VMware Horizon Deploy and Manage

      The course  VMware Horizon: Deploy & manage, gives you the skills to deliver virtual desktops and applications
      through a single virtual desktop infrastructure platform. This course builds your skills
      in installing, configuring, and managing VMware Horizon® 7 through a combination of
      lecture and hands-on labs. You learn how to configure and deploy pools of virtual
      machines, how to manage the access and security of the machines, and how to
      provide a customized desktop environment to end users.

      Product Alignment

      • VMware Horizon 7.7
      • User Environment Manager 9.5
      • App Volumes Manager 2.15


      40 hs


      By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:
      • Identify VMware Horizon components
      • Install and configure View Connection Server and virtual desktops
      • Configure and manage VMware Horizon® ClientTM systems
      • pools of physical and virtual machines
      • automated pools of full virtual machines
      • manage pools of linked-clone desktops and configure and manage automated pools of instant clones
      •Configure and manage Remote Desktop Services (RDS) pools of desktops and
      • Use Horizon Administrator to configure the VMware Horizon environment
      • Configure secure access to virtual desktops
      • Use VMware User Environment Manager™ to manage user personalization and
      application configurations

      • Describe steps to deploy profile management
      • Use VMware App Volumes™ to provision and manage applications
      • Identify the benefits of JMP architecture
      • Manage the performance and scalability of a VMware Horizon deployment

      Intended Audience

      Technical personnel who work in the IT departments of end-customer companies and
      people who are responsible for the delivery of remote or virtual desktop services


      Customers attending this course should have, at a minimum, the following VMware
      infrastructure skills:
      • Use VMware vSphere® Web Client to view the state of virtual machines,
      datastores, and networks
      • Open a virtual machine console on VMware vCenter Server® and access the guest
      operating system
      • Create snapshots of virtual machines
      • Configure guest customization specifications
      • Modify virtual machine properties
      • Convert a virtual machine into a template
      • Deploy a virtual machine from a template

      Attendees should also have the following Microsoft Windows system administration

      • Configure Active Directory services, including DNS, DHCP, and time
      • Restrict users’ activities by implementing Group Policy objects
      • Configure Windows systems to enable Remote Desktop Connections
      • Build an ODBC connection to an SQL Server database


      1 Course Introduction

      2 Introduction to VMware Horizon

      • Recognize the features and benefits of VMware Horizon
      • Identify the major function of each VMware Horizon component
      • Define a use case for your virtual desktop and application infrastructure

      3 View Connection Server

      • Identify the system and virtualization requirements for a View Connection server
      • License VMware Horizon components
      • Configure View Connection Server
      • Use the dashboard to quickly focus on the details of a problem
      • Identify the benefits of using the VMware Horizon Help Desk tool

      4 VMware Horizon Desktops

      • Outline the process and choices in setting up VMware Horizon virtual machines
      • Compare the remote display protocols that are available in VMware Horizon
      • Outline the configuration choices when installing Horizon Agent

      5 VMware Horizon Desktop Pools

      • Identify the steps to set up a template for desktop pool deployment
      • List the steps to add desktops to the View Connection Server inventory
      • Define desktop entitlement
      • Describe how information on the Users and Groups page can be used to control
      and monitor Horizon users
      • Explain the hierarchy of global policies, pool-level policies, and user-level policies
      • the Horizon Group Policy administrative template files

      6 Horizon Client Options

      • Enlist the requirements for a Horizon Client installation
      • Install Horizon Client and connect to a virtual desktop
      • Explain USB redirection and options
      • Define and compare a thin client with a system running Horizon Client
      • Configure Virtual Printing for location-based printing

      7 Creating Automated Pools of Full Virtual Machines

      • Recognize how an automated pool operates
      • Compare dedicated-assignment and floating-assignment pools
      • Outline the steps to create an automated pool

      8 Creating and Managing Linked-Clone Desktop Pools

      • Describe the VMware linked-clone technology
      • Enlist the system requirements for View Composer
      • Outline the steps to install View Composer
      • the steps necessary to set up a desktop pool that uses linked clones
      • Compare the purpose of the parent and the replica virtual machines
      • recompose, refresh, and rebalance management operations for linked
      • management operations for persistent disks

      9 Creating and Managing Instant-Clone Desktop Pools

      • Identify the advantages of instant clones
      • Differentiate between View Composer linked clones and instant clones
      • Identify the types of instant-clone virtual machines
      • Enlist the requirements of instant clones
      • Outline the steps to set up an automated pool that uses instant clones
      • Set up an automated pool of instant clones
      • Update the image of an instant clone desktop pool using the push-image operation

      10 VMware Horizon Authentication

      • Compare the authentication options that View Connection Server supports
      • Explain the purpose of roles and privileges in VMware Horizon
      • Outline the steps to create a Horizon administrator and a custom role
      • List some of the best practices for configuring Horizon administrators
      • Configure Horizon Server to use a new TLS Certificate

      11 Managing VMware Horizon Security

      • Compare tunnels and direct connections for client access to desktops
      • the benefits of using VMware Unified Access Gateway™ in the DMZ
      • List the advantages of direct connections
      • Discuss the benefits of using Unified Access Gateway
      • List the two-factor authentication options that are supported by Unified Access
      • Configure a Unified Access Gateway appliance

      12 Profile Management Using User Environment Manager

      • Identify the User Environment Manager functional areas and their benefits
      • Outline the steps that are required to install and configure User Environment
      Manager components
      • Manage user personalization using the User Environment Manager management
      • Install User Environment Manager
      • Describe User Environment Manager smart policies

      13 Creating RDS Desktop and Application Pools

      • Explain the difference between an RDS desktop pool and an automated pool
      • Access a single application by using the RDS application pool
      • Compare and contrast an RDSH pool, a farm, and an application pool
      • Create an RDS desktop pool and an application pool
      • Identify the load-balancing options for Remote Desktop Session Hosts

      14 Using App Volumes to Provision and Manage Applications

      • Explain how App Volumes works
      • Identify the features and benefits of App Volumes and he interface elements of App Volumes
      • Install and configure App Volumes

      15 JMP and Horizon 7 Overview

      • Identify the benefits of JMP
      • Enlist the JMP and Horizon 7 components
      • Identify JMP deployment considerations
      • Install and configure JMP Server

      16 Command-Line Tools and Backup Options

      • Describe key View Connection Server features that are available as command-line
      options with the vdmadmin command
      • Explain the purpose of kiosk mode for client systems and how it is configured
      • Identify the log locations for each VMware Horizon component
      • Describe the backup options for VMware Horizon databases

      17 VMware Horizon Performance and Scalability

      • Describe the purpose of a replica server
      • List several best practices for multiserver deployment in a pod
      • Describe the benefits of the Cloud Pod Architecture feature for large-scale VMware
      Horizon deployments
      • Establish a session with a desktop machine in a different pod by logging in to a
      local View Connection Server instance
      • Create global entitlements for accessing Horizon Desktops

      28 julio, 2021


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