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

Summary:  
Classroom Classes
Lab Schedule
Live Online Classes
Course Datasheet
- Formats: Classroom, Lab, Live Online
- Length: 4 Days
Overview:
This hands-on training course builds your skills in the VMware® Horizon View™ suite of products: VMware® View Manager™, VMware® View Composer™, and VMware® ThinApp®. This course is based on the Horizon 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.

This course fully meets the requirements for the VCP5-DT certification.

This course is also available as On Demand Classroom.

Objectives:    •  Install and configure Horizon 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 Horizon View
•  Introduce View features and components
3  View Connection Server
•  Install and configure View Connection Server
4  VMware Horizon View Desktops
•  Introduce View Agent
•  Describe PCoIP and Remote Desktop Protocol remote display protocols
•  Explain USB redirection and multimedia redirection
5  VMware 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