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Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7 Administration On-Premise and In Citrix Cloud

If you are new to Citrix or if you are planning a move to Citrix Cloud, this Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7 Administration On-Premise and In Citrix Cloud course is a necessary step in enabling you with the right training and skills to manage and deploy Citrix Workspace successfully.

This foundational administration course covers the aspects of installing, configuring and managing a Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7 environment, how to manage an on-premises Citrix solution and migrate from an on-premises solution to cloud using the Citrix Cloud management plane.

This five-day course will teach you how to deploy, install, configure, setup profile management, configure policies, printing and basic security features for on-premises Virtual Apps and Desktop solution building, and then migrating to Citrix Cloud.

Is this course for me?

Built for experienced IT Professionals who want to be familiar with Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7 in an on-premises environment and Citrix Cloud. Potential students include administrators or engineers responsible for the end user workspace and overall health and performance of the solution.


This Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7 Administration On-Premise and In Citrix Cloud course aligns to the CCA-V exam. Delegates will receive a Pearson Vue exam voucher, accessible via their TCC account, on completion of the course.


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 ( 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.

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 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

This course requires basic knowledge of AD, Windows, Storage, Networking and little to no previous experience with the Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7 version; however, Citrix recommends completing the free Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7 Introduction bundle at

Delegates will learn how to:

Gain foundational knowledge of Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7
How to install, configure, and manage a Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7 site and Cloud connectors
Identify the considerations between Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops on-premises and the Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Service
How to deliver app and desktop resources

We offer a comprehensive range of Citrix courses.

  • Course content

    Module 1: Architecture Overview

    Introduction to Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops
    Architecture Overview
    Hosting Platform Considerations
    Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Service
    Connection Flow Process Introduction

    Module 2: Deploy the Site

    Pre-Deployment Considerations
    Citrix Licensing Setup
    Delivery Controller Setup
    Site Setup And Management
    Redundancy Considerations

    Module 3: The Apps and Desktops Images

    Consider Master Image Creation Methods
    Master Image Requirements

    Module 4: Provision and Deliver App and Desktop Resources

    Machine Catalogs and Delivery Groups
    Provisioning Methods and Considerations
    Machine Creation Services (MCS) Deep Dive
    MCS Environment Considerations
    Resource Locations

    Module 5: Provide Access to App and Desktop Resources

    Consider Workspace Experience versus StoreFront
    Workspace Experience User Authentication
    Workspace App
    Communication Flow

    Module 6: Manage the User Experience

    Methods to Manage the User Experience
    Common User Experience Settings

    Module 7: Published App and Desktop Presentation and Management

    Published App Properties
    Server OS Published App Optimizations
    Published App Presentation
    Application Groups
    Apps and Desktops Presentation

    Module 8: Manage Printing for User Sessions

    Map Printers to the User Session
    Printer Drivers
    Print Environment Considerations

    Module 9: Citrix Profile Management

    Introduction and Considerations
    Configure Citrix Profile Management

    Module 10: Manage the Site

    Delegated Administration
    Use PowerShell with Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops
    Power Management Considerations

    Module 11: Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Basic Security Considerations

    Citrix Admin Security Considerations
    XML Service Security Considerations
    Secure HDX External Traffic

    Module 12: Monitor the Site

    Citrix Director Introduction
    Monitor and Interact with User Sessions
    Published Apps Analysis
    Monitor the Machines Running the VDA
    Site Specific Common Monitoring
    Alerts and Notifications
    Optimize Citrix Director Monitoring with Citrix ADM

    Module 13: Introduction to Supporting and Troubleshooting Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops

    Introduction to Supporting a Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Site Tools
    Proactive Administration Common Tasks

    Module 14: Migrate To Citrix Cloud

    Migration Considerations
    Citrix Cloud Connector Deployment
    Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops with an On-PremisesResource Location
    The Migration Process

    Module 15: Citrix Analytics

    Citrix Analytics Introduction
    Prepare to Use Citrix Analytics
    Types of Analytics

Duration: 5 days
Price: £2975 + VAT

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