Study Guide
XenServer

Learn how to install Citrix XenServer from USB and enable IntelliCache for XenDesktop. You’ll also learn how to create a Virtual Machine template.

Misc

Learn how to configure Active Directory and create shares for fast provisioning without the need to adding user rights manually. Based upon Microsoft Best Practices.

XenApp

Learn how to install and configure Citrix XenApp 6 with a new farm. You’ll also learn how to setup a standalone Microsoft SQL Server to host the Citrix IMA database.


XenApp / XenDesktop

Learn how to install Citrix Web Interface and Licensing on a standalone server. You’ll also learn how to tune your Citrix XenApp servers with our custom Group policy templates.

XenApp

Learn how to patch your Citrix solution with an unattended script. You’ll also learn how to publish applications, configure Citrix Policy’s and the Citrix Universal Printer.

Misc

This video will show you how to install and configure Microsoft Exchange 2010 and Certificate Server in your Active Directory Domain. Required for the next module.


Misc

Learn how to customize Microsoft Office 2010 for Terminal Services with the Office Customization Tool. Includes automatic Outlook profile creation for new users.

Misc

Learn the best way to create unattended installations for .EXE and .MSI packages. This creates a better user experience and makes troubleshooting much easier.

XenApp / XenDesktop

Learn how to install and configure the Citrix Access Gateway VPX Appliance for remote access to your Citrix solution from anywhere in the world.


XenApp / XenDesktop

Learn how to customize Citrix Web Interface to deploy clients and use the Citrix Java client as fall back. We also cover how to create Citrix Access Gateway snapshots.

XenApp / XenDesktop

Learn how to install and configure Citrix Provisioning Services 5.6 SP1 with a Microsoft SQL Express database.

XenApp / XenDesktop

Learn how to configure your DHCP scope for Provisioning Services and using the XenApp Server Configuration Tool to dump your current Virtual Machine to a vDisk image.


XenApp / XenDesktop

Learn how to stream a vDisk to multiple machines, add cache disk for best performance and Best Practices for doing vDisk maintenance and updates.

XenApp / XenDesktop

Learn how to install and use the new Streamed VM Setup Wizard for PVS 5.6 SP1 to automatically add VM’s to your hypervisor and PVS Console. Default snapin on PVS 6.

XenApp / XenDesktop

Learn how to customize Citrix XenApp 6.x to look and feel like a Windows 7 machine. You’ll also learn how to remove Quick Launch icons and hide control panel applets.


XenApp / XenDesktop

Learn how to improve the User Experience and use Group Policy to create network mappings based on Active Directory group membership.

XenApp / XenDesktop

Learn how to make your solution less restrictive for the administrators and configure HDX MediaStream for Flash with Citrix Policy.

XenApp / XenDesktop

Learn how to install and configure Citrix Merchandising Server on XenServer. You’ll also learn how to configure Active Directory Certificate Services.


XenApp / XenDesktop

Learn how to configure Rules and Delivery for CMS to automatically plugins to Citrix Receiver. You’ll also learn how to setup the Dazzle Self Service store.

XenApp / XenDesktop

Learn how use Citrix Streaming Profiler to create applications available for offline usage without network access. You’ll also learn how to publish offline applications.

XenApp / XenDesktop

Learn Best Practices for streaming Microsoft Office 2010. Even though is possible, we highly recommend installing Office 2010 as part of your core image on XA, XD or laptop.


XenApp

Learn how to configure Worker Group to automatically publish and load balance applications to new servers. You’ll also learn advanced Citrix policy configuration.

XenApp / XenDesktop

Learn how install and configure Citrix Profile Management in Group Policy to exclude / include files and folders for fast logon.

Misc

Learn how to import the PHD Virtual Appliance to Citrix XenServer and configure it for scheduled backups of your virtual machines.


XenApp

Learn the right way to upgrade Citrix Access Gateway to the latest version. You’ll also learn how to create a Mobile logon point for your mobile users.

Misc

Learn how install and configure Microsoft Distributed File System for File Server High Availability / Disaster Recovery.

XenDesktop

Learn how to get your Citrix XenDesktop PoC solution up and running in 10 minutes using the Quick Deploy Wizard. You’ll also learn to apply XenDesktop Tuning Group Policy.


XenApp

Learn how XenApp Printing Optimizations improves printing speed, reduces bandwidth required for printing, and improves the user experience when printing to client printers.

