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VMware Horizon View: Install, Configure, Manage 5.2 Training

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Description

This hands-on training course builds your skills in the VMware® Horizon View™ suite of products: VMware® View Manager™, VMware® View Composer™, and VMware® ThinApp®. This course is based on the Horizon View 5.2 and ThinApp 4.7 releases.
Before attending this course, you must be able to perform the following tasks:

  • Create a template in VMware® vCenter Server™ and deploy a virtual machine from the template.
  • Modify a template customization file.
  • Open a virtual machine console in vCenter Server and access the guest operating system.
  • Configure Active Directory services.

This course fully meets the requirements for the VCP5-DT certification.

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Learning Objectives

By the end of the course, you should understand the features and operation of Horizon View and be able to do the following:

  • Install and configure Horizon View components.
  • Create and manage dedicated and floating desktop pools.
  • Deploy and manage linked-clone virtual desktops.
  • Configure and manage desktops that run in local mode.
  • Configure user profiles with View Persona Management.
  • Configure secure access to desktops through a public network.
  • Use ThinApp to package applications.
  • Entitle applications by using Horizon View.

Audience

System administrators and system integrators responsible for deploying the VMware® virtual desktop infrastructure

Prerequisites

  • Experience in Microsoft Windows Active Directory administration
  • Experience with VMware® vSphere®

Recommended

  • Completion of VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage

Course Outline

Introduction to VMware Horizon View

  • Introduce View features and components

View Connection Server

  • Install and configure View Connection Server

VMware Horizon View Desktops

  • Introduce View Agent
  • Describe PCoIP and Remote Desktop Protocol remote display protocols
  • Explain USB redirection and multimedia redirection

VMware View Client Options

  • Introduce VMware® View™ Client
  • Introduce VMware® View™ Client with Local Mode
  • Describe HTML clients, thin clients, and zero clients
  • Introduce Virtual Printing with View Client

View Administrator

  • Configure the Horizon View environment
  • Manage users, sessions, and policies
  • Configure and provision automated pools of desktops
  • Explain role-based delegated administration
  • Monitor the Horizon View environment

Configuring and Managing Linked Clones

  • Introduce View Composer operations
  • Deploy and provision linked-clone desktops
  • Manage linked-clone desktops
  • Manage persistent disks

Local-Mode Desktops

  • Configure local-mode desktops
  • Describe View Transfer Server and the Transfer Server repository
  • Describe local-mode operations

Managing VMware Horizon View Security

  • Describe network configuration and authentication options
  • Configure the Horizon View security server

View Persona Management

  • Configure user profiles with View Persona 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 vdmadmin utility
  • Describe client systems in kiosk mode
  • Back up the Horizon View databases
  • Restore the Horizon View databases

View Connection Server Performance and Scalability

  • Describe replica connection servers
  • Explain performance considerations and load balancing

VMware Horizon Application Manager

  • Ensure that VMware® Horizon Application Manager™ is working
  • Introduce Application Manager components
  • Describe single sign-on from Horizon View to Horizon View desktops
  • Enable browser access to Horizon View desktops through Horizon View
  • Entitle applications by using Horizon View

VMware ThinApp

  • Use ThinApp to capture applications
  • Deploy and update ThinApp packages
  • Virtualize Internet Explorer 6 for use on a Windows 7 system
  • Manage ThinApp applications in Horizon View

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