Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktop 7.x Training: Administration and Management

Price : 3000$

Duration : 5 days

Choice of date:

October 19 to 23, 2020 (online training)

Key skills :

  • Understand the basic architecture of the Citrix environment and the communications between XenApp components
  • Use the Studio console to configure the elements of the XenApp site
  • Deploy XenApp servers with the help of Machine Creation Services (MCS)
  • Understand the differences and advantages of Citrix Provisioning Services as an image management solution
  • Configure Citrix policies at the Group, Server, IP and Client level
  • Configure the Citrix StoreFront environment
  • Install and configure the Citrix Receiver for users
  • Deploy and configure the user profile management solution using Citrix User Profile Management
  • Manage security roles in the Citrix environment
  • Install and manage applications in the environment
  • Use the Director console for monitoring and problem resolution in the XenApp environment
  • Configure and manage the Netscaler Gateway


Good understanding of Windows 2012 or 2008 system administration.


  • Overview of XenApp Architecture
  • Communication between components
  • Citrix Studio Console Investigation
  • Familiarization with the RBAC model
  • Delegation of permissions in Studio Configure roles and scopes
  • Preparation of a delegation report
  • Preparation of a “Configuration Log” report
  • Managing sessions in Studio License management in Studio

Exercise 1: Delegation of authorizations

Exercise 2: Managing sessions

Exercise 3: Creation and observation of the “Configuration Log” report

  • Overview of the architecture
  • Machine Creation Services
  • Handling with machine catalogs
  • Handling with Delivery Groups
  • Handling with published applications
  • Updating a master image for MCS Power management of virtual machines
  • Use of keywords when publishing applications
  • Citrix StoreFront Architecture
  • StoreFront management console
  • Configuring a group of StoreFront servers
  • Configuring stores using a configuration file
  • Using PowerShell to Configure the StoreFront Store
  • Definition of multisite configurations
  • Installing the Receiver Using Command Line Parameters
  • Configuring Single Sign-on
  • Optimization of the Receiver environment
  • Registry keys used by Receiver
  • Self-Service
  • Management Setting up account discovery based on an email address
  • Configuring Receiver with the Group Policy Object Model
  • Configure session settings
  • Flash Redirection
  • Configuring the strategy from a template
  • Manipulation with strategy models
  • Using “Citrix Group Policy Modeling Wizard”
  • Configuring Citrix Policies Using GPO
  • Architecture
  • Management of user profiles
  • Configuring Personal Folder Redirection
  • Managing Profiles Using Citrix User Profile Manager (UPM)
  • Exclusion and inclusion lists Resolving profile conflicts
  • Configuring Streaming
  • Profiles Best Practices for configuring Citrix UPMs
  • Using the “Personal vDisk” feature
  • Use of GPO and GPP to customize the user environment
  • Architecture and communication
  • Default printing configuration
  • Managing printer drivers
  • Assigning session printers to user sessions
  • Roaming configuration for client printing
  • Generic printer Citrix UNIVERSAL Printer
  • Citrix Universal Print Server
  • Overview of Citrix Director Console
  • Delegation of permissions for Director
  • Monitoring the XenApp Environment Using Director Dashboard
  • Monitoring user sessions
  • Observation of details of user sessions
  • Remote connection to the user session
  • Resetting the user profile
  • Citrix Director Optimization
  • Architecture and communication
  • Services used by PVS
  • Citrix PVS and MCS Comparison
  • Navigating the Management Console
  • PVS Farm Settings
  • PVS Site Settings
  • PVS server settings
  • VDisk Store Settings
  • Handling with machine collections
  • Handling with vDisk versions
  • Redundancy configuration at the PVS server level
  • Reverse Imaging
  • Best practices for updating the vDisk
  • Architecture and communication
  • Configuring Load Balancing for StoreFront Servers
  • Installation of SSL certificates
  • Configuring LDAP authentication
  • Configuration of different access scenarios (Receiver, Web, Mobil)
  • StoreFront store configuration
  • Monitoring user sessions on NetScaler