CXD2001I: Implementing Citrix Desktop 3

2 Day Course
Hands On
Official Citrix Curriculum
Code CXD2001I

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Designed for experienced XenApp users, this course provides the foundation necessary to effectively deploy and administer Citrix XenApp 5.0 and its components, including Web Interface, application streaming and Secure Gateway.

Learners will receive hands-on training for installing XenApp and Plug-ins and for using the various administrative consoles to configure policies, individual server and server farm settings, isolation environments, streaming applications and much more.

On completion delegates will be able to:

  • Install the Desktop Delivery Controller
  • Prepare a virtual desktop for delivery to an endpoint device
  • Install and configure the XenDesktop Setup Wizard
  • Create and manage desktop groups using the Access Management Console
  • Configure XenDesktop policy management settings
  • Install and configure Desktop Receiver software on an endpoint device
  • Connect to a XenDesktop environment from a variety of endpoint devices

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Introducing XenDesktop (3 topics)

  • Desktop Delivery
  • XenDesktop Architecture
  • XenDesktop Communication

Preparing to Install XenDesktop (10 topics)

  • Desktop Delivery Controller Considerations
  • Planning Farm Configurations
  • Identifying Desktop Delivery Controller Best Practices
  • Planning XenDesktop Scalability
  • Planning Security Considerations
  • Identifying System Requirements
  • Additional Infrastructure Considerations
  • Managing Active Directory
  • Identifying Licensing Considerations
  • Planning User Desktop Connectivity

Installing XenDesktop (16 topics)

  • Desktop Delivery Controller Installation
  • Installing the Desktop Delivery Controller
  • License Server installation
  • Installing License Server Software
  • License Files
  • Generating and Downloading Licenses
  • Copying a License File
  • Discovery
  • Running Discovery
  • XenDesktop Preparation
  • Desktop Provisioning
  • Creating a vDisk
  • Virtual Desktop Agent Installation
  • Installing the Virtual Desktop Agent
  • XenDesktop Setup Wizard Installation
  • Installing the XenDesktop Setup Wizard

Configuring Desktop Groups (7 topics)

  • User Segmentation
  • Security Considerations
  • Desktop Group Properties
  • Desktop Group Management
  • Creating a Desktop Group in the XenDesktop Setup Wizard
  • Creating a Desktop Group in the Access Management Console
  • Modifying Idle Pool Settings

Managing XenDesktop (4 topics)

  • Managing Farm Settings
  • Configuring Administrator Permissions
  • Managing Policies
  • Troubleshooting Common Issues

Preparing the Desktop Receiver (8 topics)

  • Access Modes
  • Endpoint Devices
  • Managed and Unmanaged Endpoint Devices Connection Decisions
  • XenDesktop User Experiences
  • Desktop Receiver Installation
  • Installing Desktop Receiver Software
  • Installing Desktop Receiver Embedded Software Managing USB Support
  • Managing Smart Cards


# A basic knowledge of Citrix XenApp # A basic knowledge of Citrix Provisioning Server # A basic knowledge of Citrix XenServer # An understanding of computing architecture, including network and storage devices, device drivers and operating systems # Basic experience installing and administering Windows Server 2003

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