IT TRAINING

VMware Mirage – Install, Configure, Manage [V5.0]

In this course you will learn how to deploy a unified image management system making use of VMware Mirage.

You will also learn how to configure security, how to manage images, set up endpoint protection, perform a Windows migration as well as various management functions.

Bittnet carries out VMware trainings through authorized partners.

Who needs to attend

Who needs to attend?
This course is aimed at system administrators responsible for the deployment of Mirage.

what you will learn

What you will learn
Upon completion you will know how to:
Describe the key concepts of Mirage
Recognize how Mirage fits into the VMware end-user computing vision
Identify the main Mirage use classifications
Define the function of each of the Mirage solution components
Install, configure, and upgrade Mirage
Identify the tasks for SSL configuration on a Mirage system
Discuss the management functions available in the Mirage Management console
Deploy Mirage to endpoints
Explain the tasks for capturing and assigning base layers and application layers
Describe methods for performing disaster recovery with Mirage
Outline how to plan and perform a mass hardware migration with Mirage
Recognize how the file portal is set up and used

Prerequisites

Prerequisite
Students need to have:
Ability to use VMware vSphere® Client to view the state of virtual machines, datastores, and networks
Experience accessing the guest operating system from the VMware vCenter Server virtual machine console
Ability to navigate Windows 7, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2008

Course outline

Course Outline

Course Introduction

Introductions and course logistics
Course objectives

Introduction to Mirage

Discuss the key concepts of Mirage
Describe how Mirage works with VMware Horizon® 6
Define the main Mirage user classifications
Discuss Mirage features and benefits

Components and Architecture

Identify the function of each of the Mirage solution components
Define the Mirage layers
Diagram the Mirage architecture

Installing and Configuring Mirage

Outline the tasks for installing and configuring Mirage
Discuss the process for deploying the Mirage client
Identify the high-level tasks for upgrading Mirage

Mirage Web Manager

Identify the main installation and configuration tasks for Mirage Web Manager
Discuss how to use Mirage Web Manager logs
Recognize how to configure SSL on Mirage Web Manager

Mirage Management Overview

Explain how to use the Mirage dashboard and transaction logs to monitor your Mirage system environment
Recognize the process for setting up static and dynamic centralized virtual desktop (CVD) collections
Explain the main Image Composer functions
Describe how Mirage roles are set up and used

Mirage Single Image Management

Diagram the layer management lifecycle
Explain how to set up a reference machine
Recognize the process for capturing and assigning base layers and application layers

Windows Migrations

Recognize the steps that you must take to prepare your environment for a Windows migration
Identify the steps for performing a Windows migration
Explain how you can monitor the Windows migration process
Describe the difference between in-place and replacement migrations
Illustrate the processes by which a migration happens
Discuss the ways that you can troubleshoot a migration

Endpoint Protection with Mirage

Discuss the backup capabilities of Mirage and how upload policies are used to define backup parameters
Explain the Mirage endpoint disaster recovery options

Working with the Mirage File Portal

Explain the process for configuring the Mirage file portal
Recognize how to configure end-user CVD mapping
Describe how to access files using the Mirage file portal
Recognize how to browse and view files in the Mirage file portal

Mirage Security

Recognize the architecture and components of the Mirage Gateway server and how they interact
Identify tasks for performing SSL configuration on a Mirage system
Explain how to configure Mirage load balancing

Follow on
There are no follow-ons for this course.

Certification programs
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