• Classroom
  • Online, Instructor-Led
Course Description

This comprehensive training program equips you with practical expertise in delivering virtual desktops and applications seamlessly via a unified virtual desktop infrastructure platform. Through a blend of lectures and hands-on labs, you’ll enhance your proficiency in configuring and managing VMware Horizon® 8. Throughout the course, you’ll delve into configuring and deploying pools of virtual machines while also mastering the art of customizing desktop environments tailored to meet end-user needs. Furthermore, you’ll gain insights into installing and setting up a robust virtual desktop infrastructure platform. Topics covered include the installation and configuration of VMware Horizon® Connection Server™, VMware Unified Access Gateway™, setting up a load balancer optimized for Horizon, and establishing Cloud Pod Architecture.

Learning Objectives

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 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

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the NICE Framework Task, Knowledge, and Skill statements identified within the indicated NICE Framework component(s):

Specialty Areas

  • Cyber Defense Analysis
  • Cyber Defense Infrastructure Support
  • Cyber Investigation
  • Digital Forensics
  • Exploitation Analysis
  • Network Services
  • Risk Management
  • Software Development
  • Test and Evaluation
  • Threat Analysis
  • Training, Education, and Awareness
  • Vulnerability Assessment and Management