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VMware Horizon (with View): Install, Configure, Manage [V6.2] (VMHVICM 6.2)

VMware Horizon (with View): Install, Configure, Manage [V6.2] (VMHVICM 6.2)


Duration : 4 Days

Horizon View: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.0],This hands-on training course gives you the skills to deliver virtual desktops and applications through a single virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) platform. It builds your skills in installing, configuring, and managing the View component of VMware Horizon® 6, release 6.2, through a combination of lecture and hands-on labs. This course teaches you how to configure and deploy pools of virtual machines, how to manage access and security of the machines, and how to provide end users a customized desktop environment.


Course Objectives

  • Identify View components
  • Install and configure View Connection Server
  • Install and configure virtual machines that become desktops
  • Configure and manage VMware Horizon™ Client™ systems
  • Configure and manage pools of existing physical machines
  • Configure and manage automated pools of full virtual machines
  • Configure and manage pools of linked-clone machines
  • Configure and manage RDS pools of desktops and applications
  • Use View Administrator to configure the View environment
  • Configure secure access to View desktops
  • Describe steps to deploy View Persona Management for user profile management
  • Manage performance and scalability of a View deployment

Course Content

  1. Course Introduction
    • Introductions and course logistics
    • Course objectives


  1. Introduction to Horizon and View
    • Overview of Horizon 6
    • Introduce View features and components


  1. View Connection Server
    • Install and configure View Connection Server
    • Configure View events database and syslog server


  1. View Desktops
    • Prepare virtual machines as View desktops
    • Compare PCoIP and RDP remote display protocols
    • Explain USB redirection and multimedia redirection
    • Install Horizon™ View Agent™ in a template
    • Deploy a manual pool and entitle users to access it


  1. Horizon Client Options
    • Introduce Horizon Client for Windows and Mac OS X 
    • Describe HTML Access, thin clients, and zero clients
    • Configure Virtual Printing with Horizon Client


  1. Creating and Managing Automated Pools
    • Configure and provision automated pools of desktops
    • Compare dedicated and floating-assignment pools
    • Compare storage options, including VMware® Virtual SAN™


  1. Creating and Managing Linked-Clone Desktop Pools
    • Overview of View Composer operations
    • Deploy and provision linked-clone desktops
    • Compare storage options, including Virtual SAN and tiered storage
    • Manage linked-clone desktops
    • Manage persistent disks


  1. Creating and Managing RDS Desktop and Application Pools
    • Set up RDS hosts to create a farm
    • Deploy and provision RDS desktop pools
    • Deploy and provision RDS application pools
    • Mange application pools


  1. Using View Administrator
    • Configure the View environment
    • Compare authentication options for desktop access
    • Manage users, sessions, and policies
    • Implement role-based delegated administration
    • Monitor the View environment


  1. Managing View Security
    • Describe recommended network configurations and authentication options
    • Configure the View security server


  1. View Persona Management
    • Configure user profiles with View Persona Management
    • Describe View Persona Management and Windows roaming profiles
    • Configure a View Persona Management deployment
    • Describe best practices for a View Persona Management deployment


  1. Command-Line Tools and Backup Options
    • Introduce the vdmadmin utility
    • Describe client systems in kiosk mode
    • Back up the View databases
    • Restore the View databases


  1. View Performance and Scalability
    • Describe multiserver deployments to create a pod
    • Explain performance considerations and load balancing for a single pod 
    • Explain Cloud Pod Architecture for multiple View pods


•  Experience in Microsoft Windows Active Directory administration
•  Experience with VMware vSphere®
•  Create a template in the VMware vCenter Server™ system and deploy a     virtual machine


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