Training Class Outline

Module 1 – Overview and History

  1. Terminal Server History
  2. XenApp History
  3. Virtual Desktops and Remote Applications Primer – How Things Work Today
  4. Market Analysis – The Competitive Landscape

Module 2 – Microsoft RDSH/RDVH Installation and Features

  1. Remote Desktop Session Host Prerequisites and Installation (Fast Track)
  2. Remote Desktop Session Host Features and Architecture (Fast Track)
  3. Remote Desktop Session Host Configuration (Fast Track)
  4. Multi-User Windows Application Compatibility
  5. Remote Desktop Virtualization Host with Hyper-V and RemoteFX
  6. Microsoft RDS Licensing
  7. Remote Desktop Web Access (Optional)
  8. Windows Security and Remote Desktop Gateway Integration (Optional)
  9. Windows Printing and Remote Desktop EasyPrint (Fast Track)

Module 3 – Microsoft RDSH/RDVH Internals

  1. Windows Server 2003 Terminal Services Internals (Optional)
  2. 64-Bit Windows Server Uncovered
  3. Windows Server 2008 (R2) Terminal Services/Remote Desktop Services Internals
  4. RDP Client Architecture Inside Out
  5. Remote Desktop Virtualization Host Internals

Module 4 – Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop Core

  1. Citrix XenApp Features and Architecture (Fast Track)
  2. Citrix XenApp Prerequisites and Installation (Fast Track)
  3. Citrix XenApp Configuration (Fast Track)
  4. Citrix XenDesktop Features and Architecture
  5. Citrix XenDesktop Prerequisites and Installation
  6. Citrix XenDesktop Configuration

Module 5 – Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop Common Components

  1. Citrix Licensing
  2. Citrix Web Access
  3. Citrix Secure Access
  4. Citrix Printing

Module 6 – Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop Internals

  1. Citrix XenApp for Windows Server 2003 Internals (Optional)
  2. Citrix XenApp for Windows Server 2008 (R2) Internals
  3. Citrix XenDesktop Internals
  4. Citrix ICA Client and Citrix Receiver Internals

Module 7 – Virtualization

  1. Comparing Hardware/OS Virtualization Solutions – XenServer, Hyper-V and vSphere (Optional)
  2. Comparing Desktop Virtualization Solutions – Citrix XenDesktop and VMware View (Optional)
  3. Operating System Streaming – Citrix Provisioning Server (Optional)
  4. Client Hypervisors – Citrix XenClient
  5. Windows Application Virtualization – App-V, Citrix Streaming, ThinApp and others

Module 8 – User Environment

  1. Workspace Management – Multi-User Logons and Shadow Keys
  2. Active Directory and Group Policies
  3. Home Directories and Logon/Logoff Scripts
  4. Profiles and Personalization – User Environment Management
  5. Application Self-Assignment

Module 9 – Design Patterns

  1. Virtualization Strategies
  2. Microsoft RDSH/RDVH Infrastructure Design (Optional)
  3. Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop Infrastructure Design
  4. Load Testing and Benchmarking Methodologies
  5. Available Testing Tools and Products
  6. Comparing Remoting Protocols – RDP, RemoteFX, ICA/HDX,PCoIP, EOP and others

Module 10 – Operational Aspects

  1. Installation Best Practices and Automation Concepts
  2. Troubleshooting
  3. System Tuning Tips and Tricks
  4. High Availability and Redundancy

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