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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 (VDI) platform. This course builds your skills in installing, configuring, and managing VMware Horizon® 7 through a combination of lecture and hands-on labs. This course teaches you how to configure and deploy pools of virtual machines, how to manage access and security of the machines, and how to provide a customized desktop environment to end users.

Övrig Information:

• Kursnummer: VMW_HICM7
• Lunch ingår
• Kursmaterial ingår
• Klassrum


Technical personnel who work in the IT departments of the end-customer companies and people 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 have at a minimum 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 allow 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 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 userpersonalization and application configurations
• Describe steps to deploy Profile Management
• Use VMware App Volumes™ to provision and manage applications
• Manage the performance and scalability of a VMware Horizon


1 Course Introduction
• Review course goals
• Review course objectives
• Review the course outline
• Find additional resources after this course

2 Introduction to VMware Horizon
• Identify the purpose of a virtual desktop infrastructure
• Recognize the features and benefits of VMware Horizon
• Identify the major function of each VMware Horizon component

3 View Connection Server
• Identify the types of servers associated with VMware Horizon
• Access VMware Horizon
• License VMware Horizon components
• Configure View Connection Server

4 VMware Horizon Pools and Desktops
• Outline the process and choices to set up VDI virtual machines:
•  Assign virtual CPUs and RAM
• Create Windows 7, Windows 8.x, or Windows 10 virtual machines
• Configure VMware ESXi™ host virtual switches
• Optimize the performance of virtual machines

5 Horizon Client Options
• Describe the requirements for a Horizon Client installation
• Explain USB redirection and options
• Describe the power states for desktops
• Define and compare a thin client with a system running Horizon Client

6 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

7 Creating and Managing Linked-Clone Desktops
• Describe the VMware linked-clone technology
• Explain why both a parent virtual machine and a snapshot must be used to create linked clones
• Outline the system requirements for View Composer
• Describe the relationship between a persistent disk and the system disk

8 Creating and Managing Instant-Clone Pools
• Identify the advantages of instant clones
• Distinguish View Composer clones from instant clones
• Identify the requirements of instant clones
• Outline the steps necessary to set up an automated pool that uses instant clones
• Configure the additional steps that are required for instant clones

9 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
• Explain how the View Composer linked-clone technology can automate the build-out of RDS server farms
• Describe the load-balancing options for RDS hosts

10 Advanced VMware Horizon Features
• Describe the purpose of Horizon Administrator
• Describe the objects that can be configured in the Horizon Configuration pages, such as servers, administrators, and global settings
• Explain how restricted entitlements can be used to control a user’s access to pools
• Compare the authentication and security options that View Connection Server supports

11 Managing VMware Horizon Security
• Compare tunnels and direct connections for client access to desktops
• Compare the benefits of using Horizon Security Server or Access Point in the DMZ
• Identify where the tunnel endpoints are in a security server or Access Point implementation
• Identify the tunnel endpoints when the security gateway is not used
• Explain a direct connection
• List the advantages of direct connections

12 Profile Management Using User Environment Manager
• Identify the use cases and benefits of using User Environment Manager
• Prepare the infrastructure for User Environment Manager
• Outline the steps that are required to install and configure the User Environment Manager components
• Use User Environment Manager nanagement console and application profiler to manage user personalization and application configurations

13 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

14 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
• Explain why you might want to limit the domains that View Connection Server makes available to end users
• Identify the log locations for each VMware Horizon component

15 VMware Horizon Performance and Scalability
• Describe the purpose of a replica connection server
• Compare a replica server to a standard connection server
• Explain how multiple VMware Horizon servers maintain synchronization
• List several best practices for multiserver deployment in a pod
• Describe how a load-balancing capability might improve VMware Horizon performance