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Citrix CCA MetaFrame Presentation Server 3.0 and 4.0 Exam Cram™ (Exams 223 and 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.

Table of Contents

  1. Copyright
    1. Dedication
  2. About the Authors
  3. About the Contributing Author
  4. Acknowledgments
  5. We Want to Hear from You!
  6. Introduction
    1. The Citrix Certification Program
      1. Alternate, Discontinued, and Retired Exams
      2. Citrix Certification Tracks
    2. Taking a Citrix Certification Exam
    3. Tracking Your Citrix Certification
    4. How to Prepare for the Exam
    5. About This Book
    6. How to Use This Book
  7. Self-Assessment
    1. CCA in the Real World
      1. The Ideal CCA Candidate
      2. Testing Your Exam-Readiness
      3. Onward, Through the Fog!
  8. 1. Introducing Citrix MetaFrame Presentation Server 3.0, Enterprise Edition
    1. Introduction
    2. The Components of MetaFrame Presentation Server 3.0, Enterprise Edition
      1. MetaFrame Presentation Server Platform Solutions
      2. MetaFrame Access Suite Licensing
      3. Core MetaFrame Presentation Server Software
      4. The Web Interface for MetaFrame Presentation Server
      5. Citrix Secure Gateway
      6. Citrix Load Manager
      7. Citrix Resource Manager
      8. Installation Manager
      9. Legacy MetaFrame 1.8 Server Farm Support
    3. Exam Prep Questions
    4. Need to Know More?
  9. 2. MetaFrame Presentation Server Architecture
    1. Independent Computing Architecture
      1. ICA Packet
      2. Virtual Channels
    2. MultiWin
    3. SpeedScreen Technology
      1. SpeedScreen Latency Reduction
        1. Local Text Echo
        2. Mouse Click Feedback
      2. SpeedScreen Browser Acceleration
      3. SpeedScreen Flash Acceleration
      4. SpeedScreen Multimedia Acceleration
    4. Independent Management Architecture
      1. Centralized Administration
      2. Data Store
      3. Local Host Cache
      4. Zones
      5. Data Collectors
        1. Data Collectors, Elections, and Priority
      6. IMA Subsystems
      7. Listener Ports
      8. Idle Sessions
      9. ICA Sessions
      10. Published Application Discovery Process
      11. SNMP
      12. Auditing Shadowed Sessions
    5. Exam Prep Questions
  10. 3. Installation Prerequisites for MetaFrame Presentation Server 3.0
    1. Licensing Requirements
      1. Server Licenses
      2. Client Licenses
    2. Server Software Requirements
      1. Terminal Services Licensing
      2. Protocols
    3. Server Hardware Sizing
      1. User Load
      2. Types of Applications
      3. Network Bandwidth Considerations
    4. Management Console Requirements
    5. Firewall Configuration
    6. MetaFrame Data Store Requirements
      1. Direct and Indirect Data Store Connection
    7. Server Farm Distribution and Availability
      1. Clustering, Distributed Databases, and Multiple Farms
      2. Redundant Hardware
      3. Load Balancing
    8. Exam Prep Questions
  11. 4. Installing and Managing MetaFrame Access Suite Licensing
    1. MetaFrame Access Suite License Architecture
      1. MetaFrame Access Suite Licensing Overview
        1. MetaFrame Server Initial Connection Phase
        2. Client Access License Retrieval
      2. License Management Console
      3. MASL System Requirements
      4. Deployment Considerations
        1. Implementing a Dedicated or Shared License Server
        2. License Sharing Among Multiple Server Farms
    2. Installing MetaFrame Access Suite Licensing
      1. Uninstalling MetaFrame Access Suite Licensing
      2. Providing License Server Fault Tolerance
    3. Managing MetaFrame Access Suite Licensing
      1. Managing and Assigning Citrix Licenses
        1. Processing License Entitlements and Downloading the License Files
      2. Monitoring License Usage
      3. Alert Thresholds
      4. Historical Usage
      5. Administrative Delegation
      6. Moving License Files to a New License Server
      7. Modifying the Listening Ports for the MASL Server
        1. Modifying the License Manager Daemon Listening Port
        2. Modifying the Citrix Vendor Daemon Listening Port
      8. MASL Administration Commands
    4. Exam Prep Questions
  12. 5. Installing MetaFrame Presentation Server 3.0
    1. Remapping Server Drive Letters
    2. Standard MetaFrame Presentation Server 3.0 Installation
      1. Choosing Components to Be Installed
      2. Installing the Citrix License Server
      3. Installing MetaFrame
      4. Choosing Product Editions
      5. Choosing MetaFrame Components
      6. Enabling the Pass-Through Client
      7. Creating or Joining a Server Farm
      8. Selecting the Farm Administrator
      9. Identifying the Citrix License Server
      10. Configuring Microsoft Remote Desktop Web Authentication
      11. Configuring Shadowing
      12. Installing the Citrix XML Service
