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Citrix - Firebrand’s training for the Citrix Certified Professional – Virtualization certification (CCP-V)

Duration

Duration:

Only 4 Days

Method

Method:

Classroom / Online / Hybrid

Next date

Next date:

28/9/2020 (Monday)

Overview

Firebrand’s 4 day accelerated course will prepare you for the Citrix Certified Professional –Virtualization (CCP-V) exam. You will learn to deploy a complete Citrix hosted application and desktop virtualisation solution, compatible with Windows Server 2012 R2.

You will get hands-on experience dealing with the Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.6. developing practical skills you can apply in the real world. During the course you will cover a range of exciting topics including:

  • Configuring XenDesktop 7.6 components and resources
  • Implementing NetScaler
  • Setting up the hypervisor and infrastructure components

This course is suitable for architects, consultants and engineers, as well as those looking to become involved in those types of roles. By the end of the course you will be ready to sit exam 1Y0-301 - Deploying Citrix XenDesktop 7.6 Solutions exam, which qualifies you for the CCP-V certification.

Seven reasons why you should sit your course with Firebrand Training

  1. Two options of training. Choose between residential classroom-based, or online CCP-V courses
  2. You'll be CCP-V certified in just 4 days. With us, you’ll be CCP-V trained in record time
  3. Our CCP-V course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals. No hidden extras
  4. Pass CCP-V first time or train again for free. This is our guarantee. We’re confident you’ll pass your course first time. But if not, come back within a year and only pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs
  5. You’ll learn more. A day with a traditional training provider generally runs from 9am – 5pm, with a nice long break for lunch. With Firebrand Training you’ll get at least 12 hours/day quality learning time, with your instructor
  6. You’ll learn CCP-V faster. Chances are, you’ll have a different learning style to those around you. We combine visual, auditory and tactile styles to deliver the material in a way that ensures you will learn faster and more easily
  7. You’ll be studying CCP-V with the best. We’ve been named in Training Industry’s “Top 20 IT Training Companies of the Year” every year since 2010. As well as winning many more awards, we’ve trained and certified 76532 professionals, and we’re partners with all of the big names in the business

Benefits

Benefits of Training with Firebrand

  • Two options of training - Residential classroom-based, or online courses
  • A purpose-built training centre – get access to dedicated Pearson VUE Select facilities
  • Certification Guarantee – pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)
  • Everything you need to certify – you’ll sit your exam at the earliest available opportunity after the course - either immediately after your classroom course, or as soon as there are slots available, if you've taken it online
  • No hidden extras – one cost covers everything you need to certify

Curriculum

Module 1: Understanding the XenDesktop Architecture

  • Understanding the XenDesktop Architecture
  • XenDesktop Desktop Virtualization Technologies
  • Infrastructure Components
  • Citrix Components
  • Designing a XenDesktop Implementation
  • Design Document

Module 2: Setting Up the Hypervisor

  • Setting Up the Hypervisor
  • Installing the Hypervisor
  • Installing the Hypervisor Management Console
  • Configuring the Hypervisor
  • Creating Templates
  • Reinforcement Exercise – Creating a Windows 7 Template

Module 3: Setting Up the Infrastructure Components

  • Setting Up the Infrastructure Components
  • Setting Up the Domain Controller
  • Setting Up the Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol
  • Setting Up a Certificate Authority
  • Setting Up the File Server
  • Setting Up SQL Server 2012
  • Setting Up SQL Server Mirroring
  • Reinforcement Exercise – Redirecting Additional Folders

Module 4: Setting Up Citrix Components

  • Setting Up Citrix Components
  • Setting Up the Citrix License Server
  • Setting Up the Delivery Controller
  • Setting Up a Second Controller
  • Setting Up the Citrix Universal Print Server
  • Setting Up StoreFront
  • Setting Up a Second StoreFront Server
  • Setting Up Receiver
  • Reinforcement Exercise – Using the Receiver for Web Site

Module 5: Setting Up XenDesktop Resources

  • Setting Up XenDesktop Resources
  • Resources
  • Preparing the Master Virtual Machine
  • Setting Up a Server OS Master Image
  • Setting Up a Desktop OS Master Image
  • Creating a Machine Catalog
  • Creating a Delivery Group
  • Reinforcement Exercise – Adding Machines and Delivery Groups

Module 6: Setting Up Policies

  • Setting Up Policies
  • Installing the Group Policy Management Feature
  • Configuring Printing Policies
  • Configuring Remote Assistance
  • Prioritising the Policies
  • Running the Resultant Set of Policy
  • Setting Up Citrix Profile Management
  • Reinforcement Exercise – Configuring a Session Printer

