Citrix

Training Overview:

Forscher Technology Solutions provides the comprehensive Virtualization training program that delivers the product knowledge on the Citrix Virtualization platform at both Server and the Network areas. This program trains the candidate on the knowledge requirements to perform day-to-day management operations on Virtualized enterprise environments built on Citrix Virtualization technologies. The training is delivered by Subject Matter Experts currently managing, landscapes in real time environments. The course and its contents are developed by subject matter experts and solution Architects, who deliver technology solutions to Fortune 500 and Top-Notch MNCs around the globe.

Target Audience and Pre-requisites:

The training course is designed for candidates with no prior knowledge of Virtualization techniques; however, an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the Windows Server Operating systems is required and an understanding on the VMware technology is desired. All trainings are designed and developed by training experts specifically to cater, candidates of all technical back grounds, especially focusing on the Virtualized Infrastructure.

Course Duration:

Fast Track - 5 Days

Normal Track - 8 weekends or 20 Day-daily sessions.

Corporates - Custom configured per Client requirements and modules required

Module 1: Introduction to Operating Systems and Processors

  • Server components and resource requirements

  • Windows Server 2012 features reviewed

  • Comprehensive review of Windows 7 and 8 features

  • Overview of Virtualization in Servers and Hyper-V

  • Virtualizing Hardware built on Software based Data Center.

  • Data Centers and their operations: Explained

  • Licensing concepts in Hardware and Software

  • Concepts of clustering over server hardware

  • Concepts of clustering a Virtualized Hardware

  • Understanding the efficiency of a Thin Client

Module 2: Networking introduced

  • Networking concepts utilized in the Windows Server

  • IP address, sub netting and Gateway strategies

  • IPv4 and IPv6 explained, calculated and tested

  • Overview of Virtualization in Networking

  • Module 3: Storage Subsystems and their functionality in an enterprise environment:

    • Understanding the need for storage sub-systems

    • SAN, NAS, CAS and DAS explained

    • EMC, Netapp and HDS technologies briefed

    • Integrating the Server, Storage and Networks

    Module 4: Understanding Windows security, Networks and Active Directory

    • What are Active directory-domain service objects?

    • Managing users, groups and delegation of Administration on a Windows server using Active Directory

    • Set-up and Managing a Domain controller and Virtualized domain controller

    • Automating the AD management using CLI

    • Managing the AD DBs

    • Configuring and Managing a AD across distributed environment

    • AD Domain replication: Configuration and Management

    • Design and Implement a AD RMS: Content protection and Management

    • Design and Implement a AD FS: Implementing AD FS in a multi-tiered organization.

    Module 5: Understanding Windows server from a Xen Perspective

    • LAN management in a Virtualized Environment

    • Implementing VPN in a secure environment

    • Configuration, management and trouble shooting a Windows Network

    • Configuration, management and trouble shooting a Windows Firewall

    • Configuration, management and trouble shooting a Windows RDP

    • Setting up a Terminal Server and Client in an Enterprise environment

    • Understanding VPN

    • Designing a VPN, Implementation, configuration, testing and intentional de-gradation testing

    Module 6: Virtualization by Citrix and their architecture

    • Overview of Xenapp and Xen desktop vs. Xenserver.

    • Enhancements in Xenapp and Xen desktop

    • Install and Implement Xenserver

    • Understanding the Xen Desktop and Xen App Architecture

    • Implementing Xen Desktop and Xen app

    • Installing the License, activating the system and user administration for management

    • Networking : Virtualization, Creation, Configuration and Troubleshooting

    • Storage: Physical Storage and Network storage, detect and Assign

    • Disk management in a Citrix Environment

    • Understanding system resource requirements and managing resource pools

    • Designing the Virtualized platform with the available system resources

    • Understanding Provisioning from a Xen perspective

    • Understanding the Distributed Virtual Switch

    Module 7: Advanced Management of Virtualized Citrix environment

    • High Availability in a Virtualized Environment with Load Balancing

    • Understanding the components of a Xenapp environment

    • Understanding the components of a XenDesktop environment

    • Designing a scalable Xenapp environment and implementation

    • Intentional de-gradation and analysis and rectification of error encountered

    • Monitoring and enhancing the XenDesktop environment based on work loads

    • Security Policies and management of security on a XenDesktop

    • Delegate administration and manage licenses

    • Manage MC and DG

    Module 8: High Availability in a XenDesktop Environment:

    • Virtualization in Networking from Windows and Cisco perspective

    • Network requirements for a scalable environment model

    • Understanding NetScaler

    • Designing a HA solution and Implementation

    • Intentional de-gradation of the scalable system and restoring redundancy.