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Implementing Citrix XenApp 5.0 for Windows Server 2008 On-Site Training

This on-site training class is also available as Public Schedule Seminar.

Implementing Citrix XenApp 5.0 for Windows Server 2008

Course Description/Agenda

In this course, you'll gain the foundation necessary to effectively deploy and administer Citrix XenApp and its components, including Web Interface, Application Streaming, Load Manager, Installation Manager, and Secure Gateway. You will receive hands-on training for installing Citrix XenApp and XenApp plug-ins and for using administrative consoles to configure published resources, policies, individual server and server farm settings, load evaluators, printers, streaming applications, and much more.


CCA for Citrix XenApp 5 for Windows Server 2008

What You'll Learn

  • Install and architect Citrix XenApp in a Windows Server 2008 environment
  • Install and distribute Citrix XenApp plug-ins
  • Create and customize Web Interface sites
  • Publish applications, server desktops, and content
  • Configure XenApp Web and XenApp Services sites
  • Configure, apply, and prioritize policies in a XenApp environment
  • Create and assign load evaluators
  • Configure printers and printer policies and manage print drivers and printer bandwidth
  • Create and configure XenApp administrator accounts and their permissions
  • Configure HDX settings
  • Configure SecureICA encryption, SSL Relay, and Secure Gateway
  • Install and distribute applications, service packs, and hotfixes

Who Should Attend

  • IT professionals, such as server, network, and systems administrators familiar with Microsoft Windows environments
  • Systems engineers, analysts, consultants, and architects

Course Prerequisites

Experience administering Microsoft Windows Server 2003 or Windows Server 2008 environments

Course Outline

1. Overview of XenApp 5.0

  • Components of XenApp 5.0
  • XenApp 5.0 Architecture and Communications
  • Features of XenApp 5.0
  • License Management Console
  • Access Management Console
  • XenApp Advanced Configuration Tool

2. Installing XenApp

  • XenApp Installation Decisions
  • XenApp Installation
    • Installing XenApp
    • Installing and Configuring Citrix XenApp Plug-Ins
  • Citrix XenApp Plug-Ins for Windows
  • Architecture and Communication
  • Citrix XenApp Plug-Ins Installation
  • Custom Installation Package
  • Creating a Custom Installation Package
  • Citrix XenApp Plug-In Usage
    • Using the Citrix XenApp Web Plug-In
    • Using the Citrix XenApp Plug-In
  • Session Reliability

3. Installing and Configuring the Web Interface

  • Web Interface Architecture and Communications
  • Web Interface Installation
  • Site Creation
    • Creating XenApp Web Sites
    • Creating XenApp Services Sites
    • Modifying a Web Interface Site
  • Site Appearance
    • Configuring the Site Appearance
    • Configuring Session Preferences
    • Configuring Workspace Control
  • XenApp Plug-Ins and the Web Interface
    • Configuring Plug-In Deployment
    • Configuring Client for Java Settings
  • Authentication Configuration
    • Configuring Explicit Authentication
    • Configuring Pass-Through Authentication
    • Configuring Smart Card Authentication
  • Web Interface Access Methods
    • Configuring an Access Method
  • Client-Side Proxy Setting Configuration
  • Server Configuration
    • Adding Server Farms
    • Configuring Load Balancing
    • Enabling Fault Tolerance
    • Configuring the Citrix XML Service
  • Web Interface Site Removal

4. Delivering Applications and Content

  • Resource Publishing
    • Publishing Resources
    • Organizing Published Resources for Users
  • Advanced Published Resource Settings
    • Configuring Access Control Properties
    • Configuring Client-to-Server Content Redirection
    • Configuring Server-to-Client Content Redirection
    • Implementing Resource Limits and Client Options
    • Configuring Resource Appearance
  • Published Resource Management
    • Viewing Published Resource Usage
    • Modifying Published Resource Properties
    • Disabling or Hiding a Published Resource

5. Streaming Applications

  • Application Streaming Components
  • Application Streaming Communications
  • XenApp Plug-In for Streamed Applications
    • Installing the XenApp Plug-In for Streamed Apps
  • Citrix Streaming Profiler
    • Installing the Citrix Streaming Profiler
  • Profile Configuration
    • Setting Profiler Preferences
    • Configuring Profiles
    • Configuring Inter-Isolation Communication
    • Viewing and Changing Profile Properties
    • Changing Target Properties
    • Adding and Deleting a Target to a Profile
    • Upgrading an Application in a Target
    • Deleting an Obsolete Version of a Target
    • Streaming Application Configuration
    • Publishing a Streamed Application
    • Changing the Application Type
    • Specifying an Alternate Profile for a Published Application
    • Enabling the Least-Privileged User Account
    • Configuring Sites for Streaming Applications
  • Offline Access Management
    • Providing Offline Access
    • Customizing the Offline License Setting
    • Caching Applications for Offline Access

6. Configuring Policies in XenApp

  • Architecture and Communication
  • Policies in XenApp
    • Policy Rules
    • Using the Streamed Applications Rule
    • Creating Policies in XenApp
    • Applying Policies Using Filters
  • Policy Administration
    • Prioritizing Policies
    • Using the Policy Search Engine
    • Merging Shadow Policies
  • Common Policy Configuration Missteps

7. Configuring Load Management

  • Load Balancing Process
  • Preferential Load Balancing
  • Load Calculation
  • Load Evaluator Configuration
    • Creating Custom Load Evaluators
    • Assigning Load Evaluators to Servers and Applications
  • Load Monitoring
    • Monitoring Load Evaluator Usage
    • Monitoring Load Evaluator Rule Activity
  • Logging Load Manager Activity
  • Load Management Troubleshooting Tips

8. Configuring Printing

  • Architecture and Communication
  • Printer Provisioning
  • Secure Client Printing
  • Workspace Control
  • Network Considerations
  • Print Drivers
  • Client Printers
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