optimize Citrix Director Monitoring with Citrix ADM
  • Module 13: Introduction to Supporting and Troubleshooting Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops

    • Introduction to Supporting a Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Site Tools
    • Proactive Administration Common Tasks
  • Module 14: Migrate To Citrix Cloud

    • Migration Considerations
    • Citrix Cloud Connector Deployment
    • Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops with an On-Premises Resource Location
    • The Migration Process
  • Module 15: Citrix Analytics

    • Citrix Analytics Introduction
    • Prepare to Use Citrix Analytics
    • Types of Analytics

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Citrix FAQs

  • Do I need any experience working with Citrix prior to taking this course?

    This course requires basic knowledge of AD, Windows, Storage, Networking and little to no previous experience with the Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7 version; however, Citrix recommends completing the free Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7 Introduction bundle at elearning.citrix.com.
  • If I have a Citrix voucher, can I apply it to this course?

    Yes, however special promotions won’t apply.
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