Citrix XenApp Platinum Edition for Windows: The Official Guide

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November 21, 2008


Paperback, 576 pages

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The Authorized Guide to Citrix XenApp Platinum Edition for Windows

Design, deploy, and maintain a virtualized, on-demand enterprise application delivery infrastructure. Citrix XenApp Platinum Edition for Windows: The Official Guide explains how to ensure high availability, enhance productivity, and reduce costs using the powerful features of XenApp. Configure your hardware, install XenApp, handle remote and wireless access, and manage an end-to-end, centralized application delivery system. You'll also learn how to monitor, tune, and secure XenApp using the latest tools and techniques.

  • Configure VPNs using Citrix Access Gateway
  • Authenticate users with Citrix Password Manager and Single Sign-On
  • Assign granular control policies with Citrix SmartAccess
  • Secure XenApp using firewalls, certificates, encryption, IDS, and IPS
  • Monitor and test your system using Citrix EdgeSight and Citrix SmartAuditor
  • Develop fail-safe disaster recovery and business continuity plans
  • Optimize transmission speed, disk throughput, and memory usage

Table of contents

Part I: Overview of Citrix Application Delivery Platform
Chapter 1. Introducing the Citrix Application Delivery Platform Alternative
Chapter 2. Citrix XenApp--Features and Technology
Part II: Designing the Enterprise Citrix Solution
Chapter 3. Preparing Your Organization for an Application Delivery Platform Implementation
Chapter 4. Citrix Platform Data Center Architecture
Chapter 5. The Client Environment
Chapter 6. Security, Monitoring, and Management
Chapter 7. Building a Project Plan for Managing and Deploying Citrix XenApp Platinum Edition
Chapter 8. Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity
Part III: Installation and Configuration
Chapter 9. Citrix XenApp with Application Streaming
Chapter 10. Password Manager
Chapter 11. Citrix Access Gateway Enterprise
Chapter 12. Citrix EdgeSight for XenApp
Chapter 13. Application Installation and Configuration
Chapter 14. Extending the Power of Platinum--Feature Pack 1
Part IV: Delivery, Management, and Administration
Chapter 15. Citrix XenApp Client Configuration and Deployment
Chapter 16. Profiles, Policies, and Procedures
Chapter 17. Citrix Policies and Printing
Chapter 18. Ongoing Administration
Appendix A: XenApp on Windows Terminal Services: A Feature Analysis
Appendix B: XenApp Comparative Feature Matrix

Author comments

Brian Casselman is a lead technical architect and principal consultant for the advanced infrastructure practice at 3t Systems, a Citrix Platinum Partner.

Tim Reeser is a partner at 3t Systems. He is coauthor of the first two editions of this book.

Steve Kaplan is president of AccessFlow and also runs By The Bell, an enterprise access ROI consulting firm. He is coauthor of the first two editions of this book.

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