Citrix CCA MetaFrame Presentation Server 3.0 and 4.0 (Exams 223/256)
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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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  • Mixed media product | 672 pages
  • 152 x 226 x 38mm | 821g
  • Pearson It Certification
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations
  • 0789732467
  • 9780789732460
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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

Introduction

Self-Assessment

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

Glossary

Index


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About Elias Khnaser

Todd W. Mathers, CCEA, has been an implementation and architecture consultant on Microsoft and Citrix server-based computing technologies since 1996. Founder of the Noisy River Software Corporation, a sever-based computer consulting and software development company, Todd continues to be involved in enterprise-scale Terminal Server/MetaFrame projects for major corporations throughout North America. He is the best selling author of Windows NT/2000 This Client Solutions and is currently completing his third edition of this best selling book based on Windows Server 2003 Terminal Services and Citrix MetaFrame Presentation Server.





Elias Khnaseris an author, speaker, and IT consultant specializing in Microsoft, Citrix, and VMware technologies. He has more than 12 years of experience in administration, engineering, and architecture and has written many books and articles on the subjects. Elias has designed and deployed some of the largest Citrix implementations in the world, including 14,000 users with Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. Elias has also been designing and deploying some of the largest VMware ESX deployments, helping companies consolidate servers and build scalable environments. With the need for DR and BC, Elias has helped numerous companies design, deploy, and test viable DR and BC plans. Elias has been involved in the build-out of numerous data centers, including Rush University; General Growth Properties, the second largest owner and operator of shopping malls in the world; TransMarket group, a Futures Trading firm with offices worldwide; Huron Consulting Group; and many more.
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