Citrix Daas Deployment and Administration (CWS-250)


3 Days


Delivery Methods
Virtual Instructor Led
Private Group

Course Overview

In this course you will learn how to create a new Citrix DaaS deployment and 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 resource locations that the 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.

Course Objectives

  • Understand the differences between Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 2203 LTSR on-premises and the Citrix DaaS.
  • Install, configure, and manage Citrix Cloud Connectors.
  • Create Citrix DaaS workloads.
  • Deliver app and desktop resources to users.
  • Migrate existing on-premises Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 2203 LTSR infrastructure to Citrix Cloud.
  • Who Should Attend?

    Administrators and engineers

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    Course Prerequisites

    Strong foundational knowledge of:
  • Windows Server and Desktop operating systems.
  • Active Directory, Policies, Profiles, Networking and Hypervisors
  • Agenda

    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

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

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

    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

    4 - Planning – Citrix DaaS Resource Locations

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

    5 - Active Directory, Authentication, and Authorization

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

    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

    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

    8 - Planning – Citrix DaaS Administration

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

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

    • 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

    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

    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

    Upcoming Class Dates and Times

    Jul 24, 25, 26
    9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    ENROLL $3,000.00
    Sep 11, 12, 13
    9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    ENROLL $3,000.00

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