Mastering XenApp® (CX8715)

This course will provide you with all the knowledge required to successfully deploy and master a complete Citrix® hosted application. First, it will cover essential concepts of the architecture of XenApp®. You will then learn how to set up Hypervisor and how to set up Infrastructure components. Next you will learn how to Set up Citrix® Components, XenApp® resources, PVS, and Netscaler. We will further look at how to prepare the environment for Rollout. Additionally, you will learn how to configure the Citrix® components such as Citrix® Director. Moreover, you'll learn about shared desktop for delivery to end users and the application of policies for effective and secure delivery. Finally, you will learn how to implement provisioning services for a Citrix® XenApp® 7.6 environment.

Attend our Citrix courses at our training center in Belgrade, live online (virtual classroom) or on-site (private training).
Special pricing can be applied upon registration (multiple participants from your company, government sector, nonprofit organizations, etc.) – contact us to learn more.

Public class

Training duration: 
5 days / 35 hours

Private class

On-site / Online
Minimum no. of participants: 3
5 days / 35 hours
Price on request
Serbian or English
Training plan: 

Module 1: Understanding the XenDesktop and XenApp Architecture

  • Core strength of XenApp and XenDesktop 7.6
  • Different editions of XenApp and XenDesktop
  • Licensing of XenApp
  • Licensing of XenDesktop
  • FlexCast architecture
  • Use cases
  • Standard deployment Citrix Component
  • High-level concepts of designing the infrastructure
  • Summary

Module 2: Initiating the Hypervisor

  • Virtualization
  • Components
  • Hypervisor for XenApp and XenDesktop 7.6
  • Why XenServer
  • Connecting XenCenter to the XenServer host
  • Configuration of storage repository
  • XenServer hosts with shared NFS storage
  • Configuring NFS storage
  • Creating a virtual machine
  • XenServer Tools
  • Summary

Module 3: Setting Up the Infrastructure Components

  • Overview
  • Setting up the domain controller
  • Setting up the Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol
  • Setting up a certificate authority
  • Setting up SQL server 2012
  • Setting up SQL mirroring
  • Summary

Module 4: Setting Up the Citrix Components

  • Setting up the Citrix infrastructure components
  • Configuring the Citrix components
  • Summary

Module 5: Setting Up the XenApp Resources

  • Preparing the master virtual machine
  • Setting up server OS for Master Image
  • Creating a Machine Catalog
  • Creating a delivery group
  • Summary

Module 6: Configuring Policies

  • Setting up policies
  • Installing the group policy management feature
  • Printing policies
  • Configuring remote assistance
  • Citrix profile management
  • Summary

Module 7: Setting Up Citrix Provisioning Services™

  • Citrix Provisioning Services™
  • Summary

Module 8: Setting Up NetScaler

  • An overview of NetScaler Gateway™
  • Performing the initial configuration of NetScaler
  • Configuring NTP
  • Configuring high availability for NetScaler
  • Creating certificates for NetScaler
  • Configuring NetScaler for remote access
  • Modifying StoreFront™ to integrate with NetScaler
  • Summary
Exclusives: 
  • One year access to the class recording
  • Course material accessible in electronic format
  • Certificate of attendance
Prerequisites: 

Experience in administering Citrix products.