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CXD-252 Moving to the XenApp and XenDesktop Service on Citrix Cloud and Microsoft Azure

Course Overview

In this course students will learn to configure Citrix StoreFront and NetScaler Gateway as a service within Citrix Cloud or as managed machines in your datacenter or on the Azure platform for remote access. NOTE: Any student that completes this course will automatically be certified in Citrix Cloud. No exam is required; certification is granted by attending and completing the class.

Who Should Attend

Built for experienced IT Professionals familiar with XenApp and XenDesktop 7.x in an on-premises environment moving to the Citrix Cloud and deploying their XenApp and XenDesktop workloads on Microsoft Azure.

Course Objectives

Understand the differences between XenApp and XenDesktop on-premises and the XenApp and XenDesktop Service How to install, configure, and manage Citrix Cloud Connectors Deploy and manage Virtual Delivery Agent machines to on-premises resource locations as well as in Microsoft Azure using MCS Integrate Citrix Cloud and XenApp/XenDesktop with Microsoft Azure Active Directory Provide remote access with Citrix StoreFront and NetScaler Gateway on Microsoft Azure

Mandatory Prerequisites

Course Outline

1 - INTRODUCTION TO CITRIX CLOUD

  • What is Citrix Cloud
  • Citrix Cloud Services
  • Citrix Cloud Operation and Architecture
  • Citrix Cloud Administration

2 - CITRIX CLOUD CONNECTORS

  • Cloud Connector Architecture
  • Installing and configuring Citrix Cloud Connectors

3 - INTRODUCTION TO THE XENAPP AND XENDESKTOP SERVICE

  • XenApp and XenDesktop Deployment Models
  • XenApp and XenDesktop Service with On-Premises Resources
  • Configuring the XenApp and XenDesktop Service
  • Delivering Apps and Desktop to End-Users Using On-Premises Resources with MCS

4 - MANAGING THE XENAPP AND XENDESKTOP SERVICE

  • Citrix Studio and Director
  • XenApp and XenDesktop Remote PowerShell SDK
  • Managing Multiple Resource Locations
  • Using PVS with the XenApp and XenDesktop Services

5 - PROVIDING ACCESS WITH STOREFRONT AND NETSCALER IN CITRIX CLOUD

  • Consideration for StoreFront Location
  • Consideration for NetScaler Gateway Locations
  • Configuring StoreFront and NetScaler Gateway Access in Citrix Cloud

6 - PUBLIC CLOUD CONSIDERATIONS

  • General Public Cloud Considerations
  • Microsoft Azure as a Citrix Cloud Resource Location (Lecture only)
  • Amazon Web Services as a Citrix Cloud Resource Location (Lecture only)

7 - ON-PREMISES MIGRATION TO THE XENAPP AND XENDESKTOP SERVICE

  • Citrix Cloud Migration Options and Considerations
  • Migrating Policies and Settings
  • Migrating Machine Catalogs and Delivery Groups
  • Considerations for Migrating to a Public Cloud

8 - XENAPP AND XENDESKTOP ON AZURE OVERVIEW

  • Defining IAAS
  • XenApp and XenDesktop Azure Deployment Models
  • Azure Fundamentals Review
  • Azure Management
  • Azure Locations

9 - XENAPP AND XENDESKTOP INTEGRATION WITH AZURE ACTIVE DIRECTORY

  • Active Directory Basics
  • Active Directory Usage
  • Connecting On-premises Active Directory to Azure
  • Azure Role Based Access Control

10 - CONNECTING TO MICROSOFT AZURE

  • Azure Connectivity
  • Cloud Connectors in Azure
  • Creating XenApp and XenDesktop Host Connections
  • to Azure

11 - DEPLOYING APPS AND DESKTOPS USING MACHINE CREATION SERVICES

  • Master Image Preparation
  • Machine Creation Services in Azure
  • Considerations for Deploying onto Azure

12 - PROVIDING ACCESS TO END USERS

  • StoreFront Locations
  • NetScaler Locations
  • Multiple XenApp and XenDesktop Zones in
  • Azure Regions

13 - MAINTAINING INFRASTRUCTURE AND VDAS IN MICROSOFT AZURE

  • Maintaining Infrastructure
  • Maintaining Resources
  • Power Management

14 - PLAN FOR A SUCCESSFUL POC

  • Planning your next steps

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This is a 5-day class

Price: $5,000.00
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07/09/2018 9:00AM - 5:00PM GTR Online LIVE OLL
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