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CMB-318: Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7, App Layering and WEM Administration (Fast Track) {CMB-318-1I}

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CMB-318: Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7, App Layering and WEM Administration (Fast Track) {CMB-318-1I} Course Outline

Course Overview
This accelerated 5-day course is designed for experienced IT professionals to build the foundational administration aspects of installing, configuring and managing a Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7 environment.

Learn about configuring policies, printing and basic security features as well as more advanced topics including Windows Environment Management (WEM) and App Layering.

Gain an understanding of the solution architecture and communications, and the factors that contribute to a successful deployment.

Also, learn how to monitor and troubleshoot the environment with a Citrix Director and Citrix Analytics.

What you’ll learn
How to install, configure, and manage a Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7 site on-premises and on Citrix Cloud
How to configure Workspace Environment Management to improve the end user environment and virtual resource consumption
App Layering skills to create and administer OS, platform, application, elastic and user layers

This course is taught at a much faster pace and experience with previous versions is recommended. Previous knowledge of legacy versions of Citrix Virtual Apps or Citrix Virtual Desktops is also beneficial due to the faster pace of this course.

Course Outline

Module 1: Architecture Overview
Introduction to Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops
Architecture Overview
Hosting Platform Considerations
Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Service
Connection Flow Process Introduction

Module 2: Deploy the Site
Pre-Deployment Considerations
Citrix Licensing Setup
Delivery Controller Setup
Site Setup and Management
Redundancy Considerations

Module 3: The Apps and Desktops Images
Consider Master Image Creation Methods
Master Image Requirements

Module 4: Provision and Deliver App and Desktop Resources
Learning Objectives
Machine Catalogs and Delivery Groups
Provisioning Methods and Considerations
Machine Creation Services (MCS) Deep Dive
MCS Environment Considerations
Resource Locations

Module 5: Provide Access to App and Desktop Resources
Consider Workspace Experience versus StoreFront
Workspace App

Module 6: Manage the User Experience
Methods to Manage the User Experience

Module 7: Published App and Desktop Presentation and Management
Published App Properties
Server OS Published App Optimizations
Published App Presentation
Application Groups
Apps and Desktops Presentation

Module 8: Manage Printing for User Sessions
Map Printers to the User Session
Printer Drivers
Print Environment Considerations

Module 9: Citrix Profile Management
Introduction and Considerations
Configure Citrix Profile Management

Module 10: Manage the Site
Delegated Administration
Power Management Considerations

Module 11: Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Basic Security Considerations
Citrix Admin Security Considerations
XML Service Security Considerations
Secure HDX External Traffic

Module 12: Monitor the Site
Citrix Director Introduction
Monitor and Interact with User Sessions
Published Apps Analysis
Monitor the Machines Running the VDA
Alerts and Notifications

Module 13: Introduction to Supporting and Troubleshooting Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops
Introduction to Supporting a Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Site

Module 14: Migrate to Citrix Cloud
Migration Considerations
Citrix Cloud Connector Deployment
Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops with an On-Premises Resource Location
The Migration Process

Module 15: Citrix Analytics
Citrix Analytics Introduction
Types of Analytics

Module 16: Introduction to App Layering
App Layering Introduction
Architecture and How it Works

Module 17: Create an OS Layer
The OS Layer

Module 18: Create a Platform Layer
The Platform Layer

Module 19: Create App Layers
The App Layers

Module 20: Create Elastic App and User Layers
Elastic App Layering
User Layers

Module 21: Deploy a Layered Image using Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops
Using Templates in App Layering
Using Layered Images in a Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Site

Module 22: Explore Layer Priority and Maintain an App Layering Environment
Layer Priority
Updating Layers
Maintaining and Updating the App Layering Environment
Common App Layering Considerations and Additional Resources

Module 23: Introduction to Workspace Environment Management (WEM)
Workspace Environment Management (WEM) Introduction
WEM Administration

Module 24: Use WEM to Centralize Environment Management
Managing User Resources with WEM
Managing Profiles with WEM
Managing Endpoints with the WEM Transformer Feature

Module 25: Use WEM for Performance Optimization
Learning Objectives
Optimizing Machine Performance with WEM
Optimizing User Experience with WEM

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