Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.7 and 7.8

Course information
Price: Please Call
Day(s): 5
Course Code: CXD-230

Overview

Designed for students with previous XenApp and XenDesktop 7.6 (Long Term Service Release) experience, who are interested in learning about new functionality and leading practices for the latest XenApp and XenDesktop releases. Learn about architectural changes, management enhancements, and how to get the most out of the latest versions of XenApp and XenDesktop through real world scenarios. Students will have access to hands-on exercises within a virtual lab environment to configure and test features including AppDisks with AppDNA and Zones. At the end of this course students will be prepared to upgrade their environments and deliver new functionality to end users.

Pre-Requisites

Citrix recommends students prepare for this course by taking the one of the following courses:

  •  CXD-203 Managing App and Desktop Solutions with Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.6
  •  CXD-300 Deploying App and Desktop Solutions with Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.6
  •  CMB-300 Deploy and Manage Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop 7.6 Fast Track

It is also recommended to gain a basic understanding of the following concepts and technologies:

  •  Familiarity with how to navigate and use Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows 10

Content

Module 1: Installation and Upgrade

  • Installation flow changes
  • Upgrade strategy
  • Upgrading the XenApp and XenDesktop site
  • Upgrading Provisioning Services target devices

Module 2: StoreFront Management

  • Store centered management
  • Simplified resource aggregation and user mapping
  • Delegated authentication improvements
  • Federated Authentication Service
  • Non-Domain joined StoreFront considerations

Module 3: Provisioning

  • MCS I/O optimization configuration and considerations
  • Provisioning Services performance enhancements
  • Provisioning Services Boot Device Manager enhancements
  • Upgrading vDisks to VHDX

Module 4: Application Layering and Assessment

  • AppDisk architecture
  • Configuring AppDisks
  • Analyzing AppDisks with AppDNA
  • AppDisk layering considerations

Module 5: Zone Architecture

  • Zones in FMA
  • Configuring primary and satellite zones
  • Zone design considerations
  • Zone failure scenarios

Module 6: Application Management

  • Application centered management
  • Delivering App-V applications through Citrix Studio
  • Advanced application configuration in Citrix Studio

Module 7: Maintenance and Monitoring

  • Integrating Microsoft System Center Operations Manager with Citrix Director
  • Configuring notifications and alerts in Citrix Director
  • Improved Director interface for monitoring trends
  • Enhanced reboot scheduling in Citrix Studio
  • Citrix Call Home
  • Introduction to the Citrix SCOM management packs

Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Understand the upgrade process and installation improvements in XenApp and XenDesktop
  • Understand XenApp and XenDesktop zones and how to configure them
  • Understand the architecture of AppDisks, how they are configured, and how to validate them using AppDNA
  • Describe the improvements to MCS caching and how they can benefit your environment
  • Manage and deliver App-V applications directly through Citrix Studio
  • Use the new Store focused administration console in Citrix StoreFront
  • Describe the new delegated authentication service
  • Manage applications in Citrix Studio using the applications and tags nodes
  • Configure alerts and notifications in Citrix Director
  • Describe the performance and administrative enhancements to Provisioning Services

Target Audience

This course is recommended for those who are interested in learning how to implement new features of the current release of XenApp and XenDesktop (7.7, 7.8, and 7.9) using leading practices. Specifically:

  • Administrators
  • Implementers / Engineers
  • Architects

Schedule

Dates available on request. Please contact us.

Course description

Download a PDF document of the complete course description: Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.7 and 7.8

