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D303:Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7.x Advanced Management with App Layering, WEM and HDX {CXD-303-1I}

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D303:Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7.x Advanced Management with App Layering, WEM and HDX {CXD-303-1I} Course Outline

Get more value out of your XenApp and XenDesktop investment through the use of Workspace Environment Management, Application Layering, advanced features, and troubleshooting tools. You’ll leave this course with a good understanding of how to manage more
complex solutions such as multi-zone environments spanning multiple locations with configurations around StoreFront, the Delivery Controllers, and HDX. You’ll gain the skills to improve logon times, user personalization, and resource performance through
Workspace Environment Management. Also, learn to optimize management of your app and desktop images by building and combining App Layers.

What you’ll learn
• How to configure Workspace Environment Management to improve the end user environment and virtual resource consumption
• Understand Zones in XenApp and XenDesktop and how to account for user and desktop locations and optimal connection and registration
• How to configure and manage App Layering with XenApp and XenDesktop
• Understand and configure HDX channels and protocols for improved performance delivering multimedia and data over network connections
• Understand user connection flows and tools to better troubleshoot end user issues

Prerequisite Knowledge
Strong foundational knowledge of XenApp and XenDesktop 7.1x. Citrix recommends students prepare for this course by taking the following course: CXD-210 Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.1x Administration.

Course Outline

Module 1: Intermediate FlexCast
Management Architecture (FMA)
• FMA Services
• SQL database connectivity and security
• Zones in FMA

Module 2: Workspace Environment Management (WEM)
• Introduction to WEM
• Installation and configuration
• Administration
• (Additional WEM topics covered later in the course)

Module 3: The Virtual Desktop Agent (VDA)
• VDA registration in a multi zone environment
• VDA connection security
• Workspace Environment Management VDA agent

Module 4: App Layering
• App Layering architecture
• Configuring and assigning app layers
• Managing app layers

Module 5: User Environment
• Optimizing session machines with WEM
• Zone Preference
• User Profile Management with WEM

Module 6: StoreFront Optimization and Routing
• User experience optimizations
• Optimal Gateway routing and Zones
• Subscription Store
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