VMware Horizon 7:Install, Configure, Manage [V7.10]
Duration: 5 Days (40 Hours)
VMware Horizon 7:Install, Configure, Manage [V7.10] Course Overview:
Enroll in the VMware Horizon 7: Install, Configure, Manage [V7.10] course to acquire the skills and knowledge necessary to effectively install, configure, and manage Horizon 7, VMware’s advanced virtual desktop and application virtualization platform. In this comprehensive course, the experienced instructors will guide you through various topics, including architecture and components, configuring a basic Horizon 7 environment, managing user accounts and authentication, creating and configuring virtual desktop pools, deploying applications and desktop images, and utilizing policies and Instant Clones for enhanced performance. Additionally, you will learn how to integrate Horizon 7 with VMware App Volumes, manage and secure the environment, and troubleshoot common issues.
By the end of this course, you will have the competency to successfully manage and maintain a Horizon 7 environment, ensuring the secure and efficient delivery of virtual desktops and applications to end-users. Enhance your expertise in virtual desktop and application virtualization and become proficient in leveraging the features and capabilities of Horizon 7. Enroll today to take your skills to the next level and drive the success of your virtual desktop infrastructure.
The target audience for this VMware Horizon 7: Install, Configure, Manage [V7
10] training is system administrators, IT professionals, Architects, and Network Engineers who are responsible for the design, deployment, and administration of virtual desktop infrastructure using VMware Horizon 7
This training will help participants to have a thorough understanding of VMware View and Horizon 7 components, architecture, installation, configuration and management, as well as troubleshooting best practices
It also covers features such as Instant Clones, Unified Access Gateway, App Volumes and App Stacks, User Environment Manager, and supporting components including vSphere, NSX, and vRealize Operations
Participants should have a working understanding of VMware vSphere, VDI Administration, networking (TCP/IP, Firewalls and Switches), and storage system technologies
Learning Objectives of VMware Horizon 7:Install, Configure, Manage [V7.10]
VMware Horizon 7: Install, Configure, Manage [V7.10] Training provides learners with knowledge and skills to install, configure and manage VMware Horizon 7 versions 7.10 virtual machine environment efficiently. This training will teach how to automate and deploy the environment, how to secure the virtual machines, configure remote access, manage Virtual Desktops and applications, Storage, Network and Security, etc. Additionally, learners will understand VMware App Volumes and Instant Clones and their integration process in the virtual machine environment along with effective troubleshooting techniques. Throughout the course, learners will gain hands-on experience working with the real-life scenarios and will be able to build best practices to install, configure, manage and maintain VMware Horizon 7 version 7.10 efficiently.
Module 1: Course Introduction
- Introductions and course logistics
- Course objectives
Module 2: Introduction to VMware Horizon
- Recognize the features and benefits of VMware Horizon
- Describe the conceptual and logical architecture of VMware Horizon
- Define a use case for your virtual desktop and application infrastructure
- Convert customer requirements to use case attributes
Module 3: Horizon Connection Server
- Recognize VMware Horizon reference architecture
- Identify the recommended system requirements for Horizon Connection Server
- Identify the recommended virtualization requirements for a Horizon® Connection ServerTM instance
Module 4: VMware Horizon Desktops
- Outline the process and choices to set up Windows VMware Horizon VMs
- Assign vCPUs and RAM to Windows VMs
- Create Windows VMs
- Configure VMware ESXiTM host virtual switches
- Optimize the performance of Windows VMs
Module 5: VMware Horizon Pools
- Identify the steps to set up a template for desktop pool deployment
- List the steps to add desktops to the Horizon Connection Server inventory
- Define user entitlemen
Module 6: VMware Horizon Client Options
- Describe the requirements for a Horizon Client installation on a Windows system
- Explain USB redirection and options
- Describe the shared folders option
- Describe the different clients and their benefits
Module 7: Creating Automated Desktop Pools
- Describe how an automated pool operates
- Compare dedicated-assignment and floatingassignment pools
- Outline the steps to create an automated pool
Module 8: Configuring and Managing Linked-Clone Desktop Pools
- Describe VMware linked-clone technology
- Explain why both a parent VM and a snapshot must be used to create linked clones
- Outline the system requirements for View Composer
Module 9: Creating and Managing Instant-Clone Desktop Pools
- Describe instant clone
- List the advantages of instant clones
- Differentiate between View Composer linked clones and instant clones
Module 10: VMware Horizon Authentication and Certificates
Compare the authentication options that Horizon Connection Server supports
Module 11: Managing VMware Horizon Security
- Compare tunnels and direct connections for client access to desktops
- Identify the benefits of using VMware Unified Access GatewayTM in the DMZ
- Identify the tunnel endpoints when the security gateway is not used
- Describe a direct connection in a VMware Horizon environment
- List the advantages of direct connections
- Describe how direct connections are enabled
Module 12: Profile Management Using Dynamic Environment Manager
- Identify the VMware Dynamic Environment Manager functional areas and their benefits
- Prepare infrastructure for VMware Dynamic Environment Manager
- Outline the steps that are required to install and configure VMware Dynamic Environment Manager components
- Manage user personalization and application configurations using the VMware Dynamic Environment Manager management console and application profiler
Module 13: Creating RDS Desktop and Application Pools
- Explain the difference between an RDS Desktop pool and an automated pool
- Access a single application by using the RDS Application pool
- Compare and contrast an RD Session Host pool, a farm, and an application pool
- Create an RDS Desktop pool and an application pool
Module 14: Provisioning and Managing Application Using App Volumes
- Explain how App Volumes works
- Identify the features and benefits of App Volumes
- Identify the interface elements of App Volumes
- Install and configure App Volumes
Module 15: Provisioning and Managing Application Using App Volumes
- Identify the benefits of Just-in-Time Management Platform (JMP)
- List the JMP and Horizon 7 components
- Install and configure a JMP server
- Identify App Volumes deployment considerations
- Identify VMware Dynamic Environment Manager deployment considerations
Module 16: Command-Line Tools and Backup Options
- Describe key Horizon Connection Server features that are available as command-line options with the vdmadmin command
- Explain the purpose of kiosk mode for client systems and how it is configured
- Explain why you limit the domains that Horizon Connection Server displays to users as they attempt to authenticate
- Identify the log locations for each VMware Horizon component
- Collect Horizon Client and Horizon Agent log files
Module 17: VMware Horizon Performance and Scalability
- Describe the purpose of a replica connection server
- Compare a replica server to a standard connection server
- Explain how multiple Horizon Connection Server instances in a pod maintain synchronization
- List several best practices for multiserver deployment in a pod
- Describe how a load-balancing capability might improve VMware Horizon performance
A sound understanding of system administration principles and practices, including familiarity with Linux and Windows operating systems.
• Understanding of networking, including TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP and general network security principles.
• Prior experience with virtual machine installations, configuration and basic administration.
• Knowledge of vSphere architecture, components and concepts.
• Working experience with VMware vSphere 5.5 and above.
• Working experience with vSphere ESXi 5.5 and above.
• Working knowledge of SAN storage and SCSI protocols.
• Working experience with basic understanding of VMware Horizon View components and deployments is helpful but not necessary.
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