Citrix 1Y0-403 (CCE-V) Certification Exam Syllabus

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It is recommended for all the candidates to refer the 1Y0-403 objectives and sample questions provided in this preparation guide. The Citrix CCE-V certification is mainly targeted to the candidates who want to build their career in Virtualization domain and demonstrate their expertise. We suggest you to use practice exam listed in this cert guide to get used to with exam environment and identify the knowledge areas where you need more work prior to taking the actual Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7 Assessment, Design and Advanced Configurations exam.

Citrix 1Y0-403 Exam Summary:

Exam Name Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7 Assessment, Design and Advanced Configurations (CCE-V)
Exam Code 1Y0-403
Exam Price $300 USD
Duration 120 minutes
Number of Questions 61
Passing Score 51%
Recommended Training / Books CWS-415: Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7 Assessment, Design and Advanced Configuration
Schedule Exam PEARSON VUE
Sample Questions Citrix 1Y0-403 Sample Questions
Recommended Practice Citrix Certified Expert - Virtualization (CCE-V) Practice Test

Citrix CCE-V Syllabus:

Section Objectives

Methodology and Assessment - 7.5%

Determine the design decisions that should be made based on given business drivers. - Identify Business Drivers
- Prioritize Business Drivers
Determine how to complete the user segmentation process for a given environment. - Importance of User Segmentation
- User Segmentation Process
  • Assess How Much Data Has Already Been Collected
  • Design a Data Collection Strategy
  • Perform Data Collection and Analysis Activities
Determine how to categorize applications based on a scenario. - Categories of Applications
- Application Assessment Analysis Options
Assess a given environment to determine the capabilities of that environment. - Client Devices and Mobility Requirements
- Network Architecture
- Current Virtualization and Storage Solution Risks
- Windows Server and Active Directory Environment
- Disaster Recovery Plan and Implementation

User Layer - 7.5%

Determine the appropriate endpoint type and peripherals required for a given environment. - Endpoint selection
- Endpoint ownership
- Endpoint lifecycle
- Endpoint management
- Endpoint to User Mapping
- Which Peripherals can be Included?
- Peripheral Impact on Workflows
- Peripheral Scalability Considerations
- Peripheral Security Considerations
Determine how to appropriately deploy Citrix Workspace app based on a list of requirements. - Citrix Workspace app Version Considerations
- Challenges with Multiple Versions of Citrix Workspace app in an Environment
Determine the network connectivity and graphics requirements for a design. - Network Connectivity and the User Experience
- Throughput and Latency Considerations
- Estimating User Bandwidth Requirements
- Graphics Protocols
- Transport Protocols
- Media Content Redirection
- Session Interruption Management

Access Layer - 11%

Determine the appropriate settings and configurations to make when designing an access deployment strategy for Citrix Gateway and StoreFront/Workspace. - Identify the Access Layer
- On-Premises or Customer Hosted Citrix Gateway and StoreFront
- Double-Hop Access Architecture
- Citrix Workspace vs. Customer Hosted StoreFront
- Citrix Cloud Considerations for Citrix Gateway Service
- Citrix Cloud Access Layer Design Considerations
Determine the architectural needs of an environment when designing StoreFront stores. - Use Cases for Multiple Stores
- Design Store Access Paths
Define Access Paths Per User Group
Determine Number of URLs Required
Determine Configurations and Prerequisites
Determine access layer scalability for Citrix Gateway and StoreFront in a given environment. - Citrix Gateway
  • Scalability
  • High Availability Options

- StoreFront Server Scalability
- Single Server and Server Group StoreFront Component High Availability (Load Balancing StoreFront)

Resource Layer – Images - 11%

Determine how to appropriately scale the infrastructure for Virtual Delivery Agent Machines in a given environment. - Virtual Delivery Agent Machine Scalability - On-Premises and in the Cloud
- Virtual Delivery Agent Machine Sizing with NUMA
- Server OS VDA Machines
- Desktop OS VDA Machines
- Scalability Testing and Monitoring
- On-Premises and in the Cloud
Determine how to secure the Virtual Delivery Agent Machines based on a scenario. - Securing VDA Machines
  • Network Traffic
  • Preventing Breakouts
  • Implementing Hardening
  • Antivirus Leading Practices
Determine how to design the appropriate image provisioning strategy for a given environment. - Image Management Methods
- Citrix Provisioning
  • Target Device Boot Method
  • Read Cache Method and Sizing
  • Write Cache Type
  • vDisk Store Location
  • Network Design

