CWS-314 Citrix App Layering and WEM Administration

Students will learn to build and combine App Layers to optimize management of your app and desktop images and to implement Workspace Environment Management to improve log-on times, centralize user settings management, and optimize the performance of machines. Students will leave this course with a good understanding of how to manage more complex solutions and features in their Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktop 7 site.

CWS-314 Citrix App Layering and WEM Administration

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Learning Objectives

After completing this course you should be able to:

  • Configure Workspace Environment Management to improve the end user environment and virtual resource consumption
  • Implement App Layering skills, for example how to create and administer OS, platform, application, elastic and user layers
  • Migrate to Workspace Environment Management


    Course Details

    Course Outline

    1 - Introduction to App Layering
  • App Layering Introduction
  • Architecture and How it Works
  • 2 - The OS Layer
  • Creating an OS Layer
  • 3 - The Platform Layer
  • Creating a Platform Layer
  • 4 - The App Layers
  • Creating App Layers
  • 5 - Creating Elastic App and User Layers
  • Elastic App Layering
  • User Layers
  • 6 - Deploying 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
  • 7 - Exploring Layer Priority
  • Layer Priority
  • 8 - Maintaining an App Layering Environment
  • Updating Layers
  • Maintaining and Updating the App Layering Environment
  • Common App Layering Considerations and Additional
  • Resources
  • 9 - Introduction to Workspace Environment Management (WEM)
  • Workspace Environment Management (WEM) Introduction
  • WEM Administration
  • 10 - Using WEM to Centralize Environment Management
  • Managing User Resources with WEM
  • Managing Profiles with WEM
  • Managing Endpoints with the WEM Transformer Feature
  • 11 - Using WEM for Performance
  • Optimizing Machine Performance with WEM
  • Optimizing User Experience with WEM
  • 12 - Using WEM to Secure Environments
  • WEM Security Features
  • 13 - Migrating and Upgrading WEM
  • Migrating to WEM
  • Upgrading a WEM Deployment
  • WEM Multi-Location Considerations
  • Actual course outline may vary depending on offering center. Contact your sales representative for more information.

    Who is it For?

    Target Audience

    Built for experienced IT Professionals familiar with Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7 in an on-premises environment or Citrix Cloud looking to expand their Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops skills to an advanced level. Potential students include administrators or engineers responsible for the Citrix Apps and Desktop 7 Site.


    CWS-314 Citrix App Layering and WEM Administration

    Course Length : 2 Days

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