Misc

Learn how to configure scheduled backups of all your Group Policy’s and SQL databases in case of Disaster Recovery.

XenApp

Learn how to install, configure and clone Citrix XenApp 5 servers with the XenApp Cloning tool from www.citrixtools.net


XenApp

Learn how to upgrade your solution from Citrix XenApp 6 to XenApp 6.5. You’ll also learn the right way to upgrade Citrix Profile Management to the latest version.

XenApp / XenDesktop

Learn how to configure Web Interface, kerbos and Citrix client Group Policy to enable Single Sign to your published applications and desktops.

XenDesktop

Learn how upgrade your Citrix XenDesktop solution and the Virtual Desktop Agent on your Golden Image to the latest version.


XenDesktop

Learn how to optimize and customize your Windows 7 VDI machine with Group Policy’s and Quest vWorkspace Desktop Optimizer.

XenServer

Learn how install the new Citrix XenServer 6 and configure the Web Self Service appliance which provides an easy to use web interface.

XenApp

Learn about the different features, benefits, pros and cons on Citrix XenApp 5, XenApp 6 and XenApp 6.5


XenApp / XenDesktop

Learn how to successfully upgrade from Citrix Provisioning Services 5.x to 6.0 while your system is in live production.

XenApp / XenDesktop

Learn how to do vDisk maintenance with the new Integrated vDisk Versioning feature released in Provisioning Services 6.

XenApp / XenDesktop

Learn how to setup and configure a 2nd Citrix Provisioning Server for Load Balancing. You’ll also learn about the most affordable storage solution for PVS and vDisk Replication.


XenApp

Learn how to install and configure Desktop Director to be use with a Citrix XenApp 6.5 solution.

XenApp / XenDesktop

Learn how to customize your Citrix Access Gateway with your company branding. You’ll also learn how to enable password change via Secure LDAP on the logon point.

XenDesktop

Learn how move from a PoC with all roles installed on a single server to a High Availability solution with multiple XenDesktop Desktop Delivery Controllers.


XenApp / XenDesktop

Learn how you can configure a free SMS token solution on your Citrix Web Interface to leverage 2-factor authentication for greater security.

XenApp / XenDesktop

Learn how to install and configure Citrix Secure Gateway on Windows 2008 R2 including how to create a valid SSL Certificate.

XenApp

Learn how to use Citrix XenApp Migration Center to transfer all XA5/XA6 settings into new XA6.5 farm. You’ll also learn about Session Linger and Application Pre-Launch.


XenDesktop

Learn the correct way to upgrade a collection of Citrix Desktop Delivery Controllers to the latest version of Citrix XenDesktop 5.6 and enable the new feature Personal vDisk.

XenDesktop

Learn about the new Personal vDisk feature in Citrix XenDesktop 5.6 as well as upgrading to Desktop Director 2.1.1 and get it working correctly with some GPO configuration.

XenApp / XenDesktop

Learn how to install and configure Citrix EdgeSight Server 5.4 and Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 with Reporting Services. Includes script for adding all required features.


XenApp / XenDesktop

Learn how to install the EdgeSight Agent on XenApp, XenApp streamed with PVS and XenDesktop the right way. Includes unattended script and a case study.

XenApp / XenDesktop

Learn how to install and configure Citrix Universal Printer Server to once and for all get rid of all those crappy printer drivers on your Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop systems.

XenApp

Learn how to clone a Citrix XenApp 6.0 / 6.5 server with XenApp Server Role Manager and the correct way to leverage Microsoft SysPrep to create a Virtual Machine template.


XenApp / XenDesktop

Learn how to install and configure the Citrix Mobility Pack for Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop. This add-on makes these desktops and apps more user friendly.

Misc

Learn how to create a DHCP Failover solution with Windows Server 2012. You’ll also learn to create a Windows Server 2012 Virtual Machine template for later usage.

Misc

Learn how to install and configure Windows 2008 Server Core as a Domain Controller with Global Catalog and DNS. You’ll also learn how to configure DHCP and Windows Updates.


Netscaler

Learn how to install and configure Access Gateway on Netscaler 10. Also covering vServer for load balancing of Web Interface and XML services.

Netscaler

Learn how to replace the boring black Carbon Fiber Netscaler Theme with the new green Citrix Receiver Theme. Of course you want the front end to match CloudGateway.

