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

Learn to deploy and manage your Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops apps and desktops in Microsoft Azure. Gain the skills to plan your machine catalog and virtual machine design based in Microsoft’s public cloud and get hands-on practice deploying those machines using Machine Creation Services. You will also learn about additional Azure considerations including maintenance and power management which are critical in a cloud environment. For remote access, you 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.

Versions covered:

Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7.13 components and Citrix Cloud.

Audience profile

Built for experienced IT Professionals familiar with Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7 in an on-premises environment. Potential students include administrators, engineers, and architects
designing or deploying Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops workloads on Microsoft Azure.

Prerequisites

  • Experience deploying and managing Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7 in on-premises environment.
  • Basic knowledge of the Microsoft Azure platform including Virtual machine management, Storage, Azure Resource Manager portals, Networking

Course goals:

  • 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 Azure

Course content

Module 1: Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops on Azure Overview
Module 2: Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Integration with Azure Active Directory
Module 3: Connecting to Microsoft Azure
Module 4: Deploying Apps and Desktops using Machine Creation Services
Module 5: Providing Access to End Users
Module 6: Maintaining Infrastructure and VDAs in Microsoft Azure
Module 7: Plan for a Successful POC

Certification

This training is relevant preparation for exam 1Y0-150 which leads to the CC-VAD-MA certification.

 

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