Citrix XenApp is dead? Long live XenApp 7.5!

Don’t rush to throw away all of your XenApp solutions and skill sets so quickly (as if you would). After integrating XenApp in XenDesktop 7, Citrix will be releasing XenApp 7.5.

Learn more about it from Calvin Hsu, VP Product Marketing, Desktops and Application Group, Citrix Systems, Inc. Update: The video was removed from YouTube. You must have a …

Citrix XenDesktop 7 Beta Exam Preparation Guides

Note: The Citrix XenDesktop 7 Solutions exam preparation guides for the live exams can be found on this newer post on Citrixxperience.com.

As most everyone knows by now, three new XenDesktop 7 beta exams are open to a limited test-taking audience. The three XD7 exams are: 1Y1-200 Managing Citrix XenDesktop 7 Solutions, 1Y1-300 Deploying Citrix XenDesktop 7 Solutions, …

Extend Group Policy with ADMX files

Pre-Windows Server 2008, ADM files were used to extend Active Directory group policy. In Windows Server 2008 that changed and now ADMX/ADML XML-based files are used for that purpose.

Legacy ADM files can still be used with Windows Server 2008, but it’s probably a good idea to migrate any ADM files to ADMX. This can be accomplished with the …

1Y0-A22 Citrix XenApp 6.5 Resource Guide Updated

Section 1: Maintaining Data Server Integrity

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Objective: Determine when to perform DS maintenance to maintain data store integrity

Source: XenApp > XenApp 6.5 for Windows Server 2008 R2 > Manage > XenApp Server Utilities Reference > DSMAINT http://support.citrix.com/proddocs/topic/xenapp65-admin/ps-commands-dsmaint-v2.html

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Objective: Based on a scenario, determine how to back-up and/or repair a WI site

Source: Error: The Citrix Receiver Receives a Corrupt …

Citrix practice exam discount into January

UPDATED: From now through Monday, January 7, 2013 all Citrixxperience.com products are 20% off if you use one of the following coupon codes:

Use CX20-S for 20% off of the regular price of any single practice exam.

Use CX20-P for 20% off of the first month’s regular price and all monthly recurring payments for the Premium Online Practice Exam Package.

1Y0-A22 Citrix XenApp 6.5 Advanced Administration Resources

Section 1: Maintaining Data Server Integrity

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Objective: Determine when to perform DS maintenance to maintain data store integrity

Source: XenApp > XenApp 6.5 for Windows Server 2008 R2 > Manage > XenApp Server Utilities Reference > DSMAINT

http://support.citrix.com/proddocs/topic/xenapp65-admin/ps-commands-dsmaint-v2.html

 

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Objective: Based on a scenario, determine how to back-up and/or repair a WI site

Source: Error: The …

Choose the database for XenApp data store

The following is useful information for the 1Y0-A20 and 1Y0-A22 exams.

When choosing which database to use for your Citrix XenApp 6.5 deployment, consider the following:

MS SQL Server and Oracle dbs are suitable for any size environment. Recommended for all large and enterprise environments Recommended when XenApp delivers applications over a WAN. Do not install XenApp on the …

DSMAINT BACKUP: Citrix XenApp with MS SQL Server Express database data store

This blog post has outdated information and is not guaranteed of it’s accuracy for the XenApp 6.5 Administration or Advanced Administration exams. A new post will be written shortly to replace this one.

This is mainly for Citrix XenApp beginners, but is useful knowledge for the Citrix XenApp 6.5 1Y0-A20 and 1Y0-A22 exams.

When planning to backup a farm’s …

1Y0-A20 Citrix XenApp 6.5 Administration Resource Guide

1Y0-A20 Citrix XenApp 6.5 Administration Resource Guide

Section 1: Understanding the Citrix Architecture

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Objective: Given stated requirements, determine how to create and elect a dedicated controller

Source: XenApp > XenApp 6.5 for Windows Server 2008 R2 > Install and Configure > Preparing to Install and Configure XenApp > Before Configuring XenApp

http://support.citrix.com/proddocs/topic/xenapp65-install/ps-config-prep.html

Source: XenApp > XenApp 6.5 …

Citrixxperience Practice Exam News for 5/30/2012

The online simulated practice exams have been a big hit. As of now, the available online practice exams include: 1Y0-A05, 1Y0-A08, 1Y0-A19, 1Y0-A20, and 1Y0-A24. The 1Y0-A26 and 1Y0-A15 are slated to be released by mid to late June, 2012.

Citrixxperience practice exams were a big hit again this year at Citrix® Summit and Synergy in San Francisco. Thank …