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This 2-day instructor-led hands-on course gives participants the skills to install and configure a virtual desktop infrastructure platform. This course builds learner's skills in installing and configuring VMware Horizon® through a combination of lecture and hands-on labs. Participants 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: this course prepares the learner for the second half of a two-course requirement for the following certification:

  • VMware Certified Professional – Desktop and Mobility 2021 (VCP-DTM 2021)

VMware Horizon 8: Skills for Virtual Desktop Management satisfies the first requirement. The courses are also available as a single, bundled offering, VMware Horizon 8: Deploy and Manage, which meets the certification requirement on its own.

Students attending this course should have, at a minimum, the following VMware infrastructure skills:

  • 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

Students 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

What You'll Learn

  • 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 vH8IA
  • Course Length 2 days
  • Course Fee $1,695.00
  • Delivery Format VLT (Instructor Led; Virtual LIVE Online; Remote Training)
  • Course Topic Certification
  • Vendor VMware
  • Technology Horizon/App Volumes

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