Basic Administration for Citrix XenApp 6.5 - Skills Update

3 Day Course
Hands On
Official Citrix Curriculum
Code CXA2051QA

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The "Basic Administration for Citrix XenApp 6.5 - Skills Update" course is an update from Presentation Server 4.0 /. XenApp Presentation Server 4.5 / XenApp 5 for Windows Server 2008 and provides you an overview about the new features for an effective use and the administration of XenApp 6.5 for Windows Server 2008 R2

In this course, students will be introduced to the new features in XenApp 6.5. Through instructor-led discussions and hands-on training, students will learn what's new in XenApp 6.5, review new Services, Citrix Licensing updates, Console changes, policies, HDX and Application Streaming enhancements.

Learners will receive hands-on training for installing Citrix XenApp 6.5 for Windows Server 2008 R2 and the associated Citrix plug-ins, as well as for using administrative consoles and tools to configure resources, policies, server and server farm settings, virtualized applications and more.

This course is intended for IT professionals, such as server, network, systems and help desk administrators with experience administering Microsoft Windows environments containing Citrix XenApp 4 or XenApp5 . Systems engineers, analysts, consultants, and architects with Citrix XenApp 4 or 5 experience are also appropriate candidates for this course.

Delegates will learn how to

  • Identify the new features in XenApp 6.5
  • Install and initially configure XenApp 6.5 in a Windows Server 2008 R2 environment
  • Add and configure worker groups
  • Create and configure policies, apply filters and use policy modeling tools
  • Configure License Administration Console ports and administrators
  • Install Citrix Receiver for Windows
  • Application Streaming Enhancements
  • HDX Enhancements
  • Identify the components of Citrix Merchandising Server

Please note: this Citrix Xenapp 6.5 skills upgrade course is based around the standard course materials for CXA2061 Citrix XenApp 6.5 Basic Administration. Standard CXA2061 manuals will be supplied and all labs from the CXA2061 course will be completed. However only the modules detailed in the outline below will be formally delivered in class.

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Course Contents (11 topics)

  • Introducing Xenapp
  • Licensing Xenapp
  • Installing Xenapp
  • Configuring Xenapp Administration
  • Streaming Applications
  • Configuring Policies
  • Optimising the environment
  • Configuring Self Service Applications
  • Monitoring Xenapp
  • Additional Components
  • All labs from CXA2061 will be completed


Before taking this course, Citrix recommends that learners have experience using Windows Server 2008, including an understanding of Active Directory, policies and profiles and knowledge regarding administering users, home directories, user profiles and security. Learners should also have previous experience administering Citrix XenApp (Presentation Server 4.0 or higher), or completed the following courses:

  • CTX-1259AI Citrix XenApp for Windows Server 2003 Administration
  • CXA-2012I Implementing Citrix XenApp 5.0 for Windows Server 2008

Additional Learning

The courses below may help you meet the knowledge level required to take this course. If you are unsure please ask a training advisor .

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