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VMware Certified Professional 6 — Desktop and Mobility Exam

Exam Number: 2V0-651 Duration: 120 Minutes
Associated Certification: VCP6-DTM Number of Questions: 85
Exam Product: Horizon 6 (with View) Passing Score: 300
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Recommended Training: Horizon (with View): Install, Configure, Manage [V6] Validated Against: Horizon 6 (with View)
Exam Price: $250 USD, More on Pricing Exam Languages: English, Japanese
First Available Appointment: 30 August 2015 Format: Single and Multiple Choice, Proctored
Exam Information Last Updated: 28 January 2016

This exam tests your skills and abilities implementing, installing, and configuring a VMware Horizon with View™ 6.x environment deployed on a VMware vSphere implementation.

Exam Topics How to Prepare Additional Resources
+ Section 1: Install Horizon (with View) Server Components
+ Objective 1.1: Describe and differentiate between component functions and features
Knowledge
  • Describe hardware and software requirements for installation
  • Explain functionality of the following components:
    • Connection server
    • View Composer
    • Replication server
    • Security server
  • Describe the Horizon View agent
  • Differentiate Horizon View client access options
Tools
+ Objective 1.2: Install Horizon (with View) Composer Server
Knowledge
  • Explain Horizon View Composer database and connectivity
  • Describe View Composer service and dependencies
  • Navigate the Horizon View Composer installation wizard
  • Determine when to install Horizon View Composer in stand-alone mode
Tools
+ Objective 1.3: Install Horizon (with View) Connection Server
Knowledge
  • Determine required firewall rules
  • Install Horizon View Connection servers
  • Differentiate between standard and replica servers
Tools
+ Objective 1.4: Install Horizon (with View) Security Server
Knowledge
  • Determine required firewall rules
  • Configure Horizon View security server pairing
  • Navigate the View Connection server installation wizard
Tools
+ Objective 1.5: Prepare Environment for Horizon (with View)
Knowledge
  • Explain characteristics of required Active Directory domain accounts, groups, and permissions
  • Identify and describe the Group Policy Object template files
  • Describe Organizational Units for machine accounts
  • Verify trust relationships
  • Describe DHCP requirements for Horizon View desktops
Tools
+ Objective 1.6: Install, Configure and Manage vRealize Operations Manager For Horizon
Knowledge
  • Describe software requirements for vRealize Operations Manager for Horizon View
  • Create an instance of the vRealize Operations Manager for Horizon View adapter
  • Install and configure a Horizon Broker agent
  • Reference View dashboards and reports
Tools
+ Section 2: Configure a Horizon (with View) Environment
+ Objective 2.1: Configure Horizon (with View) Composer
Knowledge
  • Describe default port settings for View Composer
  • Determine domain accounts used for QuickPrep
  • Determine the vCenter™ Server host system
  • Identify necessary account domain permissions and domain trust relationships
  • Enable View Composer from View Administrator and add domain account(s)
Tools
+ Objective 2.2: Configure Horizon (with View)
Knowledge
  • Explain the purpose of and configure the Events database
  • Enable Horizon View Storage Accelerator
  • Configure and modify Horizon View global settings
  • Modify Horizon View security server settings
  • Describe virtual printing services and architecture
  • Enable disk space reclamation
  • Configure the following:
    • SSL
    • Syslog server
    • External URL settings
    • Default roles
    • Custom roles
    • Required permissions
    • Display protocol settings
    • Location aware printing
    • Profile store for Persona management
    • Virtual profile group policies
Tools
+ Objective 2.3: Configure PCoIP/RDP Protocol Settings
Knowledge
  • Configure HTML access
  • Describe protocol requirements
  • Locate ADM template files
  • Explain GPO settings
  • Configure flash quality and throttling
  • Configure 3D rendering capabilities
Tools
+ Objective 2.4: Configure and Manage Security in Horizon (with View)
Knowledge
  • Import certificates
  • Enable certificate-based authentication
  • Identify authentication requirements for RSA, Smart Cards, and RADIUS
  • Configure SAML authenticator
  • Create Horizon View access groups for delegated administration and roles
  • Create and assign delegated administrative roles
  • Configure clipboard redirection
Tools
+ Objective 2.5: Create ThinApp applications and a ThinApp repository
Knowledge
  • Create VMware ThinApp applications
  • Create file shares
  • Assign permissions to the file shares
  • Verify MSI streaming settings in the package.ini files
  • Determine necessary VMware ThinApp package components to put on the share
  • Assign VMware ThinApp applications to pools
Tools
+ Objective 2.6: Configure Horizon View Cloud Pod Architecture
Knowledge
  • Enable and configure a multi-site/pod deployment
  • Configure global/user entitlements
  • Configure home sites
Tools
