Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop Service on Microsoft Azure (CXD-251)

These azure classes are focused on Microsoft Azure as a location for Citrix Cloud resource, although the concepts may be applied both fully managed, XenDesktop, and XenApp sites along with Citrix Cloud.
  • Virtual Classroom

    Learning Style
  • Intermediate

  • 2 Days

    Course Duration
  • Course Info

  • Sample Certificate

These azure classes are focused on Microsoft Azure as a location for Citrix Cloud resource, although the concepts may be applied both fully managed, XenDesktop, and XenApp sites along with Citrix Cloud.

About this course:

This azure training course is designed to provide information regarding the implementation and management of XenApp and XenDesktop apps and desktop in Microsoft Azure. The students enrolling in this course will learn the process of planning virtual machine and machine catalog designs that are based in Microsoft’s public cloud. Additionally, through labs, the students will gain practical experience of implementing these machines through Machine Creation Services. Additionally, this azure course teaches about the additional considerations that need to be taken in Azure including power management and maintenance, which are integral in ensuring an optimal cloud environment. For remote access, students will gain the capabilities to configure NetScaler Gateway, and Citrix StoreFront on Microsoft Azure. These azure classes are focused on Microsoft Azure as a location for Citrix Cloud resource, although the concepts may be applied both fully managed, XenDesktop, and XenApp sites along with Citrix Cloud.

On average, a Solutions Developer, having Microsoft Azure skills can earn up to $118,500/- annually. 

Course Objective:

Once this azure training is complete, students will gain the capabilities to:

  • Use XenApp and XenDesktop for developing a Microsoft Azure environment to ensure secure integration. 

  • Utilize Machine Creation Services for managing and implementing Virtual Delivery Agent Machines in Microsoft Azure.

  • Utilize Microsoft Azure Active Directory to be integrated with XenApp/XenDesktop and Citrix Cloud

  • Use Microsoft Azure Resouce manager for developing virtual machines and Design Machine Catalogs.

  • Use NetScaler Gateway and Citrix StoreFront for providing remote access on Microsoft Azure.


This Microsoft Azure course can be undertaken by It professionals having experience with XenApp and XenDesktop 7.x in an on-premises environment. Additionally, it can also be taken up by engineers, administrators, and even architects who are planning to design and implement XenApp and XenDesktop workloads on Microsoft Azure.


Prior to enrolling in this course, students should have knowledge of and experience in implementing and managing XenApp and XenDesktop 7.x in on-premises environment, as per recommendations by Citrix.

Additionally, we recommend that students should possess basic information regarding the Microsoft Azure Platform, such as;

  • Virtual machine management

  • Storage

  • Azure Resource Manager portals

  • Networking

Suggested prerequisite course:

Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.1x Administration (CXD-210)

Career Path:

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Brand Citrix
Lab Access No
Technology Citrix, Microsoft
Learning Style Virtual Classroom
Difficulty Intermediate
Course Duration 2 Days
Language English
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