IT TRAINING

Citrix CMB-300 – Deploy and Manage XenApp/XenDesktop 7.6 Fast Track

In this course you will learn how to deploy and support a Citrix hosted application and desktop virtualization solution in a Windows Server 2012 R2 environment.

Topics covered in this course include XenServer, XenDesktop, MCS, PVS, Citrix Lincense Server, Personal vDisk, NetScaler, StoreFront and Citrix Reciever.

Who needs to attend

Who needs to attend?
This course is aimed at architects, consultants, engineers and administrators.

what you will learn

What you will learn
Upon completion you will know how to:

  • Understand the XenApp and XenDesktop 7.6 architecture, components, and communication;
  • Set up the hypervisor;
  • Set up and manage the XenApp and 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 XenApp and XenDesktop 7.6 resources.
Prerequisites

Prerequiste
Students need to have:

  • An understanding of server, desktop and application virtualization concepts
  • Experience with Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Basic storage knowledge (manage existing storage types, add new storage)
  • Basics of Citrix licensing
  • Familiarity with at least one hypervisor (XenServer, Hyper-V, or vSphere)
  • Basic understanding of the different types of profiles (local, roaming, mandatory)
Course outline

Course Outline

1. Understanding the XenDesktop 7.6 Architecture

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

2. 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

3. Infrastructure Considerations

Setting Up the Infrastructure Components
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

4. 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

5. 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

6. 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

7. 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

8. Setting Up Provisioning Services

Setting Up Provisioning Services
Provisioning Services Architecture
Setting Up a Provisioning Services Server
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

9. Managing and Monitoring Sessions, Sites, and End Users with Director

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

10. 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
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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