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VMware Horizon View

VMWare Horizon

This hands-on training course builds your skills in installing, configuring, and managing the Horizon View component of VMware Horizon. Students gain practical experience with these concepts through the completion of hands-on labs. View includes: VMware View Manager, VMware View Composer and View security server. This course is based on the Horizon 6 release.


Experience in Microsoft Windows Active Directory administration and Experience with VMware vSphere

  • Course Introduction
    • Introduction and course logistics
    • Course objectives
  • Introduction to Horizon and view
    • Overview of Horizon 6
    • Introduce View features and components
  • View Connection Server
    • Install and configure View Connection Server
    • Configure View events database and syslog server
  • View Desktops
    • Prepare virtual machines as View desktops
    • Compare PCoIP and RDP remote display protocols
    • Explain USB redirection and multimedia redirection
    • Install Horizon™ View Agent™ in a template
    • Deploy a manual pool and entitle users to access it
  • Deploying Applications
    • Introduce Horizon Client for Windows and Mac OS X
    • Describe HTML Access, thin clients, and zero clients
    • Configure Virtual Printing with Horizon Client
  • Creating and Managing Automated Pools
    • Configure and provision automated pools of desktops
    • Compare dedicated and floating-assignment pools
    • Compare storage options, including VMware® Virtual SAN™
  • Creating and Managing Linked-Clone Desktop Pools
    • Overview of View Composer operations
    • Deploy and provision linked-clone desktops
    • Compare storage options, including Virtual SAN and tiered storage
    • Manage linked-clone desktops
    • Manage persistent disks
  • Creating and Managing RDS Desktop and Application Pools
    • Set up RDS hosts to create a farm
    • Deploy and provision RDS desktop pools
    • Compare storage options, including Virtual SAN and tiered storage
    • Manage application pools
  • Using View Administrator
    • Configure the View environment
    • Compare authentication options for desktop access
    • Manage users, sessions, and policies
    • Implement role-based delegated administration
    • Monitor the View environment
  • Managing View Security
    • Describe recommended network configurations and authentication options
    • Configure the View security server
  • View Personal Management
    • Configure user profiles with View Personal Management
    • Describe View Persona Management and Windows roaming profiles
    • Configure a View Persona Management deployment
    • Describe best practices for a View Persona Management deployment
  • Command-Line Tools and Backup Options
    • Introduce the vdmdmin utility
    • Describe client systems in kiosk mode
    • Backup and Restore the View databases
  • View Performance and Scalability
    • Describe multiserver deployments to create a pod
    • Explain performance considerations and load balancing for a single pod
    • Explain Cloud Pod Architecture for multiple View pod deployments