Citrix XenDesktop

Course Length :  35 Hours

Overview:

This course provides students an accelerated path to obtain the skills required to successfully deploy and support a complete Citrix hosted application and desktop virtualization solution in a Windows Server 2012 R2 environment.

Objectives:

Upon successful completion of this course, learners are able to: -Understand the XenDesktop 7.6 architecture, components, and communication -Set up the hypervisor -Set up and manage the XenDesktop 7.6 infrastructure -Create and manage machine catalogs and Delivery Groups -Configure and manage StoreFront -Configure and manage policies and end-user profiles -Manage sessions, sites, and end users with Director -Manage printing -Set up and Manage Provisioning Services -Validate the Implementation -Set up NetScaler to provide external access to XenDesktop 7.6 resources

Outline:

 

Understanding the XenDesktop 7.5 Architecture

  • Understanding the Architecture of a XenDesktop Solution
  • XenDesktop Virtualization Technologies
  • Infrastructure Components
  • Citrix Components
  • Designing a XenDesktop Implementation
  • Design Document

 

Hypervisor Considerations

  • Setting up the Hypervisor
  • Installing the Hypervisor
  • Installing the Hypervisor Management Console
  • Configuring the Hypervisor
  • Creating Templates
  • Reinforcement Exercise – Creating a Windows 7 Template

 

Infrastructure Considerations

  • Setting Up the Infrastructure Components
  • Setting Up the Domain Controller
  • Setting Up the Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol
  • Setting Up a Certificate Authority
  • Setting Up the File Server
  • Setting Up SQL Server 2012
  • Setting Up SQL Server Mirroring
  • Reinforcement Exercise – Redirecting Additional Folders

 

Setting Up Citrix Components

  • Setting Up Citrix Components
  • Setting Up the Citrix License Server
  • Setting Up the Delivery Controller
  • Setting Up a Second Controller
  • Setting Up the Citrix Universal Print Server
  • Setting Up StoreFront
  • Setting Up a Second StoreFront Server
  • Setting Up Receiver
  • Reinforcement Exercise – Using the Receiver for Web Site

 

Setting Up XenDesktop Resources

  • Setting Up XenDesktop Resources
  • Preparing the Master Virtual Machine
  • Setting Up a Server OS Master Image
  • Setting Up a Desktop OS Master Image
  • Creating a Machine Catalog
  • Creating a Delivery Group
  • Reinforcement Exercise – Adding Machines and Delivery Groups

 

Managing Policies and Profiles

  • Setting Up Policies
  • Policy Precedence (Studio vs. Group Policy Objects)
  • Creating Policies Using Studio
  • Creating Policies Using Group Policy
  • Obtaining the Resultant Set of Policy Using Group Policy Objects
  • Managing End-User Profiles
  • Reinforcement Exercise 1: Working with Policies
  • Reinforcement Exercise 2: Working with Profiles

 

Managing Printing

  • Managing Printing
  • Default Printing Behavior
  • Configuring Client Printing
  • Managing Printer Drivers
  • Optimizing Printing Performance
  • Setting Up and Managing the Universal Print Server
  • Reinforcement Exercise: Managing Printing

 

Setting Up Provisioning Services

  • Setting Up Provisioning Services
  • Provisioning Services Architecture
  • Setting Up a Provisioning Services Server/li>
  • Installing the Provisioning Services Console
  • Configuring Boot from Network
  • Setting Up a Second Provisioning Services Server
  • Configuring the BootStrap File for High Availability
  • Configuring the Master Target Device
  • Creating the vDisk
  • Assigning a vDisk to a Target Device
  • Creating the Machine Catalog
  • Creating the Delivery Group
  • Reinforcement Exercise – Creating BDM Target Devices

 

Managing and Monitoring Sessions, Sites, and End Users

  • Director Overview
  • Monitoring within the Director Dashboard
  • Monitoring and Managing End-User Sessions
  • Reinforcement Exercise: Using Director

 

Setting Up NetScaler

  • Setting Up NetScaler
  • Performing the Initial NetScaler Configuration
  • Configuring NTP
  • Configuring NetScaler High Availability
  • Setting Up DNS
  • Creating Certificates for NetScaler
  • Load Balancing StoreFront Servers/li>
  • Configuring NetScaler for Remote Access
  • Redirecting HTTP Requests for StoreFront
  • Modifying StoreFront to Integrate with NetScaler
  • Configuring ICA Proxy
  • Configuring Authentication Policies
  • Configuring NetScaler for Email-Based Account Discovery
  • Reinforcement Exercise – Scanning an Endpoint for a File

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Citrix XenDesktop

  • Duration :   35 Hours
  • Certificates :   Yes

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Overview: This course provides students an accelerated path to obtain the skills required to successfully deploy and support a complete Citrix hosted application and desktop virtualization solution in a Windows Server 2012 R2 environment. Objectives: Upon successful completion of this course, learners are able to: -Understand the XenDesktop 7.6 architecture, components, and communication -Set up […]