CXA-301-1I Citrix XenApp 6.5 Advanced Administration — A 5 day course

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Retired Course; no longer available


This course provides learners with the skills necessary to monitor, maintain, optimize and troubleshoot Citrix XenApp 6.5 environments running on Windows Server 2008 R2 software.

Delegates are introduced to the tools used to monitor the XenApp farm, record farm activity and generate reports. In addition, learners take away the skills needed to maintain data and server integrity and to scale, optimize and troubleshoot the XenApp farm.

This course encourages learning by doing and includes many hands-on exercises that reinforce and expand on the course content.


On completion of this course, students will have learnt about:


Troubleshooting the XenApp Environment

Scaling the XenApp Environment

Creating Farm Redundancy

Maintaining the XenApp Environment

Optimizing the XenApp Environment

Optimizing the User Environment

Optimizing Printing

Securing XenApp

Monitoring XenApp with Standard Utilities

Monitoring XenApp with EdgeSight


This course has been retired and is no longer available.

Suitable For

This course is intended for IT professionals, such as server, network, and system administrators familiar with Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 environments.

System engineers, analysts, consultants, architects and Citrix partners are appropriate candidates for this course.

Existing XenApp administrators, especially those with basic XenApp 6.5 experience and those who are interested in achieving CCAA or CCEE certifications, are ideal.


Working knowledge of Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 with Remote Desktop Services

Familiarity with Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Reporting Services

Working knowledge of the architecture and administrative tasks associated with Citrix XenApp 6.5 to be found in the CXA-206-1 Citrix XenApp 6.5 Basic Administration course

Basic knowledge of XenServer, EdgeSight, Branch Repeater and XenDesktop


Citrix credentials distinguish an elite set of IT professionals who have proven their expertise in Citrix solutions, opening doors to a multitude of personal and professional rewards. Organised into three levels of certification based on job roles, Citrix certification is the the best way to prove knowledge and experience to employers, hiring managers or clients.

Citrix Certified Advanced Administrator (CCAA)

The CCAA takes the CCA one step further by certifying in-depth skills such as monitoring, optimizing and troubleshooting.

CCAA for Citrix XenApp 6

Exam: A22 Citrix XenApp 6.5 Advanced Administration

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