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Getting Started with Citrix XenApp 6.5 [Video]

Craig Ellrod

Build and manage your own fully-functioning Citrix farm based on XenApp 6.5
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Video Details

ISBN 139781849689366
Course Length1 hours and 58 mins

About This Video

  • Create a basic XenApp farm quickly and easily
  • Learn everything you need to know, from installation and configuration to HDX and virtualization
  • Presented in a logical succession that will walk you through the entire process of getting started with Citrix XenApp 6.5

Who This Video Is For

If you are interested in virtualization and cloud computing, then understanding how to use Citrix XenApp is a necessity. Before you start this course, you should be familiar with what virtualization of applications is in general terms. If you already have basic knowledge about networking and client-server technology, then this video course is a perfect next step for you to learn about application virtualization.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Citrix XenApp 6.5
Introduction to Citrix XenApp 6.5
System Requirements and Considerations
Getting Familiar with the Web Interface, Data Collector, and XML Server
Overview of the XenApp DataStore
Get to know how DataStore planning is done
Using the Access Gateway
Using the Citrix StoreFront
Management Tools
Introduction to XenApp Management
Using the AppCenter Tool
Web Interface Management
The License Management Console
Other Useful XenApp Management Tools
Introduction to Publishing Resources
Introduction to XenApp Publishing
Hosted Applications
Streamed Applications
Content Publishing
Publishing a Desktop
Streamed Applications
Introduction to Application Streaming
Streaming Requirements
Streaming Components
Streaming Clients
Introduction to Policies
Introduction to Policies
Policy Best Practices
Policy Creation
Printing in XenApp
Printing and Printing Drivers
Introduction to HDX Multimedia
HDX Technologies
HDX 3D
HDX 3D Graphics and Audio
HDX MediaStream Multimedia
HDX MediaStream Flash
Monitoring
Monitoring XenApp
Managing XenApp
Viewing XenApp
Customizing XenApp
Optimizing XenApp
Introduction to Scripting
Introduction to Scripting
Using Scripts in XenApp
Introduction to Virtualization
Introduction to XenApp in the Cloud
Troubleshooting XenApp

What You Will Learn

  • Learn the basic components, terminology, concepts, and server roles to get you started with using Citrix XenApp 6.5
  • Install and configure your own XenApp farm
  • Deploy XenApp 6.5 on Citrix XenServer, Microsoft Hyper-V, and VMware ESX virtual machines
  • Instantly know which management tool to launch depending on the situation
  • Optimize multimedia content on XenApp using Citrix HDX technologies
  • Identify small, medium, and large XenApp farms
  • Use policies to manage sessions and printing
  • Manage and monitor the XenApp farm

In Detail

Citrix XenApp is a forerunner in application hosting and virtualization delivery that saves on licensing costs and reduces deployment and management complexity from an administration point of view. This video course will take the complexity of XenApp 6.5 and present it in simple and easy-to-follow videos to fast-track your learning. By the end of this video course, you will be able to build a basic XenApp 6.5 farm to virtualize your applications and deliver them to your users.

Getting Started with Citrix XenApp 6.5 is the best way to learn everything you need to know to design, implement, and manage your own XenApp 6.5 farm. This course is designed and distilled into fast, short videos to provide you with all of the important information to get started with Citrix XenApp 6.5.

Getting Started with Citrix XenApp 6.5 introduces you to the basic architectures and system requirements of XenApp followed by an explanation of different components and how each of them operates in the farm.

You will learn how to use the important management tools needed to manage and configure your farm, as well as how to publish your first application and make it available to your end users. XenApp 6.5 is tightly integrated with Active Directory, so we also show you how to use Policies to manage sessions and printing.

XenApp is especially useful in delivering multi-media and 3D apps, so we introduce you to the High Definition user experience and the important concepts surrounding it. We conclude with some advanced topics such as scripting, the SDK and virtualization using Citrix XenServer, Microsoft Hyper-V, and VMWare ESX. By the end of this course, you will have a completely functioning XenApp 6.5 farm delivering applications to your end users.

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