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VMware Horizon 8: Skills for Virtual Desktop Management

WGAC-VMW-HSVDM8

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VMware Horizon 8: Skills for Virtual Desktop Management

WGAC-VMW-HSVDM8

Virtual ILT

Language: German

CET UTC+01:00

Start date:12 Dec 2022 10:00
End date:14 Dec 2022 17:30
Duration:3 days

$ 2,150

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Vmware

VMware Horizon 8: Skills for Virtual Desktop Management

WGAC-VMW-HSVDM8

Rome

Language: Italian

CET UTC+01:00

Start date:19 Dec 2022 09:30
End date:21 Dec 2022 17:30
Duration:3 days

$ 1,690

Open
Vmware

VMware Horizon 8: Skills for Virtual Desktop Management

WGAC-VMW-HSVDM8

Milan

Language: Italian

CET UTC+01:00

Start date:16 Jan 2023 09:30
End date:18 Jan 2023 17:30
Duration:3 days

$ 1,690

Open
Vmware

VMware Horizon 8: Skills for Virtual Desktop Management

WGAC-VMW-HSVDM8

Hamburg

Language: German

CET UTC+01:00

Start date:23 Jan 2023 10:00
End date:25 Jan 2023 17:00
Duration:3 days

$ 2,150

Open
Vmware

VMware Horizon 8: Skills for Virtual Desktop Management

WGAC-VMW-HSVDM8

Rome

Language: Italian

CET UTC+01:00

Start date:27 Feb 2023 09:30
End date:01 Mar 2023 17:30
Duration:3 days

$ 1,690

Description

This three-day, hands-on course gives you the skills to deliver virtual desktops and applications through a single virtual desktop infrastructure platform. This course builds 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.

Product Alignment
  • VMware Horizon 8 V2006

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:

  • 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
Certification

VMware Horizon 8: Skills for Virtual Desktop Management is the first half of a two-course requirement for the following certification:

  • VMware Certified Professional – Desktop and Mobility 2020 (VCP-DTM 2020).

VMware Horizon 8: Infrastructure Administration satisfies the second requirement. The courses are also available as a single, bundled offering, VMware Horizon 8: Deploy and Manage, which meets the certification requirement on its own.

Course Introduction
  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives
Introduction to VMware Horizon
  • Recognize the features and benefits of Horizon
  • Describe the conceptual and logical architecture of Horizon
Introduction to Use Case
  • Define a use case for your virtual desktop and application infrastructure
  • Convert customer requirements to use-case attributes
vSphere for Horizon 8
  • 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
VMware Horizon Desktops
  • Create a Windows and a Linux virtual machine using vSphere
  • Optimize and prepare Windows and Linux virtual machines to set up Horizon desktop VMs
VMware Horizon Agents
  • Outline the configuration choices when installing Horizon Agent on Windows and Linux virtual machines
  • Create a gold master for Windows Horizon desktops
VMware Horizon Pools
  • 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
VMware Horizon Client Options
  • 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
Creating and Managing Instant-Clone Desktop Pools
  • 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
Creating RDS Desktop and Application 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
Monitoring VMware Horizon
  • Monitor the status of the Horizon components using the Horizon Administrator console dashboard
  • Monitor desktop sessions using the HelpDesk tool
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