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

Duration: 
5 days

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 XenApp and XenDesktop Service and then migrate existing infrastructure and settings into Citrix Cloud.

Audience

Each participant will leave with a recognised certificate

Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to Citrix Cloud

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

Module 2: Citrix Cloud Connectors

  • Cloud Connector Architecture
  • Installing and configuring Citrix Cloud Connectors

Module 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 OnPremises Resources with MCS

Module 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

Module 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

Module 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)

Module 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

Module 8: XenApp and XenDesktop on Azure Overview

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

Module 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

Module 10: Connecting to Microsoft Azure

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

Module 11: Deploying Apps and Desktops using Machine Creation Services

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

Module 12: Providing Access to End Users

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

Module 13: Maintaining Infrastructure and VDAs in Microsoft Azure

  • Maintaining Infrastructure
  • Maintaining Resources
  • Power Management

Module 14: Plan for a Successful POC

  • Planning your next steps

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Course Location Days Cost Date
Midlands Birmingham5 2495 £2495 2019-10-07
Edinburgh Edinburgh5 2495 £2495 2019-10-07
Bristol Bristol5 2495 £2495 2019-10-07
Devon Exeter5 2495 £2495 2019-10-07
Ile de France Paris5 2495 £2495 2019-10-14
London London5 2495 £2495 2019-11-25
Bristol Bristol5 2495 £2495 2019-12-02
Devon Exeter5 2495 £2495 2019-12-02
Midlands Birmingham5 2495 £2495 2019-12-02
Edinburgh Edinburgh5 2495 £2495 2019-12-02