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Application Virtualization 11.x Administration [Course 8716]

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Novell ZENworks Application Virtualization 10 (ZAV 10) has the power to revolutionize how you deploy and run Windows applications. With this solution you can quickly and easily package an application into a virtual executable that can be run on any Windows XP or later workstation without needing to install any software on the workstation.

The primary focus of the course is to provide instruction on how to administer a ZAV 10 implementation. Throughout the course, attendees will use ZAV 10 to package, customize and deploy several applications.

This course will also cover the advanced topics of application virtualization. In the more advanced sections, attendees will customize and work with advanced deployment techniques, including remote virtual apps, and streaming virtual applications

Training Level: 0 - All

Duration: 2 Days

Key Objectives

  • Describe ZENworks Application Virtualization
  • Install ZENworks Application Virtualization
  • Virtualize Windows applications with ZENworks Application Virtualization
  • Deploy virtual applications with ZENworks Configuration Mangement
  • Clean up re-packaged applications before building the virtual exe
  • Customize the application
  • Build re-usable components
  • Build an MSI wrapper for your virtual applications
  • Integration in to ZENworks 11 Configuration Management
  • Create virtual applications from scratch
  • Run virtual applications remotely
  • Build Portable virtual applications
  • Stream virtual applications through a web browser

Audience Summary

This Novell ZENworks Application Virtualization 10 Administration course is designed for any administrators wanting to learn about ZENworks Application Virtualization. This course assumes no prerequisite knowledge of this product or any ZENworks product.

Course Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Outline

SECTION 1 – Basic ZENworks Application Virtualization

Objective 1: Describe ZENworks Application Virtualization

Objective 2: Install ZENworks Application Virtualization

Objective 3: Virtualize Windows Applications with ZENworks Application Virtualization

Objective 4: Deploy Virtual Applications

  • EXERCISE 1-1: Basic Application Virtualization
    • Task I: Build Virtual Applications using Prebuilt Templates
    • Task II: Build Virtual Applications using Snapshot
    • Task III: Build Virtual Applications with Multiple Startup Files
    • Task IV: Import and Application from ZENworks Desktop Management
    • Task V: Create Bundles to Deploy Virtual Applications with ZENworks Configuration
    • Task VI: Create Bundles to Deploy Applications using ZENworks Bundle
    • Task VII: Deploy the Virtual Application Bundles to Devices

SECTION 2 – Advanced ZENworks Application Virtualization

Objective 1: Clean up re-packaged applications before building the virtual EXE

Objective 2: Customize the application

Objective 3: Build shared components

Objective 4: Build and MSI wrapper for your virtual application

Objective 5: Advanced Application Deployment

Objective 6: ZENworks Configuration Management Integration

Objective 7: Create Virtual Applications from scratch

Objective 8: Platform Merge

  • EXERCISE 2-1: Advanced Application Virtualization
    • Task I: Build an SVM component
    • Task II: Use the SMV in an application
    • Task III: Distribute the application as an MSI with Associations
    • Task IV: Require ZENworks ZONE authentication to launch the executable
    • Task V: Distribute the application using Bundle Publishing
    • Task VI: Use Sandbox Merge to Modify a Virtual Application

SECTION 3– Making Applications Portable

Objective 1: Using SpoonReg to run apps remotely

Objective 2: Making apps Portable

Objective 3: Publish to USB Drive

  • EXERCISE 3-1: Publish Apps to USB Drive
    • Task I: Publish Applications to USB Drive
    • Task II: Deploy the applications to a workstation
    • Task III: Publish Multiple Applications to a USB  Drive
    • Task IV: Deploy Multiple Applications to a workstation

SECTION 4 – ZENworks Application Virtualization Streaming Applications

Objective 1: What is application Streaming

Objective 2: Install & Configure ZENworks Streaming Server

Objective 3: Create a streaming application

Objective 4: Optimize the Application

Objective 5: Categorize Applications

Objective 6: Manage Users

Objective 7: Manage Server Administrators

Objective 8: Run Reports

  • EXERCISE 4-1: Streaming Applications
    • Task I: Install the Streaming Server
    • Task II: Test the Server
    • Task III: Create a  Custom Streaming Application
    • Task IV: Optimize the Application
    • Task V: Categorize Apps
    • Task VI: Manage Users
    • Task VII: Manage Server Administrators
    • Task VIII: Run Reports

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