Application Virtualization Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop  7.7 and 7.8 Release Training (CXD-230)

Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.7 and 7.8 Release Training (CXD-230)

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  • Course Delivery: Virtual Classroom
  • Duration: 2 
  • Language: English

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Description

Designed for students with previous XenApp and XenDesktop experience, who are interested in learning about leading practices and new functionality in the 7.7 and 7.8 releases. Learn about architectural changes, management enhancements, and how to get the most out of XenApp and XenDesktop 7.7 and 7.8 through real world scenarios. Students will have access to hands-on exercises within a virtual lab environment to configure and test features including AppDisks with AppDNA and Zones. At the end of this course students will be prepared to upgrade their environments and deliver new functionality to end users.

Audience

This course is recommended for those who are interested in learning how to implement the new features of XenApp and XenDesktop 7.7 and 7.8 using leading practices. Specifically:

  • Administrators
  • Implementers / Engineers
  • Architects
 

Course Objectives

As part of this course you will receive the following materials:

  • Access to a lab environment for the duration of the course
  • Lab exercise guide
  • Access to final course deliverables once the course is available in general availability including copies of all official materials presented by the instructor with additional notes and references.

Preparatory Recommendations

Citrix recommends students prepare for this course by taking the one of the following courses:

  • CXD-203 Managing App and Desktop Solutions with Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.6
  • CXD-300 Deploying App and Desktop Solutions with Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.6
  • CMB-300 Deploy and Manage Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop 7.6 Fast Track

It is also recommended to gain a basic understanding of the following concepts and technologies:

  • Familiarity with how to navigate and use Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows 10
 

Topics Covered

Module 1: Installation and Upgrade
  • Installation flow changes
  • Upgrade strategy
  • Upgrading the XenApp and XenDesktop site
  • Upgrading Provisioning Services

Module 2: StoreFront Management
  • Store centered management
  • Simplified resource aggregation and user mapping
  • Delegated authentication improvements

Module 3: Zone Architecture
  • Zones in FMA
  • Configuring primary and satellite zones
  • Zone design considerations
  • StoreFront Zone mapping and routing

Module 4: Provisioning
  • AppDisk architecture
  • Configuring AppDisks
  • Analyzing AppDisks with AppDNA
  • AppDisk layering considerations
  • Provisioning Services performance enhancements

Module 5: Application Management
  • Application centered management
  • Delivering App-V applications through Citrix Studio
  • Advanced application configuration in Citrix Studio
  • AppDNA enhancements for image and application management
Module 6: Maintenance and Monitoring

Integrating Microsoft System Center Operations Manager with Citrix Director

Configuring notifications and alerts in Citrix Director

Active Directory authentication with Citrix Director

Enhanced reboot scheduling in Citrix Studio
 

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