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This is a 5-day combination course of Horizon 8 - Skills for Virtual Desktop Management and then Infrastructure Administration. This training collection gives participants the hands-on skills to deliver virtual desktops and applications through a single virtual desktop infrastructure platform. Students will build on their skills in configuring and managing VMware Horizon® 8 through a combination of lecture and hands-on labs. Participants first learn how to configure and deploy pools of virtual machines and how to provide a customized desktop environment to end-users and then learn how to install and configure a virtual desktop infrastructure platform. Students also learn how to install and configure VMware Horizon® Connection Server™, VMware Unified Access Gateway™, how to configure a load balancer for use with Horizon and how to establish Cloud Pod Architecture. Note: learners should have the following knowledge and skills before attending this course are as follows:

  • Use VMware vSphere® Web Client to view the state of virtual machines, datastores, and networks
  • Open a virtual machine console on VMware vCenter Server® and access the guest operating system
  • Create snapshots of virtual machines
  • Configure guest customization specifications
  • Modify virtual machine properties
  • Convert a virtual machine into a template
  • Deploy a virtual machine from a template

Attendees should also have the following Microsoft Windows system administration experience:

  • Configure Active Directory services, including DNS, DHCP, and time synchronization
  • Restrict user activities by implementing Group Policy objects
  • Configure Windows systems to enable Remote Desktop Connections
  • Build an ODBC connection to an SQL Server database

Target Audience
Operators, administrators and architects for VMware Horizon should enroll in this course. These individuals are responsible for the creation, maintenance and or delivery of remote and virtual desktop services. Additional duties can include the implementation, support and administration of an organization's end-user computing infrastructure.

What You'll Learn

  • 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

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  • Course Number vH8DM
  • Course Length 5 days
  • Course Fee $4,250.00
  • Delivery Format vILT (Instructor Led; Virtual LIVE Online; Remote Training)
  • Course Topic Architecture and Design
  • Vendor VMware
  • Technology Horizon/App Volumes
Need a different date? This course is also offered on these dates
Date Course ID Course Name Duration Delivery Format Registration
12/11/2023 vH8DM VMWare Horizon 8: Deploy and Manage (vH8DM) 5 days vILT Register
12/18/2023 vH8DM VMWare Horizon 8: Deploy and Manage (vH8DM) 5 days vILT Register

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