Citrix NetScaler Traffic Management Essentials (CNS-220)

Overview

It covers NetScaler essentials– platforms, architecture, licensing and functionality – and also focuses on traffic management, including content switching, traffic optimization and global server load balancing (GSLB). You will learn about key NetScaler capabilities such as high availability, security and performance, and explore SSL offload, load balancing and monitoring. The traffic management curriculum will cover App Expert policy engines, the Rewrite and Res-ponder features, content switching, and Security Insight.

At a Glance 

Course Course Name Duration (days)
CNS-220 CNS-220 Citrix NetScaler 12.x Essentials and Traffic Management 5

 

Course Prerequisites

The course is designed for IT professionals with little or no NetScaler experience. This course requires little to no previous experience with Citrix NetScaler; however, Citrix recommends completing the free NetScaler Introduction bundle at elearning.citrix.com.

Citrix XenApp 6.5 Basic Administration (CXA-206)

Overview

This training course provides the foundation necessary for administrators to effectively centralize and manage applications in the data center and instantly deliver them as a service to users anywhere. Learners will learn to install and configure Citrix XenApp 6.5 for Windows Server 2008 R2, Citrix Receiver and plug-ins, as well as for using administrative consoles and tools to configure resources, policies, server and farm settings, printers, virtualized applications and more.

 At a Glance

Course Course Name Duration (days)
CXA-206 CXA-206 Citrix XenApp 6.5 Administration

EXAM: (1Y0-A20)

5

Course Prerequisites

Should have experience in administering Windows Server 2008 R2 environments.

Deploying App and Desktop Solutions with Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.6 (CXD-300)

Overview

This course provides students with the skills required to successfully deploy a complete Citrix hosted application and desktop virtualization solution in a Windows Server 2012 R2 environment. They will also learn how to configure an environment that includes the following Citrix components: XenServer, XenDesktop, Citrix License Server, MCS, PVS, Personal vDisk, StoreFront, NetScaler (ICA Proxy, Load Balancing, Endpoint Analysis), and Citrix Receiver. Upon course completion, students will be able to build a XenDesktop 7.6 environment from scratch and test the implementation to ensure that all components work as expected and that both internal and external end users can access XenDesktop resources successfully.

 At a Glance 

Course Course Name Duration (days)
CXA-300 Deploying App and Desktop Solutions with Citrix XenApp & XenDesktop7.6

EXAM: (1Y0-301)

5

Course Prerequisites

This course is recommended for solution designers such as Architects, Consultants, and Engineers.

Managing App and Desktop Solutions with Citrix XenDesktop 7.6 (CXD-203)

Overview

The Managing App and Desktop Solutions with Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.6 course provides students with the skills required to effectively support a Citrix application and desktop virtualization solution in a Windows Server 2012 R2 environment. During this course, students will learn how to successfully manage, monitor, support and troubleshoot a XenDesktop 7.6 solution, which includes growing the implementation to accommodate changes in the environment (adding new applications, new users, new desktops, and new policies) and troubleshooting common issues.

 At a Glance 

Course Course Name Duration (days)
CXD-203 Managing App & Desktop Solutions with Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.6

EXAM: (1Y0-201)

5

Course Prerequisites

Should have experience administering Windows Server 2012 environments.

Designing App and Desktop Solutions with Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop (CXD-400)

Overview

This course provides students with the ability to successfully assess and design a XenDesktop 7 app and desktop solution based on the top key projects and architectures that a majority of Citrix customers implement, across different industries and use cases. Students may also have an opportunity to build a design for their organization and will have access to all of the tools and reference materials required to support their work.

 At a Glance 

Course Course Name Duration (days)
CXD-400 Designing App and Desktop Solutions with Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop

Exam: 1Y0-400

5

Course Prerequisites

Should have experience in administering Windows Server 2012 environments and Administration of XenDesktop 7.

Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop Help Desk Support (CXD-105)

Overview

The Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop Help Desk Support course provides help desk representatives with the skills required to effectively troubleshoot and resolve user issues faster, prevent issues from reoccurring and use the proper consoles during troubleshooting to quickly determine the root cause of user issues within a XenApp or XenDesktop 7.x environment.

