VMware

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

Summary:  
Classroom Schedule
Lab Schedule
Live Online Schedule
vFlex-ILT Schedule
Course Datasheet
- Formats: Classroom, Lab, Live Online, vFlex-ILT
- 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