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Citrix XenDesktop 4: Provisioning Server

Course Summary

Part 1 of 3 in the Citrix XenDesktop 4 series. In this course, you'll work hands-on to virtualize desktops, deploy, configure and manage XenDesktop 4, utilize Profile Manager and Citrix Receiver, and much more. This course is designed for IT professionals

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    Course Syllabus

    ● Getting Started with Citrix XenDesktop 4 Training
        ◦ Building a Desktop Virtualization Solution
        ◦ A Modest vBio of Your vInstructor
        ◦ About the Course
    ● Lab Setup
        ◦ Introduction
        ◦ Ways to Setup Your Lab
        ◦ The Ultimate Lab Setup
        ◦ Workstation Lab Configuration
        ◦ Software Needed
        ◦ What We Learned
    ● The Course Scenario
        ◦ The Scenario
        ◦ What We Currently Have in Place
        ◦ XenDesktop 4 Project Phases
        ◦ The Installation Order
    ● Introduction to Desktop Virtualization
        ◦ Introduction
        ◦ What is Desktop Virtualization (DV)?
        ◦ Why Are You Considering DV?
        ◦ Server Virtualization vs. Desktop Virtualization
        ◦ Journey to the Cloud
        ◦ Desktop Virtualization Types
        ◦ Terminal Server
        ◦ Client Hypervisors
        ◦ Application Virtualization
        ◦ Thin Clients
        ◦ Desktop Virtualization Challenges
        ◦ Misconceptions
        ◦ Benefits of Using DV
        ◦ Tips and Best Practices
        ◦ Introducing Citrix XenDesktop
        ◦ XenDesktop Components
        ◦ XenDesktop Architecture
        ◦ Key Terms You Should Know
        ◦ What We Learned
    ● Planning Provisioning Server Deployment
        ◦ Introduction
        ◦ Provisioning Server (PVS) Overview
        ◦ PVS Components and Services
        ◦ Boot Device Management
        ◦ Infrastructure Requirements
        ◦ PVS Farm Design
        ◦ PVS System Requirements
        ◦ Virtual or Physical PVS?
        ◦ What We Learned
    ● Installing and Configuring Provisioning Server
        ◦ Introduction
        ◦ Configuring Infrastructure
        ◦ Installing Citrix License Server
        ◦ Uploading a License File
        ◦ Installing PVS
        ◦ Configuring PVS
        ◦ Role-based Administration
        ◦ Server Properties
        ◦ Testing Configuration
        ◦ Creating a Store
        ◦ XenDesktop Architecture
        ◦ What We Learned
    ● Creating vDisks and Configuring Target Devices
        ◦ Introduction
        ◦ vDisk Modes
        ◦ Creating a vDisk
        ◦ Assiging the vDisk to a Target Device
        ◦ Master Target Device
        ◦ Mounting, Unmounting and Formatting vDisks
        ◦ Creating an Image
        ◦ What We Learned
    ● Managing vDisks, Target Devices, Servers and Printers
        ◦ Introduction
        ◦ vDisk Management
        ◦ Updating a vDisk
        ◦ Rolling Back to a Previous Image
        ◦ Incremental Updates
        ◦ Automatically Adding Target Devices to Database
        ◦ Importing Target Devices
        ◦ Copying and Pasting Target Device Properties
        ◦ Port Blocker
        ◦ Integrating with Active Directory
        ◦ Managing Servers
        ◦ Managing Printers
        ◦ What We Learned
    ● Configuring Provisioning Server High Availability
        ◦ Introduction
        ◦ High Availability (HA) Components
        ◦ HA Configuration Types
        ◦ HA Configuration Tasks
        ◦ Adding PVS02 to the Farm
        ◦ Adding PVS02 to the Bootstrap File
        ◦ Configuring Stream Service and Write Cache
        ◦ Enabling vDisk HA and Load Balancing
        ◦ HA Failover Test
        ◦ What We Learned

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1 - 4 hours / week

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