Overview of Course

The Citrix CXD-253 Certification Training Course is designed to equip professionals with the knowledge and skills required to deploy, manage, and troubleshoot Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7. This course focuses on teaching learners how to install, configure, and manage Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7 in a Citrix Cloud environment.

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Skills You’ll Learn


Installing and configuring Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7


Managing Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7 using Citrix Cloud


Troubleshooting Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7


Designing and implementing a Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7 environment


Integrating Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7 with other Citrix technologies


Managing application delivery and application security

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  • CVAD Service on AWS and Cloud Computing
  • Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Service on AWS Deployment Options
  • Supported migration paths to a CVAD Service on AWS deployment

  • AWS products, components, and services
  • Citrix components, products, and services
  • Active Directory requirements and options
  • Integration between CVAD Service and AWS Resource Locations
  • Management consoles
  • Control billing costs within an AWS Resource Location

  • Set up a resource location in AWS
  • Install Cloud Connectors
  • Creating a Master image on AWS for use with MCS

  • Host Connections: Connecting CVAD Service to AWS Cloud
  • Provisioning VMs in AWS using MCS

  • Workspace and StoreFront in CVAD Service Deployments
  • Gateway Service vs Gateway on-premise
  • Connectivity options for multi-location deployments

  • Infrastructure maintenance requirements for Citrix Cloud and with AWS as a Best practices for maintaining AWSbased resource locations
  • Power management options for VDAs in AWS-based resource locations

  • Citrix Self-Help Support Offerings
  • Common deployment problem resolution examples
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Target Audience:

  • IT professionals
  • System administrators
  • Network administrators
  • Virtualization administrators
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  • Basic knowledge of networking and virtualization
  • Experience with Microsoft Windows Server operating systems
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Active Directory
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Benefits of the course:

  • Gain expertise in Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7 deployment and management
  • Enhance your career opportunities
  • Validate your skills with an industry-recognized certification
  • Improve your organization's productivity and efficiency
  • Access to hands-on lab exercises and real-world scenarios
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Exam details to pass the course:

  • Exam code: 1Y0-253
  • Exam format: Multiple choice questions
  • Number of questions: 64
  • Exam duration: 90 minutes
  • Passing score: 66%
  • Exam fee: $300 USD
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Certification Path:

  • To learn the Citrix CXD-253 Certification Training Course, the following certification path is recommended:
  • Citrix Certified Associate - Virtualization (CCA-V)
  • Citrix Certified Professional - Virtualization (CCP-V)
  • Citrix Certified Expert - Virtualization (CCE-V)
  • Citrix Certified Professional - Mobility (CCP-M)
  • Citrix Certified Expert - Mobility (CCE-M)
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Career Options

  • After completing the Citrix CXD-253 Certification Training Course, you can pursue the following career options:
  • Citrix Administrator
  • Citrix Engineer
  • Virtualization Engineer
  • Desktop Engineer
  • System Administrator

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The course duration is 16 hours, which includes both theoretical and practical sessions.

Participants should have a basic understanding of networking, virtualization, and Citrix technologies.

The certification is valid for three years from the date of issue.

Yes, you will have access to the course material even after completing the course.

You can enroll in the course by visiting our website or by contacting our customer support team.

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