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Managing a Citrix XenDesktop 7.6 Environment

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The dependability and efficiency of your XenDesktop environment relies on your ability to manage and maintain XenDesktop services and components. In this course, you'll install and use XenDesktop Director and you'll look at the benefit of configuring Remote Assistance for it. You also learn about Citrix Printing Services, the importance of backing up and restoring the XenDesktop database, and Citrix Disaster Recovery. This course also covers important maintenance tasks for user profile management, adding storage to target devices, and managing remote stores. This course is one of a series in the SkillSoft learning path that covers objectives for the 1Y0-200 certification exam Managing Citrix XenDesktop 7 Solutions.

Target Audience
Systems administrators, Citrix Administrators, technical support staff, or consultants who want to learn to manage and maintain XenDesktop solutions.


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Managing a Citrix XenDesktop 7.6 Environment

  • start the course
  • install and configure Citrix XenDesktop Director
  • demonstrate the use of XenDesktop Director as an Administrator
  • demonstrate the use of XenDesktop Director as a Technician
  • configure Remote Assistance for Citrix Director using the XenDesktop VDA installer
  • configure Remote Assistance using Group Policy settings
  • identify the impact of keeping remote assistance disabled
  • manage universal printer drivers, automatic installation, printer driver mapping, and driver compatibility
  • manage and configure the universal print server
  • set Citrix Universal Print Server policies
  • configure client printer creation behavior and configuration
  • review the clients' printer policy settings
  • configure Print Drivers policy settings
  • optimize printing performance in a Citrix environment
  • identify features of the XenDesktop database
  • back up the XenDesktop database
  • restore the XenDesktop database
  • move a XenDesktop database
  • backup and restore XenDesktop metadata
  • identify the capabilities of the XenServer Disaster Recovery feature
  • configure XenServer Disaster Recovery
  • process Citrix user profiles
  • reset Citrix user profiles
  • restore Citrix user profiles
  • update Citrix Receiver
  • add storage to a target device in a Citrix environment
  • using NetScaler Gateway to manage remote access to Stores
  • enable remote assistance, setting printing policies, back up the XenDesktop datastore database, and reset user profiles
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