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Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7 Advanced Deployment, Troubleshooting, Security and Administration

  • Course Code CWS-313
  • Duration 3 days

Public Classroom Price

£1,895.00

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Course Delivery

This course is available in the following formats:

  • Company Event

    Event at company

  • Elearning (Self-paced)

    Self paced electronic learning

  • Public Classroom

    Traditional Classroom Learning

  • Virtual Learning

    Learning that is virtual

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Course Overview

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Designed for experienced IT professionals this course builds on foundational implementation and management skills by introducing scalability, redundancy and security configurations. Learn the techniques required to investigate many of the common issues that can affect the environments health and understand how to solve issues more effectively in the advanced troubleshooting section. You will leave this course with a good understanding of how to manage more complex solutions such as multi-location environments with configurations around StoreFront, the Delivery Controllers, Cloud Connectors and HDX

This course is currently on Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktop 7.1903

Course Schedule

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    • Delivery Format: Virtual Learning
    • Date: 20-22 July, 2020
    • Location: Virtual

    £1,895.00

    • Delivery Format: Virtual Learning
    • Date: 24-26 August, 2020
    • Location: Virtual

    £1,895.00

    • Delivery Format: Virtual Learning
    • Date: 26-28 October, 2020
    • Location: Virtual

    £1,895.00

Target Audience

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Built for experienced IT Professionals familiar with Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7 in an on-premises environment or Citrix Cloud looking to expand their Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops skills to an advanced level. Potential students include administrators or engineers responsible for the Citrix Apps and Desktop 7 Site.

Course Objectives

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After completing this course you should be able to:

  • Implement advanced administration concepts such as backups, disaster recovery, scalability and redundancy consideration for a Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktop 7 Site
  • Employ Advanced troubleshooting techniques to troubleshoot Citrix Apps and Desktop 7
  • Apply Security considerations and configurations for Citrix Apps and Desktop 7 site including multi-site management using zones

Course Content

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Implementing Redundancy and Scalability

  • StoreFront and Citrix Gateway
  • Site Infrastructure
  • Machines Running the Virtual Delivery Agent

Managing a Virtual Apps and Desktops Environment with Multiple Locations Zones

  • VDA Registration in a Multi-Zone Environment
  • Zone Preference
  • Optimal Gateway Routing and Zones
  • Managing StoreFront Store Subscriptions in a MultiLocation Environment
  • StoreFront and Citrix ADC Branding

Implementing Backups and Disaster Recovery

  • Backups
  • Disaster Recovery Considerations
  • Disaster Recovery Process

Implementing Advanced Authentication Methods

  • Multi-factor Authentication - RADIUS & OTP
  • Multi-factor Authentication - Smart Card Authentication
  • Federated Authentication - ADFS, SAML, and FAS

Improving App and Data Security

  • Introduction to Application Security
  • Preventing Jailbreak Attacks
  • Minimizing the Impact of Attacks

Securing Machines Running the Virtual Delivery Agent

  • TLS to VDA Encryption
  • GPOs and Citrix Policies
  • Image Management Troubleshooting techniques and tools

Introduction to Troubleshooting

  • Troubleshooting Methodology Process (Standard Slide)
  • Resource Tools and Utilities
  • Introduction to PowerShell

Troubleshooting Access Issues

  • Troubleshooting StoreFront
  • Troubleshooting Citrix Gateway

Troubleshooting Delivery Controller Issues

  • Validating FMA Services

Troubleshooting VDA Registration Issues

  • Troubleshooting VDA Registration

Troubleshooting HDX Connection Issues

  • Troubleshooting HDX Connections

Course Prerequisites

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Attendees should meet the following prerequisites:

  • Strong foundational knowledge of Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7.
  • Citrix recommends students prepare for this course by taking either CWS-215 Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7 Administration On-Premises and in Citrix Cloud or CMB-318 - Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7, App Layering, and WEM Administration (Fast-Track)
Recommended prerequisites:

Test Certification

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Recommended as preparation for the following exams:

  • CCP-V Certification Exam

Please note students will also need to study either the CWS-314 Course or the CWS-316 course before attempting this exam.

Follow on Courses

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The following courses are recommended for further study:

  • CWS-314 - Citrix App Layering and WEM Administration
  • CWS-316 - Citrix Provisioning 7 Administration
  • CXD-410 - Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7 Assessment, Design and Advanced Configuration
     
The following are recommended for further study:
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