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Citrix CCA MetaFrame Presentation Server 3.0 and 4.0 (Exams 223/256)


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  • Copyright 2006
  • Edition: 1st
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  • ISBN-10: 0-7897-3246-7
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7897-3246-0

If you are studying for the Citrix CCA exam, the Citrix CCA MetaFrame Presentation Server 3.0/4.0 Exams 223/256 Exam Cram  is your smartest, most efficient way to study and get certified. Your time to study is limited, so spend it with the best. This study guide provides you with a concise review of the new features for the MetaFrame XP Presentation Server, Feature Release 3, and it clearly maps your exam objectives for easier, more efficient studying. An accompanying CD includes a fully customizable test engine with questions, answer keys and detailed score reports. You'll also receive a Cram Sheet tear-out card that is perfect for last-minute studying. For a concise study guide the strictly focuses on exam objectives, choose Citrix CCA MetaFrame Presentation Server 3.0/4.0 Exams 223/256 Exam Cram.

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents



Chapter 1: Introducing Citrix MetaFrame Presentation Server 3.0, Enterprise Edition

  • Introduction
  • The Components of MetaFrame Presentation Server 3.0, Enterprise Edition
  • MetaFrame Presentation Server Platform Solutions
  • MetaFrame Access Suite Licensing
  • Core MetaFrame Presentation Server Software
  • The Web Interface for MetaFrame Presentation Server
  • Citrix Secure Gateway
  • Citrix Load Manager
  • Citrix Resource Manager
  • Installation Manager
  • Legacy MetaFrame 1.8 Server Farm Support
  • Exam Prep Questions
  • Need to Know More?

Chapter 2: MetaFrame Presentation Server Architecture

  • Independent Computing Architecture
  • ICA Packet
  • Virtual Channels
  • MultiWin
  • SpeedScreen Technology
  • SpeedScreen Latency Reduction
  • SpeedScreen Browser Acceleration
  • SpeedScreen Flash Acceleration
  • SpeedScreen Multimedia Acceleration
  • Independent Management Architecture
  • Centralized Administration
  • Data Store
  • Local Host Cache
  • Zones
  • Data Collectors
  • IMA Subsystems
  • Listener Ports
  • Idle Sessions
  • ICA Sessions
  • Published Application Discovery Process
  • SNMP
  • Auditing Shadowed Sessions
  • Exam Prep Questions

Chapter 3: Installation Prerequisites for MetaFrame Presentation Server 3.0

  • Licensing Requirements
  • Server Licenses
  • Client Licenses
  • Server Software Requirements
  • Terminal Services Licensing
  • Protocols
  • Server Hardware Sizing
  • User Load
  • Types of Applications
  • Network Bandwidth Considerations
  • Management Console Requirements
  • Firewall Configuration
  • MetaFrame Data Store Requirements
  • Direct and Indirect Data Store Connection
  • Server Farm Distribution and Availability
  • Clustering, Distributed Databases, and Multiple Farms
  • Redundant Hardware
  • Load Balancing
  • Exam Prep Questions

Chapter 4: Installing and Managing MetaFrame Access Suite Licensing

  • MetaFrame Access Suite License Architecture
  • MetaFrame Access Suite Licensing Overview
  • License Management Console
  • MASL System Requirements
  • Deployment Considerations
  • Installing MetaFrame Access Suite Licensing
  • Uninstalling MetaFrame Access Suite Licensing
  • Providing License Server Fault Tolerance
  • Managing MetaFrame Access Suite Licensing
  • Managing and Assigning Citrix Licenses
  • Monitoring License Usage
  • Alert Thresholds
  • Historical Usage
  • Administrative Delegation
  • Moving License Files to a New License Server
  • Modifying the Listening Ports for the MASL Server
  • MASL Administration Commands
  • Exam Prep Questions

Chapter 5: Installing MetaFrame Presentation Server 3.0

  • Remapping Server Drive Letters
  • Standard MetaFrame Presentation Server 3.0 Installation
  • Choosing Components to Be Installed
  • Installing the Citrix License Server
  • Installing MetaFrame
  • Choosing Product Editions
  • Choosing MetaFrame Components
  • Enabling the Pass-Through Client
  • Creating or Joining a Server Farm
  • Selecting the Farm Administrator
  • Identifying the Citrix License Server
  • Configuring Microsoft Remote Desktop Web Authentication
  • Configuring Shadowing
  • Installing the Citrix XML Service
  • Wrapping Up!
  • MetaFrame 1.8 Server Migration to MPS
  • Unattended MPS Installation Support
  • Uninstalling MetaFrame Presentation Server 3.0
  • Exam Prep Questions
  • Need to Know More?

