VMware Horizon View: Install, Configure, Manage [V6]

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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.
We recommend that attendees of this course are able to complete the following tasks:
- Create a template in the VMware vCenter Server™ system and deploy a virtual machine from a template.
- Modify a vCenter Server customization specification.
- Open a virtual machine console in the vCenter Server system and access the guest operating system
This course is designed to teach you how to:
- Identify View components
- Install and configure View Connection Server
- Install and configure virtual machines that become desktops
- Configure and manage VMware Horizon™ Client™ systems
- Configure and manage pools of existing physical machines
- Configure and manage automated pools of full virtual machines
- Configure and manage pools of linked-clone machines
- Configure and manage RDS pools of desktops and applications
- Use View Administrator to configure the View environment
- Configure secure access to View desktops
- Describe steps to deploy View Persona Management for user profile management
- Manage performance and scalability of a View deployment
Who Should Attend?:
This course is intended for:
- System administrators and system integrators responsible for deploying the VMware® virtual desktop infrastructure
Course Introduction:
• Introductions and course logistics
• Course objectives
Introduction to VMware Horizon 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
VMware View Client Options:
• 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
• Deploy and provision RDS application pools
• Mange 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 Persona Management:
• Configure user profiles with View Persona Management
• Describe View Persona Management and Windows roaming profiles