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This course has not yet been approved by the New Hampshire Department of Education. Please contact us for an update on when the class will be available in New Hampshire.

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.

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

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

Before taking this course, Citrix recommends that students have experience deploying and managing Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7.x in on-premises environment.

It is also recommended that students have basic knowledge of the Microsoft Azure platform including:
Virtual machine management
Azure Resource Manager portals

Course Outline

Module 1: 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 2: 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

Module 3: Connecting to Microsoft Azure
Azure Connectivity
Cloud Connectors in Azure
Creating Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Host Connections to Azure

Module 4: Deploying Apps and Desktops using Machine Creation Services
Master Image Preparation
Machine Creation Services in Azure
Considerations for Deploying onto Azure

Module 5: Providing Access to End Users
StoreFront Locations
NetScaler Locations
Multiple Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Zones in Azure Regions

Module 6: Maintaining Infrastructure and VDAs in Microsoft Azure
Maintaining Infrastructure
Maintaining Resources
Power Management

Module 7: Plan for a Successful POC
Planning your next steps
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