CXD-251 Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Service on Microsoft Azure

Students learn to deploy and manage the Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops apps and desktops in Microsoft Azure. Students gain the skills to plan the machine catalog and virtual machine design based in Microsoft’s public cloud and get hands-on practice deploying those machines using Machine Creation Services. Students will also learn about additional Azure considerations including maintenance and power management which are critical in a cloud environment. For remote access, students will learn to configure Citrix StoreFront and Citrix Gateway on the Azure platform. This course focuses on Microsoft Azure as a Citrix Cloud resource location however concepts are relevant to both Citrix Cloud and fully managed Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops sites.

CXD-251 Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Service on Microsoft Azure

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Learning Objectives

Prepare the Azure environment for secure integration with Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops

  • Deploy and manage Virtual Delivery Agent machines in Microsoft Azure using Machine Creation Services
  • Integrate Citrix Cloud and Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops with Microsoft Azure Active Directory
  • Design Machine Catalogs and virtual machines on Microsoft Azure Resource Manager
  • Provide remote access with Citrix StoreFront and Citrix Gateway on Microsoft Azur

     

    Course Details

    Course Outline

    1 - 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
  • 2 - 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
  • 3 - Connecting to Microsoft Azure
  • Azure Connectivity
  • Cloud Connectors in Azure
  • Creating Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Host Connections to Azure
  • 4 - Deploying Apps and Desktops using Machine Creation Services
  • Master Image Preparation
  • Machine Creation Services in Azure
  • Considerations for Deploying onto Azure
  • 5 - Providing Access to End Users
  • StoreFront Locations
  • Citrix ADC Locations
  • Multiple Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Zones in Azure Regions
  • 6 - Maintaining Infrastructure and VDAs in Microsoft Azure
  • Maintaining Infrastructure
  • Maintaining Resources
  • Power Management
  • 7 - Plan for a Successful POC
  • Planning your next steps
  • Actual course outline may vary depending on offering center. Contact your sales representative for more information.

    Who is it For?

    Target Audience

    Develop for experienced IT Professionals familiar with Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7.1x in an on-premises environment. Potential students include administrators, engineers, and architects designing or deploying Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops workloads on Microsoft Azure.

    Other Prerequisites

    Experience deploying and managing Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7.1x in on-premises environment. Basic knowledge of the Microsoft Azure platform including: Virtual machine, management, Storage, Azure Resource, Manager portals, and Networking

    CXD-251 Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Service on Microsoft Azure

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    Course Length : 2 Days (16 Hours)

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