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VMware Horizon: Install, Configure, Manage 7.9- An Overview

VMware Horizon Clients designed for Windows, Mac, iOS, Linux, and Android allows the users to connect to VMware Horizon virtual desktop from the endpoint devices of choice providing on-the-go access from anywhere. As being the leading accredited training partner for VMware, we at Microtek Learning, provide 5 days comprehensive training for VMware Horizon: Install, Configure, Manage 7.9.0; as of today, VMware Horizon 7.9.0 is the latest version released on 2nd July 2019. 

VMware Horizon 7.9.0 transforms static desktops into the secure digital workspaces deliverable on demand. It is widely hailed because of it unique capability to dynamically allocate the resources with virtual compute, storage, and virtual networking that simplifies management and improves ROI. The five days VMware Horizon : Install, Configure, Manage 7.9 training provides deep insights and hands-on experience for installing, configuring, and managing VMware Horizon 7.9.0.

Learning scope of VMware Horizon: Install, Configure, Manage 7.9 Certification Training:

  • Identify VMware Horizon components

  • Install & configure View Connection Server and virtual desktops

  • Configure & manage VMware Horizon® ClientTM systems, physical and virtual machines

  • Configure & manage automated pools of full virtual machines and linked-clone desktops

  • Configure & manage automated pools of instant clones

  • Configure & manage Remote Desktop Services (RDS) pools of desktops & applications

  • Using Horizon Administrator to configuring VMware Horizon environment

  • Configuring secure access to virtual desktops

  • Using VMware User Environment Manager™; Deploy profile management

  • Using VMware App Volumes™ to manage applications

  • Manage performance and scalability of a VMware Horizon deployment

  • Identifing the benefits of JMP architecture

Target Audience for VMware Horizon: Install, Configure, Manage 7.9 Course:

IT personnel working in the IT departments of end-customer companies and the professionals

responsible for smooth delivery of remote or virtual desktop services.

Growth Prospects After VMware Horizon: Install, Configure, Manage 7.9 Certification:

  • Virtualization is largest skills-gap in the IT industry.

  • VMware is the undisputed industry leader holding almost 60 percent of market share.

  • Virtualization is moving towards the software-based infrastructure with scope of making every layer of the data center virtualized & to be managed by hypervisors.

  • 90 % of the Fortune 100 companies worldwide are using VMware virtualization technology.

VMware Horizon: Install, Configure, Manage 7.9 Certification Course Outline

1. Course Introduction

  • Course goals, objectives, outline and resources post training

2. Introduction to VMware Horizon

  • Features & benefits of VMware Horizon and components

  • Using virtual desktop & application infrastructure

3. View Connection Server

  • VMware vSphere requirements for a connection server

  • Network & firewall configurations for View Connection Server

  • License VMware Horizon components; Configure View Connection Server

4. VMware Horizon Pools and Desktops

  • Process &choices in VMware Horizon 7 virtual machines setting

  • Remote display protocols available in VMware Horizon

  • Ports to be opened in the machine’s firewall for VMware Horizon operations

  • Configuration choices to install Horizon Agent

  • Set up a template for desktop pool deployment

  • Using information on the Users and Groups page to control & monitor View users

  • Global Policies, Pool-Level Policies, User-Level Policies;

  • View Group Policy administrative template files

5. Horizon Client Options

  • Horizon Client installation requirements; USB redirection & options

  • Power states for desktops

  • Compare a thin client with a system running Horizon Client

  • Benefits of Virtual Printing; Virtual Printing architecture; Location-based printing

  • Configuration options for Virtual Printing

6. Creating Automated Pools of Full Virtual Machines

  • Automated pool operation; Entitlement of desktops in automated pools

  • Comparison of dedicated-assignments and floating-assignment pools

  • Outlining the creation of an automated pool

7. Creating and Managing Linked-Clone Desktops

  • VMware linked-clone technology; System requirements for View Composer

  • Why both a parent virtual machine and a snapshot must be used to create linked clones

