Citrix XenApp & XenDesktop Administration 7.6 LTSR


Designed for participants with little or no previous XenApp or XenDesktop experience. Obtain foundational knowledge of XenApp and XenDesktop required to be successful with the platform. Learn to install, configure, and manage a highly available environment comprised of XenApp and XenDesktop controllers, StoreFront, Citrix Receiver, Director, and Profile management. Refer to the topic outline for a detailed view of topics covered in the course.


This training is intended to administrators, implementers / Engineers and architects interested in learning to install, configure and manage XenApp and XenDesktop.


After completing this training, participants should have:

  • Followed the course CXA-105 XenApp and XenDesktop Foundations
  • A basic understanding of how to navigate and use Windows Server 2012 R2

At course completion

After completing this course, participants sould be able to:


  • Describe the architecture and communications of XenApp and XenDesktop components
  • Understand the prerequisites for a successful XenApp and XenDesktop deployment
  • Install and configure a highly available XenApp and XenDesktop site
  • Deploy and deliver apps and desktops to end users using Machine Creation Services (MCS)
  • Understand the differences and benefits of Provisioning Services as an image management
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  • Install and configure a highly available Citrix StoreFront site
  • Install and configure Citrix Receiver for end user access
  • Set up Citrix Profile management for end user data
  • Understand and configure printing within a XenApp and XenDesktop environment
  • Understand and configure Citrix policies for managing end-user session experience
  • Understand how to configure basic security features of XenApp and XenDesktop
  • Use Citrix Director to monitor and troubleshoot end user sessions and view environment trends

Course outline

Module 1: Architectural Overview
Module 2: Initial Requirements and Lab
Module 3: Installing and Configuring a XenApp and XenDesktop Site
Module 4: Provision and Deliver Application and Desktop Resources
Module 5: Providing Access with Citrix StoreFront and Receiver
Module 6: Understanding and Configuring Citrix Policies
Module 7: Application Presentation and Management
Module 8: Printing with XenApp and XenDesktop
Module 9: Citrix Profile Management
Module 10: Managing the XenApp and XenDesktop Site
Module 11: XenApp and XenDesktop Site Redundancy
Module 12: XenApp and XenDesktop Site Basic Network Security
Module 13: Monitoring the XenApp and XenDesktop Site
Module 14: Introduction to Supporting and Troubleshooting XenApp and XenDesktop