WMware – Horizon View: Install, Configure, Manage [V5.2]

In this course you will learn about 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.

Bittnet carries out VMware trainings through authorized partners.

Who needs to attend

Who needs to attend?
This course is aimed at system integrators and system administrators responsible for extending the VMware virtual desktop infrastructure.

what you will learn

What you will learn

Upon completion you will know how to:

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.


Students need to have:

Experience in Microsoft Windows Active Directory administration
Experience with VMware vSphere

Completion of VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage

Course outline

Course Outline

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

Follow on
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Certification programs
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