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This 3-day instructor-led course gives participants the skills to deliver virtual desktops and applications through a single virtual desktop infrastructure platform. This course builds learner's skills in configuring and managing VMware Horizon® 8 through a combination of lecture and hands-on labs. Participants learn how to configure and deploy pools of virtual machines and how to provide a customized desktop environment to end-users. Note: this is the first half of a two-course requirement for the following certification:

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

VMware Horizon 8: Infrastructure Administration satisfies the second 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

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

  • 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

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  • Course Number vH8VDM
  • Course Length 3 days
  • Course Fee $2,550.00
  • Delivery Format VLT (Instructor Led; Virtual LIVE Online; Remote Training)
  • Course Topic Certification
  • 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
10/10/2022 VH8VDM VMWare Horizon 8: Skills for Virtual Desktop Management (VH8VDM) 3 days VLT Register
12/12/2022 VH8VDM VMWare Horizon 8: Skills for Virtual Desktop Management (VH8VDM) 3 days VLT Register

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