VMware Horizon 8: Skills for Virtual Desktop Management Training Course

VMware Horizon 8: Skills for Virtual Desktop Management Certification Training Course Overview

This course provides the participants with the required skills to deliver virtual desktops and applications through a single virtual desktop infrastructure platform. The participants also gains knowledge on skills in configuring and managing VMware Horizon® 8 through a combination of lecture and labs. Participants will learn how to configure and deploy pools of virtual machines and how to provide a customized desktop environment to end-users.


  • Operators, administrators, and architects for VMware Horizon who are responsible for the creation, maintenance, and or delivery of remote and virtual desktop services.

VMware Horizon 8: Skills for Virtual Desktop Management Course schedule & Prices

Course Details Schedule
Live Virtual Classroom (Instructor-Led)
Duration : 3 Days (6 Days for 4 Hours/Day)
Fee : On Request
9 AM - 5 PM (Flexible Time Slots for 4 hours option)

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Course Prerequisites

Participants should have minimum knowledge on the following VMware infrastructure skills:

  • Using of  VMware vSphere® Web Client to view the state of virtual machines, datastores, and networks
  • Knowledge to open a virtual machine console on VMware vCenter Server® and access the guest operating system

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:

  • To recognize the features and benefits of Horizon
  • Using VMware vSphere® to create VMs to be used as desktops for Horizon
  • Creation 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