- Scalability
- Machine Creation Services

  • Cloning Type
  • Storage Location
  • Read and Write Cache Design
  • Storage Sizing

- App Layering as an Image Management Solution
- App Layering - Key Design and Scalability Considerations
- Compare Image Management Methods

Resource Layer - Applications and Personalization - 9%

Determine the appropriate delivery options for Application deployment based on the analysis of the given environment. - Installed Apps
- Streamed Apps - App-V
- Layered Apps
- Layered Apps with Elastic Layering
- Layered Apps with User Layers
- Published Apps
- Local Apps
- SaaS / Web-based
- Determining the Optimal Deployment Method for an App
- General Application Concerns
Determine the appropriate profile strategy to use in a given environment. - User Setting Persistence Required
- User Setting Persistence Not Required or Not Desired
- Folder Redirection
- Citrix Profile Management Design Considerations
- Citrix Profile Management Scaling
Determine the appropriate policies to implement in a given environment. - Deployment Method
- Policy Integration with Active Directory
- Policy Permissions and Functionality Considerations
- Creating a Baseline Policy
- Optimize Logon Performance for Policies

Control Layer - 9%

Determine the appropriate delivery method to recommend when designing a Site for a given environment. - Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Site Design Pod Architecture
- Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Service Design Citrix Cloud and Hybrid Environment
Determine the appropriate management and administration design based on given requirements. - Citrix Director
- Design Considerations
- Management Console Location
- Change Control
Determine the appropriate site design and baseline specifications to ensure performance and stability in the given environment. - Site Database Scalability
- Site Database High Availability
- Delivery Controller Scalability
- Delivery Controller Component High Availability
- Citrix License Server Scalability
- Citrix License Server High Availability
- Citrix Cloud Scalability and High Availability (Citrix Connector Sizing)
Determine the Control Layer security requirements and features necessary to secure a given environment. - Secure Site Internal Communications:
  • XML, SQL, Licensing
  • Compliance Reporting Options in Citrix
  • Virtual Apps and Desktops
  • Session Recording

Hardware/Compute Layer - 19%

Determine the appropriate hardware or hypervisor to implement based on a given design. - Hypervisor Host Hardware Considerations
- Advanced Graphics Hardware Options
- Key Considerations between the Traditional Big 3 Hypervisors
- Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Considerations
Determine the appropriate resource pool strategy for a given environment. - Separating Workloads on Resource Pools
- Separating Workloads Between Hypervisor Vendors
- Virtual Machine Motion Considerations
- When Deploying Different VDA Machine Types
- High Availability Considerations
- High Availability in a Public Cloud
Determine the appropriate hardware sizing based on a scenario. - Determining Virtual Machines per Host
- Determining Hosts per Pool
- Hypervisor Scalability
- Citrix Hypervisor Scalability (Sizing with Advanced Graphics Options)
- Sizing in Azure and Amazon Web Services
Determine the appropriate storage allocations to ensure optimization in a given environment. - Storage Tier Considerations
- I/O Characteristics Based on Workload
- I/O Load Considerations
- Storage Architecture
- RAID & Disk Type
- Storage Sizing
- LUNs and storage Bandwidth
- Public Cloud Storage
Determine the appropriate Datacenter configurations for network traffic in a given environment. - Teaming, Bonding and LACP
- Physical vs. Software Defined Network Separation
- Ports and Firewalls
- Network High Availability
- Networking in Public Clouds
Determine how to meet the security objectives and best practices for a given environment. - Securing Hypervisor Administrative Access
- Securing the Physical Network and Hosts
- Securing Resource Pools/Clusters
- Protecting Virtualized Storage
- Isolating the Management Network and Separating Other Networks

