Item description for Deploying Citrix Metaframe Presentation Server 3.0: With Windows Server 2003 Terminal Services by Melissa Craft (Editor)...
PLAN, INSTALL, CONFIGURE, SECURE, OPTIMIZE AND TROUBLESHOOT! Citrix MetaFrame is the de facto standard for hosting and delivering applications from Windows-based servers. Citrix MetaFrame Presentation Server 3.0 is optimized for performance under Windows Server 2003, particularly Terminal Services. This book covers all the topics needed to plan, design, and implement a reliable, scalable server-based computing solution in a Citrix/Windows 2003 environment. Whether you are building thin client environments for disaster recovery purposes or rolling Citrix MetaFrame out as the network model for the day-to-day activities of the company, you will find this book to be a great resource. It offers advice and direction on optimization, redundancy, troubleshooting, and scalability together with disaster recovery and business continuity planning and implementation.
Incorporate Terminal Services' New Features Improvements to RDP, RDC, and Microsoft's Security Initiative will have a positive impact on your Citrix deployment.
Determine Whether to Scale Up or Scale Out On paper, vertical scaling seems the way to go. Why does horizontal scaling usually win the day?
Map an Upgrade Strategy Create a Quality Assurance environment, a plan for user downtime, and a rollback path if things go wrong.
Troubleshoot Installation Problems Understand how media, drives, network connectivity, system BIOS, and answer files can hang your install.
Understand Your Device and Client Options Citrix provides ICA clients for virtually every platform and device on the market; which should you use?
Secure Communications between Presentation Server and Clients Secure remote access methods include Secure ICA, SSL Relay, VPN, and Citrix Secure Gateway.
Deploy Password Manager Account for system requirements, GINA chaining, and .Net Framework considerations.
Secure the Presentation Server Farm Integrate virus protection, IDS, IPS, and firewall solutions with MetaFrame's built-in security features.
Configure the GPMC Microsoft's new unified Group Policy Model makes it possible to view and manage all GPOs across a domain, organizational unit, or site.
Introduction to Microsoft Windows Server 2003 and Terminal Services
Introduction to Citrix MetaFrame Presentation Server 3.0
Installation Planning and Requirements
Upgrade and Migration Strategies for Citrix MetaFrame
Installing and Configuring Your Windows 2003 Server
Installing and Configuring MetaFrame Presentation Server 3.0
Network and Firewall Configuration
Citrix MetaFrame Password Manager
Security and Load Management
Configuring Policies (Group Policy and Citrix Policies)
Server Cloning and Other Disaster Recovery Techniques
Troubleshooting and Helpdesk
Network Management and Resource Monitoring
MetaFrame Access Suite Licensing
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9" Width: 7" Height: 1.2" Weight: 1.65 lbs.
Release Date Apr 1, 2005
ISBN 193226650X ISBN13 9781932266504 UPC 792502066508
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Reviews - What do customers think about Deploying Citrix Metaframe Presentation Server 3.0: With Windows Server 2003 Terminal Services?
Mainly fluff here Mar 14, 2006
I was very disappointed in this book, as there really isn't much detail. The entire book basically walks you through installing MPS and ICA Clients WITH THE DEFAULT SETTINGS!!! In short, it is mainly just screenshot after screenshot of default settings and "Click Next to Continue".
Even the chapter on "Configuring Policies" is mainly just screenshots with some text below each one repeating what is displayed in the screen capture.
Definitely not worth the price; spend your money elsewhere.
Also, one of the 5 star reviews is by ONE OF THE AUTHORS (and I would bet that the other is a friend of one of the authors) therefore that is the reason the the number of stars is as high as it is.
Lots of fluff Aug 18, 2005
This was not what I expected. So far I have read 400 pages and have not gained very much. There is a lot of procedures on how to install each component. Do we really need screen shots of every license agreement? Lots of filler here... If you're looking for something with technical detail, then look for a different book. Was not worth the money.
Excellent Citrix Metaframe PS 3.0 Deployment book May 17, 2005
This book provides an excellent source for deploying MFPS 3.0. It covers all the basics required for a successful deployment including: new Win 2003 TS features, scaling, migrations, client devices, client deployment, secured connectivity and secured environments. As a veteran of Citrix since WinFrame, I can honestly say that this book will prove useful for all skill levels.
Content is based on real-world issues May 4, 2005
As one of the authors I now for a fact that much of this book was taken from first-hand experience with real-world issues resolved in Citrix environments I have worked in. Many factors play a part in designing and deploying a sound MetaFrame infrastructure that has capacity to support all types of end-users. This book covers as much of what you need to know that any single book can.