Overview of Course

CWS-252: Citrix DaaS Deployment and Administration is a comprehensive course designed to equip IT professionals with the knowledge and skills necessary to deploy and manage Citrix Desktop as a Service (DaaS) solutions. The course covers essential concepts of DaaS deployment, Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops service, and administration of DaaS solutions.

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In-depth coverage of Citrix Virtual Apps 

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Practical guidance on DaaS deployment

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Hands-on experience with Citrix DaaS technologies

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Skills You’ll Learn


Understanding of Citrix DaaS technologies and architecture


Deployment and management of Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops service


Provisioning and managing applications and desktops in a DaaS environment


Managing user access and authentication in a DaaS environment


Troubleshooting issues in a DaaS environment

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USD 900 / INR 75000
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  • Option Item Custom Curriculum
  • Option Item Extended access to virtual labs
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  • Option Item Projects and assessments
  • Option Item Consulting Support
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  • 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

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

  • 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

  • Citrix DaaS Resource Locations
  • Citrix DaaS Hosting Connections
  • Zones
  • Active Directory Design Options
  • Desktops from Non-Domain Joined VDAs
  • Citrix Federated Authentication Service and Identity Provider Services

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

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

  • 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

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

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

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

  • Partnering for Success                                    

  • Planning - Citrix DaaS                            

  • Resource Location on Microsoft Azure                     

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

  • 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

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

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

  • Managing Azure Costs
  • Using Azure Pricing Calculator - Instructor Demo
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Target Audience:

  • This course is ideal for IT professionals, system administrators, and support personnel who are responsible for deploying and managing Citrix DaaS solutions.
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  • Participants should have basic knowledge of networking, virtualization, and cloud computing concepts.
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Benefits of the course:

  • Gain expertise in deploying and managing Citrix DaaS solutions
  • Enhance your skills in managing user access and authentication in a DaaS environment
  • Learn to troubleshoot issues in a DaaS environment
  • Boost your career prospects as a Citrix DaaS expert
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Exam details to pass the course:

  • To pass the CWS-252: Citrix DaaS Deployment and Administration course, you will need to complete all the modules and pass the final exam with a minimum score of 70%.
  • The exam consists of multiple-choice questions and is taken online.
  • You will have three attempts to pass the exam.
  • If you fail to pass the exam after three attempts, you will need to retake the course before attempting the exam again.
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Certification path:

  • Citrix Certified Associate - Virtualization (CCA-V)
  • Citrix Certified Professional - Virtualization (CCP-V)
  • Citrix Certified Expert - Virtualization (CCE-V)
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Career options after doing the course:

  • Citrix Administrator
  • Virtualization Engineer
  • Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
  • IT Consultant
  • Systems Administrator

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Citrix Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS) is a cloud-based desktop virtualization solution that enables organizations to securely deliver Windows desktops and applications to any device, anywhere.

No, there is no prior experience required to take this course. However, basic knowledge of virtualization and cloud computing is beneficial.

The duration of the course is 40 hours.

The course is delivered online through pre-recorded video lectures and live instructor-led sessions.

Yes, we offer a 30-day money-back guarantee if you're not satisfied with the course.

Yes, you will receive a course completion certificate after successfully completing the course.

Please visit our website for the latest course pricing information.

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