Establish secure access to Citrix using Packt's new Book and eBook

March 2013 | Enterprise

Packt is pleased to announce the publication of Citrix Access Gateway VPX 5.04 Essentials, a complete administration companion guiding readers through the complexity of providing secure remote access using the Citrix Access Gateway 5 virtual appliance. This book is available now in print, eBook, Kindle and select library formats. The print book comes in at over 234 pages and is competitively priced at $49.99, whilst the e-book and Kindle versions are available for $25.49

About the author:

Andrew Mallett has been working with Citrix technologies since Metaframe 1.8 in 1999 and not only has skills and certifications in Citrix, but he also teaches Linux, Citrix, Novell and Microsoft official courses and supports many of these products. Andrew currently works for QA Ltd the largest Citrix Authorized Learning Centre in the UK.

Citrix provides server and desktop virtualization, networking, software-as-a-service (SaaS), and cloud computing technologies, including Xen open source products. They provide a more people-centric, on-demand computing environment.

Citrix Access Gateway VPX 5.04 Essentials helps readers build up the elements to create full VPN access to internal network, publish network resources to be made available to the VPN clients and use SmartAccess login points to access the VPN. It will also help them monitor and manage Access Gateway.

This book provides a comprehensive solution to secure remote access by implementing Appliance Failover. Developers will not only be able to Install and configure the Citrix License Server 11.10, but also import the VPX edition of the Citrix Access Gateway, configure ICA-Proxy access to XenApp, XenDesktop and investigate different mechanisms for deploying the Access Gateway.

The Chapters emphasised in this books are:

Chapter 1: Getting Started with the Citrix Access Gateway Product Family
Chapter 2: Licensing the Citrix Access Gateway
Chapter 3: The Citrix Access Gateway Initial Setup
Chapter 4: Configuring a Basic Logon Point for XenApp/XenDesktop
Chapter 5: Creating Authentication Profiles
Chapter 6: Beyond the Basics
Chapter 7: Address Pools
Chapter 8: Device Profiles and Endpoint Analysis
Chapter 9: Defining Network Resources
Chapter 10: SmartAccess Logon Points
Chapter 11: Linking It All Together with SmartGroups
Chapter 12: Connecting to SmartAccess Logon Points
Chapter 13: Monitoring the Citrix Access Gateway
Chapter 14: Command Line Management of the Citrix Access Gateway

Packt Publishing has also released and is due to publish other Citrix books:

  • Citrix XenDesktop 5.6 Cookbook (Published)

  • Instant Citrix XenDesktop 5 Starter [Instant] (Expected)

  • Getting Started with Citrix XenApp 6.5 (Published)

All Citrix books are Published by Packt Enterprise. Packt Enterprise is a publishing division of Packt Publishing designed to serve the information needs of IT Professionals in the Enterprise space. Packt Enterprise also publishes on Microsoft, IBM, Oracle, Citrix, Java, Amazon, Google and SAP technologies.

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