VMware

VMware View: Install, Configure, Manage [V5.1]

Summary:  
Classroom Schedule
Live Online Schedule
vFlex-ILT Schedule
Course Datasheet
- Formats: Classroom, Live Online, vFlex-ILT
- Length: 4 Days
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 5.1 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.
 
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
•  View features and components
3  View Connection Server
•  Installation and configuration
4  View Desktops
•  View Agent
•  PCoIP and Remote Desktop Protocol remote display protocols
•  USB redirection and multimedia redirection
5  View Client Options
•  View Client
•  View Client with Local Mode
•  Thin clients and zero clients
•  Virtual Printing with View Client
6  View Administrator
•  Configuring the View environment
•  Managing users, sessions, and policies
•  Configuring and provisioning automated pools of desktops
•  Role-based delegated administration
•  Monitoring the View environment
7  Configuring and Managing Linked Clones
•  View Composer operations
•  Deploying and provisioning linked-clone desktops
•  Managing linked-clone desktops
•  Managing persistent disks
8  Local-Mode Desktops
•  Configuring local-mode desktops
•  View Transfer Server and the Transfer Server repository
•  Local-mode operations
9  Managing View Security
•  Network configuration and authentication options
•  Configuring the View security server
10  View Persona Management
•  Configuring user profiles with View Persona Management
•  View Persona Management and Windows roaming profiles
•  Configuring a View Persona Management deployment
•  Best practices for a View Persona Management deployment
11  Command-Line Tools and Backup Options
•  vdmadmin utility
•  Client systems in kiosk mode
•  Backing up the View databases
•  Restoring the View databases
12  View Connection Server Performance and Scalability
•  Replica connection servers
•  Performance considerations and load balancing
13  VMware ThinApp
•  Using ThinApp to capture applications
•  Deploying and updating ThinApp packages
•  Virtualizing Internet Explorer 6 for use on a Windows 7 system
•  Managing ThinApp applications in View