Chapter 6: Configuring and Administering MetaFrame Presentation Servers

  • Components of the Management Console
  • Administering MetaFrame Using the Management Console
  • The Farm Node
  • MetaFrame Administrators
  • User Session Management
  • The Servers Node
  • Using the Shadow Taskbar
  • Connection Management Using Citrix Connection Configuration
  • The Advanced Tab
  • The ICA Settings Tab
  • The Client Settings Tab
  • SpeedScreen Latency Reduction Manager
  • Application Properties
  • Exam Prep Questions

Chapter 7: MetaFrame Presentation Server Policy Management

  • What Are MetaFrame User Policies?
  • Policy Priority
  • MetaFrame Server Settings and User Policies
  • MetaFrame User Policy Priorities
  • Policy Exceptions
  • Policy Filtering and Assignment
  • Allow and Deny Access
  • Client IP Address
  • Client Name
  • Servers
  • Users
  • Available MetaFrame Policy Rules
  • Creating a User Policy
  • Determining the Resultant Set of Policies
  • Exam Prep Questions
  • Need to Know More?

Chapter 8: Citrix Load Management

  • Overview of Citrix Load Management
  • Requirements
  • Load Evaluators and Rules
  • Default
  • Advanced
  • Rules
  • Creating a New Load Evaluator
  • Assigning a Load Evaluator
  • Editing and Deleting a Load Evaluator
  • Copying a Load Evaluator
  • Using Load Manager
  • Monitoring Load
  • Load Manager Log
  • Information Updates
  • Usage Reports
  • Uninstalling Load Manager
  • Exam Prep Questions

Chapter 9: MetaFrame Security

  • Administrative Delegation
  • Delegation Examples
  • Creating and Delegating MetaFrame Administrators
  • MetaFrame Administrative Privileges
  • Zone-Based Administrative Delegation
  • Modifying Existing Delegations
  • Managing Access to External Citrix MetaFrame Tools
  • MetaFrame Access Security
  • ICA Connection Encryption
  • Kerberos Client Authentication
  • Citrix SSL Relay
  • Exam Prep Questions

Chapter 10: Application Integration

  • Preparing a Server for Application Installation
  • Enabling Terminal Server
  • Install Versus Execute Mode
  • Application Compatibility Scripts
  • Performing an Application Installation
  • Installing an Application
  • Delivering the Application to the User
  • Full Desktops Versus Published Applications
  • Publishing a Resource
  • Published Application Properties
  • Installation Manager
  • Exam Prep Questions

Chapter 11: Deploying Applications Using Installation Manager

  • Components of Installation Manager
  • Package Management Server
  • Network Share Point Server
  • Package Server
  • Target Servers
  • Installing and Configuring Installation Manager
  • Network Account Settings
  • Options
  • Application Deployment Using Installation Manager
  • Schedule the Package Deployment
  • Monitor the Status of a Package Deployment
  • Deploy a Packaged Application Using Application Publishing
  • Managing Packages from a Command Prompt
  • Creating ADF Packages Using the Packager Utility
  • Packager Components and Terminology
  • Preparing for ADF Package Creation
  • Package Creation Using the Packaging Wizards
  • Manually Creating an ADF Package
  • Exam Prep Questions

Chapter 12: Printing

  • Supported Printer Types
  • Client Printers
  • Network Printers
  • Local Printers
  • Printer Management Features in MetaFrame
  • The Printer Management Node
  • The Servers Node
  • Printer Driver Management
  • Installing Printer Drivers
  • Replicating Printer Drivers
  • Auto-Replicating Printer Drivers
  • Printer Driver Compatibility
  • Printer Driver Mapping
  • MetaFrame Universal Printer Drivers
  • Printer Configuration
  • Client Printers
  • Network Printers
  • Local Printers
  • Exam Prep Questions

