Citrix Provisioning 7.1x Administration

2 Day Course
Hands On
Official Citrix Curriculum
Code CXD-304

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Improve your XenApp and XenDesktop image management and performance with Provisioning Services. Learn to install and configure a highly available Provisioning Services farm according to leading practices. In this course, you will learn about the architecture, communication, and processes that make up Provisioning Services to be successful with deploying and managing a farm. Manage and integrate vDisks and target devices with XenApp and XenDesktop for easy rollback, upgrades, and performance of Virtual Delivery Agent machines. At the end of this course you will be able to install, configure and manage the Provisioning Services solution.

This course is currently based on Citrix Provisioning Services 7.15.


After completing this course you should be able to:

  • Understand Provisioning Services architecture and communication
  • Install and configure a Provisioning Services farm
  • Deploy Provisioning Services target devices for use with XenApp and XenDesktop Virtual Delivery Agents
  • Manage a Provisioning Services farm, vDisks, and target devices
  • Understand Provisioning Services redundancy and failover

Target Audience

Experienced IT Professionals working with XenApp and XenDesktop who need to plan for, implement, or manage a Provisioning Services environment. Potential students include administrators, engineers, and architects.

Additional Information

Recommended as preparation for the following exams:

  • 1Y0-311 - Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.15 Advanced Administration Exam

Delegates looking to obtain this exam should also consider attending the CXD-303 as well as the CXD-304 Course, or the CXD-310 class or CMB-310 + CXD-303.

Training Partners

We work with the following best of breed training partners using our bulk buying power to bring you a wider range of dates, locations and prices.


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Advanced Provisioning with Provisioning Services (2 topics)

  • Getting started with Provisioning Services
  • Provisioning Services Architecture

Provisioning Services Infrastructure (3 topics)

  • The PVS server role
  • The Farm database
  • The vDisk Store

Streaming the vDisk (4 topics)

  • Introduction to vDisks
  • Machine preparation
  • Streaming vDisks
  • Boot methods

Target Devices (3 topics)

  • Introduction to target devices
  • Data I/O
  • Handling persistent and non-persistent data

Integrating Provisioning Services with XenApp and XenDesktop (4 topics)

  • XenDesktop Setup Wizard
  • Device Collections
  • Published Apps and Desktops
  • Using Provisioning Services with XenApp and XenDesktop

Provisioning Services Redundancy (3 topics)

  • Farm component redundancy
  • Store redundancy
  • Database redundancy

Supporting Provisioning Services (5 topics)

  • Performing updates
  • Auditing and support
  • vDisk imagining
  • Migrating vDisk images
  • Troubleshooting


Attendees should meet the following prerequisites:

  • Foundational knowledge of XenApp and XenDesktop 7.1x.
  • Attendance of the  CXD-210 -  Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.1x Administration course is recommended.

Scheduled Dates

Please select from the dates below to make an enquiry or booking.


Different pricing structures are available including special offers. These include early bird, late availability, multi-place, corporate volume and self-funding rates. Please arrange a discussion with a training advisor to discover your most cost effective option.

Code Location Duration Price Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul
CXD-304 2 Days $1,095
CXD304 2 Days $1,722
CXD304 2 Days $1,722
Manchester (Oxford St)
2 Days $1,722
CXD-304 2 Days $1,095

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