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VMware Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure: Deploy and Manage

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Course Datasheet
- Formats: Classroom, Live Online, Onsite
- Length: 3 Days
Overview:
This three-day, hands-on training provides you with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to achieve competence in deploying and managing VMware Horizon® Cloud ServiceTM on Microsoft Azure. This training increases your skill and competence in using the VMware Horizon® Cloud Administration Console and Microsoft Azure portal.

Product Alignment
•  Horizon Cloud

Objectives:    By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:
•  List the Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure features and benefits
•  Identify the Horizon Cloud and Microsoft Licensing deployment options, requirements, and processes
•  List the Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure system architecture components
•  Interpret the Horizon Cloud basic architecture diagrams
•  Discuss topics relevant to Horizon Cloud and Microsoft Azure
•  Summarize the Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure analytics and monitoring capabilities
•  Discuss the Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure networking concepts, connectivity considerations, and required ports
•  Define the Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure scalability options
•  Discuss the Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure Active Directory integration
•  Determine the Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure Active Directory requirements
•  Determine steps and requirements to deploy Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure
•  Identify the Horizon Cloud upgrade features and benefits
•  Outline steps to deploy nodes in Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure
•  List steps to convert the master virtual machine to an assignable image
•  Outline steps to create a Remote Desktop Session Host (RDSH) farm and Remote Desktop Server (RDS) desktop pools
•  Describe how a user can access an application by using the RDS Farm
•  Compare dedicated assignment and floating assignment
•  Outline steps to create desktop and application assignments and entitlements
•  Describe capabilities that the Cloud Service Admin UI provides for monitoring the health of an RDSH farm
•  Describe VMware User Environment ManagerTM and its architecture
•  Explain the User Environment Manager functional areas and their benefits
•  Explain the User Environment Manager profile management and its features
•  Compare and describe the VMware Identity ManagerTM deployment models
•  Discuss the Horizon Cloud on Microsoft Azure critical issues
 
Intended Audience:    •  System administrators and system integrators
 
Prerequisites:    There are no prerequisites for this course.
 
Outline:    1  Course Introduction
•  Introductions and course logistics
•  Course objectives

2  Introduction to Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure
•  List the Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure features and benefits
•  Identify the available Horizon Cloud and Microsoft licensing options
•  Describe the Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure deployment options and process
•  List the Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure system architecture components
•  Interpret the Horizon Cloud basic architecture diagrams
•  Discuss topics that are relevant to Horizon Cloud
•  Discuss topics that are relevant to Microsoft Azure
•  Understand the concept of Remote Desktop Session Host farms
•  Determine the Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure configuration prerequisites

3  Connectivity and Networking
•  Summarize Horizon Cloud connectivity considerations and tasks
•  Discuss the Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure networking concepts
•  Identify ports required for local connections, remote connections, and endpoint operating system firewall rules

4  Active Directory
•  List features and limitations of supported Active Directory configurations
•  Discuss Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure Active Directory integration best practices
•  Determine Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure Active Directory requirements

5  Deployment and Upgrades
•  Determine steps and requirements to deploy Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure
•  Recognize the Horizon Cloud Administration Console options available to administrators

6  Image Management
•  Outline the process and choices to set up master virtual machines
•  Identify the configuration choices for importing master virtual machines
•  List steps to install the user software on the master virtual machine
•  Identify steps to convert a configured master virtual machine to an assignable image

7  RDSH Farms
•  Outline the process and configuration choices that are available while creating the RDSH farm
•  Identify the different desktops models supported in an RDSH farm
•  Explain power management options in the RDSH farm
•  Compare rolling maintenance
•  List actions that can be performed on farms listed on the Administration Console's Farms page
•  List the actions to assign an application to a user or group
•  List prerequisites for creating an RDSH session assignment
•  Identify steps for creating an RDSH assignment

8  VDI Desktops
•  Compare dedicated assignment and floating assignment
•  Outline steps to create a VDI desktop assignment
•  Explain the entitlement of desktops

9  Managing Assignable Images
•  Manage assignable images
•  Update agent, images, and farms

10  User Environment Manager
•  Identify the User Environment Manager functional areas and their benefits
•  List the User Environment Manager components
•  Describe User Environment Manager and its architecture
•  Identify User Environment Manager profile management and its features
•  Describe User Environment Manager Smart Policies

11  VMware Identity Manager
•  Describe VMware Workspace™ ONE™
•  Learn ways to deliver VMware Identity Manager
•  Integrate Horizon Cloud with VMware Identity Manager

12  Scalability Considerations
•  Define the Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure scalability options
•  Apply RDS hosts and farms scaling
•  Justify the deployment of multiple Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure environments
•  Evaluate cost analysis and sizing considerations

13  Troubleshooting
•  Discuss the Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure troubleshooting basics
•  Discuss the Horizon Cloud troubleshooting basics