CWS-215: Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Deployment and Administration

In this course you will learn how to create a new Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops (CVAD) deployment. Get hands-on as the course guides you through the architecture, communications, management, installation, and configuration of Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops to host apps and desktops for your users. And it will also introduce you to Citrix Cloud and Citrix DaaS to become familiar with these products. This course is a necessary step in enabling you with the right training and skills, to not only understand, manage, and deliver successfully, but also to make well-informed planning decisions along the way.

Versions covered: Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7 2203 LTSR, Citrix DaaS

Audience

For administrators and engineers that are new to Citrix or are planning a move to Citrix Cloud. This course is a necessary step in enabling you with the right training and skills to manage and deploy Citrix Workspace successfully.

Prerequisites

This course requires strong foundational knowledge of:

  • Windows Server and Desktop operating systems
  • Active Directory, Policies, Profiles, Networking and Hypervisors.

Course goals

  • Understand the differences between Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 2203 LTSR on-premises.
  • Install, configure, and manage Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops environment.
  • Create Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops workloads.
  • Deliver app and desktop resources to users.
  • Introduce Citrix Cloud and Citrix DaaS.a

Course content

Module 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

Module 2: Deploy the Site

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

Module 3: The Apps and Desktops Images

  • Consider Master Image Creation Methods
  • Master Image Requirements

Module 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

Module 5: Provide Access to App and Desktop Resources

  • Consider Workspace Experience versus StoreFront
  • Workspace Experience User Authenticatio
  • Workspace App
  • Communication Flow

Module 6: Manage the User Experience

  • Methods to Manage the User Experience
  • Common User Experience Settings

Module 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

Module 8: Manage Printing for User Sessions

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

Module 9: Citrix Profile Management

  • Introduction and Considerations
  • Configure Citrix Profile Managemen

Module 10: Manage the Site

  • Delegated Administration
  • Use PowerShell with Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktop
  • Power Management Considerations

Module 11: Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Basic Security Considerations

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

Module 12: Monitor the Site

  • Citrix Director Introduction
  • Monitor and Interact with User Sessions
  • Published Apps Analysis
  • Monitor the Machines Running the VDA
  • Site Specific Common Monitoring
  • Alerts and Notifications
  • Optimize Citrix Director Monitoring with Citrix ADM

Module 13: Introduction to Supporting and Troubleshooting Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops

  • Introduction to Supporting a Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops SiteTools
  • Proactive Administration Common Tasks

Module 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

Module 15: Citrix Analytics

  • Citrix Analytics Introduction
  • Prepare to Use Citrix Analytics
  • Types of Analytics

Read the complete course description: CWS-215: Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Deployment and Administration

Certification

This course includes 1 certification voucher, which can be used to take either of these 2 exams:

 

 

 

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