 At a Glance 

Course Course Name Duration (days)
CXD-150 Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop Help Desk Support 2

Course Prerequisites

Student should have experience on Citrix XenDesktop 7.

XenApp and XenDesktop Advanced Concepts - Troubleshooting (CXD-302)

Overview

This course imparts advanced troubleshooting tools and methods. Learn about the tools used and issues encountered by Citrix support using real world support ticket scenarios. Students will have access to a virtual lab environment to troubleshoot some of the top support issues and learn how to effectively identify the root cause and implement appropriate solutions. The course covers XenApp and XenDesktop services, databases, Store Front, and Virtual Delivery Agent registration and connection.

 At a Glance 

Course Course Name Duration (days)
CXD-302  

7 XenApp and XenDesktop Advanced Concepts – Troubleshooting

 

2

Course Prerequisites

Foundational knowledge of XenApp and XenDesktop 7.1x. Citrix recommends students prepare for this course by taking the following course: CXD-210 Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.1x Administration.

Managing and Supporting a Mobility Solution with Citrix XenMobile (CXM-202)

Overview

This course will teach you how to support and manage your XenMobile environment and is designed for IT professionals with little or no XenMobile experience, will focus on the maintenance of a XenMobile environment. Learn the mechanics behind XenMobile and gain an understanding of the overall architecture, which will help you conduct common device and application management tasks and routine infrastructure maintenance. And will also learn to perform EMM tasks; enroll mobile devices; manage mobile apps; and monitor, report on and troubleshoot the Citrix solution to keep your environment running smoothly.

 At a Glance 

Course Course Name Duration (days)
CXD-202 Managing and Supporting a Mobility Solution with Citrix XenMobile 3

Course Prerequisites

Students are recommended to prepare for this course by taking: CXM-101: XenMobile Foundations and have basic experience with Mobile Devices and Apps, Windows Server administration, Enterprise File Sharing and Sync, XenApp and XenDesktop, Microsoft SQL Server, Active Directory and Group Policy, and Networking including VPN concepts, SSL encryption and certificates.

Deploying Enterprise Mobility Solutions with Citrix XenMobile (CXM-303)

Overview

Begin your enterprise mobility management (EMM) journey with this course and you will learn how to stand up a highly available XenMobile deployment and conduct initial configurations. Devolve into the XenMobile architecture and explore the many device and application management options to address your enterprise mobility needs. This course helps you gain the skills and understanding needed to deploy key components and will also learn how to integrate XenMobile with other Citrix technologies such as XenApp and XenDesktop, NetScaler and ShareFile. Take a tour of the XenMobile applications available and learn about your device enrolment and troubleshooting options.

 At a Glance 

Course Course Name Duration (days)
CXD-303 Deploying Enterprise Mobility Solutions with Citrix XenMobile 5

Course Prerequisites

Students are recommended to prepare for this course by taking: CXM-101: XenMobile Foundations and have basic experience with Mobile Devices and Apps, Windows Server administration, Enterprise File Sharing and Sync, XenApp and XenDesktop, Microsoft SQL Server, Active Directory and Group Policy, and Networking including VPN concepts, SSL encryption and certificates.

 

XenServer 6.5 SP1 Administration (CXS-300)

Overview

Designed for students without previous XenServer experience. This course provides the skills necessary to effectively design, deploy, manage and support Citrix XenServer 6.5 SP1. Configure a complete enterprise solution – covering everything from installation to advanced troubleshooting in a virtual lab environment.

At a Glance 

Course Course Name Duration (days)
CXS-300 XenServer 6.5 SP1 Administration 5

Course Prerequisites

  • A basic overall knowledge of virtualization technology
  • An understanding of computing architecture, including network and storage devices, device drivers and operating systems
  • Basic knowledge of network devices and site architecture, including configuring VLANs
  • Basic knowledge of storage terminology and technologies, including partitions, SANs, LUNs, iSCSI, NFS, and CIFS file shares.