Basic Administration for Citrix XenApp 6.5 Skills Update QA

3 days


The Basic Administration for Citrix XenApp 6 training Skills Update course is an update from Presentation Server 4.0 /. XenApp Presentation Server 4.5 / XenApp 5 for Windows Server 2008 and provides you an overview about the new features for an effective use and the administration of XenApp 6.0 for Windows Server 2008 R2.

In this course, students will be introduced to the new features in XenApp 6. Through instructor-led discussions and hands-on training, students will learn what's new in XenApp 6, review new Services, Citrix Licensing updates, Console changes, policies, HDX and Application Streaming enhancements.

Learners will receive hands-on training for installing Citrix XenApp 6 for Windows Server 2008 R2 and the associated Citrix plug-ins, as well as for using administrative consoles and tools to configure resources, policies, server and server farm settings, virtualized applications and more.

Additionally learners will receive hands-on training for using the Citrix XenApp 6 migration tool that enables simple and fast migration from XenApp 5


This course is intended for IT professionals, such as server, network, systems and help desk administrators with experience administering Microsoft Windows environments containing Citrix XenApp 4 or XenApp5 . Systems engineers, analysts, consultants, and architects with Citrix XenApp 4 or 5 experience are also appropriate candidates for this course.

Skills Gained

  • Identify the new features in XenApp 6
  • Install and initially configure XenApp 6.0 in a Windows Server 2008 R2 environment
  • Add and configure worker groups
  • Create and configure policies, apply filters and use policy modeling tools
  • Configure License Administration Console ports and administrators
  • Install Citrix Receiver for Windows
  • Application Streaming Enhancements
  • HDX Enhancements
  • Identify the components of Citrix Merchandising Server
  • Introduction to the Migration Tool
  • Use the Citrix XenApp 6 Migration Tool


Before taking this course, we recommend that learners have the following:

  • Familiarity with Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Experience with Microsoft SQL Server or enterprise database servers
  • Experience with Active Directory and Group Policy
  • Basic understanding of Microsoft Remote Desktop Services
  • Familiarity with application virtualization technologies, such as Citrix application streaming or Microsoft App-V
  • Basic understanding of Windows Server networking concepts, such as DNS, IIS(R), load balancing, and file and printing services
  • Exposure to basic system administration concepts, including logging, software upgrade procedures and high availability operations
  • Familiarity with server monitoring tools
  • Basic understanding of VPN concepts, including SSL encryption and certificates

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Course Location Days Cost Date
Onsite3 2700 $2700 2019-06-17