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Appsense Version 8.1

  • Price £1,395.00
  • Duration 3 day(s)
All major credit cards accepted

Description

The AppSense Professional course provides the necessary foundation to implement user virtualization solutions using the AppSense Management Suite. Through a combination of formal lecture and hands-on exercises, students will learn how to install, configure and administer the four components of the AppSense Management Suite. This course also contains some subject matter to help prepare candidates for the AppSense Certified Professional exam (APP-101).

Prerequisites

Performing administrative tasks associated with Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP i.e. manage user accounts, profiles, security groups
Familiarity with active directory, including group policy objects, sites, and group/user accounts, and familiarity with the fundamentals of Microsoft SQL Server administration
A demonstrated understanding of Windows troubleshooting techniques and tools such as task manager, performance monitor, event viewer, etc.

Skills

Delegates will learn how to:

Discuss the purpose and functionality of AppSense Management Center, AppSense Environment Manager, AppSense Application Manager and AppSense Performance Manager
Diagram the architecture and communication between the components that make up the AppSense Management Suite
Perform an enterprise installation of the AppSense Management Suite
Setup and configure the management server, personalization server, and central statistics server
Describe the purpose and functionality of the AppSense Management Center components
Manage endpoints by creating, configuring and managing deployment groups, deploying packages, configuring event notifications and configuring alerts
Discuss the role and use of triggers, conditions and actions in creating an AppSense Environment Manager policy configuration
Describe policy vs. personalization
Create, configure and deploy an environment policy configuration
Describe how AppSense Environment Manager enables and manages user personalization
Enable, configure and test user personalization
Perform personalization analysis and a manual archive and rollback of an application’s personalization settings
Configure application access control rules
Deploy and test application access control configurations
Describe the four different methods of managing user rights
Configure and test self-elevation
Configure and test application network access control
Utilize AppSense Performance Manager to ensure critical applications receive the necessary system resources
Configure a statistics strategy and view statistics

Course Content

Module 1: Introducing the AppSense User Virtualization Platform
Topics include:

Identifying the components of the AppSense Management Suite
Describing the purpose and functionality of the AppSense Management Center, AppSense Environment Manger, AppSense Application Manager and AppSense Performance Manager
Diagraming the architecture and communication between the components that make up each of the applications
 

Module 2: Core installation
Topics include:

Differentiating between stand-alone and enterprise installations
Locating the system requirements and pre-requisites for installing the AppSense Management Suite
Performing an enterprise installation of the AppSense Management Suite
Setting up and configuring the management, personalization and central statistic servers
 

Module 3: AppSense Management Center
Topics include:

Describing the purpose and functionality of the AppSense Management Center components
Navigating the management console
Creating and configuring a deployment group, including: Installing the client communications agent on managed computers; Installing packages and validating the correct package version has been installed on the endpoints
Setup security, configure an alert rule, and verify licensing
 

Module 4: AppSense Environment Manager – Policy
Topics include:

Policy vs. personalization
Navigating the AppSense Environment Manager console
Defining the role of triggers, conditions and actions
Identifying built in conditions and actions and describing how nodes are used to structure the timing of conditions and actions
Create, configure and deploy an AppSense Environment Manager policy configuration
 

Module 5: AppSense Environment Manager – Personalization
Topics include:

Define user personalization and describe how AppSense Environment Manager enables and manages user personalization
Enable, configure and test user personalization
 

Module 6: AppSense Environment Manager – Archive and analysis
Topics include:

Performing a personalization analysis and interpreting output from the analysis report
Identify actions and commands that can be run from within the personalization analyzer
Edit registry settings and perform a manual archive and rollback of an application’s personal settings
 

Module 7: AppSense Application Manager – Application access control
Topics include:

Describe the different security methods
Navigate the AppSense Application Manager console
Test the “out of the box” configuration
Create, deploy and test application access control configurations
 

Module 8: AppSense Application Manager – Application network access control and user rights management
Topics include:

Benefits of user rights management
Four methods of managing user rights
Configure and test self-elevation
Configure and test application network access control
Run the rules analyzer and interpret its output
 

Module 9: AppSense Performance Manager
Topics include:

Describe the purpose and functionality of AppSense Performance Manager components
Ensure quality of service for critical business applications by: Managing CPU resources; Managing memory resources; Managing disk resources; Managing licensing issues; Auditing system resource issues

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