Programming & Development

VMware Horizon 8: Deploy and Manage

Introduction:

VMware Horizon 8: Deploy and Manage is a five-day combination course of VMware Horizon 8: Skills for Virtual Desktop Management & VMware Horizon 8: Infrastructure Administration. This training collection gives you the hands-on skills to deliver virtual desktops and applications through a single virtual desktop infrastructure platform. You will build on your skills in configuring and managing VMware Horizon® 8 through a combination of lecture and hands-on labs. You learn how to configure and deploy pools of virtual machines and how to provide a customized desktop environment to end-users. Additionally, you will learn how to install and configure a virtual desktop infrastructure platform. You learn how to install and configure VMware Horizon® Connection Server™, VMware Unified Access Gateway™, how to configure a load balancer for use with Horizon, and how to establish Cloud Pod Architecture.

Who Should Attend
Operators, administrators, and architects for VMware Horizon should enroll in this course. These individuals are responsible for the creation, maintenance, and or delivery of remote and virtual desktop services. Additional duties can include the implementation, support, and administration of an organization’s end-user computing infrastructure.

Course Objectives
Recognize the features and benefits of Horizon
Use VMware vSphere® to create VMs to be used as desktops for Horizon
Create and optimize Windows VMs to create Horizon desktops
Install and configure Horizon Agent on Horizon desktop
Configure and manage the VMware Horizon® Client™ systems and connect the client to a VMware Horizon desktop
Configure, manage, and entitle desktop pools of full VMs
Configure, manage, and entitle pools of instant-clone desktops
Create and use Remote Desktop Services (RDS) desktops and application pools
Monitor the Horizon environment using Horizon Console Dashboard and Horizon Help Desk Tool
Identify Horizon Connection Server installation, architecture, and requirements.
Describe the authentication and certification options for a Horizon environment
Recognize the integration process and benefits of VMware Workspace ONE® Access™ and Horizon 8
Discuss performance and scalability options available in Horizon 8
Describe different security options for the Horizon environment

Course Outline:

Introductions and course logistics
Course objectives
Recognize the features and benefits of Horizon
Describe the conceptual and logical architecture of Horizon
Define a use case for your virtual desktop and application infrastructure
Convert customer requirements to use-case attributes
Explain basic virtualization concepts
Use VMware vSphere® Client™ to access your vCenter Server system and VMware ESXi™ hosts
Create, provision, and remove a virtual machine
Create a Windows and a Linux virtual machine using vSphere
Optimize and prepare Windows and Linux virtual machines to set up Horizon desktop VMs
Outline the configuration choices when installing Horizon Agent on Windows and Linux virtual machines
Create a gold master for Windows Horizon desktops
Identify the steps to set up a template for desktop pool deployment
List the steps to add desktops to the VMware Horizon® Connection Server™ inventory
Compare dedicated-assignment and floating-assignment pools
Outline the steps to create an automated pool
Define user entitlement
Explain the hierarchy of global, pool-level, and user-level policies
Describe the different clients and their benefits
Access Horizon desktop using various Horizon clients and HTML
Configure integrated printing, USB redirection, and the shared folders option
Configure session collaboration and media optimization for Microsoft Teams
List the advantages of instant clones
Explain the provisioning technology used for instant clone desktop pools
Set up an automated pool of instant clones
Push updated images to instant clone desktop pools
Explain the difference between an RDS desktop pool and an automated pool
Compare and contrast an RDS session host pool, a farm, and an application pool
Create an RDS desktop pool and an application pool
Access RDS desktops and application from Horizon Client
Use the instant clone technology to automate the build-out of RDSH farms
Configure load-balancing for RDSHs on a farm
Monitor the status of the Horizon components using the Horizon Administrator console dashboard
Monitor desktop sessions using the HelpDesk tool
Introductions and course logistics
Course objectives
Recognize VMware Horizon reference architecture
Identify the Horizon Connection Server supported features
Identify the recommended system requirements for Horizon Connection Server
Configure the Horizon event database
Outline the steps for the initial configuration of Horizon Connection Server
Discuss the ADAM database as a critical component of Horizon Connection Server installation
Compare the authentication options that Horizon Connection Server supports
Describe the Smartcard authentication options that Horizon Connection Server supports
Outline the steps to create a Horizon administrator and custom roles
Describe the roles available in a Horizon environment
Explain the role that certificates play for Horizon Connection Server
Install and configure certificates for Horizon Connection Server
Install and configure True SSO in a Horizon environment
Recognize the features and benefits of Workspace ONE Access
Recognize the Workspace ONE Access console features
Explain identity management in Workspace ONE Access
Explain access management in Workspace ONE Access
Describe the Workspace ONE Access directory integration
Describe the Workspace ONE Access directory integration
Deploy virtual applications with Workspace services
Compare the remote display protocols that are available in VMware Horizon
Describe the BLAST Display Protocol Codecs
Describe BLAST and PCoIP ADMX GPO common configurations
Describe the 3D rendering options available in Horizon 8
Compare vSGA and vDGA
List the steps to configure graphics cards for use in a VMware Horizon environment
Describe the purpose of a replica connection server
Explain how multiple Horizon Connection Server instances in a pod maintain synchronization
Explain Horizon Cloud Pod Architecture LDAP replication and VIPA
Explain Horizon Cloud Pod Architecture scalability options
Explain concepts relevant to secure Horizon connections
Describe how to restrict Horizon connections.
Discuss the benefits of using Unified Access Gateway
List the two-factor authentication options that are supported by Unified Access Gateway
List Unified Access Gateway firewall rules
Describe the situation in which you might deploy Unified Access Gateway instances with one, two, or three network interfaces

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$4,250.00

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