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VMware Horizon 7: Install, Configure, Manage

This five-day, hands-on course 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 will 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.

För info: Denna kurs har ersatts av VmWare Horizon 8 - Deploy and Manage och kommer inte att schemaläggas


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 experience:
•  Configure Active Directory services, including DNS, DHCP, and time synchronization
•  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

Kursens mål:

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
•  Install and configure virtual desktops
•  Configure and manage VMware Horizon® Client™ systems
•  Configure and manage pools of physical and virtual machines
•  Configure and manage automated pools of full virtual machines
•  Configure and manage pools of linked-clone desktops
•  Configure and manage automated pools of instant clones
•  Configure and manage Remote Desktop Services (RDS) pools of desktops and applications
•  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


1. Course Introduction
•  Introductions and course logistics
•  Course objectives
•  Describe the software-defined data center

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 VMware vSphere® requirements for a connection server
•  Describe the network and firewall configurations for View Connection Server
•  License VMware Horizon components
•  Configure View Connection Server
•  Monitor the VMware Horizon environment using the dashboard
•  Use the VMware Horizon Helpdesk tool to troubleshoot VMware Horizon

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
•  List the ports that must be opened in the machine’s firewall for VMware Horizon operations
•  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 View users
•  Explain the hierarchy of global policies, pool-level policies, and user-level policies
•  List the View 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
•  Use 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
•  Examine the entitlement of desktops in automated pools

8. Creating and Managing Linked-Clone Desktop Pools
•  Describe the VMware linked-clone technology
•  Enlist the system requirements for View Composer
•  Describe the relationship between a persistent disk and the system disk
•  Outline the steps necessary to set up a desktop pool that uses linked clones
•  Compare the purpose of the parent and the replica virtual machines
•  Compare the linked-clone management operations
•  Describe the management operations for persistent disks

9. Creating and Managing Instant-Clone Desktop Pools
•  Identify the advantages of instant clones
•  Distinguish View Composer clones from 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

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 VMware Horizon administrator and a custom role
•  List some of the best practices for configuring VMware 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
•  Compare 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 Gateway
•  Configure a Unified Access Gateway Appliance

12. Profile Management Using User Environment Manager
•  Identify the User Environment Manager functional areas and their benefits
•  List User Environment Manager components
•  Describe User Environment Manager and its architecture
•  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
•  Describe how a user can access a single application by using the RDS application pool
•  Describe the relationship between an RDS host, a farm, and an application pool
•  Create an RDS desktop pool and an application pool
•  Use View Composer and Instant Clone to automate the build-out of RDSH farms
•  Describe the default and alternative load-balancing feature for RDS hosts that optimizes placement of

14. Using App Volumes to Provision and Manage Applications
•  Explain how App Volumes works
•  Identify the features and benefits of App Volumes
•  Identify the 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
•  Explain how global entitlements can benefit a single-pod environment