VMware® Horizon View: Install, Configure, Manage v5.2

This course provides material for:
VMware Exam codes: VCP5-DT, VCPD510
Certificate: VMware Certified Professional 5 Desktop (VCP5-DT)

Overview

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.

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

Syllabus

Course Introduction

  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives

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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