About this course

Course type Specialist
Course code CXD250
Duration 3 Days
Special Notices

Please note: Effective June 29th 2018 this course has been renamed from 'Moving to XenApp and XenDesktop Service on Citrix Cloud' to 'Moving to the Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktop Service on Citrix Cloud'. Content remains the same.

Learn how to navigate the move from Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7.1x on-premises to Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Service on Citrix Cloud. Get hands-on as the course guides you through the architecture, communications, Management, installation, and configuration of Citrix Cloud and the Cloud Connector. Learn about the services available in Citrix Cloud with a focus on the Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Service. 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. In this course you will not only learn how to migrate from an onpremises solution to using the Citrix Cloud management plane, but also considerations for moving workloads to public clouds.

Is this course for me?

Built for IT Professionals who are responsible for migrating or supporting some or all of their on-premises Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops infrastructure to the Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Service on Citrix Cloud.

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

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. If you do not wish to reference your company name when setting up your TCC account we recommend you use 'EDUCALC' as reference.

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

Foundational knowledge of Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7.1x

Delegates will learn how to

  • Understand the differences between Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7.1x on-premises and the Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Service
  • How to install, configure, and manage Citrix Cloud Connectors
  • How to deliver app and desktop resources to on-premises locations
  • How to migrate existing onpremises Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7.1x infrastructure to the Citrix Cloud

Outline

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 7.1x Deployment Models
  • Citrix Virtual Apps and
  • Desktops 7.1x Service with On-Premises Resources
  • Configuring the Citrix Virtual Apps and
  • Desktops 7.1x Service
  • Delivering Apps and Desktop to End-Users Using On-Premises Resources with MCS

Module 4: Managing the Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Service

  • Citrix Studio and Director
  • Citrix Virtual Apps and
  • Desktops 7.1x Remote PowerShell SDK
  • Managing Multiple Resource Locations
  • Using PVS with the Citrix Virtual Apps and
  • Desktops 7.1x Services

Module 5: Providing Access in Citrix Cloud

  • Selecting Between Workspace Experience and On-premises StoreFront
  • Consideration for Citrix 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


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3 Days

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