      13. Wrapping Up!
    3. MetaFrame 1.8 Server Migration to MPS
    4. Unattended MPS Installation Support
    5. Uninstalling MetaFrame Presentation Server 3.0
    6. Exam Prep Questions
    7. Need to Know More?
  13. 6. Configuring and Administering MetaFrame Presentation Servers
    1. Components of the Management Console
    2. Administering MetaFrame Using the Management Console
      1. The Farm Node
        1. Connection Limits
        2. ICA Keep-Alive
        3. ICA Settings
        4. Information
        5. Interoperability
        6. License Server
        7. MetaFrame Settings
        8. Session Reliability
        9. SNMP
        10. SpeedScreen Browser Acceleration
        11. SpeedScreen Flash Acceleration
        12. SpeedScreen Multimedia Acceleration
        13. Zones
      2. MetaFrame Administrators
      3. User Session Management
      4. The Servers Node
    3. Using the Shadow Taskbar
    4. Connection Management Using Citrix Connection Configuration
      1. The Advanced Tab
      2. The ICA Settings Tab
      3. The Client Settings Tab
    5. SpeedScreen Latency Reduction Manager
      1. Application Properties
    6. Exam Prep Questions
  14. 7. MetaFrame Presentation Server Policy Management
    1. What Are MetaFrame User Policies?
    2. Policy Priority
      1. MetaFrame Server Settings and User Policies
      2. MetaFrame User Policy Priorities
      3. Policy Exceptions
    3. Policy Filtering and Assignment
      1. Allow and Deny Access
      2. Client IP Address
      3. Client Name
      4. Servers
      5. Users
    4. Available MetaFrame Policy Rules
    5. Creating a User Policy
    6. Determining the Resultant Set of Policies
    7. Exam Prep Questions
    8. Need to Know More?
  15. 8. Citrix Load Management
    1. Overview of Citrix Load Management
      1. Requirements
    2. Load Evaluators and Rules
      1. Default
      2. Advanced
    3. Rules
    4. Creating a New Load Evaluator
    5. Assigning a Load Evaluator
    6. Editing and Deleting a Load Evaluator
    7. Copying a Load Evaluator
    8. Using Load Manager
      1. Monitoring Load
      2. Load Manager Log
      3. Information Updates
      4. Usage Reports
      5. Uninstalling Load Manager
    9. Exam Prep Questions
  16. 9. MetaFrame Security
    1. Administrative Delegation
      1. Delegation Examples
      2. Creating and Delegating MetaFrame Administrators
      3. MetaFrame Administrative Privileges
      4. Zone-Based Administrative Delegation
      5. Modifying Existing Delegations
      6. Managing Access to External Citrix MetaFrame Tools
    2. MetaFrame Access Security
      1. ICA Connection Encryption
        1. Limitations of ICA Encryption
      2. Kerberos Client Authentication
      3. Citrix SSL Relay
        1. Citrix SSL Relay Client Requirements
        2. Citrix SSL Relay Server Requirements
        3. Obtaining Root and Server Certificates for a MetaFrame Server
        4. Installing a Server Certificate
        5. Configuring the SSL Relay Service
        6. Changes from SSL Relay in MetaFrame XP Feature Release 1
    3. Exam Prep Questions
  17. 10. Application Integration
    1. Preparing a Server for Application Installation
      1. Enabling Terminal Server
      2. Install Versus Execute Mode
    2. Application Compatibility Scripts
    3. Performing an Application Installation
      1. Installing an Application
    4. Delivering the Application to the User
      1. Full Desktops Versus Published Applications
      2. Publishing a Resource
        1. Welcome to the Application Publishing Wizard
        2. Specify What to Publish
        3. Program Neighborhood Settings
        4. Specify Application Appearance
        5. Specify Client Requirements
        6. Specify Application Limits
        7. Specify Servers
        8. Specify Users
        9. Specify File Type Associations
    5. Published Application Properties
    6. Installation Manager
    7. Exam Prep Questions
  18. 11. Deploying Applications Using Installation Manager
    1. Components of Installation Manager
      1. Package Management Server
      2. Network Share Point Server
      3. Package Server
      4. Target Servers
    2. Installing and Configuring Installation Manager
      1. Network Account Settings
      2. Options
    3. Application Deployment Using Installation Manager
      1. Schedule the Package Deployment
      2. Monitor the Status of a Package Deployment
      3. Deploy a Packaged Application Using Application Publishing
        1. Assign a Preferred Application Package
      4. Managing Packages from a Command Prompt
    4. Creating ADF Packages Using the Packager Utility
      1. Packager Components and Terminology
      2. Preparing for ADF Package Creation
      3. Package Creation Using the Packaging Wizards
        1. Packaging Using the Installation Recording Wizard
