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Citrix XenApp 7.6: Overview


This free, one-hour online course provides an introduction to Citrix XenApp 7.6. Students will explore key components required in a XenApp 7.6 implementation, the FMA-based architecture, as well as key use cases. Other topics covered in the course include the application enumeration process, Virtual Delivery Agent (VDA) registration, and hybrid cloud provisioning.


Who should attend

This course is recommended for anyone interested in purchasing Citrix XenApp 7.6, or anyone looking to understand the basics of XenApp.

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 7.6 solution.
  • Recognize the differences between the IMA and FMA architecture.
  • Explain the VDA registration process.
  • Identify the ports and protocols used for communications.
  • Identify the various cloud service models and explain how XenApp is a cloud-ready solution.
  • Explain how to provision XenApp in the cloud.


Course Overview

  • XenApp 7.6 Overview
  • New Terminology

XenApp 7.6 Product Overview

  • XenApp Editions
  • New Features in XenApp 7.6

FlexCast Management Architecture

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

Application Enumeration

  • Virtual Delivery Agent
  • Application Enumeration

Solution Architecture

  • Solution Components
  • Solution Layers
  • 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
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