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Citrix XenApp 7.5 Architecture and New Features


This course introduces the Citrix XenApp 7.5 technology. Students will explore the key components required in a XenApp 7.5 implementation, the new FMA-based architecture, as well as key use cases. Other topics covered include design implications, VDA registration, and Hybrid Cloud Provisioning.


Who should attend

This course is designed for IT professionals, architects, systems engineers, server administrators, and Citrix Partners.

Course Objectives

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

  • Identify the benefits of using XenApp and common use cases
  • Identify the key components required in a XenApp 7.5 solution and where they fit in the network
  • Recognize the differences between the IMA and FMA architecture
  • Identify design implications for XenApp 7.5
  • Explain the Virtual Delivery Agent registration process
  • Identify the ports and protocols used for communications
  • Identify various cloud service models and explain how XenApp is a cloud-ready solution
  • Explain how to provision XenApp in a cloud


Course Overview

  • XenApp 7.5 Overview
  • New Features in XenApp 7.5
  • New Terminology

FlexCast Management Architecture

  • Limitations of the Independent Management Architecture
  • Benefits of the FlexCast Management Architecture
  • Management Consoles

Design Implications

  • XenApp 7.5 Rollout Considerations
  • Hypervisors

Application Enumeration

  • Virtual Delivery Agent
  • Application Enumeration

Solution Architecture

  • Solution Components
  • Solution Layers
  • Solution Components
  • Communication Job Aid

Deploying XenApp as a Cloud-Ready Solution

  • Cloud Types
  • Service Delivery Models
  • CloudPlatform and Amazon Web Services
  • Cloud-Ready Solution
  • Licensing Considerations
  • Configuring Hybrid Cloud Provisioning
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