Configuring Citrix MetaFrame XP for Windows

1st Edition

Including Feature Release 1

Authors: Syngress
Paperback ISBN: 9781931836531
eBook ISBN: 9780080476704
Imprint: Syngress
Published Date: 10th May 2002
Page Count: 560
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Syngress's best-selling Citrix MetaFrame author to delivers world class support for this new product

As the newest member of the Citrix MetaFrame product family, Citrix MetaFrame XP and recent add-on Feature Release 1 is making a slash in the IT community.

Configuring Citrix MetaFrame XP for Windows offers system administrators and network engineers an in-depth look at configuring, optimizing, implemnting and troubleshooting their Windows applications deployed using Citrix MetaFrame XP. Real-world examples and step-by-step exercises will help system administrators maxinise the capabilities of this revolutionary product from Citrix.

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The only book to-date to provide comprehensive coverage of the eagerly awaited Feature Release 1 add-on Citrix MetaFrame is a rapidly growing technology; as companies adopt thin-client technology, the number of Certified Citrix Administrators (CCAs) is set to skyrocket Unrivalled web based support at

Table of Contents

Foreword Chapter 1 Thin Clients and Digital Independence Introduction The Mainframe Model Meets Distributed Computing A History of the Mainframe The Mainframe Model A History of Distributed Computing
The MetaFrame XP Thin Client Model The Difference Between Remote Node and Remote Control Remote Node Computing Remote Control Computing The Evolution of the Thin Client The History of Citrix MetaFrame Windows 2000 Terminal Services
Citrix MetaFrame XP Gaining Digital Independence with Thin Clients Achieving Bottom-Line Value with Thin Clients Calculating Costs Calculating Benefits Meeting Business Needs Summary Solutions Fast Track Frequently Asked Questions Chapter 2 Farming MetaFrame XP Servers Introduction Understanding Server Farms Citrix MetaFrame XP Server Farms Designing a MetaFrame XP Server Farm A Single Server Farm Multiple Server Farms Mixing Citrix MetaFrame 1.8 and XP in a Farm Planning a Server Farm Project Gathering Business Goals Identifying Existing Business Requirements Determining the Gaps and Risks Specifying the Return on Investment and Budgeting Considerations Creating the Project Timelines and Establishing Milestones Planning for Training Needs An Introduction to XP Server Farm Management Independent Management Architecture Bandwidth Requirements for a Server Farm Listener Ports Summary Solutions Fast Track Frequently Asked Questions Chapter 3 Routing and Remote Access Introduction Designing and Placing RRAS Servers on the Network Capacity Planning Availability Planning Placing the


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