CWS-252 Citrix DaaS Deployment and Administration on Microsoft Azure

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CWS-252
Citrix DaaS Deployment and Administration on Microsoft Azure

Duration: 5 days
Price: $5000

In this course you will learn how to create a new Citrix DaaS deployment on Citrix Cloud, with a resource location on Microsoft Azure. You will also learn how to migrate to Citrix DaaS from an on-premises Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Site. Get hands-on as the course guides you through the architecture, communications, management, installation, and configuration of Citrix DaaS on Citrix Cloud and a Microsoft Azure resource location that will host apps and desktops for your users.

This course is a necessary step in enabling you with the right training and skills, to not only understand, manage, and deliver successfully, but also to make well-informed planning decisions along the way.

What you'll learn:

  • Understand the differences between Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 2203 LTSR on-premises and the Citrix DaaS.
  • Install, configure, and manage Citrix Cloud Connectors.
  • Deploy and manage Virtual Delivery Agent machines to on-premises resource locations as well as in Microsoft Azure using MCS.
  • Integrate Citrix Cloud and Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 2203 LTSR with Microsoft Azure Active Directory.
  • Provide remote access with Citrix StoreFront and Citrix Gateway on Microsoft Azure.

Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to Citrix DaaS

  • New Citrix Workspace Packaging
  • Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops - On-Premises Site
  • What is Citrix Cloud?
  • Why Citrix DaaS?
  • What is a Migration from Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops to Citrix DaaS?
  • Citrix Cloud Administration

Module 2: Planning - Citrix DaaS Architecture, Security, and Operations

  • Architecture and Deployment Options
  • Citrix DaaS Security
  • Citrix DaaS Operations

Module 3: Planning - Citrix Cloud Connectors

  • Cloud Connector Architecture
  • Cloud Connector Services and Communications Overview
  • Cloud Connector Operations in a Resource Location
  • Cloud Connector Resiliency
  • Installing, Updating, and Removing Cloud Connectors
  • Supported Domain Scenarios for Cloud Connectors
  • Securing Cloud Connector Communications
  • Local Host Cache (LHC)
  • Citrix Cloud Connector vs Delivery Controller Operations

Module 4: Planning - Citrix DaaS Resource Locations

  • Citrix DaaS Resource Locations
  • Citrix DaaS Hosting Connections
  • Zones 

Module 5: Active Directory, Authentication, and Authorization

  • Active Directory Design Options
  • Desktops from Non-Domain Joined VDAs
  • Citrix Federated Authentication Service and Identity Provider Services

Module 6: Planning - Provisioning VDA Workloads and Delivering Resources

  • Master Images
  • Machine Creation Services (MCS) in Citrix DaaS
  • Citrix Provisioning in Citrix DaaS
  • Machine Catalogs
  • Delivery Groups
  • Citrix Cloud Library

Module 7: Planning - Provide Access in Citrix Cloud

  • Selecting Between Citrix digital workspace experience and StoreFront
  • Citrix StoreFront and Citrix digital workspace experience Communications
  • Selecting Between Citrix Gateway Service and On-Premises Citrix Gateway
  • Access Layer Communications
  • User Authentication

Module 8: Planning - Citrix DaaS Administration

  • Citrix Cloud Manage and Monitor
  • Delegated Administration
  • Citrix DaaS Remote PowerShell Software Development Kit
  • Manage Multiple Resource Locations

Module 9: Planning - Public Cloud Considerations

  • General Public Cloud Considerations
  • Using Autoscale to Power Manage Machines in a Public Cloud
  • Microsoft Azure as a Citrix DaaS Resource Location
  • Amazon Web Services as a Citrix DaaS Resource Location
  • Google Cloud as a Citrix DaaS Resource Location

Module 10: Planning - Migrating to Citrix DaaS from Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops

  • Citrix Cloud Migration Options and Considerations
  • Citrix Automated Configuration Tool
  • Citrix Image Portability Service

Module 11: Manage - Operations and Support in Citrix Cloud

  • Citrix Cloud Connector Support
  • Updating and Rolling Back Machine Catalogs
  • VDA Restore
  • Citrix Self-Help Strategy
  • Monitor Your Environment

Module 12: Introduction to Citrix DaaS on Microsoft Azure

  • Partnering for Success

Module 13: Planning - Citrix DaaS Resource Location on Microsoft Azure

  • Overview of Citrix DaaS Components
  • Creating a Citrix DaaS Deployment Overview

Module 14: Planning - Microsoft Azure Overview

  • Azure Virtual Network Structure
  • Azure Virtual Network Connectivity
  • Azure Virtual Resources
  • Azure Active Directory Identity and Access Management
  • Azure Active Directory Options and Considerations

Module 15: Planning - Deploying Citrix DaaS on Microsoft Azure

  • Citrix DaaS Resource Locations in Azure
  • Citrix DaaS Components in Azure
  • Creating and Managing Workloads in an Azure Resource Location

Module 16: Planning - Provide Access to End Users

  • Providing Access to Resources in Citrix Cloud
  • Citrix Gateway Deployment Options
  • Deploying Citrix Gateway or ADC in Azure
  • GSLB and StoreFront Optimal Gateway in Hybrid Environments

Module 17: Rollout - Citrix DaaS Deployment on Microsoft Azure

  • Citrix Workspace App Rollout
  • Preparing Migration of
  • End-Users to Workspace Platform

Module 18: Managing - Citrix DaaS Workloads on Microsoft Azure

  • Maintaining Citrix Gateway
  • Backup and Monitoring in Azure
  • Maintaining Master Images in Azure
  • Monitoring VDAs in Manage Console and Azure

Module 19: Optimize - Citrix DaaS on Microsoft Azure

  • Managing Azure Costs
  • Using Azure Pricing Calculator - Instructor Demo

Student Exercise - Calculate a case

This course is recommended for administrators and engineers.

Prerequisite Knowledge:

Strong foundational knowledge of: Windows Server and Desktop operating systems.

Active Directory, Policies, Profiles, Networking and Hypervisors.

This course helps prepares candidates to get the CC-DaaS-CC and CC-DaaS-MA certifications.