Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7 Administration On-Premises and in Citrix Cloud

Duration: 
5 days
Codes: 
CTX-CWS-215
Versions: 
7

Overview

If you are new to Citrix or if you are planning a move to Citrix Cloud, this course is a necessary step in enabling you with the right training and skills to manage and deploy Citrix Workspace successfully. This foundational administration course covers the aspects of installing, configuring and managing a Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7 environment, how to manage an on-premises Citrix solution and migrate from an on-premises solution to cloud using the Citrix Cloud management plane.

This five-day course will teach you how to deploy, install, configure, setup profile management, configure policies, printing and basic security features for on-premises Virtual Apps and Desktop solution building, and then migrating to Citrix Cloud.

Audience

Experienced IT Professionals who want to be familiar with Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7 in an on-premises environment and Citrix Cloud. Potential students include administrators or engineers responsible for the end user workspace and overall health and performance of the solution.

Skills Gained

After completing thsi course you should be able to:

  • Install, configure, and manage a Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7 site and Cloud connectors
  • Identify the considerations between Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops on-premises and the Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Service
  • Deliver app and desktop resources

Prerequisites

Attendees should meet the following prerequisites:

  • This course requires basic knowledge of AD, Windows, Storage, Networking and little to no previous experience with the Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7 version; however, Citrix recommends completing the free Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7 Introduction bundle at elearning.citrix.com.

Course Outline

Architecture Overview

  • Introduction to Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops
  • Features
  • Hosting Platform Considerations
  • Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Service
  • Connection Flow Process Introduction

Deploy the Site

  • Pre-Deployment Considerations
  • Citrix Licensing Setup
  • Delivery Controller Setup
  • Site Setup And Management
  • Redundancy Considerations

The Apps and Desktops Images

  • Consider Master Image Creation Methods
  • Master Image Requirements

Provision and Deliver App and Desktop Resources

  • Machine Catalogs and Delivery Groups
  • Provisioning Methods and Considerations
  • Machine Creation Services (MCS) Deep Dive
  • MCS Environment Considerations
  • Resource Locations

Provide Access to App and Desktop Resources

  •  Consider Workspace Experience versus StoreFront
  •  Workspace Experience User Authentication
  •  Workspace App
  •  Communication Flow

Manage the User Experience

  • Methods to Manage the User Experience
  • Common User Experience Settings

Published App and Desktop Presentation and Management

  •  Published App Properties
  • Server OS Published App Optimizations
  • Published App Presentation
  • Application Groups
  • Apps and Desktops Presentation

Manage Printing for User Sessions

  • Map Printers to the User Session
  • Printer Drivers
  • Print Environment Considerations

Citrix Profile Management

  • Introduction and Considerations
  • Configure Citrix Profile Management

Manage the Site

  •  Delegated Administration
  •  Use PowerShell with Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops
  • Power Management Considerations

Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Basic Security Considerations

  • Citrix Admin Security Considerations
  • XML Service Security Considerations
  • Secure HDX External Traffic

Thinking about Onsite?

If you need training for 3 or more people, you should ask us about onsite training. Putting aside the obvious location benefit, content can be customised to better meet your business objectives and more can be covered than in a public classroom. It's a cost effective option.

Submit an enquiry from any page on this site, and let us know you are interested in the requirements box, or simply mention it when we contact you.

Upcoming Dates

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Course Location Days Cost Date
London
London5 2495 £2495 2019-09-02
London
London5 2495 £2495 2019-09-12
Yorkshire
Harrogate5 2495 £2495 2019-09-12
Virtual
Virtual5 2495 £2495 2019-09-12
London
London5 2495 £2495 2019-11-04
Yorkshire
Harrogate5 2495 £2495 2019-11-14
Virtual
Virtual5 2495 £2495 2019-11-14
London
London5 2495 £2495 2019-11-14