The exam associated with this course has been retired. However, this course still retains value as a training resource.
In this intermediate Citrix CCA - V training, Jacob Moran prepares virtualization specialists to take the 1Y0-203 exam, a previous version of one of the two exams required to earn the Citrix Certified Associate - Virtualization (CCA - V) certification.
This training on Citrix virtualization is perfect for experienced virtualization specialists looking to improve their understanding of desktop virtualization, or for IT professionals interested in developing a specialty in virtualization. If you find yourself working in a Citrix shop and doing more with virtualization, this CCA-V training is invaluable.
After finishing this CCA - V training, you'll know how to administer XenApp and XenDesktop 7.1x. You’ll learn how to install, configure, and manage highly available XenApp and XenDesktop 7.1x environments. The 1Y0-203 exam was replaced by 1Y0-204, but the material in this training is still relevant to anyone preparing either for a career in virtualization or to take the certification exam.
For anyone who leads an IT team, this CCA - V training can be used for on-boarding new virtualization specialists or as part of a team training plan.
1Y0-203: What You Need to Know
This Citrix Certified Associate - Virtualization (CCA - V) course maps to the Citrix 1Y0-203 exam objectives, and covers topics such as:
- XenDesktop: connection flow, hosting platform, deployment, infrastructure and licensing, components, layered architecture, databases
- XenServer: Citrix installation, storage overview, deployment
- Citrix user profiles: Citrix Studio, profile folders, INI file, group policy
- Configuration: role-based access control, PowerShell, Citric printing
- Securing external connections with the NetScaler gateway
- Installing the Citrix NetScaler gateway
- Controlling deployments using tags and application groups
Who Should Take 1Y0-203 Training?
This CCA - V training is considered associate-level Citrix training, which means it was designed for virtualization specialists. This 1Y0-203 course is valuable for new IT professionals with at least a year of experience with desktop virtualization and experienced virtualization specialists looking to validate their Citrix skills.
New or aspiring virtualization specialists. There are plenty of training paths for aspiring IT professionals to choose from, but anyone interested in specializing in virtualization would do well to take our Citrix Certified Associate training course. The material is rudimentary and aimed at entry-level professionals, but it’s a great place to start if you want to set your career on a track toward dealing with virtualization.