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Citrix Virtual Apps & Desktops, App Layering & WEM Administration

( Duration: 5 Days )

This Citrix Virtual Apps & Desktops, App Layering & WEM Administration training course is designed for experienced IT professionals to build the foundational administration aspects of installing, configuring and managing a Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops environment. Learn about configuring policies, printing and basic security features as well as more advanced topics including Windows Environment Management (WEM) and App Layering. Gain an understanding of the solution architecture and communications, and the factors that contribute to a successful deployment. Monitoring and troubleshooting the environment with Citrix Director and Citrix Analytics is also incorporated in this course.

By attending Citrix Virtual Apps & Desktops, App Layering & WEM Administration workshop, delegates will learn to:

  • Install, configure and manage a Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7 site on-premises and on Citrix Cloud including how to migrate from on-premises to Citrix Cloud
  • Configure Workspace Environment Management to improve the end user environment and virtual resource consumption
  • Use App Layering skills to create and administer OS, platform, application, elastic and user layers
  • Deploy and deliver apps and desktops to end users using Machine Creation Services (MCS)

  • Experience with previous versions of Citrix Virtual Apps or Citrix Virtual Desktops is beneficial

The Citrix Virtual Apps & Desktops, App Layering & WEM Administration class is ideal for:

  • Experienced IT Professionals new to Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops in an on-prem or Citrix Cloud environment.

COURSE AGENDA

1

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
2

Deploy the Site

  • Pre-Deployment Considerations
  • Citrix Licensing Setup
  • Delivery Controller Setup
  • Site Setup and Management
  • Redundancy Considerations
3

The Apps and Desktops Images

  • Consider Master Image Creation Methods
  • Master Image Requirements
4

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
5

Provide Access to App and Desktop Resources

  • Consider Workspace Experience versus StoreFront
  • Workspace App
6

Manage the User Experience

  • Methods to Manage the User Experience
7

Published App and Desktop Presentation and Management

  • Published App Properties
  • Server OS Published App Optimizations
  • Published App Presentation
  • Application Groups
  • Apps and Desktops Presentation
8

Manage Printing for User Sessions

  • Map Printers to the User Session
  • Printer Drivers
  • Print Environment Considerations
9

Citrix Profile Management

  • Introduction and Considerations
  • Configure Citrix Profile Management
10

Manage the Site

  • Delegated Administration
  • Power Management Considerations
11

Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Basic Security Considerations

  • Citrix Admin Security Considerations
  • XML Service Security Considerations
  • Secure HDX External Traffic
12

Monitor the Site

  • Citrix Director Introduction
  • Monitor and Interact with User Sessions
  • Published Apps Analysis
  • Monitor the Machines Running the VDA
  • Alerts and Notifications
13

Introduction to Supporting and Troubleshooting Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops

  • Introduction to Supporting a Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Site
  • Tools
14

Migrate to Citrix Cloud

  • Migration Considerations
  • Citrix Cloud Connector Deployment
  • Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops with an On-Premises Resource Location
  • The Migration Process
15

Citrix Analytics

  • Citrix Analytics Introduction
  • Types of Analytics
16

Introduction to App Layering

  • App Layering Introduction
  • Architecture and How it Works
17

Create an OS Layer

  • The OS Layer
18

Create a Platform Layer

  • The Platform Layer
19

Create App Layers

  • The App Layers
20

Create Elastic App and User Layers

  • Elastic App Layering
  • User Layers
21

Deploy a Layered Image using Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops

  • Using Templates in App Layering
  • Using Layered Images in a Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Site
22

Explore Layer Priority and Maintain an App Layering Environment

  • Layer Priority
  • Updating Layers
  • Maintaining and Updating the App Layering Environment
  • Common App Layering Considerations and Additional Resources
23

Introduction to Workspace Environment Management (WEM)

  • Workspace Environment Management (WEM) Introduction
  • WEM Administration
24

Use WEM to Centralize Environment Management

  • Managing User Resources with WEM
  • Managing Profiles with WEM
  • Managing Endpoints with the WEM Transformer Feature
25

Use WEM for Performance Optimization

  • Optimizing Machine Performance with WEM
  • Optimizing User Experience with WEM
26

Use WEM to Secure Environments

  • Use WEM to Secure Environments
  • WEM Security Features
27

Migrate and Upgrade WEM

  • Migrating to WEM
  • Upgrading a WEM Deployment
  • WEM Multi-Location Considerations

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