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Deploy and Manage XenApp/XenDesktop 7.6 Fast Track

Develop your XenApp and XenDesktop skills through five days of intensive training in this fast-track course.

Vendor# CMB-300

GK# 0786

Course Overview

This course provides you with an accelerated path to obtain 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 course, you 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 course completion, you will be able to build a XenDesktop 7.6 environment from scratch, test the implementation to ensure that all components work as expected, and successfully manage, monitor, and troubleshoot a XenDesktop 7.6 solution.

Delivery Format Options

  • Classroom Live

    Classroom Live

    Receive face-to-face instruction at one of our training center locations.


    $6000 CAD

    5 day

  • Virtual Classroom Live

    Virtual Classroom Live

    Experience expert-led online training from the convenience of your home, office or anywhere with an Internet connection.


    $6000 CAD

    5 day

  • Private Group Training

    Private Group Training

    Train your entire team in a private, coordinated professional development session at the location of your choice.

    Receive private training for teams online and in-person.

Request a date or location for this course.

What You'll Learn

  • Install and configure a Citrix license server, import Citrix licenses, configure license monitoring, and view license usage trends
  • Install and configure Citrix XenApp to create a new farm or join an existing farm
  • Create administrator accounts and assign custom administrative permissions to the accounts
  • Configure the logging of administrative changes to a database
  • Create and apply worker groups that simplify the administration of published resources and policies
  • Install the Web Interface role
  • Create and configure XenApp Web and XenApp Services web sites
  • Customize the layout, content, and appearance of a XenApp web site
  • Publish application and server desktop resources for access by users and verify that workspace control works correctly
  • View and manage user sessions from the administrative console
  • Install profiling software, profile an application for streaming, and link dependent profiles to allow interaction between streamed applications
  • Publish a streamed application and verify that the streamed application works correctly
  • Create policies to improve performance, restrict user access, and shadow user sessions
  • Test policies to verify that they produce the desired effect
  • Configure custom load evaluators and apply them to servers and applications
  • Configure and test failover using a load balancing policy
  • Install Citrix Receiver, configure and deliver a plug-in package, and verify that self-service applications can be added from a client device
  • Configure printing including printer auto-creation, driver compatibility lists, session printers, and printing policies
  • Configure a XenApp web site to use an ICA proxy
  • Tools that can be used to monitor XenApp servers and sessions
  • Additional components included with Citrix XenApp Platinum edition
  • Configure a XenServer host for desktop delivery
  • Adjust virtual machine properties
  • Back up virtual machine metadata to shared storage
  • Import a virtual machine
  • Install XenDesktop
  • Add a controller to an existing site
  • Install, configure, and secure Web Interface
  • Delegate XenDesktop administration
  • Prepare a master virtual machine
  • Assign users to pooled virtual desktops and dedicated virtual desktops
  • Modify desktop catalogs, groups, and a master virtual machine
  • Use policies and Profile Management to restrict and allow XenDesktop features
  • Monitor XenDesktop sessions
  • Shadow XenDesktop sessions
  • Install and configure Provisioning Services
  • Create a shared vDisk
  • Create streamed virtual desktops using Provisioning Services
  • Update a vDisk
  • Key features of XenDesktop 5.5

Who Needs To Attend

  • Architects
  • Consultants
  • Engineers
  • Administrators

Course Outline

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Related Certifications

  • An understanding of server, desktop and application virtualization concepts
  • Experience with Windows Server 2012 R2
  • 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)