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VMware Horizon 8: Virtual Desktop Bootcamp

WGAC-VMW-HVDB8

Vmware Training Courses Certification

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VMware Horizon 8: Virtual Desktop Bootcamp

WGAC-VMW-HVDB8

Virtual ILT

Language: English

GMT UTC+00:00

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

$ 3,230

Description

Course Introduction
  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives
Introduction to VMware Horizon
  • Recognize the features and benefits of VMware Horizon
  • Describe the conceptual and logical architecture of VMware 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 VMware 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 VMware Horizon components using the Horizon Administrator console dashboard
  • Monitor desktop sessions using the HelpDesk tool
Overview of Virtual Desktop Troubleshooting
  • Structured approach to troubleshooting configuration and operational problems
  • Applying troubleshooting methods
  • Documenting the steps to resolve the problem
Command-Line Tools and Backup Options
  • Command-line tools
  • Backing-up and restoring VMware Horizon databases
Troubleshooting VMware Horizon Linked Clone Desktops
  • VMware Horizon linked clone desktops
  • View Agent Direct-Connection
  • Optimizing a VMware Horizon desktop
Troubleshooting Instant Clones
  • Logs for instant clones
  • Keyword strategies
  • Troubleshoot instant clones
Windows Client
  • Configure the Windows client
  • Enable the required SSL configuration
Ports and Protocols
  • Key ports and protocols
  • Optimize Blast
  • Black Screen
  • Applying GPO’s

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
  • Implement a structured approach to troubleshooting
  • Resolve common issues that occur in a Horizon environment
  • Troubleshoot issues with linked and instant clones
  • Configure the Windows client
  • Identify the correct log level for gathering logs
  • Optimize protocols for the best end-user experience

  • Course Introduction
  • Introduction to VMware Horizon
  • Introduction to Use Case
  • vSphere for Horizon 8
  • VMware Horizon Desktops
  • VMware Horizon Agents
  • VMware Horizon Pools
  • VMware Horizon Client Options
  • Creating and Managing Instant-Clone Desktop Pools
  • Creating RDS Desktop and Application Pools
  • Monitoring VMware Horizon
  • Overview of Virtual Desktop Troubleshooting
  • Command-Line Tools and Backup Options
  • Troubleshooting VMware Horizon Linked Clone Desktops
  • Troubleshooting Instant Clones
  • Windows Client
  • Ports and Protocols
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