Citrix Certifications – Complete Detail [Updated Feb 2015]

Citrix certifications are now solutions-based, reflecting the evolving needs of IT professionals and organizations. As a certified associate, professional or expert, you can prove that you have the real-world skills and experience required to deliver successful Citrix solutions.

There is much kind of Citrix certifications which cover many fields. You can find all Citrix Certifications with details.

Citrix Certified Administrator Certification CCA

The Administrator Series is designed for IT associates and focuses on validating core implementation skills. The Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA) spans Citrix solutions, validating the skills necessary to implement a specific Citrix product.

In addition, the Citrix Certified Advanced Administrator (CCAA) designation is available for select technologies.

Citrix Covers three type of fields:

  1. Desktop Virtualization
  2. Datacenter and Cloud
  3. Networking

Desktop Virtualization

CCA for Citrix XenDesktop 5

Description

The CCA for Citrix XenDesktop 5 certifies the expertise required to install, administer, and troubleshoot an enterprise environment containing a XenDesktop implementation, including Provisioning Services, XenServer, XenApp and the Desktop Delivery Controller. This certification is attained by passing Exam A19 Citrix XenDesktop 5 Administration

A19 Basic Administration for XenDesktop 5

The Citrix XenDesktop 5.0 Administration exam (A19) is divided into the following sections:

  • Identifying Pre-installation Requirements
  • Setting up the Infrastructure
  • Configuring a XenDesktop Environment
  • Managing a XenDesktop Environment
  • Troubleshooting

Languages: Chinese, English, French, German, Japanese, Korean

Recommended Steps and Training

Step 1.

  • Exam – A19 Citrix XenDesktop 5 Administration
  • Prepare with – CXD-202 Citrix XenDesktop 5 Administration

CCA for Citrix XenDesktop 4

Please note: This certification has been discontinued in English.

The CCA for Citrix XenDesktop 4 certification certifies that successful candidates have the expertise required to install, administer, and troubleshoot an enterprise environment that contains a XenDesktop 4 implementation, which includes Provisioning Server, XenServer, XenApp and the Desktop Delivery Controller. This certification is attained by passing Exam Exam A17 Implementing Citrix XenDesktop 4.

The Implementing Citrix XenDesktop 4 (exam A17) is divided into the following sections:

  • Defining XenDesktop Architecture
  • Identifying Pre-Install Considerations
  • Installing XenDesktop
  • Building Provisioning Services vDisks
  • Configuring Desktop Delivery Controller for XenDesktop
  • Delivering Desktops
  • Managing XenDesktop
  • Troubleshooting Desktop Images for Virtualization
  • Delivering and Managing Applications

Recommended Steps and Training:

Step 1.

Exam – A17 Implementing Citrix XenDesktop 4

Prepare with – CMB-200 Implementing the Citrix Desktop Delivery Infrastructure

CCA for Citrix XenApp 6

The CCA for Citrix XenApp 6 is designed to certify knowledge of Citrix XenApp 6 desktop solutions. This certification is attained by passing the Basic Administration for XenApp 6 exam, in which exam-takers demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to install, configure, and administer Citrix XenApp 6 on-demand applications.

The Citrix XenApp 6.5 Administration exam is divided into the following sections:

 

  • Understanding the Citrix Architecture
  • Licensing and Installing XenApp
  • Configuring XenApp Sessions
  • Configuring XenApp Policies
  • Publishing Applications and Content
  • Additional Management
  • Managing Performance and Load
  • Configuring Printing
  • Enabling and Securing Web Access to Published Applications and Content
  • Troubleshooting

Recommended Steps and Training

Step 1.

  • Exam – A20 Basic Administration for XenApp 6.5
  • Prepare with – CXA-206 Citrix XenApp 6.5 Administration

CCA for Citrix XenApp 5 for Windows Server 2008

The CCA for Citrix XenApp 5.0 for Windows Server 2008 certifies the expertise required to install, configure, administer, support and troubleshoot an enterprise environment containing a server farm running in XenApp 5.0 for Windows Server 2008. This certification is attained by passing Exam A05 Implementing Citrix XenApp 5.0 for Windows Server 2008.

The Implementing Citrix XenApp for Windows Server 2008 exam (1Y0-A05) is divided into the following sections:

 

  • Understanding the Citrix Architecture
  • Licensing and Installing Citrix XenApp
  • Installing and Configuring Web Interface
  • Configuring ICA Sessions
  • Managing Applications
  • Managing Citrix XenApp Policies
  • Managing and Maintaining the Server and Farm
  • Configuring Printing
  • Troubleshooting Citrix XenApp

Recommended Steps and Training

Step 1.

