CWS-215: Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7 Administration On-Premises and in Citrix Cloud

CWS-215: Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7 Administration On-Premises and in Citrix Cloud

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Course ID: C4605

Duration: 5 Days | ( 7:00AM - 2:30PM PST )

Location: Flex - San Francisco or Live Online | Click here to schedule private course.

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

  • How to 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.

+ Who Should Attend

Built for 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.

+ Course Outline

Module 1: Architecture Overview

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

Module 2: Deploy the Site

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

Module 3: The Apps and Desktops Images

  • Consider Master Image Creation Methods
  • Master Image Requirements

Module 4: 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

Module 5: Provide Access to App and Desktop Resources

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

Module 6: Manage the User Experience

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

Module 7: Published App and Desktop Presentation and Management

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

Module 8: Manage Printing for User Sessions

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

Module 9: Citrix Profile Management

  • Introduction and Considerations
  • Configure Citrix Profile Management

Module 10: Manage the Site

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

Module 11: Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Basic Security Considerations

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

Module 12: Monitor the Site

  • Citrix Director Introduction
  • Monitor and Interact with User Sessions
  • Published Apps Analysis
  • Monitor the Machines Running the VDA
  • Site Specific Common Monitoring
  • Alerts and Notifications
  • Optimize Citrix Director Monitoring with Citrix ADM

Module 13: Introduction to Supporting and Troubleshooting Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops

  • Introduction to Supporting a Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Site
  • Tools
  • Proactive Administration Common Tasks

Module 14: Migrate To Citrix Cloud

  • Migration Considerations
  • Citrix Cloud Connector Deployment
  • Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops with an On-Premises Resource Location
  • The Migration Process

Module 15: Citrix Analytics

  • Citrix Analytics Introduction
  • Prepare to Use Citrix Analytics
  • Types of Analytics

+ 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.

+ Certifications

This course helps prepares candidates to get the CCA-V / CC-VAD-CC certifications.

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