All course dates
Date & Location Language Ver
February
06 Feb - 07 Feb, 2017 Nieuwegein (Iepenhoeve 5) Public Schedule
06 Feb - 07 Feb, 2017
Virtual Training
Virtual & Classroom
06 Feb - 07 Feb, 2017 Amsterdam (Kingsfordweg 43) Public Schedule
06 Feb - 07 Feb, 2017
Virtual Training
Virtual & Classroom
20 Feb - 21 Feb, 2017 RUEIL ATHENEE ver 2 Public Schedule
March
06 Mar - 07 Mar, 2017 Oslo, Global Knowledge Public Schedule
06 Mar - 07 Mar, 2017
Virtual Training
Virtual & Classroom
06 Mar - 07 Mar, 2017 Mechelen (Zandvoortstraat 1) Public Schedule
06 Mar - 07 Mar, 2017 Zoetermeer (Centrum West 21) Public Schedule
06 Mar - 07 Mar, 2017
Virtual Training
Virtual & Classroom
06 Mar - 07 Mar, 2017 Zwolle (Grote Voort 291) Public Schedule
06 Mar - 07 Mar, 2017
Virtual Training
Virtual & Classroom
06 Mar - 07 Mar, 2017 Apeldoorn (Soerenseweg 73) Public Schedule
April
03 Apr - 04 Apr, 2017 Groningen (Helperpark 296) Public Schedule
03 Apr - 04 Apr, 2017
Virtual Training
Virtual & Classroom
03 Apr - 04 Apr, 2017 Apeldoorn (Soerenseweg 73) Public Schedule
24 Apr - 25 Apr, 2017 RUEIL ATHENEE ver 2 Public Schedule
May
01 May - 02 May, 2017 Nieuwegein (Iepenhoeve 5) Public Schedule
01 May - 02 May, 2017
Virtual Training
Virtual & Classroom
01 May - 02 May, 2017 Amsterdam (Kingsfordweg 43) Public Schedule
01 May - 02 May, 2017
Virtual Training
Virtual & Classroom
03 May - 04 May, 2017 Mechelen (Zandvoortstraat 1) Public Schedule
03 May - 04 May, 2017
Virtual Training
Virtual & Classroom
29 May - 30 May, 2017 Nieuwegein (Iepenhoeve 5) Public Schedule
29 May - 30 May, 2017
Virtual Training
Virtual & Classroom
June
12 Jun - 13 Jun, 2017 RUEIL ATHENEE ver 2 Public Schedule
26 Jun - 27 Jun, 2017 Oslo, Global Knowledge Public Schedule
26 Jun - 27 Jun, 2017
Virtual Training
Virtual & Classroom
26 Jun - 27 Jun, 2017 Mechelen (Zandvoortstraat 1) Public Schedule
26 Jun - 27 Jun, 2017
Virtual Training
Virtual & Classroom
26 Jun - 27 Jun, 2017 Zwolle (Grote Voort 291) Public Schedule
26 Jun - 27 Jun, 2017
Virtual Training
Virtual & Classroom
26 Jun - 27 Jun, 2017 Rotterdam (Barbizonlaan 25) Public Schedule
26 Jun - 27 Jun, 2017
Virtual Training
Virtual & Classroom
26 Jun - 27 Jun, 2017 Apeldoorn (Soerenseweg 73) Public Schedule
July
24 Jul - 25 Jul, 2017 Mechelen (Zandvoortstraat 1) Public Schedule
24 Jul - 25 Jul, 2017 Nieuwegein (Iepenhoeve 5) Public Schedule
24 Jul - 25 Jul, 2017
Virtual Training
Virtual & Classroom
24 Jul - 25 Jul, 2017 Amsterdam (Kingsfordweg 43) Public Schedule
24 Jul - 25 Jul, 2017
Virtual Training
Virtual & Classroom
August
21 Aug - 22 Aug, 2017 Mechelen (Zandvoortstraat 1) Public Schedule
21 Aug - 22 Aug, 2017 Nieuwegein (Iepenhoeve 5) Public Schedule
21 Aug - 22 Aug, 2017
Virtual Training
Virtual & Classroom
21 Aug - 22 Aug, 2017 Zoetermeer (Centrum West 21) Public Schedule
21 Aug - 22 Aug, 2017
Virtual Training
Virtual & Classroom
September
04 Sep - 05 Sep, 2017 RUEIL VICTOR HUGO ver 2 Public Schedule
18 Sep - 19 Sep, 2017 Mechelen (Zandvoortstraat 1) Public Schedule
18 Sep - 19 Sep, 2017 Nieuwegein (Iepenhoeve 5) Public Schedule
18 Sep - 19 Sep, 2017
Virtual Training
Virtual & Classroom
18 Sep - 19 Sep, 2017 Amsterdam (Kingsfordweg 43) Public Schedule
18 Sep - 19 Sep, 2017
Virtual Training
Virtual & Classroom
October
16 Oct - 17 Oct, 2017 Mechelen (Zandvoortstraat 1) Public Schedule
16 Oct - 17 Oct, 2017
Virtual Training
Virtual & Classroom
16 Oct - 17 Oct, 2017 Eindhoven (Evoluon Noord Brabantlaan 1) Public Schedule
16 Oct - 17 Oct, 2017
Virtual Training
Virtual & Classroom
16 Oct - 17 Oct, 2017 Zoetermeer (Centrum West 21) Public Schedule
16 Oct - 17 Oct, 2017
Virtual Training
Virtual & Classroom
November
02 Nov - 03 Nov, 2017 RUEIL ATHENEE ver 2 Public Schedule
13 Nov - 14 Nov, 2017 Mechelen (Zandvoortstraat 1) Public Schedule
13 Nov - 14 Nov, 2017 Nieuwegein (Iepenhoeve 5) Public Schedule
13 Nov - 14 Nov, 2017
Virtual Training
Virtual & Classroom
13 Nov - 14 Nov, 2017 Groningen (Helperpark 296) Public Schedule
13 Nov - 14 Nov, 2017
Virtual Training
Virtual & Classroom
13 Nov - 14 Nov, 2017 Apeldoorn (Soerenseweg 73) Public Schedule
December
11 Dec - 12 Dec, 2017 Brussel City Centre (Avenue Louise 65) Public Schedule
11 Dec - 12 Dec, 2017 Zoetermeer (Centrum West 21) Public Schedule
11 Dec - 12 Dec, 2017
Virtual Training
Virtual & Classroom
11 Dec - 12 Dec, 2017 Zwolle (Grote Voort 291) Public Schedule
11 Dec - 12 Dec, 2017
Virtual Training
Virtual & Classroom

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