Getting Started with Citrix XenApp 6.5

Video Description

Build and manage your own fully-functioning Citrix farm based on XenApp 6.5

About This Video

  • Create a basic XenApp farm quickly and easily

  • Learn everything you need to know, from installation and configuration to HDX and virtualization

  • Presented in a logical succession that will walk you through the entire process of getting started with Citrix XenApp 6.5

  • In Detail

    Citrix XenApp is a forerunner in application hosting and virtualization delivery that saves on licensing costs and reduces deployment and management complexity from an administration point of view. This video course will take the complexity of XenApp 6.5 and present it in simple and easy-to-follow videos to fast-track your learning. By the end of this video course, you will be able to build a basic XenApp 6.5 farm to virtualize your applications and deliver them to your users.

    Getting Started with Citrix XenApp 6.5 is the best way to learn everything you need to know to design, implement, and manage your own XenApp 6.5 farm. This course is designed and distilled into fast, short videos to provide you with all of the important information to get started with Citrix XenApp 6.5.

    Getting Started with Citrix XenApp 6.5 introduces you to the basic architectures and system requirements of XenApp followed by an explanation of different components and how each of them operates in the farm.

    You will learn how to use the important management tools needed to manage and configure your farm, as well as how to publish your first application and make it available to your end users. XenApp 6.5 is tightly integrated with Active Directory, so we also show you how to use Policies to manage sessions and printing.

    XenApp is especially useful in delivering multi-media and 3D apps, so we introduce you to the High Definition user experience and the important concepts surrounding it. We conclude with some advanced topics such as scripting, the SDK and virtualization using Citrix XenServer, Microsoft Hyper-V, and VMWare ESX. By the end of this course, you will have a completely functioning XenApp 6.5 farm delivering applications to your end users.

    Table of Contents

    1. Chapter 1: Introduction to Citrix XenApp 6.5
      1. Introduction to Citrix XenApp 6.5 00:04:58
      2. System Requirements and Considerations 00:02:44
      3. Getting Familiar with the Web Interface, Data Collector, and XML Server 00:02:31
      4. Overview of the XenApp DataStore 00:03:13
      5. Get to know how DataStore planning is done 00:02:01
      6. Using the Access Gateway 00:02:31
      7. Using the Citrix StoreFront 00:03:11
    2. Chapter 2: Management Tools
      1. Introduction to XenApp Management 00:04:47
      2. Using the AppCenter Tool 00:02:42
      3. Web Interface Management 00:04:02
      4. The License Management Console 00:01:33
      5. Other Useful XenApp Management Tools 00:03:15
    3. Chapter 3: Introduction to Publishing Resources
      1. Introduction to XenApp Publishing 00:01:11
      2. Hosted Applications 00:02:52
      3. Streamed Applications 00:03:32
      4. Content Publishing 00:02:39
      5. Publishing a Desktop 00:02:12
    4. Chapter 4: Streamed Applications
      1. Introduction to Application Streaming 00:04:17
      2. Streaming Requirements 00:03:38
      3. Streaming Components 00:01:59
      4. Streaming Clients 00:02:30
    5. Chapter 5: Introduction to Policies
      1. Introduction to Policies 00:03:08
      2. Policy Best Practices 00:02:50
      3. Policy Creation 00:02:45
      4. Printing in XenApp 00:04:01
      5. Printing and Printing Drivers 00:03:18
    6. Chapter 6: Introduction to HDX Multimedia
      1. HDX Technologies 00:02:58
      2. HDX 3D 00:02:42
      3. HDX 3D Graphics and Audio 00:02:42
      4. HDX MediaStream Multimedia 00:02:50
      5. HDX MediaStream Flash 00:03:34
    7. Chapter 7: Monitoring
      1. Monitoring XenApp 00:02:14
      2. Managing XenApp 00:01:36
      3. Viewing XenApp 00:01:43
      4. Customizing XenApp 00:01:30
      5. Optimizing XenApp 00:02:02
    8. Chapter 8: Introduction to Scripting
      1. Introduction to Scripting 00:02:18
      2. Using Scripts in XenApp 00:02:14
      3. Introduction to Virtualization 00:02:19
      4. Introduction to XenApp in the Cloud 00:03:46
      5. Troubleshooting XenApp 00:01:51

    Product Information

    • Title: Getting Started with Citrix XenApp 6.5
    • Author(s): Craig Ellrod
    • Release date: May 2013
    • Publisher(s): Packt Publishing
    • ISBN: 9781849689366