VMware Horizon 8: Infrastructure Administration Training Course

VMware Horizon 8: Infrastructure Administration Certification Training Course Overview

This course provides participants the skills to install and configure a virtual desktop infrastructure platform. This course builds participant skills in installing and configuring VMware Horizon® through a combination of theory and labs. Participants will be learning on 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. 

Audience

  • Administrators and architects for VMware Horizon
  • Individuals who are responsible for the implementation, maintenance, and administration of an organization's end user computing infrastructure.

 

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VMware Horizon 8: Infrastructure Administration Training Course (Duration : 16 Hours) Download Course Contents

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Course Modules

Module 1: Course Introduction
  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives
Module 2: Horizon Connection Server
  • Recognize VMware Horizon reference architecture
  • Identify the Horizon Connection Server supported features
  • Identify the recommended system requirements for Horizon Connection Server
  • Configure Horizon event database
  • Outline the steps for the initial configuration of Horizon Connection Server
  • Discuss the ADAM database as a critical component of Horizon Connection Server installation
Module 3: VMware Horizon Authentication and Certificates
  • Compare the authentication options that Horizon Connection Server supports
  • Describe the Smartcard authentication options that Horizon Connection Server supports
  • Outline the steps to create a Horizon administrator and custom roles
  • Describe the roles available in a Horizon environment
  • Explain the role that certificates play for Horizon Connection Server
  • Install and configure certificates for Horizon Connection Server
  • Install and configure True SSO in a Horizon environment
Module 4: Workspace ONE Access & Virtual Application Management
  • Recognize the features and benefits of Workspace ONE Access
  • Recognize the Workspace ONE Access console features
  • Explain identity management in Workspace ONE Access
  • Explain access management in Workspace ONE Access
  • Describe the Workspace ONE Access directory integration
  • Deploy virtual applications with Workspace services
Module 5: VMware Horizon Performance and Scalability
  • Describe the purpose of a replica connection server
  • Explain how multiple Horizon Connection Server instances in a pod maintain synchronization
  • Describe the 3D rendering options available in Horizon 8
  • List the steps to configure graphics cards for use in a Horizon environment
  • Configure a load balancer for use in a Horizon environment
  • Explain Horizon Cloud Pod Architecture LDAP replication and VIPA
  • Explain Horizon Cloud Pod Architecture scalability options
Module 6: Managing VMware Horizon Security
  • Explain concepts relevant to secure Horizon connections
  • Describe how to restrict Horizon connections
  • Discuss the benefits of using Unified Access Gateway
  • List the two-factor authentication options that are supported by Unified Access Gateway
  • List Unified Access Gateway firewall rules
  • Describe the situation in which you might deploy Unified Access Gateway instances with one, two, or three network interfaces
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Course Prerequisites

Participant 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

Participants 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

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to accomplish:

  • 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