CTX1259: Citrix XenApp 5.0 for Windows Server 2003: Administration

5 Day Course
Hands On
Official Citrix Curriculum
Code CTX1259

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Installing Citrix XenApp (6 topics)

  • Citrix XenApp Overview
  • Identifying Components of Citrix XenApp
  • Intrroducing New Features and Feature Enhancements
  • Identifying Management Consoles in Presentation Server
  • Installation of Citrix XenApp
  • Making Installation Decisions

Installing and Configuring Citrix XenApp Clients (12 topics)

  • Citrix XenApp Client for Windows
  • Identifying New Features in the Client for Windows
  • Using the Client for Web
  • Using the Program Neighborhood Agent
  • Using the Program Neighborhood
  • Client Connection Security
  • Configuring Remote Configuration
  • Installation of the Client for Windows
  • Understanding the Installation Requirements
  • Creating Custom Packages Using the Client Package
  • Installing the Clients Manually
  • Deploying Clients Using Active Directory

Publishing Resources (11 topics)

  • Publishing Resources
  • Organizing Published Resources for Users
  • Advanced Settings for Published Resource
  • Configuring Advanced Access Control Properties
  • Configuring Server-to-Client Content Redirection
  • Implementing Resource Limits and Client Options
  • Configuring Resource Appearance
  • Published Resource Management
  • Viewing Published Resource Usage
  • Modifying Published Resource Properties
  • Disabling or Hiding a Published Resource

Configuring Policies in Citrix XenApp (6 topics)

  • Policies in Citrix XenApp
  • Identifying Policy Rules
  • Creating Policies in Citrix XenApp
  • Applying Policies Using Filter
  • Prioritizing Policies
  • Using the Policy Search Engine

Configuring Sessions in Citrix XenApp (17 topics)

  • Session Connection Settings
  • Configuring Virtual IP Addresses
  • Configuring Broadcast Setting
  • Configuring the Citrix XML Service
  • Configuring Time Zone Settings
  • Configuring Novell Directory Services
  • Session Reconnection Configuration
  • Configuring Keep-Alive Setting
  • Configuring Session Reliability
  • Configuring Auto Client Reconnect
  • Session Performance Configuration
  • Configuring Display Settings
  • Configuring SpeedScreen Browser Acceleration
  • Configuring SpeedScreen Multimedia Acceleration
  • Configuring SpeedScreen Flash Acceleration
  • Configuring SpeedScreen Latency Reduction
  • Configuring SpeedScreen Image Acceleration

Configuring Citrix XenApp (18 topics)

  • Citrix Administrator Accounts and Permissions
  • Adding Administrator Accounts
  • Configuring Administrator Permissions
  • Configuring Folder Permissions
  • Configuration Logging
  • Creating the Configuration Logging Database
  • Configuring Configuration Logging
  • Data Collectors and License Servers
  • Configuring Data Collectors
  • Specifying the License Server
  • Performance Settings
  • Optimizing CPU Utilization
  • Implementing Virtual Memory Management
  • Administration Settings
  • Configuring Health Monitoring and Recovery
  • Configuring Remote Console Connections
  • Configuring ICA Connection Limits
  • Configuring Shadow Settings

Configuring Load Management (9 topics)

  • Load Management Process
  • Load Calculation
  • Load Evaluator Configuration
  • Creating Custom Load Evaluators
  • Assigning Load Evaluators to Servers and Applications
  • Load Monitoring
  • Monitoring Load Evaluator Usage
  • Monitoring Load Evaluator Rule Activity
  • Logging Load Manager Activity

Deploying Applications with XenApp (23 topics)

  • Application Installation in XenApp
  • Streaming Applications in XenApp
  • Installing Applications in a Multi-User Environment
  • Isolation Environments
  • Creating an Isolation Environment
  • Configuring Isolation Environment Settings
  • Associating an Application with an Isolation Environment
  • Installation Manager Overview
  • Installation Manager Packaging
  • Rolling Back the Packager
  • Packaging an Application
  • Packaging a File or Folder Contents
  • Packaging an Unattended Installation
  • Package Deployment
  • Adding a Package to the Installation Manager Database
  • Installing a Package
  • Publishing a Package
  • Installation Manager Administration
  • Configuring Installation Manager Properties
  • Creating Server Groups
  • Creating and Using Package Groups
  • Viewing Package Status
  • Uninstalling a Package