Module 7: Setting Up Provisioning Services

  • Setting Up Provisioning Services
  • Provisioning Services Architecture
  • Setting Up a Provisioning Services Server
  • Installing the Provisioning Services Console
  • Configuring Boot from Network
  • Setting Up a Second Provisioning Services Server
  • Configuring the BootStrap File for High Availability
  • Configuring the Master Target Device
  • Creating the vDisk
  • Assigning a vDisk to a Target Device
  • Creating the Machine Catalog
  • Creating the Delivery Group
  • Reinforcement Exercise – Creating BDM Target Devices

Module 8: Preparing the Environment for Rollout

  • Preparing the Environment for Rollout
  • Testing a Service Account
  • Testing the DHCP Scope
  • Testing the Certificates
  • Testing the Provisioning Services Share
  • Verifying Internal Access to Hosted Applications
  • Verifying Internal Access to a Server OS Machine (PVS)
  • Verifying Internal Access to a Desktop OS Machine
  • Testing Remote Assistance
  • Testing Delivery Controller High Availability
  • Testing SQL Server Mirroring
  • Reinforcement Exercise – Verifying Internal Access to a Server OS Machine (MCS)

Module 9: Setting Up NetScaler

  • Setting Up NetScaler
  • Performing the Initial NetScaler Configuration
  • Configuring NTP
  • Configuring NetScaler High Availability
  • Setting Up DNS
  • Creating Certificates for NetScaler
  • Load Balancing StoreFront Servers
  • Configuring NetScaler for Remote Access
  • Redirecting HTTP Requests for StoreFront
  • Modifying StoreFront to Integrate with NetScaler
  • Configuring ICA Proxy
  • Configuring Authentication Policies
  • Configuring NetScaler for Email-Based Account Discovery
  • Reinforcement Exercise – Scanning an Endpoint for a File

Exam Track

You'll sit the following exam at the Firebrand Training Centre, covered by your Certification Guarantee:

  • 1Y0-301 Deploying Citrix XenDesktop 7.6 Solutions exam.

The Deploying Citrix XenDesktop 7.6 Solutions exam is divided into the following sections:

  • Pre-installation Considerations
  • Installing Required Technologies
  • Configuring Technical Components
  • Testing Configurations

What's Included

Included:

  • All students receive a comprehensive set of course notes, hand-outs, slides and references

Your accelerated course includes:

  • Accommodation *
  • Meals, unlimited snacks, beverages, tea and coffee *
  • On-site exams **
  • Exam vouchers **
  • Practice tests **
  • Certification Guarantee ***
  • Courseware
  • Up-to 12 hours of instructor-led training each day
  • 24-hour lab access
  • Digital courseware **
  • * For residential training only. Doesn't apply for online courses
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts
  • *** Pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)

Prerequisites

Before taking this course, Citrix recommends that students have:

  • Passed the Citrix Certified Associate - Virtualization (CCA - V) exam
  • An understanding of server, desktop and application virtualization concepts
  • Experience with Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2012 R2, specifically:
    • Active Directory
    • Remote Desktop Services
    • Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
    • Domain Name System (DNS)
    • Performance Monitoring
    • Group Policy Objects
  • Experience with Microsoft SQL Server
  • Completion of the following course or can demonstrate equivalent knowledge:
    • CXA-104 Citrix XenApp 7.6: Overview

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites? Don’t worry. Your training consultant will discuss your background with you to understand if this course is right for you.

Reviews

Here's the Firebrand Training review section. Since 2001 we've trained exactly 76532 students and asked them all to review our Accelerated Learning. Currently, 96.73% have said Firebrand exceeded their expectations.

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"I was fairly foreign to most components of the CCNA course. The Firebrand instructor made all parts of the course clear leading to many "AHA!" moments. "
P.L., IBM CLoud. (3/8/2020 (Monday) to 8/8/2020 (Saturday))

"Provided with the appropriate materials to get through the course. Instructor was very knowledgeable and covered all the topics required."
A.H., NHS North of England CSU. (3/8/2020 (Monday) to 8/8/2020 (Saturday))

"The instructor was very knowledgeable about the course material, the course did run very fast which I understand was the point of it so whilst it may have been a bit too fast for me, I appreciate how well the instructor kept on track and taught the class as well as answering the questions"
C.M., i-dash. (3/8/2020 (Monday) to 8/8/2020 (Saturday))

"Excellent course so much in-depth information passed on. Excellent instructor - course was intensive no doubt about it. But will be back later in 2020 for some more education. "
Adele Reed. (3/8/2020 (Monday) to 6/8/2020 (Thursday))

"The course really keyed in all the topics of the exam. The material slides, documentation, labs was well written and presented. The instructor really knew his stuff and you could tell he was passionate about the subject. When also considering the difficult times we live in with COVID-19, the training and the staff were superb."
Chuck Ashmore. (27/7/2020 (Monday) to 31/7/2020 (Friday))

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