CWS215 Citrix Virtual Apps & Desktops 7 Admin on Premises & Citrix Cloud

Course Code: CWS215   Duration: 5 Days   Price: £2,695+VAT
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.

Learning Objectives

After completing this 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
Pre-Requisites

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 Contents

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

 

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

 

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

 

 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

 

Migrate to Citrix Cloud

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

 

Citrix Analytics

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

 

EXAM INFORMATION

Recommended as preparation for the following exams:

  • CCA-V Certification exam.

 

This training course provided by Skilltec is accredited through Global Knowledge Training Ltd. Global Knowledge Training Ltd are the authorised learning partner; all trademarks and partner statuses are provided through them.