• Online, Instructor-Led
  • Online, Self-Paced
  • Classroom
Course Description

This five-day accelerated, hands-on training course is a blend of VMware Horizon 8: Skills for Virtual Desktop Management, VMware Horizon 8: Infrastructure Administration, and VMware App Volumes, and VMware Dynamic Environment Manager. Eight days of content are taught in five-days of extending learning. This training collection gives you the hands-on skills to deliver virtual desktops and applications through a single virtual desktop infrastructure platform. You build on 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. You learn how to install and configure a virtual desktop infrastructure platform.

Learning Objectives

By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:
Recognize the features and benefits of VMware Horizon
Use VMware vSphere to create VMs to be used as desktops for VMware Horizon
Create and optimize Windows VMs to create VMware 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 VMware 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 VMware 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
Describe the features and functions of App Volumes and Dynamic Environment Manager
Demonstrate the architectures of App Volumes and Dynamic Environment Manager
Install and configure App Volumes
Create and deploy Application Packages and writable volumes
Install and configure Dynamic Environment Manager
Manage application configurations, user environment settings, and personalization settings

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