XenDesktop

Learn how to configure XenDesktop with Provisioning Server to deliver Streamed VM. The video also shows you how to patch PVS Target Device software with hotfixes.


XenApp / XenDesktop

Learn how to create a default profile for Citrix Profile Manager. This is a bit more complex in Windows 2008 / Windows 7 since Microsoft has changed the behavior of Copy Profile.

Netscaler

Learn how to configure Citrix Netscaler Access Gateway for use with Citrix Receiver for Mobile Devices. Get rid of the error “There are no Apps available at this time”.

XenApp / XenDesktop

Learn the fastest way to update Provisioning Services Target Devices software with a NFS share on your Provisioning Server and booting on the VHD image.


Netscaler / CloudGateway

Learn how to install and configure Citrix StoreFront and AppController which is part of CloudGateway Enterprise. Get Published Apps and Web Apps in the same portal.

XenApp / XenDesktop

Learn how to install and configure Citrix Single SignOn 5.0 formally know as Citrix Password Manager. This is a great product for those owning a Platinum License.

Netscaler

Learn how to install, configure and test Citrix Netscaler for High Availability. You’ll also learn about the requirements and how to force failover to the primary Netscaler node.


Netscaler

Learn how to upgrade a NetScaler High Availability Pair to a Later Build using WinSCP and Putty.

XenApp

In this module you’ll learn how to install and configure XenApp SCCM Connector for SCCM 2012. Also covering publishing MSI and App-V packages to your farm.

Load Testing

In this module you’ll learn how to do Performance and Scalability testing with the industry standard load testing tool Login VSI.


Deployment

Learn how to setup Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2012 with my 1 Click installation PowerShell script. Automatically deploy your Citrix Golden Image to a PVS vDisk.

XenApp / XenDesktop

Learn how to successfully upgrade from Citrix Provisioning Services 6.x to 7.0 while your system is in live production.

XenApp / XenDesktop

Learn how to automate the deployment of your Citrix XenApp / XenDesktop Golden Image and dumping it to a vDisk – All without you lifting a finger.


Deployment

Learn how to configure Citrix XenDesktop 7 with Citrix Studio and creating a Machine Catalog using Provisioning Services instead of Machine Creation Services.

StoreFront

Learn how to configure and setup Citrix StoreFront 2.0 to use HTTPS instead of HTTP. Also showing some basic configuration of Citrix Policies.

XenDesktop

Learn how to configure and setup Virtual Machine Manager 2012 to manage your Hyper-V environment. This component is required for using XenDesktop with Hyper-V.


Netscaler

Learn how to configure and setup Netscaler Gateway 10.1 and StoreFront 2.0 for secure remote access. Hosted on Windows 2012 R2 with Hyper-V.

XenApp / XenDesktop

Learn how to automatically install and configure Citrix Provisioning Services 7.0 on Windows 2012 with Load Balancing for High Availability and failover.

Netscaler / StoreFront

Learn how to configure StoreFront for Load Balancing with a Domain WildCard Certificate and Netscaler Gateway, even without the proper Netscaler Edition.


XenDesktop / XenApp

Learn how to configure an Hyper-V Cluster with SCVMM 2012 R2 and quickly build a XenDesktop 7.1 PoC by using my Automation Framework.

Cluster

Learn how to create a cluster on Windows Server 2012. After installing the Failover Clustering feature, validate the config and create the new cluster.

Cluster

Learn how to install a SQL cluster on Windows Server 2012 and why the database is so important with Citrix XenDesktop.


XenDesktop / XenApp

Learn how to successfully upgrade from Citrix XenDesktop 7.1 to Citrix XenDesktop 7.5 including Master Image rebuild with VDA 7.5.

XenMobile

module80

Learn how to configure the XenMobile AppController with a Domain Wildcard Certificate in the Cloud. The is the first of many XenMobile videos.

XenMobile

module81

Learn how to install XenMobile Device Manager with APNS and 3rd party certificate. Also includes Netscaler configuration.


XenMobile

module82

Learn how to configure XenMobile Device Manager with LDAP integration. Also demonstrates how to add and push applications to Worx Home on iPad.

XenMobile

module83

Learn how to configure Netscaler Gateway for XenMobile Device Manager, App Controller and a smart way to save the number of Netscaler Universal Access licenses.

