1- INTRODUCCIÓN

El curso “Managing App and Desktop Solutions with Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.6” aporta al asistente de los conocimientos y habilidades necesarias para dar soporte y gestionar de forma eficaz una solución de virtualización de aplicaciones y desktops Citrix sobre un entorno de Windows Server 2012 R2.

Durante el curso el asistente aprenderá a gestionar, monitorizar, solucionar problemas y administrar eficazmente, una solución de XenDesktop 7.6; incluyendo todas los cambios que puedan surgir en su entorno (añadir nuevas aplicaciones, nuevos usuarios, nuevos desktops y nuevas políticas). El asistente aprenderá también a resolver las incidencias más comunes de esta solución.

2- OBJETIVOS DE CURSO

• Understand the XenApp and XenDesktop 7.6 architecture, components, and communication.
• Delegate administration and manage licenses.
• Manage the XenApp and XenDesktop infrastructure.
• Create and manage machine catalogs and Delivery Groups.
• Manage StoreFront.
• Create and manage policies and end-user profiles.
• Manage sessions, sites, and end users with Director.
• Manage printing.
• Manage Provisioning Services.

3- DURACIÓN Y DESARROLLO

30 horas. Contenido teórico y laboratorios prácticos.

4- FECHA

Del 9 al 12 de mayo de 2016

5- HORARIO

De 9:00h a 14:00h y de 15:00h a 17:30h

6- PRECIO DEL CURSO

1.600€ por asistente.

7- MATERIALES

Cada alumno dispondrá de un PC para realizar las prácticas y de los manuales oficiales de Citrix.

8- MÁS INFORMACIÓN E INSCRIPCIONES

Roberto Reta / calidad@sein.org / 948.19.80.56.

9- LUGAR: INSTALACIONES DE SEIN EN PAMPLONA:

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10- TEMARIO (Consulte el enlace “Más Información” para ver el temario completo)

Module 1: Understanding the Architecture of a XenApp and XenDesktop Solution.

  • XenApp or XenDesktop.
  • XenApp and XenDesktop Architecture Overview.
  • User Layer: Citrix Receiver.
  • Access Layer: Citrix NetScaler / Citrix StoreFront / Discussion Question.
  • Control Layer: Delivery Controller/ Machine Creation Services / Citrix Provisioning Services / Hypervisor / Virtual Delivery Agent / Discussion Question.
  • Resource Layer: Applications / Operating System Image / Citrix Profile Management / Policies / Personal vDisk.
  • Management Layer: Citrix Studio / Citrix Director / Discussion Question.
  • XenApp and XenDesktop Sites.
  • Ports.
  • New Features.
  • Deprecated Features.
  • Discussion Question.
  • Reinforcement Exercise: XenDesktop 7 Components.

Module 2: Managing Licenses and Delegating Administration.

  • Discussion Question.
  • Types of Licenses.
  • Downloading, Allocating, and Importing a License File: To Download, Allocate, and Import a License File.
  • Discussion Question.
  • Adding a License Administrator: To Add a License Administrator and Managing Delegated Administration.
  • Administrators.
  • Roles.
  • Scopes: To Add an Administrator / To Create a Custom Scope Using Studio / To Edit a Custom Scope / To Create a Custom Role / To Edit a Custom Role / To Edit an Administrator’s Permissions.
  • Running a Delegated Administration Report: To Run a Delegated Administration Report.
  • Discussion Question.
  • Using PowerShell.
  • Discussion Question: Monitoring Configuration Logs / To Display Configuration Log Content / To Generate Configuration Log Reports / To Change the Configuration Log Settings.
  • Discussion Question: Troubleshooting: Managing Licenses and Delegated Administration / Reinforcement Exercise: Configuring Roles and Scopes.

Module 3: Managing and Monitoring the Hypervisor.

