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

Start Date Time Days Price GTR Availability
September 05, 2017 10:00 (EST) 4 $4,395.00 Register
October 16, 2017 10:00 (EST) 4 $4,395.00 Register
December 04, 2017 10:00 (EST) 4 $4,395.00 Register

About this course

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.


Who Should Attend

System Administrators

System Integrators



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


Course Objectives

Upon completing the course, students will be able to meet the following objectives:

Identify View components

Install and configure View Connection Server

Configure and manage VMware Horizon® Client™ systems

Configure and manage automated pools of full virtual machines

Configure and manage pools of linked-clone machines

Configure and manage Remote Desktop Services (RDS) desktop and application pools

Use View Administrator to configure the View environment

Describe steps to deploy View Persona Management for user profile management

Manage performance and scalability of a View deployment


Course Outline


Module 1: Course Introduction

Lesson 1: Introductions and course logistics

Lesson 2: Course objectives


Module 2: Introduction to Horizon 6 and view

Lesson 1: Overview of Horizon 6

Lesson 2: Introduce View features and components

Lesson 3: Explain how View can be operated in FIPS mode


Module 3: View Connection Server

Lesson 1: Install and configure View Connection Server

Lesson 2: Configure View events database and the Syslog server


Module 4: View Desktops

Lesson 1: Prepare Windows virtual machines as View desktops

Lesson 2: Compare PCoIP and RDP remote display protocols

Lesson 3: Explain USB redirection and multimedia redirection

Lesson 4: Install View Agent in a virtual machine template

Lesson 5: Deploy a manual pool and entitle users to access it

Lesson 6: Compare Windows and Linux VDI virtual machines


Module 5: Horizon Client Options

Lesson 1: Describe Horizon Clent for Windows and Mac OS X

Lesson 2: Describe Horizon Clent for mobile devices with biometric authentication

Lesson 3: Describe HTML Access, thin clients, and zero clents

Lesson 4: Compare options for client drive redirection


Module 6: Creating and Managing Automated Pools

Lesson 1: Configure and provision automated pools of desktops

Lesson 2: Compare dedicated and floating-assignment pools

Lesson 3: Compare storage options, including VMware Virtual SAN


Module 7: Creating and Managing Linked-Clone Desktop Pools

Lesson 1: Overview of View Composer operations

Lesson 2: Deploy and provision linked-clone desktops

Lesson 3: Compare storage options, including Virtual SAN

Lesson 4: Manage linked-clone desktops

Lesson 5: Manage persistent disks


Module 8: Creating and Managing RDS Desktop and Applications Pools

Lesson 1: Set up RDS hosts to create a farm of hosts

Lesson 2: Deploy and provision RDS desktop pools

Lesson 3: Deploy and provision RDS application pools

Lesson 4: Manage application pools

Lesson 5: Explain how linked clones provide automated management of RDS server farms


Module 9: Using View Administrator

Lesson 1: Configure the View environment

Lesson 2: Compare authentication options for desktop access

Lesson 3: Compare 3D rendering options such as vDGA and GRID vGPU

Lesson 4: Manage administrators, users, sessions, and policies

Lesson 5: Monitor the View environment


Module 10: Managing View Security

Lesson 1: Describe recommended network configurations and authentication options

Lesson 2: Configure the View security server

Lesson 3: Describe Access Point, a Linux-based alternative for the DMZ


Module 11: View Persona Management

Lesson 1: Configure user profiles with View Persona Management

Lesson 2: Describe View Persona Management and Windows roaming profiles

Lesson 3: Configure a View Persona Management deployment

Lesson 4: Describe best practices for a View Persona Management deployment


Module 12: Command-Line Tools and Backup Options

Lesson 1: Introduce the vdmadmin utility

Lesson 2: Describe client systems in kiosk mode

Lesson 3: Back up the View databases

Lesson 4: Restore the View databases


Module 13: View Performance and Scalability

Lesson 1: Describe multiserver deployments to create a View pod

Lesson 2: Explain performance considerations and load balancing for a pod

Lesson 3: Explain Cloud Pod Architecture for multiple View pods