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Implementing Citrix XenApp 5.0 for Windows Server 2008 Skills Update

  • Price £1,215.00
  • Duration 3 day(s)
All major credit cards accepted


This course provides the foundation necessary to effectively deploy and administer Citrix XenApp 5.0 and its components, including Web Interface, application streaming and Secure Gateway. Learners will receive hands-on training for installing XenApp and plug-ins and for using the various administrative consoles to configure policies, individual server and server farm settings, isolation environments, streaming applications and much more.

This course is intended for IT professionals, such as server, network, systems and help desk administrators with experience administering Microsoft® Windows® environments containing Citrix Presentation Server 4. Systems engineers, analysts, consultants, and architects with Citrix Presentation Server 4 experience are also appropriate candidates for this course.


Before taking this course, Citrix recommends that learners have experience using Windows Server 2008, including an understanding of Active Directory, policies and profiles and knowledge regarding administering users, home directories, user profiles and security. Learners should also have previous experience administering Citrix XenApp (Presentation Server 4.0 or higher), or completed the following courses:

CTX-1256AI Citrix Presentation Server 4.0: Administration or CTX-1259AI Citrix XenApp (Presentation Server 4.5): Administration


Upon completion of this course, learners are able to:
Identify the new features since Presentation Server 4.0
Install XenApp 5.0 in a Windows Server 2008 environment
Install and configure Client for Windows
Configure and manage connection and printing policies for XenApp
Configure ICA connection and session settings
Identify the different administrative privilege levels
Create a configuration logging database
Configure application streaming for XenApp
Install and configure Web Interface
Identify the additional components included in the XenApp Platinum edition

Course Content

Key Differences: CXA2011 Implementing Citrix XenApp 5.0 for Windows Server 2008 vs. CXA-2021 Implementing Citrix XenApp 5.0 for Windows Server 2008 Skills Update – The key difference between CXA-201-1I and CXA-202-1I is the completeness of the course. If a student has no experience using any version of XenApp, CXA-201-1I is the appropriate choice. If a student has experience using Citrix Presentation Server 4.0, CXA-202-1I is the appropriate choice.

Citrix XenApp Changes; Citrix Presentation Server 4.5, Citrix Presentation Server 4.5 with Feature Pack 1, Citrix XenApp 5.0, Components of XenApp 5.0, Management Consoles in XenApp 5.0 – License Management Console, Access Management Console and XenApp Advanced Configuration

XenApp Setup; XenApp Setup Overview, XenApp Installation Overview, XenApp Installation Decisions, Installing XenApp, XenApp Plugins Installation Overview, XenApp Plugins for Windows, XenApp Plugins Installation, Custom Installation Package, Creating a Custom Installation Package, Session Reliability, Web Interface Overview, Web Interface Installation, Site Creation - Creating XenApp Web Sites, XenApp Services Sites, Configuring Web Interface and Site Appearance – Configuring the Site Appearance and Configuring Session Preferences, Web Interface Plugins - Configuring Plugin Deployment, Configuring Client for Java Settings, Web Interface Site Removal – Uninstalling a Web Interface Site, Delivering Applications Overview, Resource Publishing - Publishing Resources and Organizing Published Resources for Users, Advanced Published Resource Settings – Configuring Advanced Access Control Properties, Configuring Client-to-Server Content Redirection

(Following on from the above module) Configuring Client-to-Server Content Redirection, Configuring Server-to-Client Content Redirection, Implementing Resource Limits and Client Options and Configuring Resource Appearance

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