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


CXD-251 Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Service on Microsoft Azure Certification Training Course Overview

Learn to deploy and manage your XenApp and XenDesktop 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.

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CXD-251 Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Service on Microsoft Azure (16 Hours) Download Course Contents

Live Virtual Classroom
Group Training 1350

17 - 18 May
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM CST
(8 Hours/Day)

14 - 15 Jun
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM CST
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12 - 13 Jul
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM CST
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Course Prerequisites

Experience in deploying and managing XenApp and XenDesktop 7.x in on-premises environment. Basic knowledge of the Microsoft Azure platform including: 
  • Virtual machine management 
  • Azure Resource Manager portals   
  • Storage
  • Networking


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

Course Contents:

Module 1: XenApp and XenDesktop on Azure Overview
  • Defining IAAS
  • XenApp and XenDesktop Azure Deployment Models
  • Azure Fundamentals Review
  • Azure Management
  • Azure Locations
Module 2: XenApp and XenDesktop 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 XenApp and XenDesktop 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 XenApp and XenDesktop 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