High Availability and Multiple Location Environments - 20%

Determine Multi-location architecture requirements and business considerations in a given environment. - Redundancy vs. Fault Tolerance vs. High Availability
- Multi-Location Architecture Options in Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops (Global Site Structure)
- Multi-Location Architecture Options in Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops (Regional Site Structure)
- Multi-Location Architecture Options in Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops (Functional/Organizational Site Structure)
- Multi-Site Architecture Considerations (Business Requirements)
- Multi-Location Architecture (Zones and Geographical Connectivity)
Determine the appropriate access configurations to recommend when designing a multi-site environment. - Global Server Load Balancing
- Optimal Gateway Routing
- Zone Preference and Failover
- StoreFront Resource Aggregation
- StoreFront Subscription Sync
Determine the appropriate Image Management requirements in a given environment. - Citrix Provisioning Architecture Across Sites
- Citrix Provisioning Networking Across Sites
- Citrix Provisioning vDisks and Storage
- Machine Creation Services Architecture Across Sites
- App Layering Multi-Site
Determine the requirements for profiles and data in a multi-location environment. - Managing Roaming Profiles and Citrix
- Workspace App Configurations Across Devices
- Profile Management Multi-Site Replication Considerations
- Folder Redirections and Other User Data in a Multi-Location Environment
- Application Data Considerations
- Cloud-Based Storage Replication Options for Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services
Determine the appropriate strategy to support printing in a multi-location solution. - Multi-Location Printing Considerations
- Printing From the Cloud
Determine how to design a site and FMA zones to ensure users have continuous access to resources in a multi-location solution. - Zone Considerations
- Zone Scalability
- Brokering 10K Users with Latency to the Site Database
- Active Directory
- Multiple Domains/Forests
- Public Cloud Considerations
- Azure Active Directory

Disaster Recovery - 6%

Determine the appropriate Disaster Recovery Strategy for a given environment. - Determining Level Required
- Full Disaster Recovery Capacity
- Access During a DR Event
- Data and Apps
- Citrix Cloud -Based Disaster Recovery
- Public Cloud Disaster Recovery Options
Determine how to recover a primary datacenter in the disaster recovery datacenter given a scenario. - Business Continuity Planning
- Failing Over to a Disaster Recovery Environment
- Disaster Recovery User Onboarding Strategy
- Returning to Normal Operations
- Business Continuity Testing
- Citrix Standard of Business Continuity
  • Team Structure
  • Business Continuity Planning
  • Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Testing
  • Crisis Communications
  • Employee Safety

Recommended Knowledge and Skills for 1Y0-403:

- Network systems
  • Including security, implementation and administration
- Citrix methodology and best practices for analysis and design
- Core design principles
- Installing Citrix technologies associated with app and desktop virtualization
- Configuring Citrix technologies associated with app and desktop virtualization
- Administering an app and desktop virtualization environment
- Maintaining an app and desktop virtualization environment
- Backing up components of an app and desktop virtualization environment
- Updating an app and desktop virtualization environment
- Monitoring an app and desktop virtualization environment
- Creating reports for trend analysis in environments that include a Citrix app and desktop virtualization solution
- Troubleshooting environments that include a Citrix app and desktop virtualization solution
- Cloud concepts such as private, public, and hybrid clouds
- Storage concepts

Recommended Product Experience for 1Y0-403:

Item Description
Citrix Virtualization technologies such as: - Citrix Virtual Apps 7 (Build 1912 LTSR)
- Citrix Virtual Desktops 7 (Build 1912 LTSR)
- Citrix Cloud, including
- Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Service
- Citrix Gateway Service
- Citrix Hypervisor 8.0
- Citrix App Layering
- Citrix Workspace Environment Management
- Citrix Provisioning 7 (Build 1912 LTSR)
- Citrix ADC 13 Citrix Profile Management
- Citrix Workspace App
Third-party technologies such as: - Microsoft Active Directory Services
- Microsoft Windows Server 2019
- Troubleshooting tools
- Microsoft SQL Server 2017
- Microsoft Active Directory Domain Services (ADDS)
- Microsoft Active Directory Certificate Authority (ADCA)
- Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
- Microsoft Distributed File System (DFS)
- Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
- Domain Name System (DNS)

Time Limit:

Type of Candidate Time Limits* Notes
Native English speakers 120 minutes  
Non-native English speakers that take the exam in countries where English is a foreign language 120 minutes + 30 minutes (time extension) Time extension granted automatically
Non-native English speakers that take the exam in countries where English is NOT a foreign language 120 minutes + 30 minutes (time extension) Must request time extension from Citrix.
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