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VMware View: Install, Configure, Manage 5.1 Training

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This hands-on training course builds your skills in the VMware® View™ suite of products: VMware View Manager, View Composer, and VMware ThinApp™. In this course based on the View 5.0 and ThinApp 4.6 releases, you will spend approximately 40% of your time performing hands-on labs designed to reinforce classroom lectures.

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Learning Objectives

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


System administrators, system integrators, and others who are responsible for deploying the VMware virtual desktop infrastructure

Course Outline

VMware View
  • Features and components
VMware View Connection Server
  • Installation and configuration
VMware View Desktops
  • VMware View Agent
  • PCoIP and RDP remote display protocols
  • USB redirection and multimedia redirection
VMware View Client Options
  • VMware View Client
  • View Client with local mode
  • Thin clients
  • Virtual printing with view clients
VMware View Administrator
  • Configuring the View environment
  • Managing users, sessions, and policies
  • Configuring and provisioning automated pools of desktops
  • Role-based delegated administration
  • Managing ThinApp applications within View
  • Monitoring the View environment
Configuring and Managing Linked Clones
  • View Composer operations
  • Deploying and provisioning linked-clone desktops
  • Managing linked-clone desktops
  • Managing persistent disks
VMware View Persona Management
  • Configuring user profiles
  • Persona Management and Windows Roaming Profiles
  • Configuring a Persona Management deployment
  • Best practices for a Persona Management deployment
Local Mode Desktops
  • Configuring local mode desktops
  • View Transfer Server and Transfer Server repository
  • Local mode operations
Managing VMware View Security
  • Configuring the security server
  • Network configuration and authentication options
VMware View Connection Server Performance and Scalability
  • Replica connection servers
  • Performance considerations and load balancing
Command-Line Tools and Backup Options
  • vdmadmin utility
  • Clients systems in kiosk mode
  • Backing up VMware View databases
  • Restoring VMware View databases
VMware ThinApp
  • Using ThinApp to capture applications
  • Deploying and updating ThinApp packages
  • Virtualizing Internet Explorer 6 for use on a Windows 7 system

You will spend approximately 40% of class time completing hands-on labs.

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