About this Course

Tech Type Specialist
Code CXD303
Duration 3 Days
Special Notices

Please note: Effective August 3rd 2018 this course has been renamed from 'XenApp and XenDesktop 7.1x Advanced Management with App Layering, WEM, and HDX' to 'Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7.1x Advanced management with App Layering, WEM and HDX'. Course content remains the same.

Get more value out of your Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops investment through the use of Workspace Environment Management, Application Layering and advanced features. You’ll leave this course with a good understanding of how to manage more complex solutions such as multi-zone environments spanning multiple locations with configurations around StoreFront, the Delivery Controllers and HDX. You’ll gain the skills to improve logon times, user personalization and resource performance through Workspace Environment Management. Also, learn to optimize management of your app and desktop images by building and deploying App Layers with Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops.

Is this course for you?
Built for experienced IT Professionals working with Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops. Potential students include administrators, engineers and architects responsible for the end user workspace, app and desktop images and overall health and performance of the solution.

Versions covered
This course is currently on Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7.15.

Instructional Method
Classroom or Virtual w/hands-on labs

Prerequisites

Citrix course materials are only available to delegates in e-courseware format. Delegates will be provided with instructions on how to access their e-courseware on day one of the event. Those delegates who are attending via either virtual or extended classroom will be required to provide either three monitors (to view courseware, labs and instructor demos simultaneously) or two monitors and a mobile device. Delegates will be required to have an active TCC (Training.Citrix.com) account in order to access course materials and labs.

Please set up Your TCC account up in advance of the course using the following link:

https://www.citrix.com/welcome/create-account/create-account-form.html

Please note: It is highly recommended that the delegate uses a personal email address (rather than company email) to set up their TCC account. If you do not wish to reference your company name when setting up your TCC account we recommend you use 'EDUCALC' as reference.

Should you encounter any issues in setting up your TCC account please ensure that you raise this directly with Citrix in advance of your event by visiting http://training.citrix.com then on the home page click, Help, then select Classroom Support, and submit a Critical or High priority request notifying Citrix of the course start date.

Technical pre-requisites

Strong foundational knowledge of Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7.x. Citrix recommends students prepare for this course by taking the following course: CXD-210 Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7.x Administration.

Delegates will learn how to

  • How to configure Workspace Environment Management to improve the end user environment and virtual resource consumption
  • Understand Zones in Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops and how to account for user and desktop locationsand optimal connection and registration
  • How to build and manage App Layers to minimize image sprawl with Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops

Outline

Module 1: Intermediate FlexCast Management Architecture (FMA)

  • FMA Services
  • SQL database connectivity and security
  • Multi-zone VDA registration
  • Zone preference

Module 2: Workspace Environment Management (WEM) (Extended Module)

  • Introduction to WEM
  • Administration
  • Optimizing resource consumption on VDA hosts
  • Managing the end-user experience with WEM
  • Migrating existing settings and configurations to WEM

Module 3: StoreFront Optimization and Routing

  • User experience optimizations
  • StoreFront branding
  • Optimal Gateway routing and Zones
  • Subscription Store

Module 4: HDX and Multimedia

  • HDX in the network
  • Enlightened Data Protocol (EDT)
  • Multimedia delivery and redirection
  • Delivering Skype for Business with Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops

Module 5: App Layering (Full day module)

  • App Layering Introduction
  • Layering Architecture
  • Creating Layers
  • App Layering Maintenance

Module 6: Supporting and Troubleshooting

  • Connections
  • Communications
  • Session Launch
Specialist Course

3 Days

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