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Training Engineering a Citrix Virtualization Solution – 5 days

Class overview :

The CVE-400-2 Engineering a Citrix Virtualization Solution (also known as CVE-4002, CVE4002, CVE-4002) course teaches Citrix engineers how to plan for and perform the tasks necessary to successfully integrate the component technologies that make up a Citrix virtualization solution in a Windows Server 2008 environment.

Class goals :

Upon successful completion of this course, learners will be able to:

  • Explain the benefits and considerations for VM storage, including local host disk, iSCSI SAN, Fibre Channel SAN and NFS SAN.
  • Explain how network considerations, including network topology, utilization requirements and the number of interfaces, affect a virtualization host server.
  • Configure network connectivity and storage for the XenServer host
  • Configure a resource pool for optimal performance
  • Identify information in the project documentation that is required for project decision-making purposes
  • Create an order of execution plan that reflects the tasks required to implement the virtual solution and organizational goals
  • Identify the available Provisioning Services server optimizations
  • Install, configure and test a Provisioning Services configuration
  • Configure XenApp for optimal performance in a virtualized environment
  • Prepare, install and configure a provisioned XenApp server within a Citrix virtualization solution
  • Identify the components that comprise a XenDesktop virtual solution
  • Provision a XenDesktop pool in a virtual solution
  • Identify the uses and differences of EdgeSight for Load Testing, EdgeSight for Endpoints and EdgeSight for XenApp.
  • Configure an EdgeSight alert to trigger a Workflow Studio workflow
  • Identify common workflows that can be automated using Workflow Studio
  • Perform a XenApp server upgrade using the vDisk update process

Content of Engineering a Citrix Virtualization Solution

Host Server Concepts

  • Key Virtualization Terms
  • Hardware Configuration
  • Memory Considerations
  • CPU Considerations
  • Network Considerations
  • Virtual Machine Management
  • Virtual Machine Migration
  • Identifying Media Storage Considerations
  • Differentiating Between Local Storage and SAN
  • Determining RAM Scalability
  • Determining CPU Scalability
  • Determining Network Interface Strategies
  • Determining HA Priority Levels
  • Identifying Storage Overcommitment Risks

XenServer Integration

  • ISO Storage
  • Pre-Installation Considerations
  • Troubleshooting
  • Configuring XenServer Networking
  • Configuring XenServer Storage
  • Creating a Resource Pool
  • Testing High Availability

Project Planning and Implementation Strategies

  • Project Roles
  • Project Documentation
  • Implementation Planning
  • Implementation Case Studies
  • Identifying Gaps in Documentation
  • Interpreting Project Documentation and Identifying Goals

Provisioning Services Integration

  • Network Support of Streaming
  • Provisioning Services Optimizations
  • Streaming Other Workloads
  • Troubleshooting
  • Installing and Configuring Provisioning Services Server
  • Creating and Configuring the vDisk
  • Testing the Configuration
  • Adding Additional Server to Farm
  • Configuring Load Balancing and HA for Provisioning Services

XenApp Integration

  • Application Delivery
  • XenApp Configurations
  • Provisioning Services with XenApp
  • XenApp Migration
  • Troubleshooting
  • Installing XenApp
  • Provisioning XenApp Servers
  • Configuring XenApp Servers

XenDesktop Integration

  • Virtual Desktop Components
  • Desktop Groups
  • XenDesktop Management
  • NetScaler VPX
  • Troubleshooting
  • Installing the Desktop Delivery Controller
  • Installing the Additional Desktop Delivery Controllers
  • Configuring the XenDesktop Farm
  • Creating a Virtual Desktop VM
  • Provisioning the XenDesktop Pool
  • Configuring the Desktop Group
  • Testing the Desktop Pool
  • Configuring NetScaler VPX

Virtualized Environment Monitoring

  • EdgeSight
  • EdgeSight for Load Testing
  • Installing EdgeSight for Load Testing
  • Installing EdgeSight Server
  • Configuring the EdgeSight Server
  • Installing EdgeSight Agent Database Server
  • Installing EdgeSight Agent on XenDesktop Desktops
  • Configuring EdgeSight
  • Testing the Monitoring Environment

Virtualized Environment Maintenance

  • Workflow Studio Overview
  • Workflow Automation
  • Sample Maintenance Workflows
  • XenApp and XenDesktop Server Backup
  • Configuring a XenServer Metadata Backup Schedule
  • Performing a XenServer Hotfix Update
  • Performing a XenApp Application Update
  • Upgrading a Provisioned XenApp Server
  • Configuring Lab Manager
  • Configuring Citrix Receiver for Citrix Dazzle
Engineering a Citrix Virtualization Solution
Training Engineering a Citrix Virtualization Solution

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