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CXD-252 Moving to the Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Service on Citrix Cloud with Microsoft Azure

Course Overview

Navigate the move from an on-premises environment into Citrix Cloud and learn to deploy resource locations onto Microsoft Azure. Learn the architecture, communications, and management of Citrix Cloud and the Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Service and then migrate existing infrastructure and settings into Citrix Cloud. If you are planning a move to Citrix Cloud or starting out anew, this course is a necessary step in enabling you with the right training and skills to understand, manage, and deliver successfully. Plan machine catalog and virtual machine design based in Microsoft’s public cloud and deploy those machines using Machine Creation Services. Learn to configure the access layer as a service within Citrix Cloud, as managed machines in your datacenter, or on the Azure platform. Note: This course provides one free exam voucher upon completion of training.

Who Should Attend

Built for experienced IT Professionals familiar with Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7.1x in an on-premises environment moving to the Citrix Cloud and deploying their Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops workloads on Microsoft Azure.

Course Objectives

• Understand the differences between Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops on-premises and the Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 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 Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktopswith Microsoft Azure Active Directory

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
  • Securing Citrix Cloud Connectors
  • Citrix Cloud with Multiple Domains

3 - Introduction to the Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Service

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

4 - Managing the Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Service

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

5 - Providing Access in Citrix Cloud

  • Selecting Between Workspace Experience and On-premises StoreFront
  • Consideration for Citrix ADC Gateway Locations
  • User Authentication

6 - Operations and Support in Citrix Cloud

  • Citrix Smart Tools
  • Cloud Connector Operations
  • Monitoring your Environment

7 - 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)

8 - On-Premises Migration to the Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Service

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

9 - Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops on Azure Overview

  • Defining IAAS
  • Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Azure Deployment Models
  • Azure Fundamentals Review
  • Azure Management
  • Azure Locations

10 - Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Integration with Azure Active Directory

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

11 - Connecting to Microsoft Azure

  • Azure Connectivity
  • Cloud Connectors in Azure
  • Creating Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Host Connections to Azure

12 - Deploying Apps and Desktops using Machine Creation Services

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

13 - Providing Access to End Users

  • StoreFront Locations
  • Citrix ADC Locations
  • Multiple Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Zones in Azure Regions

14 - Maintaining Infrastructure and VDAs in Microsoft Azure

  • Maintaining Infrastructure
  • Maintaining Resources
  • Power Management

15 - 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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12/17/2018 9:00AM - 5:00PM GTR Online LIVE OLL
03/11/2019 9:00AM - 5:00PM GTR Online LIVE OLL
04/29/2019 9:00AM - 5:00PM GTR Online LIVE OLL
06/24/2019 9:00AM - 5:00PM GTR Online LIVE OLL

Class times are listed Eastern time
This class is available for Private Group Training