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VMware Horizon View: Install, Configure, Manage [V5.2]

Duration: 4 Days
Course Price: $3,195

Overview:
This hands-on training course builds your skills in the VMware® View™ suite of products: VMware View Manager, View Composer, and VMware ThinApp®. This course is based on the View 5.2 and ThinApp 4.7 releases.

Before attending this course, you must be able to perform the following tasks:

  • Create a template in VMware vCenter Server™ and deploy a virtual machine from the template.
  • Modify a template customization file.
  • Open a virtual machine console in vCenter Server and access the guest operating system.
  • Configure Active Directory services.

Objectives:
By the end of the course, you should understand the features and operation of View and be able to do the following:

  • Install and configure View components.
  • Create and manage dedicated and floating desktop pools.
  • Deploy and manage linked-clone virtual desktops.
  • Configure and manage desktops that run in local mode.
  • Configure user profiles with View Persona Management.
  • Configure secure access to desktops through a public network.
  • Use ThinApp to package applications.
  • Entitle applications by using Horizon View.

Intended Audience:

  • System administrators and system integrators responsible for deploying the VMware® virtual desktop infrastructure

 

Overview:
This hands-on training course builds your skills in the VMware® View™ suite of products: VMware View Manager, View Composer, and VMware ThinApp®. This course is based on the View 5.2 and ThinApp 4.7 releases.

Before attending this course, you must be able to perform the following tasks:

  • Create a template in VMware vCenter Server™ and deploy a virtual machine from the template.
  • Modify a template customization file.
  • Open a virtual machine console in vCenter Server and access the guest operating system.
  • Configure Active Directory services.

Objectives:
By the end of the course, you should understand the features and operation of View and be able to do the following:

  • Install and configure View components.
  • Create and manage dedicated and floating desktop pools.
  • Deploy and manage linked-clone virtual desktops.
  • Configure and manage desktops that run in local mode.
  • Configure user profiles with View Persona Management.
  • Configure secure access to desktops through a public network.
  • Use ThinApp to package applications.
  • Entitle applications by using Horizon View.

Intended Audience:

  • System administrators and system integrators responsible for deploying the VMware® virtual desktop infrastructure

 

Prerequisites:

  • Required
    • Experience in Microsoft Windows Active Directory administration
    • Experience with VMware vSphere®
  • Recommended
    • Completion of VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage

Outline:
1 Course Introduction
Introductions and course logistics
Course objectives

2 Introduction to VMware View
Introduce View features and components

3 View Connection Server
Install and configure View Connection Server

4 View Desktops
Introduce View Agent
Describe PCoIP and Remote Desktop Protocol remote display protocols
Explain USB redirection and multimedia redirection

5 View Client Options
Introduce VMware View Client
Introduce VMware View Client with Local Mode
Describe HTML clients, thin clients, and zero clients
Introduce Virtual Printing with View Client

6 View Administrator
Configure the Horizon View environment
Manage users, sessions, and policies
Configure and provision automated pools of desktops
Explain role-based delegated administration
Monitor the Horizon View environment

7 Configuring and Managing Linked Clones
Introduce View Composer operations
Deploy and provision linked-clone desktops
Manage linked-clone desktops
Manage persistent disks

8 Local-Mode Desktops
Configure local-mode desktops
Describe View Transfer Server and the Transfer Server repository
Describe local-mode operations

9 Managing VMware Horizon View Security
Describe network configuration and authentication options
Configure the Horizon View security server

10 View Persona Management
Configure user profiles with View Persona Management
Describe View Persona Management and Windows roaming profiles
Configure a View Persona Management deployment
Describe best practices for a View Persona Management deployment

11 Command-Line Tools and Backup Options
Introduce vdmadmin utility
Describe client systems in kiosk mode
Back up the Horizon View databases
Restore the Horizon View databases

12 View Connection Server Performance and Scalability
Describe replica connection servers
Explain performance considerations and load balancing

13 VMware Horizon Application Manager
Ensure that VMware Horizon Application Manager is working
Introduce Application Manager components
Describe single sign-on from Horizon View to Horizon View desktops
Enable browser access to Horizon View desktops through Horizon View
Entitle applications by using Horizon View

14 VMware ThinApp
Use ThinApp to capture applications
Deploy and update ThinApp packages
Virtualize Internet Explorer 6 for use on a Windows 7 system
Manage ThinApp applications in Horizon View

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