        2. Rolling Back Installation Recording Changes
        3. Packaging Using the Package an Unattended Program Wizard
        4. Packaging Using the Package Selected Files Wizard
        5. ADF Package Review
      4. Manually Creating an ADF Package
    5. Exam Prep Questions
  19. 12. Printing
    1. Supported Printer Types
      1. Client Printers
      2. Network Printers
      3. Local Printers
    2. Printer Management Features in MetaFrame
      1. The Printer Management Node
        1. Contents Tab
        2. Network Print Servers Tab
        3. Bandwidth Tab
      2. The Servers Node
        1. Printers Tab
        2. Printer Drivers Tab
    3. Printer Driver Management
      1. Installing Printer Drivers
      2. Replicating Printer Drivers
      3. Auto-Replicating Printer Drivers
      4. Printer Driver Compatibility
      5. Printer Driver Mapping
      6. MetaFrame Universal Printer Drivers
    4. Printer Configuration
      1. Client Printers
        1. Auto-Client Printer Creation for DOS and the Windows CE Client
      2. Network Printers
      3. Local Printers
    5. Exam Prep Questions
  20. 13. Citrix ICA Session and Client Configuration
    1. ICA Client Types
    2. The Win32 Presentation Server Client
      1. Client Deployment Methods
      2. Choosing the Client Deployment Method
      3. Client Installation Files
      4. Client Deployment Customization
        1. MSI Client Packager Wizard
        2. MSI Client Command-line Parameters
        3. MSI Transform File
        4. Customizing Self-Extracting Executables
        5. Customizing the PN Agent Self-Extracting Executable
        6. Customizing the Web Client Self-Extracting Executable
        7. Customizing the Program Neighborhood Self-Extracting Executable
      5. ICA Client Update Database
        1. Creating an Update Database
        2. Adding or Updating Clients in the Update Database
        3. Managing Database Properties in the Update Database
        4. Managing Client Properties in the Update Database
      6. The ICA Pass-through Client
    3. Win32 Client Features
    4. Program Neighborhood Client Configuration
      1. ICA Browser Settings
      2. Network Protocol Connection Options
      3. Global Program Neighborhood Client Properties
      4. Default Custom Configuration Settings
        1. Connection Tab
        2. Default Options Tab
      5. Custom Configuration Connection Settings
        1. Connection Tab
        2. Options Tab
        3. Logon Information Tab
        4. Application Tab
      6. Application Set Settings
    5. Program Neighborhood Agent Client Configuration
    6. Web Client Configuration
    7. Server-side ICA Connection and Session Configuration
      1. Citrix Connection Configuration
      2. User Account Settings
      3. MetaFrame Presentation Server Policies
      4. SpeedScreen Performance Enhancements
    8. Exam Prep Questions
  21. 14. Web Access to the MetaFrame Server Farm
    1. The Web Interface 3.0 Feature Summary
    2. Web Interface Installation Requirements
      1. MetaFrame Server Requirements
      2. Web Server Requirements
      3. Presentation Server Client Device Requirements
    3. Installing the Web Interface
    4. Configuring the Web Interface
      1. General and Client-Side Settings
        1. Authentication
        2. Workspace Control
        3. Client-Side Proxy
        4. Client Deployment
        5. Client Customization
      2. Server Settings
        1. Manage Farms
        2. MetaFrame Servers
        3. Network Address Translation
        4. Secure Gateway Support
      3. Disabling Error Messages
    5. Securing the Web Interface
    6. Program Neighborhood Agent Console
      1. Manage Files
      2. Client Tab Control
      3. Server Settings
      4. Logon Methods
      5. Application Display
      6. Application Refresh
      7. Session Options
      8. Workspace Control
      9. Program Neighborhood Agent Client Configuration
      10. Remote Desktop Web Connection Software
    7. Securing Server Access with the Secure Gateway
      1. Installing the Secure Gateway
        1. Installing the Secure Ticket Authority
        2. Installing the Secure Gateway
      2. Configuring and Managing the Secure Gateway
        1. Secure Gateway Service Configuration
        2. Secure Gateway Diagnostics
        3. Secure Gateway Management Console
    8. Exam Prep Questions
  22. 15. Managing and Monitoring Using Resource Manager
    1. Resource Manager Overview
    2. Resource Manager Components
    3. Resource Manager Installation
      1. Resource Manager Upgrade
      2. Selecting the Farm Metric Server
      3. Implementing a Summary Database
    4. Using Resource Manager
      1. Real-time Application and Server Monitoring
      2. Maintaining Historical Data
      3. Reporting
      4. Usage Billing
    5. Exam Prep Questions
