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Citrix: Implementing Authentication and Access in Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops and Citrix DaaS

by Rod Haanappel

This course will help IT professionals and administrators master user authentication and resource access in Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops and Citrix DaaS across different scenarios.

What you'll learn

Embark on a comprehensive professional development journey with this specialized course, meticulously designed for IT professionals and system administrators aspiring to acquire an in-depth understanding of implementing authentication methods and resource access within Citrix environments. This course, Citrix: Implementing Authentication and Access in Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops and Citrix DaaS, delves into the distinctions between basic and modern authentication, explaining how these methods are supported within both Citrix DaaS (Desktop as a Service) and Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops. First, you will navigate through the intricacies of basic and modern authentication methods, gaining valuable insights into their functionality across various components in diverse Citrix deployment scenarios. Next, you will explore optimization techniques, including the strategic implementation of beacon points, optimal gateway routing, and multi-site aggregation. These topics empower you to enhance resource access seamlessly and optimize the efficiency of Citrix environments. Finally, you will learn the unique functionality of Citrix DaaS components and will cultivate a comprehensive understanding of how these components support critical aspects, such as user authentication, single sign-on, resource access, and resource aggregation across a spectrum of deployment scenarios.

By the conclusion of the course, you will be well-equipped to navigate the complexities of Citrix environments, demonstrating proficiency in implementing advanced authentication methods and resource aggregation strategies tailored to diverse deployment scenarios.

About the author

Rod Haanappel began his career as a cartographer in Australia before moving to IT management in Ireland. There, he indulged his passion of teaching and writing, eventually becoming a full-time Microsoft MCSE instructor and a producer of networking courses for City and Guilds. Rod started with Citrix in 2013 as an escalation engineer and then migrated to Citrix Education as the technical curriculum architect for Citrix virtualization products in 2019. Currently, Rod is part of a huge project to r... more

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