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XenApp and XenDesktop Current Release Update (CXD-230)


Who Should Attend

This course is recommended for those who are interested in learning how to implement new features of the current release of XenApp and XenDesktop (7.7, 7.8, 7.9, and 7.11) using leading practices. Specifically:

  • Administrators
  • Implementers / Engineers
  • Architects


Citrix recommends students prepare for this course by taking the one of the following courses:

It is also recommended to gain a basic understanding of the following concepts and technologies:

  • Familiarity with how to navigate and use Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows 10

Course Objectives

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

  • Understand the upgrade process and installation improvements in XenApp and XenDesktop
  • Understand XenApp and XenDesktop zones with zone preference and how to configure them
  • Understand the architecture of AppDisks, how they are configured, and how to validate them using AppDNA
  • Describe and implement the improvements to MCS including caching and thick clone support
  • Manage and deliver App-V applications and isolation groups directly through Citrix Studio
  • Use the new Store focused administration console in Citrix StoreFront
  • Describe the new delegated authentication service
  • Manage applications in Citrix Studio using the applications and tags nodes
  • Utilize new features in Citrix Director including alerts and trend and resource reports
  • Describe the performance and administrative enhancements to Provisioning Services

Course Content

Designed for students with previous XenApp and XenDesktop 7.6 (Long Term Service Release) experience, who are interested in learning about new functionality and leading practices for the latest XenApp and XenDesktop releases. Learn about architectural changes, management enhancements, and how to get the most out of the latest versions of XenApp and XenDesktop through real world scenarios. Students will have access to hands-on exercises within a virtual lab environment to configure and test features including AppDisks with AppDNA, Zones, and new publishing capabilities. At the end of this course students will be prepared to upgrade their environments and deliver new functionality to end users.

Classroom Training

Duration 2 days

Price (VAT excl.)
  • Belgium: 1,095.- €
  • The Netherlands: 1,095.- €

Currently there are no training dates scheduled for this course.  Enquire a date