CXD-400: Designing App and Desktop Solutions with Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop




    5 Day(s) Course




    Certified Trainer


    Exam Voucher


    1:1 Training Available on Demand


    Customize Your Batch

    Course Information

    The CXD 400 course enables the participants to design and assess a XenDesktop 7 application. The participant avails a chance to create a plan for the enterprise, assess the necessary tools and reference materials for work sustenance, and desktop solutions implemented by the Citrix customers.

    Course Objective: The accomplishment on course completion includes

    • Classification of various components and communication protocols of FMA architecture
    • Architectural comprehension of desktop virtualization solutions
    • Perform organizational assessment
    • Desktop Virtualization Solutions
    • Offer and validate design recommendations
    • Troubleshooting


    1. Architecture:

    • XenDesktop 7 architecture
    • Apply architectural understanding to desktop virtualization solutions
    • Troubleshooting

    2. Business Drivers:

    • Specific business drivers for multiple verticals
    • Prioritization of business drivers

    3. Data Capture

    • Data Collection Strategy
    • Types of Application
    • Collection methods
    • Application data collection tools

    4. User Segmentation

    • Flexcast models
    • Methodology for segmentation

    5. Application Assessment

    • Process Assessment
    • Rationalization of Applications
    • Application Assessment
    • Delivery Model

    6. Project Management

    • Roles and Significance

    7. User Design

    • User groups and Device design
    • Design document
    • User Issues
    • Design User profile and printing strategy

    8. Receiver

    • Delivery of Applications
    • Deployment and Maintenance

    9. Resource Req. Recommendations

    • Requirement identification
    • Recommendations and design

    10. Access

    • Design Strategy
    • Determine Session and Access policies
    • Design virtual desktop OS
    • Desktop virtualization solution

    11. Desktop

    • Key Design Decisions
    • Personalization strategy
    • vDisk usage
    • Printing Strategy

    12. Application Delivery

    • Application Inventory and integration Requirements solutions
    • Identify Application Delivery Architecture
    • Design Application Delivery Strategy

    13. Desktop Delivery

    • Design a Desktop delivery topology
    • Design infrastructure
    • Baseline policies

    14. Networking Layer

    • Design decisions
    • Integration of XenDesktop and network infrastructure
    • WAN optimization
    • Multi-Stream ICA
    • DHCP functionality

    15. Storage and Provisioning Layer

    • Storage Solutions
    • PVS v/s MCS features and differences
    • PVS or MCS provisioning strategy

    16. Platform Layer

    • Key Design decisions on Hypervisor use
    • Hardware calculations

    17. Operational

    • Potential migration approaches
    • System monitoring strategy
    • Application delivery migration approach
    • Backup and system monitoring

    18. Verification

    Verify assess and design decisions

    • Develop Stakeholder presentation
    • Present and support design decisions

    19. Capstone Exercise


    Desktop virtualization solution designers like architects, consultants, and engineers.


    Experience in administering Windows Server 2012 environments and Administration of XenDesktop 7


    Name Code Fee
    CXD-400 -



    What Our Trainees Say

    Mercury Solutions Ltd. is rated 4.6 stars by based on 18 reviews.