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Citrix App Layering and WEM Administration

  • Course Code CWS-314
  • Days Access 90 days

Elearning (Self-paced) Price

£1,095.00

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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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This Citrix e-learning course is designed for experienced IT professionals, you will learn to build and combine App Layers to optimize management of your app and desktop images and to implement Workspace Environment Management to improve log-on times, centralize user settings management, and optimize the performance of machines.

You will leave this course with a good understanding of how to manage more complex solutions and features in your Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktop 7 site.

This course is currently on Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktop 7.1903

Duration: 30 hours

Access: A Citrix eLearning course voucher expires one year from date of purchase.  Once redeemed the voucher will provide you with access to the course for 90 days, but it could be less time if your voucher’s expiration date is less than 90 days away.

 

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:

  • Configure Workspace Environment Management to improve the end user environment and virtual resource consumption
  • Implement App Layering skills, for example how to create and administer OS, platform, application, elastic and user layers
  • Migrate to Workspace Environment Management

Course Content

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Introduction to App Layering

  •  App Layering Introduction
  •  Architecture and How it Works

 Creating an OS Layer

  • The OS Layer

 Creating a Platform Layer

  •  The Platform Layer

Creating App Layers

  •  The App Layers Module

Creating Elastic App and User Layers

  • Elastic App Layering
  • User Layers

 Deploying a Layered Image using Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops

  • Using Templates in App Layering
  • Using Layered Images in a Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Site

Exploring Layer Priority

  • Layer Priority

Maintaining an App Layering Environment

  • Updating Layers
  • Maintaining and Updating the App Layering Environment
  • Common App Layering Considerations and Additional Resources

Introduction to Workspace Environment Management (WEM)

  • Workspace Environment Management (WEM) Introduction
  • WEM Administration

Using WEM to Centralize Environment Management 

  • Managing User Resources with WEM
  • Managing Profiles with WEM 
  • Managing Endpoints with the WEM Transformer Feature

 Using WEM for Performance Optimization

  • Optimizing Machine Performance with WEM
  • Optimizing User Experience with WEM

Using WEM to Secure Environments

  • WEM Security Features

Migrating and Upgrading WEM

  • Migrating to WEM
  • Upgrading a WEM Deployment
  • WEM Multi-Location Considerations

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 the following course: CWS-215 Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7 Administration On-Premises and in Citrix Cloud.
Recommended prerequisites:

Test Certification

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Recommended as preparation for the following exams:

  • CCP-V Certification Exam

Please students looking to take the above exam will also need to have studied the CWS-313 course

Follow on Courses

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The following courses are recommended for further study:

  • CWS-313 - Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7 Backup, Recovery, Security and Troubleshooting
  • 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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