XenApp

module84

Learn how to quickly setup a basic Citrix XenApp 7.5 Proof of Concept with System Center Virtual Machine manager and Hyper-V.


XenApp / XenDesktop

module85

Learn how to redirect the Start Menu in Windows 8.1 / 2012R2. Combined with App-V Scheduler and Classic Shell with Boot to Desktop to create a perfect User Experience.

Netscaler

module86

Learn how to configure Netscaler Gateway 10.5, configure multiple subnet’s, DMZ and troubleshoot & resolve authentication call back failures.

XenApp / XenDesktop

module87

Learn how to configure VMware ESXi 5.5 and the vCenter Virtual Appliance to work together with XenApp / XenDesktop using a self signed certificate.


XenApp / XenDesktop

module88

Learn how to quickly setup a brand new domain and a Citrix XenApp / XenDesktop 7.6 Proof of Concept on Citrix XenServer – Part 1.

XenApp / XenDesktop

module89

Learn how to quickly setup a brand new domain and a Citrix XenApp / XenDesktop 7.6 Proof of Concept on Citrix XenServer – Part 2.

Active Directory

module90

Learn how to quickly setup a brand new domain and a Citrix XenApp / XenDesktop 7.6 Proof of Concept on Citrix XenServer – Part 3.


XenApp / XenDesktop

module91

Learn how to quickly setup a brand new domain and a Citrix XenApp / XenDesktop 7.6 Proof of Concept on Citrix XenServer – Part 4.

XenApp / XenDesktop

module92

Learn how to quickly setup a brand new domain and a Citrix XenApp / XenDesktop 7.6 Proof of Concept on Citrix XenServer – Part 5.

StoreFront

Learn how to configure the brand new Citrix X1 StoreFront and create & import a Microsoft Enterprise CA certificate and binding it to IIS with Powershell.


StoreFront

module94

Learn how to Customize the brand new Citrix Storefront 3.0 together with Citrix Netscaler Gateway to match corporate branding. Examples and custom CSS.

Automatation Framework

module95

Quick Start video for Automation Framework 3.0. Learn how to install and configure AF30. No replacement for written documentation. RTFM!

XenApp

module96 (1)

Learn how to upgrade from Citrix XenApp 6.5 (IMA) to the latest version of Citrix XenApp / XenDesktop 7.7. Two scenarios using single machine and how to create a master image.


XenApp / XenDesktop

module97

Learn how to upgrade your Citrix XenApp / XenDesktop Delivery Controllers to version 7.7

Provisioning Services

module98

Learn how to upgrade your live Citrix Provisioning Services infrastructure to version 7.7. Includes the new feature to do Rolling Upgrade of Target Device Software.

Netscaler

Learn how to configure Netscaler Gateway 11, configure subnet, DMZ and also how to use the new Portal Themes feature for customization.


Netscaler

module100

Learn how to configure Netscaler Insight Center and enable AppFlow to analyze your network utilization. You’ll also learn how to enable Insight in Citrix Director.

Netscaler

module101

Learn how to configure Netscaler Unified Gateway with LDAPS (for password change) and StoreFront Integration into Clientless Access & Predefine bookmarks.

Netscaler

Learn how to configure Monitors, Service Groups and Load Balancing VIP’s to successfully Load Balance internal & external StoreFront & Director traffic.


Netscaler

Learn how to make your Netscaler SSL VIP’s More Secure and get A+ rating on SSL Labs. Also learn how to enable SHA256 for Internal CA/IIS.

Active Directory

Learn how to setup a complete Active Directory Environment on Windows Server 2016 with AD/DNS/DHCP/CA completely unattended using PowerShell.

Automation Framework

Learn how install and configure the Automation Framework 3.4 to support Windows 10 and Windows Server 206. Also covers the new changes to Settings.xml for XA/XD 7.11


XenApp / XenDesktop

Learn how to setup and configure Citrix XenApp / XenDesktop with an internal wildcard certificate to secure the communication between StoreFront & DDC.

XenApp / XenDesktop

Learn how to use Reference Images to Automatically build Perfect Master Images using Microsoft Deployment Toolkit and the Automation Framework.

Monitoring

Learn how to configure and setup a Performance Management & Monitoring Server including ControlUp, Splunk, uberAgent, Citrix WEM and more.


XenApp / XenDesktop

Learn how to setup and configure Citrix Workspace Environment Management formally know as Norskale. Requires Software Maintenance contract.