M50016 - Microsoft SoftGrid Application Virtualization

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Prerequisites:

Before attending this course, students must have:

Experience using Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Windows Server 2003.

Course Description:

This instructor-led course provides students with the knowledge and skills to plan, install and administer the Microsoft Softgrid Application Virtualization Platform.

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Understand New Featurse and Benefits of SoftGrid 4.1.
  • Describe the elements of VAS and technology benefits of deploying a VAS enviroment
  • Complete a full instillation of the SCVAS and Back-end Management components.
  • Install and configure the Microsoft SoftGrid Application Virtualization Client.
  • Create new objects from with…

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Description

Prerequisites:

Before attending this course, students must have:

Experience using Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Windows Server 2003.

Course Description:

This instructor-led course provides students with the knowledge and skills to plan, install and administer the Microsoft Softgrid Application Virtualization Platform.

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Understand New Featurse and Benefits of SoftGrid 4.1.
  • Describe the elements of VAS and technology benefits of deploying a VAS enviroment
  • Complete a full instillation of the SCVAS and Back-end Management components.
  • Install and configure the Microsoft SoftGrid Application Virtualization Client.
  • Create new objects from within the Microsoft SoftGrid Aopplication Virtualization Management console.
  • Use a variety of advanced administration tools in the Microsoft SoftGrid Application Virtualization Platform.
  • Install and configure the Microsoft SoftGrid Application Virtualization Sequencer.
  • Install a hard coded application into a virtual environment and create a virtual environment for a Web-based application.
  • Troubleshoot and fix common issues within the Microsoft SoftGrid Application Virtualization Platform.

This course includes the following modules:

Introduction to SoftGrid

  • This module provides an overview of the Microsoft SoftGrid Application Virtualization Platform and introduces the vision application virtualization. It focuses on the key issues surrounding Application Management, and available solutions. It also outlines features in the Microsoft SoftGrid Application Virtualization 4.1 Platform:
  • Describe Problems Enterprises Encounter When Dealing with Application Management
  • Describe the Benefits of SoftGrid
  • Computing in a Technical NatureDefine SoftGrid Computing
  • List and Explain Various SoftGrid System Components
  • Understand the SoftGrid Environment
  • Understand New Features and Benefits of SoftGrid 4.1

Architecture

  • This module focuses on the Microsoft SoftGrid Application Virtualization Systems architecture. In addition, it identifies each component and how they interact and communicate:
  • Elements of SoftGrid
  • SoftGrid Architecture
  • Communication and Integration

Server Planning and Installation

  • This module identifies various deployment and planning options Microsoft SoftGrid Application Virtualization administrators will need to understand for successful Microsoft SoftGrid Application Virtualization Platform implementation. The module ends with installing a Microsoft System Center Virtual Application Server:
  • Suggested Minimum System Requirements
  • AD Integration
  • Load Balancing & Firewalls
  • Security
  • Deployment Scenarios
  • Server Installation

Client Planning and Installation

  • This module describes the requirements for installing and configuring the Microsoft SoftGrid Application Virtualization Clients. It also covers important planning considerations:
  • List The Clients And How They Run.
  • Install The Various Clients.
  • Describe The Various Options For Deploying The Clients And Recommended Settings.
  • Configure The Clients Using The Client Management Console.
  • Determine The Best Practices For Administering And Installing The SoftGrid Clients.

Administration

  • This module explains how to use the Microsoft SoftGrid Application Virtualization Management Console for the common tasks encountered by Microsoft SoftGrid Application Virtualization administrators. These tasks include installing and configuring applications, user permissions, provider policies and server groups, and monitoring the environment:
  • Accessing the SoftGrid Management Console
  • SoftGrid Management Console Layout
  • Application Management
  • Administering the SoftGrid System

Advanced Administration

  • This module focuses on advanced administration and third-party tools that may be required for a full enterprise deployment of the Microsoft SoftGrid Application Virtualization Platform:
  • Application Licenses
  • Server Groups
  • Provider Policies
  • Account Authorities
  • SoftGrid Administrators
  • Reports

Introduction to the Sequencer

  • This module introduces the Microsoft SoftGrid Application Virtualization Sequencer, an essential part of application deployment:
  • What is the Sequencer?
  • Who Should Sequence?
  • SystemGuard Overview
  • Suites
  • The Sequencing Process
  • Sequencer Files

Sequencer Planning & Installation

  • This module describes the requirements and procedures for installing the Microsoft SoftGrid Application Virtualization Sequencer:
  • Recommended Sequencer Configuration
  • Planning the Sequencer Environment
  • Example Configuration
  • Sequencer Installation

Sequencing

  • This module explains how to use the Microsoft SoftGrid Application Virtualization Sequencer to package applications to be streamed to Microsoft SoftGrid Application Virtualization Clients. This involves installing and running the target application under a controlled environment:
  • Use The Walkthrough Wizard To Create A Sequence.
  • Modify OSD Files Manually.
  • Upgrade An Existing Package, Using Package Upgrade.
  • Explain Each Tab Found In The SFT Editor.
  • Manually Add Files To The VFS, Using The VFS Editor.

Advanced Sequencing

  • This module will go above the standard sequences and introduce the student to more complex sequencing scenarios with hands on practicum:
  • Install A Hard Coded Application Into A Virtual Environment
  • Create A Virtual Environment For A Web-Based Application
  • Open A Previously Sequenced Application And Apply A Service Pack.
  • Customize An OSD File With Script Commands
  • Create A Recipe Using The Recipe Template Provided By Softricity

Troubleshooting

  • This module identifies tools and methods for troubleshooting Microsoft SoftGrid Application Virtualization Platform components. It also describes known issues and possible resolutions:
  • Registry Keys
  • Logging
  • Common Issues
  • Sequencer Troubleshooting Tips
  • Support Information

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