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Moving to the Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktop Service on Citrix Cloud with Microsoft Azure

Moving to the Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktop Service on Citrix Cloud with Microsoft Azure. 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.

Is this course for me?

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.

Versions covered

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.

Prerequisites

In order for you to be able to fully complete your labs it is required for learners to have a valid email account and a mobile phone on which you can install an authenticator app on in order to activate Multifactor Authentication. please note, you will not be asked to submit to QA your email address and your email address will be used for no other purpose than activation of the Multifactor Authentication.

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:

https://www.citrix.com/welcome/create-account/create-account-form.html

Please note: It is highly recommended that the delegate uses a personal email address (rather than company email) to set up their TCC account, before joining this Moving to the Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktop Service on Citrix Cloud with Microsoft Azure course.

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.

Technical pre-requisites

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
Storage
Azure Resource Manager portals
Networking

Delegates will learn how to:

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 Desktops with Microsoft Azure Active Directory

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  • Course content

    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
    User Authentication

    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

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

    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
    Azure Locations

    Module 11: Connecting to Microsoft Azure

    Azure Connectivity
    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

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

    Module 14: Maintaining Infrastructure and VDAs in Microsoft Azure

    Maintaining Infrastructure
    Maintaining Resources
    Power Management

    Module 15: Plan for a Successful POC

    Planning your next steps

Duration: 5 days
Price: £3130 + VAT

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