+ Section 3: Create and Configure Pools
+ Objective 3.1: Configure Automated Pools using linked clones
Knowledge
  • Identify floating vs. dedicated assignments
  • Identify and configure the following:
    • Optional disk settings
    • Pool settings
    • 3D renderer
    • Provisioning settings
    • Base image and snapshots
    • vCenter Server resource settings
    • Advanced storage settings
    • Guest customization settings (e.g., QuickPrep, Sysprep)
Tools
+ Objective 3.2: Configure Automated Pools using full clones
Knowledge
  • Identify floating vs. dedicated assignments
  • Identify and configure the following:
    • Pool settings
    • 3D renderer
    • Provisioning settings
    • Templates
    • vCenter Server resource settings
    • Advanced storage settings
    • Guest customization settings
Tools
+ Objective 3.3: Configure Manual Pools
Knowledge
  • Determine and configure pool settings
  • Describe and configure desktop sources
  • Given a scenario, manually configure pool resources
Tools
+ Objective 3.4: Build and Customize Desktop Images
Knowledge
  • Perform OS optimizations
  • Perform installation of View Agent and VMware Tools
  • Configure virtual machine hardware
  • Create and manage snapshots
  • Create customization specifications
Tools
+ Objective 3.5: Configure RDSH (Remote Desktop Session Host) Application Pools
Knowledge
  • Configure Remote Desktop Services (RDS) farms
  • Configure RDS desktop settings
  • Given a scenario, configure and edit application pool settings
Tools
+ Section 4: Troubleshooting Horizon (with View)
+ Objective 4.1: Troubleshoot Desktop Imaging Issues
Knowledge
  • Troubleshoot problems with Quickprep/Sysprep
  • Determine appropriate stems needed to remedy template issues
  • Given a scenario, remedy end user access issues
Tools
+ Objective 4.2: Troubleshoot Account and Permissions
Knowledge
  • Troubleshoot issues with user accounts
  • Remedy entitlement issues
  • Given a scenario identify and remedy permission issues
Tools
+ Objective 4.3: Troubleshoot connectivity between Horizon (with View) components
Knowledge
  • Troubleshoot Horizon View client connectivity issues
  • Troubleshoot Horizon View client protocol connectivity issues
  • Troubleshoot desktop connectivity issues
  • Generate and analyze log bundles
Tools
+ Objective 4.4: Troubleshoot PCoIP Configuration
Knowledge
  • Monitor PCoIP session statistics
  • Troubleshoot network packet loss and performance issues
  • Optimize visual settings
Tools
+ Section 5: Install, Configure, and Manage VMware Mirage
+ Objective 5.1: Install and Configure VMware Mirage Components
Knowledge
  • Identify firewall requirements for VMware Mirage
  • Install VMware Mirage Management server and console
  • Install VMware Mirage Web Manager
  • Install VMware Mirage server
  • Install VMware Mirage Gateway server
  • Install and configure file portal
  • Configure the following:
    • Branch Reflector
    • Role-based delegations
    • Driver library and profiles
    • SSL
    • User State Migration Tool (USMT)
    • Storage volumes
Tools
+ Objective 5.2: Manage Layers
Knowledge
  • Capture and update the App and Base layers
  • Assign Base and App layers
  • Given a scenario, determine the appropriate layer configuration to meet the customer requirements
Tools
+ Objective 5.3: Manage Endpoints
Knowledge
  • Create and manage upload policies
  • Restore snapshots
  • Create, manage, and archive collections
  • Install the Mirage Client
  • Migrate and centralize endpoints
Tools
+ Section 6: Install, Configure, and Manage VMware Workspace Portal
+ Objective 6.1: Install VMware Workspace Portal
Knowledge
  • Describe minimum hardware and software requirements
  • Determine firewall requirements
  • Understand forward and reverse DNS requirements for VMware Workspace virtual appliances
  • Create IP pools
  • Deploy OVA/OVF files
  • Configure initial installation (console, web)
  • Setup external database
  • Setup high availability
Tools
+ Objective 6.2: Configure VMware Workspace Portal
Knowledge
  • Configure the following:
    • High availability
    • SSL certificates
    • NTP
    • Users and groups
    • Web links and SaaS application authentication
    • VMware ThinApp access and delivery
    • Approvals
Tools
+ Objective 6.3: Manage VMware Workspace Portal
Knowledge
  • Define and promote administrators
  • Package VMware ThinApp applications
  • Entitle and deploy applications
  • Enable Horizon View desktop access through VMware Workspace Portal
  • Configure reporting for usage and entitlement
  • Deploy and update VMware Workspace Portal clients
Tools
+ Exam Contributors
Jon Hall
Jeff Hall
Andrew Sturniolo
Joshua Andrews
Linus Bourque
Mike Barnett
Stephane Asselin
Justin Venezia
Ryan Costello
Bryan Salek
Bryan Lenderman
Ray Heffer
Ernest Nichols
Mostafa Khalil
Andrew Ellwood

Recommended Training

Horizon (with View): Install, Configure, Manage [V6]
Horizon (with View): Install, Configure, Manage [V6] On Demand
Horizon (with View): Install, Configure, Manage [V6.2]
EUC Design and Deploy [V6]
Horizon: Design and Deploy [V6.1] (tentative)

Practice Exam

VCP6-DTM (#2V0-651) Practice Exam