  23. 16. What’s New in MetaFrame Presentation Server 4.0
    1. MetaFrame Presentation Server Architecture
      1. Elimination of MetaFrame 1.8 Interoperability
      2. CPU Utilization Management
      3. Virtual Memory Optimization
    2. Installation Prerequisites
    3. MetaFrame Access Suite Licensing
    4. Installing MetaFrame Presentation Server
    5. Configuring and Administering MetaFrame Presentation Server
      1. Changes and Additions to the Presentation Server Management Console
        1. Server Farm Node
        2. Applications
        3. Isolation Environments
        4. Policies
        5. Printer Management
        6. Servers
      2. Changes and Additions to the MetaFrame Access Suite Console
    6. MetaFrame Presentation Server Policy Management
    7. MetaFrame Security
    8. Application Integration
      1. Installing Applications within an Isolation Environment
      2. Uninstalling an Application from an Isolation Environment
      3. Virtual IP Addressing
      4. Virtual Loopback Addressing
      5. Client IP Address Pass-through
    9. Deploying Applications Using Installation Manager
    10. Printing
    11. Citrix ICA Client Configuration
    12. Web Connectivity to the MetaFrame Server Farm
      1. Managing the Web Interface with the Access Suite Console
      2. Managing the Program Neighborhood Agent with the Access Suite Console
      3. Remote Configuration
      4. Secure Gateway Configuration in an MPS 4.0 Environment
    13. Exam Prep Questions
  24. 17. Practice Exam 1
    1. Practice Exam
  25. 18. Answer Key 1
    1. Answer Key
      1. Question 1
      2. Question 2
      3. Question 3
      4. Question 4
      5. Question 5
      6. Question 6
      7. Question 7
      8. Question 8
      9. Question 9
      10. Question 10
      11. Question 11
      12. Question 12
      13. Question 13
      14. Question 14
      15. Question 15
      16. Question 16
      17. Question 17
      18. Question 18
      19. Question 19
      20. Question 20
      21. Question 21
      22. Question 22
      23. Question 23
      24. Question 24
      25. Question 25
      26. Question 26
      27. Question 27
      28. Question 28
      29. Question 29
      30. Question 30
      31. Question 31
      32. Question 32
      33. Question 33
      34. Question 34
      35. Question 35
      36. Question 36
      37. Question 37
      38. Question 38
      39. Question 39
      40. Question 40
  26. 19. Practice Exam 2
    1. Practice Exam
  27. 20. Answer Key 2
    1. Answer Key
      1. Question 1
      2. Question 2
      3. Question 3
      4. Question 4
      5. Question 5
      6. Question 6
      7. Question 7
      8. Question 8
      9. Question 9
      10. Question 10
      11. Question 11
      12. Question 12
      13. Question 13
      14. Question 14
      15. Question 15
      16. Question 16
      17. Question 17
      18. Question 18
      19. Question 19
      20. Question 20
      21. Question 21
      22. Question 22
      23. Question 23
      24. Question 24
      25. Question 25
      26. Question 26
      27. Question 27
      28. Question 28
      29. Question 29
      30. Question 30
      31. Question 31
      32. Question 32
      33. Question 33
      34. Question 34
      35. Question 35
      36. Question 36
      37. Question 37
      38. Question 38
      39. Question 39
      40. Question 40
      41. Question 41
      42. Question 42
      43. Question 43
      44. Question 44
      45. Question 45
      46. Question 46
      47. Question 47
      48. Question 48
      49. Question 49
      50. Question 50
      51. Question 51
      52. Question 52
      53. Question 53
      54. Question 54
      55. Question 55
      56. Question 56
      57. Question 57
      58. Question 58
      59. Question 59
      60. Question 60
      61. Question 61
      62. Question 62
      63. Question 63
      64. Question 64
      65. Question 65
      66. Question 66
      67. Question 67
      68. Question 68
      69. Question 69
      70. Question 70
  28. A. CD Contents and Installation Instructions
    1. Multiple Test Modes
      1. Study Mode
      2. Certification Mode
      3. Custom Mode
      4. Adaptive Mode
      5. Missed Question Mode
      6. Non-Duplicate Mode
    2. Question Types
    3. Random Questions and Order of Answers
    4. Detailed Explanations of Correct and Incorrect Answers
    5. Attention to Exam Objectives
    6. Installing the CD
      1. Creating a Shortcut to the MeasureUp Practice Tests
    7. Technical Support
  29. B. Need to Know More?
    1. Chapter 1
    2. Chapter 2
    3. Chapter 3
    4. Chapter 4
    5. Chapter 5
    6. Chapter 6
    7. Chapter 7
    8. Chapter 8
    9. Chapter 9
    10. Chapter 10
    11. Chapter 11
    12. Chapter 12
    13. Chapter 13
    14. Chapter 14
    15. Chapter 15
    16. Chapter 16
  30. Glossary