I read everywhere deploying XenApp on Azure (full Cloud) was very easy, but I always wanted to try how easy it was. So let’s do this, let’s check how it works and follow the step by step. There is a (short) video of this step by step at the end of the blog post.
First, we need to login on the Azure portal : https://portal.azure.com so here is the main dashboard (mine is black, of course :p)
Click the + New menu on the left to search for Citrix and chose the Citrix XenApp 7.12 Trial
Then you need to provide a Username, a password, an email address, Virtual Machine types and OS (Choice between 2012R2 and 2016 Datacenter) Click on OK
The Summary is showing and a validation is taking place to ensure the number of cores, vm, networks etc are available in your Azure subscription. Click ok when validation is passed
It is done ( ! ) that was fast… Deployment is in progress :
The deployment took minutes and an email has been sent with all the information needed to access this new platform :
Here is the video, not even accelerated, because the total process below took less than 2 minutes.