Getting Started with Citrix XenApp 7.6

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  • Make the use case for Citrix XenApp and design your first system
  • Prepare your existing IT infrastructure for XenApp and learn what licenses you need
  • Install and configure the XenApp infrastructure
  • Enable access with StoreFront and NetScaler Gateway
  • Enable load balancing with NetScaler
  • Maintain servers and publish applications and desktops
  • Manage printing in a Citrix environment
  • Troubleshoot your environment using advanced tools and methodologies employed by Citrix Escalation Teams

If you want to effectively deploy the various components of Citrix XenApp to create an enterprise environment for application and desktop delivery, this hands-on guide is perfect for you. You start off by understanding the need and benefits of Citrix XenApp with respect to Virtualization technology. After this, you will get to grips with the requirement analysis and designing aspect of building XenApp systems and all the necessary installation and configuration procedures for Citrix XenApp, StoreFront and NetScalar Gateway are explained one by one in detail.

Step-by-step, you will learn to deploy your first XenApp with the Machine Creation Services method and Provisioning Services method. After this, you will explore the administering part of applications and systems, followed by printing in the XenApp environment. Next, you will learn all the trips and tricks required to troubleshoot and support the XenApp environment. By the end of this book, you will be ready to go live with your new XenApp environment.

  • Familiarize yourself with Citrix applications and desktop virtualization
  • Maintain and troubleshoot your XenApp environment to minimize system downtime
  • A hands-on, step-by-step guide with a practical approach and real-world examples to get you up and running with XenApp systems
Page Count 316
Course Length 9 hours 28 minutes
ISBN 9781784394233
Date Of Publication 6 Nov 2015


Konstantin Cvetanov

Konstantin Cvetanov is a principal architect at ProSys Information Systems, which is one of only ten Citrix National Partners in the United States. He designs, implements, and supports enterprise virtualization systems and end user computing solutions for Fortune 500 companies across a variety of industries. Before he joined ProSys, he worked for Citrix as an escalation engineer, fixing production outages on a daily basis and participating in the development and testing of the latest Citrix product releases and patches. Besides his experience inside and outside the Citrix organization, he has his own technical blog at, where most frequently, he writes about Provisioning Server, XenApp, and XenDesktop.

From the rest of the Citrix products, he is very passionate about NetScaler. Beyond this, he is a cloud enthusiast with a strong passion for automation and troubleshooting methodologies. He is very interested in the transition from private to hybrid and public clouds. In his spare time, he enjoys reading about robotics and artificial intelligence.