Managing App and Desktop Solutions with Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.6

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Although the exam(s) associated with this course has been retired by Citrix, this course still retains value as a training resource & learners will receive a certificate of completion after completing the course.

Managing App and Desktop Solutions with Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.6 Course

This Managing App and Desktop Solutions with Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.6 online course provides students with the skills required to effectively support a Citrix application and desktop virtualisation solution in a Windows Server 2012 R2 environment.

During this Citrix course, students will learn how to successfully manage, monitor, support and troubleshoot a XenDesktop 7.6 solution, which includes growing the implementation to accommodate changes in the environment (adding new applications, new users, new desktops, and new policies) and troubleshooting common issues.


  • Improve your career prospects.
  • Learn valuable knowledge, skills, advice and guidance to help you achieve success.
  • Study online from anywhere.
  • Study at your own pace.
  • Download and print your certificate of completion.

Who is the Managing App and Desktop Solutions with Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.6 Course Suitable For?

The Managing App and Desktop Solutions with Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.6 course is intended for administrators, engineers and architects.

This online course is suitable for anyone who manages their Citrix training, this Citrix 7.6 training can be used for Citrix exam prep, on-boarding new staff, or as part of a team training plan.

Our online course is a cost-effective and successful approach for many individuals and teams. It provides a flexible learning method, allowing candidates to schedule learning at a time that suits them and fits in with other commitments; ideal for those who find it difficult to take time away from their workplace. It also allows candidates to work at their own pace, and revisit sections of the course as often as needed, leading to a fuller understanding of all the topics covered. In addition, there are none of the high costs of travel and accommodation associated with courses at an external venue.

What's Included in the Managing App and Desktop Solutions with Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.6 Course?

Awarding Body


Course Duration

35 Hours

12 Months Unlimited Access

Each student will have 12 months unlimited access to allow you to have access to the training anytime 24/7.

Course Content

Module 1: Introduction to Virtualisation

1.1 Introduction
1.2 Intro to Virtualisation - Part 1
1.3 Virtualisation Demo - Part 1
1.4 Virtualisation Demo - Part 2
1.5 Intro to Virtualisation - Part 2

Module 2: Introduction to Desktop Virtualisation

2.1 Into to Desktop Virtualisation

Module 3: XenDesktop 7.6 Requirements and Implementations

3.1 Intro to XenDesktop Concepts and Components
3.2 Citrix XenDesktop Implementations Part 1
3.3 Citrix XenDesktop Implementations Part 2

Module 4: Plan and Design XenDesktop Infrastructure

4.1 Intro to Plan and Design Part 1
4.2 Intro to Plan and Design Part 2
4.3 Active Directory Permissions Demo
4.4 Customise The Desktop Demo
4.5 Customise Environment Demo
4.6 Folder Redirection Demo
4.7 Custom Scripts Demo
4.8 DynamicVM Demo
4.9 Network Design Considerations
4.10 VM from Scratch Demo
4.11 Access and Optimise
4.12 Cloud Considerations Demo
4.13 Design Monitoring

Module 5: Data and Network Redundancy

5.1 Intro to Network Redundancy
5.2 Intro to Data Redundancy
5.3 VM Availability Demo Part 1
5.4 VM Availability Demo Part 2
5.5 VM Availability Demo Part 3
5.6 Linux VM and Citrix Site Configuration Demo

Module: 6 Automating Using PowerShell

6.1 Intro to PowerShell Part 1
6.2 Intro to PowerShell Part 2
6.3 PowerShell Scripting Demo
6.4 Creating Functions in PowerShell

Module 7: Virtualising Using Hyper-V

7.1 Introduction to Hyper-V Installation
7.2 Introduction to Hyper-V VM Build
7.3 Automating Admin in Hyper-V

Module 8: Build Test and Deploy VM to Xen Desktop

8.1 Customise Client OS Demo
8.2 Customise User Profiles Demo
8.3 Installing XenDesktop Client Components for Pooled Desktops Demo
8.4 Installing XenDesktop Client Components for Remote Desktops Demo
8.5 Deploy XenDesktop Client After VDA Install Demo
8.6 Test Client Deployment Demo

Module 9: Internet Information Services

9.1 Intro and Install of Information Services Part 1
9.2 Intro and Install of Information Services Part 2
9.3 Creating Websites and Managing Application Pools
9.4 Backup and Restore Web Server

Module 10: Course Review

10.1 Active Directory Domain
10.2 Windows Permissions and Configurations
10.3 Configure Citrix Studio
10.4 Fail over Cluster Demo Part 1
10.5 Fail over Cluster Demo Part 2
10.6 Citrix Authentication and Troubleshooting
10.7 Citrix Technical Overview
10.8 SQL Server Database Overview Demo
10.9 SQL Server DBA Tasks
10.10 Course Outro

Assessment / Exam

We provide interactive quizzes after each module and a mock exam at the end of your course to ensure you're fully prepared for the real thing. Once you've passed with at least 80%, you'll be able to book your exam as a private candidate.


Before taking this course, Citrix recommends that students have:

  • An understanding of server, desktop and application virtualisation concepts
  • Experience with Windows Server 2012 R2, specifically: Active Directory, Domains, Groups and User Accounts, Organisational Units, Group Policy Objects
  • Experience with Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 user interfaces
  • Basic storage knowledge (manage existing storage types, add new storage)
  • Basics of Citrix licensing
  • Familiarity with at least one hypervisor (XenServer, Hyper-V, or vSphere)
  • Basic understanding of the different types of profiles (local, roaming, mandatory)
  • Completed the following courses or can demonstrate equivalent knowledge: CXA-104 Citrix XenApp 7.6: Overview

The Managing App and Desktop Solutions with Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.6 course has been designed to give you real-world knowledge that you can put to use from day one.

Career Path

We've put together a list of relevant job titles you can apply for after achieving your certifications within this bundle (note that some careers may require further study, training and/or work experience):

  • Applications Manager
  • Virtualisation Consultant
  • Desktop Support
  • Infrastructure Support Analyst
  • Infrastructure Administrator
  • 3rd Line Support

Career Advice

Once you have achieved your certification, you'll have full access to our recruitment package for a wide range of information and advice - including:

  • How to put together a killer CV, Covering Letters and Thank You emails.
  • How to gain relevant work experience.
  • How to prepare for interviews.
  • How to understand Job adverts.
  • How to choose the right recruitment agency.
  • How to look for work on LinkedIn.
  • Information on dealing with redundancy.

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