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Citrix Virtual Aps and Desktops 7.1x Advanced Management with App Layering, WEM and HDX

  • Tuition USD $2,400 GSA  $2,297.23
  • Reviews star_rate star_rate star_rate star_rate star_half 2021 Ratings
  • Course Code CXD-303
  • Duration 3 days
  • Available Formats Classroom

Get more value out of your XenApp and XenDesktop investment through the use of Workspace Environment Management, Application Layering, and advanced features. You’ll leave this course with a good understanding of how to manage more complex solutions such as multi-zone environments spanning multiple locations with configurations around StoreFront, the Delivery Controllers, and HDX. You’ll gain the skills to improve logon times, user personalization, and resource performance through Workspace Environment Management. Also, learn to optimize management of your app and desktop images by building and deploying App Layers with XenApp and XenDesktop.

Skills Gained

  • How to configure Workspace Environment Management to improve the end user environment and virtual resource consumption.
  • Understand Zones in XenApp and XenDesktop and how to account for user and desktop locations and optimal connection and registration.
  • How to build and manage App Layers to minimize image sprawl with XenApp and XenDesktop.
  • Understand and configure HDX channels and protocols for improved performance delivering multimedia and data over network connections.
  • Understand user connection flows and tools to better troubleshoot end user issues.

Who Can Benefit

Built for experienced IT Professionals working with XenApp and XenDesktop. Potential students include administrators, engineers, and architects responsible for the end user workspace, app and desktop images, and overall health and performance of the solution.

Prerequisites

Strong foundational knowledge of XenApp and XenDesktop 7.1x. Citrix recommends students prepare for this course by taking the following course: CXD-210 Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.1x Administration.

Course Details

Module 1: Intermediate Site Architecture

  • FMA Services
  • SQL database connectivity and security
  • Multi-zone VDA registration
  • Zone preference

Module 2: Workspace Environment Management (WEM) (Extended Module)

  • Introduction to WEM
  • Administration
  • Optimizing resource consumption on VDA hosts
  • Managing the end-user experience with WEM
  • Moving to WEM

Module 3: StoreFront Optimization and Routing

  • User experience optimizations
  • StoreFront branding
  • Optimal Gateway routing and Zones
  • Subscription Store

Module 4: HDX and Multimedia

  • HDX in the network
  • Enlightened Data Protocol (EDT)
  • Multimedia delivery and redirection
  • Delivering Skype for Business with XenApp and XenDesktop

Module 5: App Layering (Full day module)

  • App Layering Introduction
  • Layering Architecture
  • Creating Layers
  • App Layering Maintenance

Module 6: Supporting and Troubleshooting

  • Connections
  • Communications
  • Session Launch

When does class start/end?

Classes begin promptly at 9:00 am, and typically end at 5:00 pm.

Does the course schedule include a Lunchbreak?

Lunch is normally an hour long and begins at noon. Coffee, tea, hot chocolate and juice are available all day in the kitchen. Fruit, muffins and bagels are served each morning. There are numerous restaurants near each of our centers, and some popular ones are indicated on the Area Map in the Student Welcome Handbooks - these can be picked up in the lobby or requested from one of our ExitCertified staff.

How can someone reach me during class?

If someone should need to contact you while you are in class, please have them call the center telephone number and leave a message with the receptionist.

What languages are used to deliver training?

Most courses are conducted in English, unless otherwise specified. Some courses will have the word "FRENCH" marked in red beside the scheduled date(s) indicating the language of instruction.

What does GTR stand for?

GTR stands for Guaranteed to Run; if you see a course with this status, it means this event is confirmed to run. View our GTR page to see our full list of Guaranteed to Run courses.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals, and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

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