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VMware Horizon 8: Infrastructure Administration and Troubleshooting

WGAC-VMW-HIAT8

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VMware Horizon 8: Infrastructure Administration and Troubleshooting

WGAC-VMW-HIAT8

Virtual ILT

Language: English

GMT UTC+00:00

Start date:06 Mar 2023 09:00
End date:10 Mar 2023 17:00
Duration:5 days

$ 3,230

Description

Course Introduction
  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives
Horizon Connection Server
  • Recognize VMware Horizon reference architecture
  • Identify the Horizon Connection Server supported features
  • Identify the recommended system requirements for Horizon Connection Server
  • Configure Horizon event database
  • Outline the steps for the initial configuration of Horizon Connection Server
  • Discuss the AD LDS database as a critical component of Horizon Connection Server installation
Authentication and Certificates
  • 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
Workspace ONE Access and Virtual Application Management
  • 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
  • Deploy virtual applications with Workspace services
Horizon Protocols
  • Compare the remote display protocols that are available in VMware Horizon
  • Describe BLAST
  • Describe the BLAST Display Protocol Codecs
  • Summarize BLAST Codec options
  • List ideal applications for each BLAST codec
  • Describe BLAST and PCoIP ADMX GPO common configurations
Graphics Cards
  • Describe the 3D rendering options available in Horizon 8
  • Compare vSGA and vDGA
  • List the steps to configure graphics cards for use in a Horizon environment
Horizon Scalability
  • Describe the purpose of a replica connection server
  • Explain how multiple Horizon Connection Server instances in a pod maintain synchronization
  • List the steps to configure graphics cards for use in a Horizon environment
  • Configure a load balancer for use in a Horizon environment
  • Explain Horizon Cloud Pod Architecture LDAP replication and VIPA
  • Explain Horizon Cloud Pod Architecture scalability options
Horizon Security
  • 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
Horizon Connection Server Troubleshooting
  • Discuss Horizon Connection Server General Troubleshooting techniques
  • Use logs to identity Horizon Connection Server common issues
  • Describe Active Directory (AD) Lightweight Directory Service (LDS) Replication
  • Discuss Horizon Connection Server Replication common issues
  • Review and Interpret Horizon Connection Servers logs.
  • Compare successful and unsuccessful logs from common infrastructure administration tasks.
Unified Access Gateway Troubleshooting
  • List and identify common UAG deployment issues
  • Monitor the UAG deployment to identify health and issues
  • Identify and Troubleshoot UAG certificate issues
  • Monitor, test, and troubleshoot network errors
  • Discuss general UAG troubleshooting processes.
BLAST Configuration Verification
  • Discuss BLAST Codecs and Encoder Switch settings.
  • Describe how to verify BLAST configuration using logs and settings.
BLAST Optimization
  • List general BLAST optimization recommendations.
  • Summarize BLAST tuning recommendations that apply to WAN connections.
  • Summarize BLAST tuning recommendations that apply to work-from-home and home-office-to-cloud use cases.
  • Describe recommended tuning options to increase display protocol quality for all use cases and applications.
Horizon Connections Troubleshooting
  • Explain Horizon Connections.
  • Describe the role of Primary and Secondary protocols in Horizon Connections.
  • Describe HTML Client Access Connections.
  • Describe Horizon Connections Load Balancing.
  • Describe timeout settings, supported health monitoring string, and suitable Load balancer persistence values.
  • Identify troubleshooting steps for failing Horizon Load Balancer connections.
  • List troubleshooting steps for Horizon Connections.
Horizon Certificates Troubleshooting
  • List Horizon certificate functions.
  • Describe Horizon certificates scenarios.
  • Discuss potential challenges related to certificates in Horizon
  • Describe the troubleshooting approach to Horizon certificates issues
Cloud Pod Architecture Troubleshooting
  • Describe Cloud Pod Architecture troubleshooting scenarios

Customers attending this course should have, at a minimum, the following VMware infrastructure skills:

  • Use VMware vSphere® Web Client to view the state of virtual machines, datastores, and networks
  • Open a virtual machine console on VMware vCenter Server® and access the guest operating system

Attendees should also have the following Microsoft Windows system administration experience:

  • Configure Active Directory services, including DNS, DHCP, and time synchronization
  • Restrict user activities by implementing Group Policy objects
  • Configure Windows systems to enable Remote Desktop Connections
  • Build an ODBC connection to an SQL Server database

By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:

  • Identify VMware Horizon Connection Server installation, architecture and requirements
  • Describe the authentication and certificate options for a Horizon environment
  • Recognize the integration process and benefits of Workspace ONE Access and Horizon 8
  • Compare the remote display protocols that are available in VMware Horizon
  • Describe the 3D rendering options available in Horizon 8
  • Discuss scalability options available in Horizon 8
  • Describe different security options for Horizon environment
  • Discuss Connection Server advanced configurations.
  • List troubleshooting techniques for Connection Server common issues.
  • Interpret VMware Horizon 8 Connection Server logs.
  • Identify Unified Access Gateway configuration and certificate problems.
  • List troubleshooting steps for Unified Access Gateway common problems.
  • Describe BLAST configuration verification using logs and settings.
  • Describe BLAST optimization recommendations for different use cases.
  • Describe VMware Horizon 8 Connections and how to troubleshoot related problems.
  • Describe VMware Horizon 8 Certificates.
  • List troubleshooting steps for VMware Horizon 8 certificates common issues.
  • Describe Cloud Pod Architecture troubleshooting scenarios
  • Identify and fix problems in a VMware Horizon environment

  • Course Introduction
  • Horizon Connection Server
  • Authentication and Certificates
  • Workspace ONE Access and Virtual Application Management
  • Horizon Protocols
  • Graphics Cards
  • Horizon Scalability
  • Horizon Security
  • Horizon Connection Server Troubleshooting
  • Unified Access Gateway Troubleshooting
  • BLAST Configuration Verification
  • BLAST Optimization
  • Horizon Connections Troubleshooting
  • Horizon Certificates Troubleshooting
  • Cloud Pod Architecture Troubleshooting
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