CMB-318: Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7, App Layering, and WEM Administration (Fast-Track)

CMB-318: Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7, App Layering, and WEM Administration (Fast-Track) Certification Training Course Overview

Enroll for 5-day CMB-318: Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7, App Layering, and WEM Administration (Fast-Track) certification training course from Koenig Solutions accredited by Citrix. CMB-318: Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7, App Layering, and WEM Administration (Fast-Track) course is designed for experienced IT professionals to build the foundational administration aspects of installing, configuring and managing a Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7 environment.

Through a blend of hands-on labs and interactive lectures, you will be able to Gain an understanding of the solution architecture and communications, and the factors that contribute to a successful deployment. Monitoring and troubleshooting the environment with Citrix Director and Citrix Analytics is also incorporated in this course.


Target Audience:

Candidates who are experienced in IT new to Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktop 7 in  an on-prem or Citrix Cloud environment looking to gain Knowledge.

Learning Objectives

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Install, configure and manage a Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7 site on-premises and on Citrix Cloud including how to migrate from on-premises to Citrix Cloud
  • Configure Workspace Environment Management to improve the end user environment and virtual resource consumption
  • Use App Layering skills to create and administer OS, platform, application, elastic and user layers
  • Deploy and deliver apps and desktops to end users using Machine Creation Services (MCS)


This course prepares you for Exam 1Y0-204. Test your current knowledge on Qubits42

CMB-318: Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7, App Layering, and WEM Administration (Fast-Track) (Duration : 40 Hours) Download Course Contents

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Course Modules

Module 1: Architecture Overview
  • Introduction to Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops
  • Architecture Overview
  • Features
  • Hosting Platform Considerations
  • Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Service
  • Connection Flow Process Introduction
Module 2: Deploy the Site
  • Pre-Deployment Considerations
  • Citrix Licensing Setup
  • Delivery Controller Setup
  • Site Setup and Management
  • Redundancy Considerations
Module 3: The Apps and Desktops Images
  • Consider Master Image Creation Methods
  • Master Image Requirements
Module 4: Provision and Deliver App and Desktop Resources
  • Learning Objectives
  • Machine Catalogs and Delivery Groups
  • Provisioning Methods and Considerations
  • Machine Creation Services (MCS) Deep Dive
  • MCS Environment Considerations
  • Resource Locations
Module 5: Provide Access to App and Desktop Resources
  • Consider Workspace Experience versus StoreFront
  • Workspace App
Module 6: Manage the User Experience
  • Methods to Manage the User Experience
Module 7: Published App and Desktop Presentation and Management
  • Published App Properties
  • Server OS Published App Optimizations
  • Published App Presentation
  • Application Groups
  • Apps and Desktops Presentation
Module 8: Manage Printing for User Sessions
  • Map Printers to the User Session
  • Printer Drivers
  • Print Environment Considerations
Module 9: Citrix Profile Management
  • Introduction and Considerations
  • Configure Citrix Profile Management
Module 10: Manage the Site
  • Delegated Administration
  • Power Management Considerations
Module 11: Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Basic Security Considerations
  • Citrix Admin Security Considerations
  • XML Service Security Considerations
  • Secure HDX External Traffic
Module 12: Monitor the Site
  • Citrix Director Introduction
  • Monitor and Interact with User Sessions
  • Published Apps Analysis
  • Monitor the Machines Running the VDA
  • Alerts and Notifications
Module 13: Introduction to Supporting and Troubleshooting Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops
  • Introduction to Supporting a Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Site
  • Tools
Module 14: Migrate to Citrix Cloud
  • Migration Considerations
  • Citrix Cloud Connector Deployment
  • Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops with an On-Premises Resource Location
  • The Migration Process
Module 15: Citrix Analytics
  • Citrix Analytics Introduction
  • Types of Analytics
Module 16: Introduction to App Layering
  • App Layering Introduction
  • Architecture and How it Works
Module 20: Create Elastic App and User Layers
  • Elastic App Layering
  • User Layers
Module 21: Deploy a Layered Image using Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops
  • Using Templates in App Layering
  • Using Layered Images in a Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Site
Module 22: Explore Layer Priority and Maintain an App Layering Environment
  • Layer Priority
  • Updating Layers
  • Maintaining and Updating the App Layering Environment
  • Common App Layering Considerations and Additional Resources
Module 23: Introduction to Workspace Environment Management (WEM)
  • Workspace Environment Management (WEM) Introduction
  • WEM Administration
Module 24: Use WEM to Centralize Environment Management
  • Managing User Resources with WEM
  • Managing Profiles with WEM
  • Managing Endpoints with the WEM Transformer Feature
Module 25: Use WEM for Performance Optimization
  • Learning Objectives
  • Optimizing Machine Performance with WEM
  • Optimizing User Experience with WEM
Module 26: Use WEM to Secure Environment
  • Use WEM to Secure Environments
  • WEM Security Features
Module 27: Migrate and Upgrade WEM
  • Migrating to WEM
  • Upgrading a WEM Deployment
  • WEM Multi-Location Considerations
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Course Prerequisites
  • Experience with previous versions is recommended.
  • Previous knowledge of legacy versions of Citrix Virtual Apps or Citrix Virtual Desktops is beneficial.