Chapter 13: Citrix ICA Session and Client Configuration

  • ICA Client Types
  • The Win32 Presentation Server Client
  • Client Deployment Methods
  • Choosing the Client Deployment Method
  • Client Installation Files
  • Client Deployment Customization
  • ICA Client Update Database
  • The ICA Pass-through Client
  • Win32 Client Features
  • Program Neighborhood Client Configuration
  • ICA Browser Settings
  • Network Protocol Connection Options
  • Global Program Neighborhood Client Properties
  • Default Custom Configuration Settings
  • Custom Configuration Connection Settings
  • Application Set Settings
  • Program Neighborhood Agent Client Configuration
  • Web Client Configuration
  • Server-side ICA Connection and Session Configuration
  • Citrix Connection Configuration
  • User Account Settings
  • MetaFrame Presentation Server Policies
  • SpeedScreen Performance Enhancements
  • Exam Prep Questions

Chapter 14: Web Access to the MetaFrame Server Farm

  • The Web Interface 3.0 Feature Summary
  • Web Interface Installation Requirements
  • MetaFrame Server Requirements
  • Web Server Requirements
  • Presentation Server Client Device Requirements
  • Installing the Web Interface
  • Configuring the Web Interface
  • General and Client-Side Settings
  • Server Settings
  • Disabling Error Messages
  • Securing the Web Interface
  • Program Neighborhood Agent Console
  • Program Neighborhood Agent Client Configuration
  • Remote Desktop Web Connection Software
  • Securing Server Access with the Secure Gateway
  • Installing the Secure Gateway
  • Configuring and Managing the Secure Gateway
  • Exam Prep Questions

Chapter 15: Managing and Monitoring Using Resource Manager

  • Resource Manager Overview
  • Resource Manager Components
  • Resource Manager Installation
  • Resource Manager Upgrade
  • Selecting the Farm Metric Server
  • Implementing a Summary Database
  • Using Resource Manager
  • Real-time Application and Server Monitoring
  • Maintaining Historical Data
  • Reporting
  • Usage Billing
  • Exam Prep Questions

Chapter 16: What's New in MetaFrame Presentation Server 4.0

  • MetaFrame Presentation Server Architecture
  • Elimination of MetaFrame 1.8 Interoperability
  • CPU Utilization Management
  • Virtual Memory Optimization
  • Installation Prerequisites
  • MetaFrame Access Suite Licensing
  • Installing MetaFrame Presentation Server
  • Configuring and Administering MetaFrame Presentation Server
  • Changes and Additions to the Presentation Server Management Console
  • Changes and Additions to the MetaFrame Access Suite Console
  • MetaFrame Presentation Server Policy Management
  • MetaFrame Security
  • Application Integration
  • Installing Applications within an Isolation Environment
  • Uninstalling an Application from an Isolation Environment
  • Virtual IP Addressing
  • Virtual Loopback Addressing
  • Client IP Address Pass-through
  • Deploying Applications Using Installation Manager
  • Printing
  • Citrix ICA Client Configuration
  • Web Connectivity to the MetaFrame Server Farm
  • Managing the Web Interface with the Access Suite Console
  • Managing the Program Neighborhood Agent with the Access Suite Console
  • Remote Configuration
  • Secure Gateway Configuration in an MPS 4.0 Environment
  • Exam Prep Questions

Chapter 17: Practice Exam 1

  • Practice Exam

Chapter 18: Answer Key 1

  • Answer Key

Chapter 19: Practice Exam 2

  • Practice Exam

Chapter 20: Answer Key 2

  • Answer Key

Appendix A: CD Contents and Installation Instructions

  • Multiple Test Modes
  • Study Mode
  • Certification Mode
  • Custom Mode
  • Adaptive Mode
  • Missed Question Mode
  • Non-Duplicate Mode
  • Question Types
  • Random Questions and Order of Answers
  • Detailed Explanations of Correct and Incorrect Answers
  • Attention to Exam Objectives
  • Installing the CD
  • Creating a Shortcut to the MeasureUp Practice Tests
  • Technical Support

Appendix B: Need to Know More?

  • Chapter 1
  • Chapter 2
  • Chapter 3
  • Chapter 4
  • Chapter 5
  • Chapter 6
  • Chapter 7
  • Chapter 8
  • Chapter 9
  • Chapter 10
  • Chapter 11
  • Chapter 12
  • Chapter 13
  • Chapter 14
  • Chapter 15
  • Chapter 16



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