Configuring Citrix XenDesktop 7.6 Components

Systems administrators, Citrix Administrators, technical support staff, or consultants who want to learn to manage and maintain XenDesktop solutions.


Expected Duration
187 minutes

In this course, you’ll learn to configure your XenDesktop Environment including Citrix Receiver and NetScaler. You’ll also take a detailed look at creating Citrix policies and Group Policies using different management tools. This course also covers various configuration tasks you’ll need to be familiar with when working with the XenDesktop Catalog and when publishing applications. This course is one of a series in the SkillSoft learning path that covers objectives for the 1Y0-200 certification exam Managing Citrix XenDesktop 7 Solutions.


Implementing Citrix Receiver

  • start the course
  • Identify the use and functionality of Citrix receiver in providing access to your XenDesktop applications
  • Use Merchandising Server to implement Citrix Receiver in the XenDesktop environment
  • Identify the factors and uses for implementing Citrix Receiver on a Mac
  • Perform common troubleshooting tasks for the Citrix Receiver
  • Configure remote access capabilities for a StoreFront implementation

Configuring Citrix Policies

  • Identify key features and implementation considerations for Citrix Policies
  • Create and apply Citrix policies using Studio
  • Create and apply Citrix policies using Group Policy
  • Locate and configure the Profile Management Policy
  • Locate and configure the Receiver Policy Settings
  • Configure Virtual Delivery Agent Settings

Configuring Citrix NetScaler

  • Understand NetScaler Terminology and how to give users access to apps and data, how to optimize and secure cloud services, and app delivery with performance and reliability
  • Outline deployment method, how users connect to NetScaler, firewall setup, IP address needs, ports used, and the authentication strategy
  • Install NetScaler and perform initial configuration
  • Create and configure the Citrix Gateway Vserver
  • Identify the role and characteristics of Citrix NetScaler Policies
  • Configure Citrix NetScaler Policies

Configuring the XenDesktop Environment

  • Identify the prerequisites for upgrading a XenDesktop Catalog
  • Perform a XenDesktop Catalog upgrade
  • Identify the prerequisites for creating a vDisk
  • Modify Citrix XenServer Virtual Machine storage settings
  • Publish server or desktop applications using AppCenter
  • Publish server or desktop applications using a VM
  • Deploying server or desktop applications using System Center
  • Deploying server or desktop applications using App-V

Practice: Managing the XenDesktop Suite

  • Manage and configure Citrix Receiver, the XenDesktop catalog, and application publishing in a XenDesktop Environment.





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