  • Relationship between a persistent disk & system disk

  • Steps necessary to set up an automated desktop pool that uses linked clones

  • Compare the purpose of the parent and the replica virtual machines

  • Compare the linked-clone management operations

  • Manage operations for persistent disks

8. Creating and Managing Instant-Clone Pools

  • Requirements and advantages of instant clones

  • Distinguish View Composer clones from instant clones

  • Types of instant-clone virtual machines

  • Using folders to delegate pool administration

  • Steps to set up an automated pool that uses instant clones

  • Instant-clone limitations in VMware Horizon 7; Create instant clones

  • Configure automated pool of instant clones

9. Creating RDS Desktop and Application Pools

  • Difference between an RDS desktop pool & an automated pool

  • How a user can access a single application by using the RDS application pool

  • Relationship between RDS host, a farm, and an application pool

  • Configure RDS desktop pool & application pool; Load-balancing for RDS hosts

  • How the View Composer linked-clone technology automates the build-out of RDS server farms

10. VMware Horizon 7 Authentication

  • Authentication options that View Connection Server supports

  • Purpose of TrueSSO single sign-on; TrueSSO single sign-on components

11. Managing VMware Horizon Security

  • Benefits of using either VMware Horizon Security Server or Access Point in the DMZ

  • Compare tunnels and direct connections for client access to desktops

  • Identify where the tunnel endpoints are in a security server or an Access Point implementation

  • Identify the tunnel endpoints when the security gateway is not used

  • Advantages of direct connections

12. Profile Management Using User Environment Manager

  • Use cases, benefits and architecture of User Environment Manager

  • User Environment Manager functional areas and benefits

  • User Environment Manager profile management and its features

  • User Environment Manager management console and application profiler to manage user personalization and application configurations

13. Using App Volumes to Provision and Manage Applications

  • Features, benefits, interface elements and use of App Volumes

  • Configuring App Volumes

14. Command-Line Tools and Backup Options

  • Purpose of kiosk mode for client systems and its configuration

  • Key View Connection Server features available as command-line options

  • Why to limit the domains that View Connection Server provides to end users

  • Log locations for VMware Horizon components

15. VMware Horizon Performance and Scalability

  • Replica server utility

  • Compare a replica server to a standard connection server

  • Multi-server deployment in a pod; Advantages of Cloud Pod Architecture

  • How multiple VMware Horizon servers maintain synchronization

  • Using load-balancing capability to improve VMware Horizon performance

Prerequisite for VMware Horizon: Install, Configure, Manage 7.9 Course Training:

Students aspiring to become certified VMware Horizon 7.9.0 experts must have following abilities to:

  • Use VMware vSphere® Web Client; Create snapshots of virtual machines

  • Open a virtual machine console on VMware vCenter Server®

  • Convert and deploy a virtual machine into a template; Modify virtual machine properties

  • The candidates are also required to have Microsoft Windows system administration experience in following areas:

  • Build an ODBC connection to an SQL Server database

  • Configure Active Directory services;

  • Configure Windows systems to enable Remote Desktop Connections

  • Restrict users’ activities

FAQs for VMware Horizon: Install, Configure, Manage 7.9 Certification

Q: Is it mandatory to update you certification after two years?

VMware has removed the mandatory two-year recertification requirement allowing the certified VMware experts to upgrade and recertify their credentials when it’s best for them and their organization.

Q: What are the salient benefits of VMware certification apart from better job prospects?

You can use VMware Digital Badge and VMware logo to prove your expertise anywhere. You get free access to exclusive logo and portal merchandise store. You are also eligible to get discounted admission to numbers of VMware events.

Q: Do I need to attend a training at accredited training partner as the prerequisite before taking the exam?

VMware recommends to complete the course training prior to scheduling the exam. The training at accredited training partner helps you get ready to take on the exam with deep knowledge and hands-on experience. 

Q: What is scope of VMware Horizon Security for my job profile?

During the training, you will learn using either VMware Horizon Security Server or Access Point in the DMZ and the tunnel endpoints in a security. For more details, plz visit course outline page.

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