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CXD-250 – Moving to the Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Service on Citrix Cloud

This course introduces Citrix Cloud including architecture, communications, management, installation and configuration of the Citrix Cloud Connector. Learn about the services available in Citrix Cloud and get hands on with the XenApp and XenDesktop Service. Students will learn to deliver resources using the XenApp and XenDesktop Service and Cloud Connectors and to migrate existing on-premises infrastructure into a Citrix Cloud service.

Who should attend this course?

Students interested in migrating to the Citrix Cloud and XenApp and XenDesktop Service including: Partners, Administrators, Engineers and Architects.

Prerequisites

Recommended: CX-CXD-210
Note: This course is based on XenApp and XenDesktop 7.x CR (Current Release) and Citrix Cloud services including the hands-on labs. The Citrix Cloud services are updated frequently with new features and improvements and as such, course content may not always reflect the latest features.
It is also recommended to gain a basic understanding of cloud services concepts.

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Describe the architecture and communications of the Citrix Cloud
  • Understand the differences between XenApp and XenDesktop onpremises and the XenApp and XenDesktop Service
  • Describe the services and resources available through Citrix Cloud
  • Install, configure, and manage Citrix Cloud Connectors
  • Deliver app and desktop resources to onpremises resource locations
  • Understand considerations for StoreFront and NetScaler Gateway locations with Citrix Cloud
  • Migrate existing onpremises XenApp and XenDesktop infrastructure to the Citrix Cloud
  • Understand considerations for migrating resources to a public cloud

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
  • nstalling and configuring Citrix Cloud Connectors

Module 3: Introduction to the XenApp and XenDesktop Service

  • XenApp and XenDesktop Deployment Models
  • XenApp and XenDesktop Service with On-Premises Resources
  • Configuring the XenApp and XenDesktop Service
  • Delivering Apps and Desktop to End-Users Using On-Premises Resources

Module 4: Managing the XenApp and XenDesktop Service

  • Citrix Studio and Director
  • XenApp and XenDesktop Remote PowerShell SDK
  • Managing Multiple Resource Locations
  • Using PVS with the XenApp and XenDesktop Services

Module 5: Providing Access with StoreFront and NetScaler in Citrix Cloud

  • Consideration for StoreFront Locations
  • Consideration for NetScaler Gateway Locations
  • Configuring StoreFront and NetScaler Gateway Access in Citrix Cloud

Module 6: 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 7: On-Premises Migration to the XenApp and XenDesktop Service

  • Citrix Cloud Migration Options and Considerations
  • Migrating Policies and Settings
  • Migrating Machine Catalogs and Delivery Groups
  • Considerations for Migrating to a Public Cloud

Practical information

Duration

3 Days

Languages

EN

Price

€1895,00 + 21% VAT

Location

Online Courses

Schedule

Guaranteed to run

English courses
07/2 - 08/2 - 09/2Book
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