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VMware Horizon: Install, Configure, Manage [V7.7] Training

What VMware Horizon: Install, Configure, Manage [V7.7] training is all about?

VMware Horizon V7.7 training is a comprehensive technical training program that will cover the virtual installation of applications on the virtual desktops. The course will encompass all the necessary lessons from the basics of virtual desktop creation to deploying the application on another virtual desktop, it includes both - the lectures and practical performance of the tasks. The live training module will drive you throughout the platform.

After completing the course, you will be able to install, build, configure, and manage VMware Horizon® 7 flawlessly. You will be able to configure and deploy virtual machines, access and maintain the security of the devices, and provide a customized desktop environment to end-users.


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What are the course objectives for VMware Horizon: Install, Configure, Manage [V7.7] training?
  • Indentifying the components of VMware Horizon.
  • Configuring and managing systems for VMware Horizon® ClientTM.
  • Configuring and managing groups of physical along with virtualized machines.
  • Configuring and managing automated tools of entire virtual machines.
  • Configuring and managing pools of linking clone desktops.
  • Configuring and managing automatic pools of immediate clones.
  • Configuring and managing RDS pools of applications and desktops.
  • How to utilize Horizon System for configuring the VMware Horizon environment.
  • Configuring secure access to virtualize destops.
  • How to utilize VMware User Environment ManagerTM to administer user personalization covering configurations of applications.
  • Elaboration the methods to deploy and manage profile.
  • How to utilize VMware App Volumes to manage and provision applications.
  • How to identify the advantages of JMP architecture.
  • Managing the scalability and performance of VMware Horizon deployment.
Who should attend VMware Horizon: Install, Configure, Manage [V7.7] training?

This training is recommended for technical professionals who are working in the Information technology department of end-customer companies. However, the course is also designed for those who know how to deliver virtual or remote desktop services.

What is the course outline for VMware Horizon: Install, Configure, Manage [V7.7] training?
  • 1. Course Introduction
  • 2. Introduction to VMware Horizon
  • a). Recognize the features and benefits of VMware Horizon
  • b). Identify the major function of each VMware Horizon component
  • c). Define a use case for your virtual desktop and application infrastructure
  • 3. View Connection Server
  • a). Identify the system and virtualization requirements for a View Connection server
  • b). License VMware Horizon components
  • c). Configure View Connection Server
  • d). Use the dashboard to quickly focus on the details of a problem
  • e). Identify the benefits of using the VMware Horizon Help Desk tool
  • 4. VMware Horizon Desktops
  • a). Outline the process and choices in setting up VMware Horizon virtual machines
  • b). Compare the remote display protocols that are available in VMware Horizon
  • c). Outline the configuration choices when installing Horizon Agent
  • 5. VMware Horizon Desktop Pools
  • a). Identify the steps to set up a template for desktop pool deployment
  • b). List the steps to add desktops to the View Connection Server inventory
  • c). Define desktop entitlement
  • d). 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
  • e). List the Horizon Group Policy administrative template files
  • 6. Horizon Client Options
  • a). Enlist the requirements for a Horizon Client installation
  • b). Install Horizon Client and connect to a virtual desktop
  • c). Explain USB redirection and options
  • d). Define and compare a thin client with a system running Horizon Client
  • e). Configure Virtual Printing for location-based printing
  • 7. Creating Automated Pools of Full Virtual Machines
  • a). Recognize how an automated pool operates
  • b). Compare dedicated-assignment and floating assignment pools
  • c). Outline the steps to create an automated pool
  • 8. Creating and Managing Linked-Clone Desktop Pools
  • a). Describe the VMware linked-clone technology
  • b). Enlist the system requirements for View Composer
  • c). Outline the steps to install View Composer
  • d). Outline the steps necessary to set up a desktop pool that uses linked clones
  • e). Compare the purpose of the parent and the replica virtual machines
  • f). Compare the recompose, refresh, and rebalance management operations for linked clones
  • g). Describe the management operations for persistent disks
  • 9. Creating and Managing Instant-Clone Desktop Pools
  • a). Identify the advantages of instant clones
  • b). Differentiate between View Composer linked clones and instant clones
  • c). Identify the types of instant-clone virtual machines
  • d). Enlist the requirements of instant clones
  • e). Outline the steps to set up an automated pool that uses instant clones
  • f). Set up an automated pool of instant clones
  • g). Update the image of an instant clone desktop pool using the push-image operation
  • 10. VMware Horizon Authentication
  • a). Compare the authentication options that View Connection Server supports
  • b). Explain the purpose of roles and privileges in VMware Horizon
  • c). Outline the steps to create a Horizon administrator and a custom role
  • d). List some of the best practices for configuring Horizon administrators
  • e). Configure Horizon Server to use a new TLS Certificate
  • 11. Managing VMware Horizon Security
  • a). Compare tunnels and direct connections for client access to desktops
  • b). Compare the benefits of using VMware Unified Access GatewayTM in the DMZ
  • c). List the advantages of direct connections
  • d). Discuss the benefits of using Unified Access Gateway
  • e). List the two-factor authentication options that are supported by Unified Access Gateway
  • f). Configure a Unified Access Gateway appliance
  • 12. Profile Management Using User Environment Manager
  • a). Identify the User Environment Manager functional areas and their benefits
  • b). Outline the steps that are required to install and configure User Environment Manager components
  • c). Manage user personalization using the User Environment Manager management console
  • d). Install User Environment Manager
  • e). Describe User Environment Manager smart policies
  • 13. Creating RDS Desktop and Application Pools
  • a). Explain the difference between an RDS desktop pool and an automated pool
  • b). Access a single application by using the RDS application pool
  • c). Compare and contrast an RDSH pool, a farm, and an application pool
  • d). Create an RDS desktop pool and an application pool
  • e). Identify the load-balancing options for Remote Desktop Session Hosts
  • 14. Using App Volumes to Provision and Manage Applications
  • a). Explain how App Volumes works
  • b). Identify the features and benefits of App Volumes
  • c). Identify the interface elements of App Volumes
  • d). Install and configure App Volumes
  • 15. JMP and Horizon 7 Overview
  • a). Identify the benefits of JMP
  • b). Enlist the JMP and Horizon 7 components
  • c). Identify JMP deployment considerations
  • d). Install and configure JMP Server
  • 16. Command-Line Tools and Backup Options
  • a). Describe key View Connection Server features that are available as command-line options with the vdmadmin command
  • b). Explain the purpose of kiosk mode for client systems and how it is configured
  • c). Identify the log locations for each VMware Horizon component
  • d). Describe the backup options for VMware Horizon databases
  • 17. VMware Horizon Performance and Scalability
  • a). Describe the purpose of a replica server
  • b). List several best practices for multiserver deployment in a pod
  • c). Describe the benefits of the Cloud Pod Architecture feature for large-scale VMware Horizon deployments
  • d). Establish a session with a desktop machine in a different pod by logging in to a local View Connection Server instance
  • e). Create global entitlements for accessing Horizon Desktops

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.

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.

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.

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.

5 Days | $ 4250

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