  • Exam – A05 Implementing Citrix XenApp 5.0 for Windows Server 2008
  • Prepare with – CXA-201: Implementing Citrix XenApp 5.0 for Windows Server 2008

CCA for Citrix XenApp 5 for Windows Server 2003

The CCA for Citrix XenApp 5.0 for Windows Server 2003 certifies the expertise required to install, administer, support and troubleshoot an enterprise environment containing a server farm running in XenApp 5.0 for Windows Server 2003. This certification is attained by passing Exam A23 Implementing Citrix XenApp 5.0 for Windows Server 2003.

Certification Requirements:

The Citrix XenApp 5 for Windows Server 2003: Administration exam is based on Feature Pack 2 nomenclature and features and is divided into the following sections:

  • Installing and Managing Citrix XenApp
  • Configuring Farm Settings
  • Configuring XenApp Sessions
  • Configuring Policies
  • Publishing Applications and Content
  • Troubleshooting
  • Creating and Assigning Load Evaluators
  • Configuring Printing
  • Enabling Web Access to Published Applications and Content
  • Securing Access to Published Applications and Content

Recommended Steps and Training

Step 1.

  • Exam – Exam A23 Citrix XenApp 5 for Windows Server 2003: Administration

(Includes Feature Pack 2 content)

  • Prepare with – CTX-1259C Citrix XenApp 5 for Windows Server 2003: Administration

(Includes Feature Pack 2 content)

CCAA for Citrix XenApp 6

The CCAA for XenApp 6 for Windows Server 2008 R2 certification builds upon the CCA certification by focusing on advanced and additional tasks in a Windows Server 2008 R2 environment, such as monitoring, optimizing and troubleshooting. These skills are certified through an advanced exam.

Certification Requirements

The Citrix XenApp 6.5 Advanced Administration exam is divided into the following sections:

  • Maintaining Data and Server Integrity
  • Monitoring and Managing the Environment
  • Scaling the Environment to Meet Business Needs
  • Optimizing the Environment
  • Troubleshooting

Recommended Steps and Training

Step 1.

Attain Administrator certification for the product below

CCA for Citrix XenApp 6

Step 2.

Exam – A22 Citrix XenApp 6.5 Advanced Administration

Prepare with – CXA-301 Citrix XenApp 6.5 Advanced Administration

CCAA for Citrix XenApp 5 for Windows Server 2008

The CCAA for XenApp 5 for Windows Server 2008 certification builds upon the CCA certification by focusing on advanced and additional tasks in a Windows Server 2008 environment, such as monitoring, optimizing and troubleshooting. These skills are certified through an advanced exam and advanced training requirement.

Certification Requirements

  • A05 Implementing Citrix XenApp 5.0 for Windows Server 2008 or A23 Citrix XenApp 5 for Windows Server 2003: Administration* or 259 Citrix Presentation Server 4.5 and XenApp 5.0 for Windows Server 2003: Administration*
  • CXA-300-1 Advanced Administration for Citrix XenApp 5.0 for Windows Server 2008
  • A08 Advanced Administration for Citrix XenApp 5.0 for Windows Server 2008

Recommended Steps and Training

Step 1.

Exam A05 Implementing Citrix XenApp 5.0 for Windows Server 2008 or

A23 Citrix XenApp 5 for Windows Server 2003: Administration

Prepare with:

CXA-201-2:  Implementing Citrix XenApp 5.0 for Windows Server 2008

Alternate:

CXA-202-1 Implementing Citrix XenApp 5.0 for Windows Server 2008 Skills Update or

CTX-1259C Citrix XenApp 5 for Windows Server 2003: Administration (Includes Feature Pack 2 content)

Datacenter and Cloud

CCA for Citrix XenServer 6

The CCA for Citrix XenServer 6 certification is designed to validate the ability to effectively install, configure, administer, troubleshoot, and maintain XenServer 6.0 Enterprise edition and Provisioning Services 6.0 in an enterprise environment. This certification is attained by passing the A26 Citrix XenServer 6.0 Administration exam.

Certification Requirements:

Please note: Exam A26 now validates the skills needed to install, configure and maintain Provisioning Services in a XenServer environment.

The Citrix XenServer 6.0 Administration exam is divided into the following sections:

  • Installing and Implementing XenServer
  • Managing and Maintaining Hosts
  • Managing and Maintaining Virtual Machines and Templates
  • Configuring and managing resource pools
  • Installing and configuring Provisioning Services
  • Maintaining Provisioning Services
  • Configuring Advanced Features
  • Backing up and Restoring
  • Troubleshooting

Recommended Steps and Training

Step 1.

Exam

A26 Citrix XenServer 6.0 Administration

Prepare with:

CXS-203 Citrix XenServer 6.0 Administration

Networking

There are three type of certification which are following.

  • CCA for NetScaler 10
  • CCA for NetScaler 9
  • CCA for Access Gateway 9 Enterprise Edition

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