Moving to the XenApp and XenDesktop Service on Citrix Cloud and Microsoft Azure (CXD-252)

Configure NetScaler Gateway and Citrix StoreFront as managed machines in your data center and as a service within Citrix Cloud or on the Microsoft Azure platform for gaining remote access.


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Configure NetScaler Gateway and Citrix StoreFront as managed machines in your data center and as a service within Citrix Cloud or on the Microsoft Azure platform for gaining remote access.

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About this course:

This azure training course has been designed to provide students the information and knowledge required to progress from an on-premises environment into Citrix Cloud. The students will also learn the process of implementing resource locations in Microsoft Azure. Additionally, students will gain in-depth knowledge of management, architecture and communications of XenDesktop, the XenApp Service, and Citrix Cloud, along with the process of migrating the already existing settings and infrastructure into Citrix Cloud. Through this azure course the students will also gain the capability to plan the virtual machine and machine catalog design based on the public cloud of Microsoft and ensure the implementation of such machine via Machine Creation Services. In addition to all this, anybody enrolled in this course will gain knowledge regarding the process of configuring NetScaler Gateway and Citrix StoreFront as a service within Citrix Cloud as well as managed machine in the datacenter and on the Microsoft Azure platform for gaining remote access.

On average, a Solutions Developer having Microsoft Azure skills can earn up to $153,150, annually.

Course Objective:

Once these azure classes are complete, students will gain the capabilities to:

  • Understand and gain knowledge regarding the various differences between the XenApp and XenDesktop Service and the XenApp and XenDesktop on-premises

  • Learn the process of installing, configuring, and managing Citrix Cloud Connectors

  • Use MCS for implementing and managing Virtual Delivery Agent Machine in Microsoft Azure and to on-premises resource locations.

  • Use Microsoft Azure Active Directory to integrate it with XenApp/XenDesktop and Citrix Cloud

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


This azure training course is intended to be undertaken by IT professionals who have prior knowledge of XenApp and XenDesktop 7.x in an on-premises environment progressing to the Citrix Cloud along with the implementation of XenApp and XenDesktop workloads on Microsoft Azure.


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

Additionally, we also recommend that students should have minimal knowledge of the following Microsoft Azure platforms.

  • Azure Resource Manager portals

  • Virtual machine management

  • Storage

  • Networking

Suggested prerequisite course:

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

Career Path:

Cloud Computing…

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Brand Citrix
Subjects Cloud Computing
Lab Access No
Technology Citrix, Microsoft
Learning Style Virtual Classroom
Difficulty Intermediate
Course Duration 5 Days
Language English


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