  • Architecture Overview.
  • Creating a Virtual Machine from an ISO: Creating a Virtual Machine.
  • To Create a Virtual Machine From an ISO.
  • To Install a Windows OS onto a Virtual Machine: Installing XenServer Tools.
  • To Install XenServer Tools on a Virtual Machine: Generalizing the Virtual Machine.
  • To Generalize the Virtual Machine: Creating a Template.
  • To Create a Template from a Virtual Machine.
  • Managing Virtual Machines within a Hypervisor: Creating a Virtual Machine.
  • To Create a Virtual Machine Using XenCenter: Taking a Snapshot.
  • To Take a Snapshot in XenCenter: Discussion Question / Restoring a Virtual Machine From Sysprep.
  • To Restore a Virtual Machine from Sysprep: Copying a Virtual Machine.
  • To Copy a Virtual Machine Using XenCenter: Discussion Question / Reverting to a Snapshot.
  • To Revert to a Snapshot in XenCenter: Discussion Question.
  • Adjusting Virtual Machine or Template Resources: Adding Storage to a Virtual Machine or Template.
  • To Add Storage to a Virtual Machine or Template in XenCenter: Adjusting the Storage Allocated to a Virtual Machine.
  • To Adjust the Storage Allocated to a Virtual Machine in XenCenter: Adjusting the Memory Allocated to a Virtual Machine or Template.
  • To Adjust Virtual Machine or Template Memory Allocations in XenCenter: Adjusting vCPUs Allocated to a Virtual Machine or Template.
  • To adjust the vCPUs allocated to a Virtual Machine or Template in XenCenter.
  • To Remove a Virtual NIC in XenCenter: Managing a Virtual NIC.
  • To Remove a Virtual NIC in XenCenter.
  • To Add a Virtual NIC in XenCenter.
  • To Adjust a Virtual NIC in XenCenter.
  • To Activate or Deactivate a Virtual NIC in XenCenter: Discussion Question.
  • Configuring and Customizing Alerts.
  • To Configure and Customize Alerts in XenCenter: Discussion Question.
  • Troubleshooting: Managing and Monitoring Hypervisors.
  • Reinforcement Exercise 1: Creating a Virtual Machine Template.
  • Reinforcement Exercise 2: Completing the Setup Process After a Sysprep.

Module 4: Managing Desktops and Applications.

  • Connecting to Resources.
  • Managing Machine Catalogs.
  • To Create New Resource Settings .
  • Using Machine Creation Services.
  • Discussion Question
  • Creating a Machine Catalog for Server Desktops and Hosted Applications:
    – Installing the Virtual Delivery Agent: To Install and Configure the VDA on a Server OS / To Install and Configure the VDA on a Desktop OS.
    – Creating a Machine Catalog for Windows Server: Using a Virtual IP Address / To Create a Server OS Machine Catalog.
    – Creating a Machine Catalog for Windows Desktop.
  • To Create a Desktop OS Machine Catalog:
    – Discussion Question: Managing Delivery Groups / To Create a Delivery Group for Application Delivery.
    – Discussion Question: To Create a Delivery Group for Anonymous User Access / To Create a Delivery Group for User Desktops.
    – Organizing Applications in Folders: To Organize Applications in Folders.
    – Securing Connections: Managing Resources / To Add Machines to a Machine Catalog / To Perform an Update to the Master Image Virtual Machine / To Update the Desktops in a Machine Catalog.
    – Managing Active Directory Accounts: To Manage Active Directory Accounts.
    – Managing Power for Machines in a Desktop OS Delivery Group: To Manage Power for Machines in a Desktop OS Delivery Group / To Reallocate Machines in a Delivery Group / To Shut Down and Restart Desktops.
    – Enabling and Disabling Maintenance Mode: To Enable and Disable Maintenance Mode.
    – Removing Desktops from Delivery Groups: To Remove Desktops from Delivery Groups.
    – Deleting a Delivery Group: To Delete a Delivery Group.
    – Deleting Machines from a Machine Catalog: To Delete Machines from a Machine Catalog / To Delete a Machine Catalog.
  • Troubleshooting: Managing Desktops and Applications.
  • Reinforcement Exercise: Delivering Server Desktops.

Module 5: Managing StoreFront.

  • StoreFront Architectural Overview: StoreFront Components / StoreFront Communication / Discussion Question.
  • StoreFront Management Console.
  • Creating a New Store: To Create and Add a New Store.
  • Creating Anonymous User Stores: To Create a Store for Anonymous User Access.
  • Hiding a Store: To Hide a Store / Discussion Question.
  • Managing Authentication: Configuring Authentication / To Configure Authentication Methods.
  • Discussion Question: Enabling End Users to Change Their Passwords.
  • To Enable End Users to Change Expired Passwords.
  • Managing Delivery Controllers: Adding Delivery Controllers (To Add Delivery Controllers / To Remove Delivery Controllers), Discussion Question.
  • Removing a Store: To Remove a Store.
  • Discussion Question: Troubleshooting: Managing StoreFront / Reinforcement Exercise: Creating and Configuring a New Store.

Module 6: Managing Policies and Profiles.

