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Effectively Interpreting Citrix AppDNA Reports


This six-hour online course provides a detailed look at AppDNA reports and app analysis for maintenance, expansion, and migrations. Students will learn to interpret AppDNA reports correctly as well as develop an app migration project plan to address amber and red apps. Students will also gain the ability to resolve app compatibility issues within their environment by using AppDNA.

This course is based on the Citrix AppDNA 7.6, but the skills and fundamental concepts learned are common to earlier product versions.


Who should attend

This course is recommended for learners who are:

  • Customers new to Citrix AppDNA software and reports
  • Authorized Citrix Partners wanting to become authorized to sell Citrix AppDNA

Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, learners are able to:

  • Describe the app management lifecycle.
  • Demonstrate how to configure and use AppDNA to package and sequence apps.
  • Explain the use case for each type of AppDNA report.
  • Determine the appropriate next steps for an application that is classified with an amber or red RAG status.
  • Propose a solution for addressing application compatibility issues using AppDNA reports.
  • Based on results from an AppDNA report, determine next steps in the app maintenance/migration process.


Course Introduction

  • Objectives

AppDNA and the Application Management Workflow

  • Lesson Goals
  • Key Factors in App Management
  • Citrix AppDNA Application Lifecycle
  • AppDNA as Part of the Process
  • Next Steps Based on Outcome
  • Potential Outcomes for Remediation
  • Summary

Importing Managed and Non-Managed Apps

  • Overview
  • Lesson Goals
  • Importing Apps into AppDNA
  • Using AD and SCCM
  • Integrating AD and ConfigMgr
  • Loading AD and ConfigMgr Data
  • AppDNA Groups
  • Creating AppDNA Groups
  • Importing Managed Applications
  • To Import Managed Applications
  • Linking Managed Apps with Apps in AppDNA
  • Summary

Analyzing the Apps

  • Lesson Goals
  • Application Analysis
  • Report Views
  • Selecting the Appropriate Reports
  • Structure of a Report
  • Creating Custom Reports
  • Summary

AppDNA Case Studies

  • Lesson Goals
  • Case Study 1
  • Case Study 2
  • Summary

Developing an App Migration Plan

  • Lesson Goals
  • Define Your Remediation Plan
  • Recommended Actions
  • Example Remediation
  • Migrating Windows Desktop and Server Apps
  • Best Practices
  • Migration Process
    • Discovery
    • Importing
    • Analyzing
    • Remediation and Deploying
  • On-going App Management
  • Summary

Course Conclusion

Price (excl. tax)
  • US$ 208.-