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Cloud Computing and Virtualisation

CXD-250 Moving to the XenApp and XenDesktop Service on Citrix Cloud

  • Length 3 days
  • Price $3740 inc GST
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Why study this course

Learn how to navigate the move from XenApp and XenDesktop on-premises to the 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 many services available in Citrix Cloud and understand the considerations for migrating resources to a public cloud. If you are planning or considering a move to the Citrix Cloud, this course is a necessary step in enabling you with the right training and skills to understand, manage, and deliver a successful migration. Students will receive a Student Manual, Lab Exercise Guide, and access to a lab environment for the duration of the course.

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.

Please note:

  • Citrix now provide students with electronic courseware for all Citrix authorised training courses. Students who have a confirmed booking will be sent an email prior to the course start date, with a link to create an account via http://training.citrix.com/ before they attend their first day of class. This will ensure they have access to all Citrix authorised training content on day one of their booked Citrix course.

  • This course does not include an exam or exam voucher.

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What you’ll learn

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 on-premises 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 on-premises resource locations

  • Understand considerations for StoreFront and NetScaler Gateway locations with Citrix Cloud

  • Migrate existing on-premises XenApp and XenDesktop infrastructure to the Citrix Cloud

  • Understand considerations for migrating resources to a public cloud


Citrix at DDLS

Citrix provides server, application and desktop virtualisation, networking, software as a service, and cloud computing technologies. DDLS is the most experienced provider of Citrix training in Australia with 15 years as a Citrix CALC (Citrix Authorised Learning Center).


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Who is the course for?

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

We can also deliver and customise this training course for larger groups – saving your organisation time, money and resources. For more information, please contact us on 1800 853 276.


Course subjects

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

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 with MCS

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 Location

  • 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


Prerequisites

Foundational knowledge of XenApp and XenDesktop.

Recommended pre-requisite courses:

  • CXD-210 XenApp and XenDesktop Administration


PRE-COURSE PREPARATION

This course has pre-reading or other preparation requirements which should be completed before you commence your course with us.

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The supply of this course by DDLS is governed by the booking terms and conditions. Please read the terms and conditions carefully before enrolling in this course, as enrolment in the course is conditional on acceptance of these terms and conditions.



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