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.
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Built for experienced IT Professionals familiar with Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7.x in an on-premises environment moving to the Citrix Cloud and deploying their Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops workloads on Microsoft Azure.
Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7.1x Current Release and Citrix Cloud service.*
*Citrix Cloud services are updated frequently with new features and improvements, Course content may not always reflect the latest features.
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
Citrix course materials are only available to delegates in e-courseware format. Delegates will be provided with instructions on how to access their e-courseware on day one of the event. Those delegates who are attending via either virtual or extended classroom will be required to provide either three monitors (to view courseware, labs and instructor demos simultaneously) or two monitors and a mobile device. Delegates will be required to have an active TCC (Training.Citrix.com) account in order to access course materials and labs.
Please set up Your TCC account up in advance of the course using the following link:
Please note: It is highly recommended that the delegate uses a personal email address (rather than company email) to set up their TCC account. If you do not wish to reference your company name when setting up your TCC account we recommend you use 'EDUCALC' as reference.
Should you encounter any issues in setting up your TCC account please ensure that you raise this directly with Citrix in advance of your event by visiting http://training.citrix.com then on the home page click, Help, then select Classroom Support, and submit a Critical or High priority request notifying Citrix of the course start date.
Experience deploying and managing Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7.x in on-premises environment. Basic knowledge of the Microsoft Azure platform including:
Virtual machine management
Azure Resource Manager portals
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
Securing Citrix Cloud Connectors
Citrix Cloud with Multiple Domains
Module 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
Module 4: Managing the Citrix Virtual Apps and mDesktops Service
Citrix Studio and Director
Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Remote PowerShell SDK
Managing Multiple Resource Locations
Using PVS with the Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Services
Module 5: Providing Access in Citrix Cloud
Selecting Between Workspace Experience and On-premises StoreFront
Consideration for NetScaler Gateway Locations
Module 6: Operations and Support in Citrix Cloud
Citrix Smart Tools
Cloud Connector Operations
Monitoring your Environment
Module 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)
Module 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
Module 9: Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops on Azure Overview
Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Azure Deployment Models
Azure Fundamentals Review
Module 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
Module 11: Connecting to Microsoft Azure
Cloud Connectors in Azure
Creating Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Host Connections to Azure
Module 12: Deploying Apps and Desktops using Machine Creation Services
Master Image Preparation
Machine Creation Services in Azure
Considerations for Deploying onto Azure
Module 13: Providing Access to End Users
Multiple Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Zones in Azure Regions
Module 14: Maintaining Infrastructure and VDAs in Microsoft Azure
If you need training for 3 or more people, you should ask us about onsite training. Putting aside the obvious location benefit, content can be customised to better meet your business objectives and more can be covered than in a public classroom. It's a cost effective option.
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