This course provides learners with the skills necessary to monitor, maintain, optimize and troubleshoot Citrix XenApp 6.5 environments running on Windows Server 2008 R2 software. Learners are introduced to the tools used to monitor the XenApp farm, record farm activity and generate reports. In addition, learners take away the skills needed to maintain data and server integrity and to scale, optimize and troubleshoot the XenApp farm. This course encourages learning by doing and includes many hands-on exercises that reinforce and expand on the course content
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This course is intended for IT professionals, such as server, network, and system administrators familiar with Microsoft® Windows Server? 2008 R2 environments. System engineers, analysts, consultants, architects and Citrix partners are appropriate candidates for this course. Existing XenApp administrators, especially those with basic XenApp 6.5 experience and those who are interested in achieving CCAA or CCEE certifications, are ideal candidates.
The following are preparatory recommendations for this course: Experience operating a XenApp farm, including administering users, publishing applications, and setting policies Basic understanding of the components of a XenApp environment and server roles Basic knowledge of the purpose and goals of virtualization technology Basic experience installing and administering Windows Server 2008 R2 with Remote Desktop Services An understanding of computing architecture, including network and storage devices, device drivers and operating systems Basic understanding of network security principles
Topics covered in this course include:
Troubleshooting the XenApp environment
Scaling the XenApp environment
Creating farm redundancy
Maintaining the XenApp environment
Optimizing the XenApp environment
Optimizing the user environment
Monitoring XenApp with standard utilities
Monitoring XenApp with EdgeSight
This instructor-led training course provides interactive presentations, discussion and practical application through hands-on labs and group activities.