  • Policy Precedence (Studio vs. Group Policy Objects).
  • Creating Policies Using Studio:
    – Unfiltered Policy.
    – Using a Policy Template in Studio: To Create a Policy from a Template / To Create a Policy Using Studio.
    – Applying a Policy Using Studio: To Apply a Policy.
    – Editing a Policy Using Studio: To Edit a Policy.
    – Prioritizing Policies Using Studio: To Prioritize a Policy.
    – Discussion Questions: To Create a Computer Template in Studio.
    – Exporting a Policy Template Using Studio: To Export a Policy Template.
    – Importing a Policy Template Using Studio: To Import a Policy Template.
    – Running the Resultant Set of Policy (RSOP): To Create the RSOP Using the Group Policy Management Console.
  • Creating Policies Using Group Policy:
    – Creating and Applying a Group Policy Object: To Create a GPO.
    – Editing a Group Policy ObjectÇ: To Edit a Policy.
    – Using a User Template with Group Policy: To Use a User Template.
    – Discussion Question.
    – Importing a Policy Template with Group Policy: To Import a Policy Template.
    – Exporting a Policy Template with Group Policy: To Export a Policy Template.
    – Prioritizing a Policy Using Group Policy: To Change the Priority of a Policy.
    – Discussion Question.
  • Troubleshooting: Managing Policies.
  • Managing End-User Profiles:
    – Configuring Folder Redirection: To Configure Folder Redirection.
    – Managing Profile Settings Using Citrix Policies: To Manage Profile Settings Using Citrix Policies.
    – Resolving Conflicting Profiles: To Resolve Conflicting Profiles.
    – Streaming End-User Profiles: To Stream End-User Profiles.
    – Discussion Question.
  • Troubleshooting: Profile Management.
  • Reinforcement Exercise 1: Working with Policies.
  • Reinforcement Exercise 2: Working with Profiles.

Module 7: Managing and Monitoring Sessions, Sites, and End Users with Director.

  • Director Overview:
    – To Monitor an End-User Session.
    – To Access Director.
  • Monitoring within the Director Dashboard:
    – Monitoring Infrastructure: To Monitor the Infrastructure.
    – Monitoring Connected Sessions: To Monitor Connected Sessions.
    – Monitoring Logon Duration Averages: To Monitor Logon Duration Averages.
    – Monitoring Machine and End-User Connection Failures: To Monitor End-User Connection Failures.
  • Monitoring and Managing End-User Sessions:
    – Viewing End-User Sessions: To View End-User Sessions.
    – Searching for an End User: To Search for an End User.
    – Monitoring End-User Applications: To Monitor End-User Applications.
    – Monitoring End-User Machine Processes: To Monitor End-User Machine Processes.
    – Managing an End User’s Machine Power Status: To Manage an End User’s Machine Power Status.
    – Enabling or Disabling Maintenance Mode: To Enable or Disable Maintenance Mode.
    – Resetting an End-User Profile: To Reset an End-User Profile.
    – Discussion Question.
    – Monitoring HDX Channels: To Monitor HDX Channels.
    – Sending a Message to an End User: To Send a Message to an End User.
    – Shadowing an End-User Session: To Shadow an End-User Session.
    – Disconnecting an End-User Session: To Disconnect an End-User Session.
    – Logging an End User Off: To Log an End User Off.
    – Discussion Question.
    – Monitoring Historical Trends: To Monitor Historical Trends.
  • Troubleshooting: Managing Sites, Sessions, and End Users with Director.
  • Reinforcement Exercise: Using Director.

Module 8: Managing Printing.

  • Print Management Process.
  • Default Printing Behavior.
  • Configuring Client Printing:
    – Modifying Client Printer Auto-Creation: To Modify Client Printer Auto-Creation Behavior.
    – Discussion Question.
    – Adding Session Printers: To Add Session Printers.
  • Managing Printer Drivers:
    – Automatic Installation of In-Box Printer Drivers: To Configure the Automatic Installation of Printer Drivers.
    – Configuring Printer Driver Mapping and Compatibility: To Configure Printer Driver Mapping and Compatibility.
    – Universal Printer Driver.
    – Controlling Universal Printing Behavior.
  • Optimizing Printing Performance: To Configure Printing Optimization.
  • Discussion Question.
  • Setting Up and Managing the Universal Print Server: To Set Up and Manage the Universal Print Server.
  • Troubleshooting: Managing Printing.
  • Reinforcement Exercise: Managing Printing.

Module 9: Managing Provisioning Services

  • Citrix Provisioning Services.
  • Machine Creation Services or Provisioning Services.
  • Provisioning Services Overview and Architecture.
  • Discussion Question.
  • Navigating the Provisioning Services Console: To Navigate the Provisioning Services Console.
  • To Create a Provisioning Services Master Virtual Machine.
  • To Install the Virtual Delivery Agent (VDA).
  • Creating the vDisk.
  • To Convert the Hard Drive of the Master Target Device to a vDisk.
  • Setting the vDisk Mode: To set the vDisk Mode.
  • Creating the Machine Catalog: To Create a Diskless Target Device Template / To Create the Machine Catalog.
  • Discussion Question.
  • To Assign a Machine Catalog to a Delivery Group.
  • Discussion Question.
  • To Update a vDisk.
  • Promoting Updated Versions: To Promote Updated vDisk Versions.
  • Discussion Question.
  • VHD Chain of Differencing Disks.
  • Merging VHD Differencing Disks: To Merge VHD Differencing Disks.
  • Troubleshooting: Provisioning Services.
  • Reinforcement Exercise: Provisioning Services.

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