VMware Horizon 8: Virtual Desktop Bootcamp Course Overview

Enroll for the 5-day VMware Horizon 8: Virtual Desktop Bootcamp certification training course from Koenig Solutions accredited by VMware. In this course you will learn the skills to deliver virtual desktops and applications through a single virtual desktop infrastructure platform. VMware Horizon® 8: Virtual Desktop Bootcamp is a combination course of VMware Horizon 8: Skills for Virtual Desktop Management and VMware Horizon 8: Virtual Desktop Troubleshooting.

Through a blend of hands-on labs and interactive lectures, you will learn how to configure and deploy pools of virtual machines and how to provide a customized desktop environment to end-users. Additionally, you learn how to resolve common issues that occur in a VMware Horizon environment.

Target Audience:

Operators, administrators, and architects responsible for the creation, maintenance, or delivery of remote and virtual desktop services.

Learning Objectives

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • 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
  • Implement a structured approach to troubleshooting
  • Resolve common issues that occur in a Horizon environment
  • Troubleshoot issues with linked and instant clones
  • Configure the Windows client
  • Identify the correct log level for gathering logs
  • Optimize protocols for the best end-user experience

 

The 1-on-1 Advantage

Methodology

Flexible Dates

  • • Choose Start Date
  • • Reschedule After Booking
  • • Weekend / Evening Option

4-Hour Sessions

You will learn:

Module 1: Course Introduction
  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives
  • Recognize the features and benefits of VMware Horizon
  • Describe the conceptual and logical architecture of VMware Horizon
  • Define a use case for your virtual desktop and application infrastructure
  • Convert customer requirements to use-case attributes
  • Explain basic virtualization concepts
  • Use VMware vSphere® Client™ to access your vCenter Server system and VMware ESXi™ hosts
  • Create, provision, and remove a virtual machine
  • Create a Windows and a Linux virtual machine using vSphere
  • Optimize and prepare Windows and Linux virtual machines to set up VMware Horizon desktop VMs
  • Outline the configuration choices when installing Horizon Agent on Windows and Linux virtual machines
  • Create a gold master for Windows Horizon desktops
  • Identify the steps to set up a template for desktop pool deployment
  • List the steps to add desktops to the VMware Horizon® Connection Server™ inventory
  • Compare dedicated-assignment and floatingassignment pools
  • Outline the steps to create an automated pool
  • Define user entitlement
  • Explain the hierarchy of global, pool-level, and userlevel policies
  • Describe the different clients and their benefits
  • Access Horizon desktop using various Horizon clients and HTML
  • Configure integrated printing, USB redirection, and the shared folders option
  • Configure session collaboration and media optimization for Microsoft Teams
  • List the advantages of instant clones
  • Explain the provisioning technology used for instant-clone desktop pools
  • Set up an automated pool of instant clones
  • Push updated images to instant-clone desktop pools
  • Explain the difference between an RDS desktop pool and an automated pool
  • Compare and contrast an RDS session host pool, a farm, and an application pool
  • Create an RDS desktop pool and an application pool
  • Access RDS desktops and application from Horizon Client
  • Use the instant clone technology to automate the build-out of RDSH farms
  • Configure load-balancing for RDSHs on a farm
  • Monitor the status of the VMware Horizon components using the Horizon Administrator console dashboard
  • Monitor desktop sessions using the HelpDesk tool
  • Structured approach to troubleshooting configuration and operational problems
  • Applying troubleshooting methods
  • Documenting the steps to resolve the problem
  • Command-line tools
  • Backing-up and restoring VMware Horizon databases
  • VMware Horizon linked clone desktops
  • View Agent Direct-Connection
  • Optimizing a VMware Horizon desktop
  • Logs for instant clones
  • Keyword strategies
  • Troubleshoot instant clones
  • Configure the Windows client
  • Enable the required SSL configuration
  • Key ports and protocols
  • Optimize Blast
  • Black Screen
  • Applying GPO’s
Live Online Training (Duration : 40 Hours) Fee On Request
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  • 1-on-1 Public - Select your own start date. Other students can be merged.
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Course Prerequisites

Customers 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

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

 

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