Configuring Printing (12 topics)

  • Printer Configuration
  • Importing Print Servers
  • Printer Assignment
  • Configuring Client Printers
  • Assigning Network Printers to Users
  • Print Driver Management
  • Replicating Print Drivers
  • Universal Driver Printing Policies and Features
  • Maintaining Print Driver Compatibility Lists
  • Configuring Print Driver Mappings
  • Assigning Printer Creation Settings to Published Applications
  • Managing Printer Bandwidth

Enabling Web Access to Published Resources (20 topics)

  • Web Interface Communications Overview
  • Web Interface Installation and Configuration
  • Creating Web Interface Sites
  • Specifying the Initial Configuration
  • Site Appearance Configuration
  • Authentication Configuration
  • Configuring Explicit Authentication
  • Configuring Pass-Through Authentication
  • Configuring Smart Card Authentication
  • Workspace Control Configuration
  • Configuring Workspace Control
  • Server Configuration
  • DMZ Settings Configuration
  • Client-Side Proxy Setting Configuration
  • Session Preferences Configuration
  • Client Deployment Configuration
  • Configuring Client for Web Settings
  • Configuring Client for Java Settings
  • Managing Client Deployment Settings
  • Program Neighborhood Agent Services Site Configuration

Streaming Applications (27 topics)

  • Application Streaming Components Overview
  • Application Streaming Communications
  • Citrix Streaming Client
  • Installing the Streaming Client
  • Citrix Streaming Profiler
  • Installing the Citrix Streaming Profiler
  • Setting Profiler Preferences
  • Profile Configuration
  • Configuring Profiles
  • Viewing and Changing Profile Properties
  • Changing Target Properties
  • Adding a Target to a Profile
  • Deleting a Target from a Profile
  • Upgrading an Application in a Target
  • Deleting an Obsolete Version of a Target
  • Streaming Application Configuration
  • Publishing a Streaming Application
  • Changing the Application Type
  • Specifying an Alternate Profile for a Published Application
  • Enabling the Least-Privileged User Account
  • Using a Policy for Application Delivery
  • Configuring Sites for Streaming Applications
  • Offline Access Management
  • Providing Offline Access
  • Customizing the Offline License Setting
  • Caching Applications for Offline Access
  • Lab Setup

Securing Access to Published Resources (12 topics)

  • ICA Encryption
  • Configuring ICA Encryption in a Policy Configuring
  • ICA Encryption Through a Published Application
  • Citrix SSL Relay
  • Configuring Citrix SSL Relay
  • Secure Gateway
  • Using Digital Certificates
  • Installing the Secure Gateway
  • Web Interface Configuration for the Secure Gateway
  • Configuring the Access Method
  • Configuring Secure Gateway Settings
  • Secure Gateway Monitoring

Citrix XenApp Updates (26 topics)

  • Citrix XenApp 5.0 for Windows Server 2003
  • Upgrading to XenApp for Windows Server 2003
  • Upgrading Streaming Profiler
  • Plugins
  • XenApp Plugin for Hosted Apps Features
  • XenApp Web Plugin Features
  • XenApp Plugin Features
  • XenApp Plugin for Streamed Apps Features
  • Upgrading XenApp Plugins
  • Upgrading to XenApp Plugin for Streamed Apps
  • Web Interface
  • Web Interface 5.0 Features
  • Client Detection Wizard
  • Configuring the Client Detection Wizard
  • Platinum Edition Additional Components
  • Application Performance Monitoring
  • EdgeSight Architecture
  • SmartAccess
  • Access Gateway with XenApp
  • SmartAuditor Overview
  • SmartAuditor Architecture
  • Single Sign-On
  • Password Manager Architecture
  • EasyCall
  • EasyCall Architecture
  • Platinum Licensing


It is recommended that learners have experience administering Microsoft Windows Server 2003 environments.