VMware Horizon 7: Install Configure Manage [V7.10]

VMware Horizon 7: Install Configure Manage [V7.10]

This five-day, hands-on course gives you the skills to deliver virtual desktops and applications through a single virtual desktop infrastructure platform. This course builds your skills in installing, configuring, and managing VMware Horizon® 7 through a combination of lecture and hands-on labs. You learn how to configure and deploy pools of virtual machines, how to manage the access and security of the machines, and how to provide a customized desktop environment to end users.


By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:

  • Recognize the features and benefits of VMware Horizon

  • Install and configure View Connection Server

  • Create and optimize Windows VMs to create VMware Horizon desktops

  • Describe the purpose of Horizon Agent

  • Compare the remote display protocols that are available in VMware Horizon

  • Configure and manage the Horizon Client systems and connect the client to a VMware Horizon desktop

  • Configure, manage, and entitle automated pools of full VMs

  • Configure, manage, and entitle pools of instant-clone desktops and linked-clone desktops

  • Install and configure View Composer

  • Outline the steps and benefits for using TLS CA signed certificates in VMware Horizon environments

  • Use the role-based delegation to administer a VMware Horizon environment

  • Configure secure access to VMware Horizon desktops

  • Understand and create Remote Desktop Services (RDS) desktops and application pools

  • Install and configure VMware App VolumesTM to deliver and manage applications

  • Deploy VMware Dynamic Environment Manager for user and application management

  • Install and configure a Just-in-Time Management Platform (JMP) server for managing JMP components

  • Describe VMware Dynamic Environment ManagerTM Smart Policies

  • Use the command-line tools available in View to back up and restore the required VMware Horizon databases

  • Manage the performance and scalability of a VMware Horizon deployment

  • Identify the benefits of the Cloud Pod Architecture feature for large-scale VMware Horizon deployments

Product Alignment:

  • VMware Horizon 7.10

  • VMware User Environment Manager™ 9.9

  • App Volumes Manager 2.18


Technical personnel who work in the IT departments of end-customer companies and people who are responsible for the delivery of remote or virtual desktop services


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

  • 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

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


1. Course Introduction:

  • Introductions and course logistics

  • Course objectives

2. Introduction to VMware Horizon:

  • 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

3. Horizon View Connection Server:

  • Recognize VMware Horizon reference architecture

  • Identify the recommended system requirements for View Connection Server

  • Identify the recommended virtualization requirements for a View Connection Server instance

  • Access Horizon Manager

  • License VMware Horizon components

  • Outline the steps for the initial configuration of View Connection Server

  • Describe the capabilities that Horizon Administrator provides for monitoring the health of a VMware Horizon deployment

  • Use the dashboard to quickly focus on the details of a problem

  • Access the settings and status of a pool

  • Access the settings and status of a specific machine and the resources controlled by vCenter Server that the VM uses

  • Identify the benefits of using the VMware Horizon Help Desk tool

4. VMware Horizon Desktops:

  • Outline the process and choices to set up VMware Horizon VMs

  • Assign vCPUs and RAM

  • Create Windows VMs

  • Configure ESXi host virtual switches

  • Optimize the performance of VMs

  • Compare the remote display protocols that are available in VMware Horizon

  • Outline the steps to enable a machine for remote access from VMware Horizon® Client™

  • Describe BLAST

  • Describe the purpose of Horizon Agent

  • List the steps to prepare a VM before installing Horizon Agent

  • Outline the configuration choices when installing Horizon Agent

  • Use the Horizon Skype for Business Virtualization Pack

5. VMware Horizon Pools:

  • Identify the steps to set up a template for desktop pool deployment

  • List the steps to add desktops to the View Connection Server inventory

  • Define user entitlement

  • Describe how information found on the Users and Groups page is used to control and monitor VMware Horizon users

  • Explain the hierarchy of global, pool-level, and user-level policies

  • List the VMware Horizon Group Policy ADMX files

6. VMware Horizon Client Options:

  • Describe the requirements for a Horizon Client installation on a Windows system

  • Explain USB redirection and options

  • Describe the shared folders option

  • Describe the different clients and their benefits

  • Discuss the benefits of the Virtual Printing feature

  • Explain the architecture of the Virtual Printing feature

  • List the steps to install the Virtual Printing feature

  • Configure the Virtual Printing feature

  • Discuss the benefits of the location-based printing feature

  • Identify use cases where location-based printing is desirable

  • List the client system parameters that can be used to assign a printer

7. Creating Automated Desktop Pools:

  • Describe how an automated pool operates

  • Compare dedicated-assignment and floating-assignment pools

  • Outline the steps to create an automated pool

8. Configuring and Managing Linked-Clone Desktop Pools:

  • Describe VMware linked-clone technology

  • Explain why both a parent VM and a snapshot must be used to create linked clones

  • Outline the system requirements for View Composer

  • Describe the relationship between a vCenter Server instance and a View Composer instance

  • Identify the View Composer objects in a vCenter Server inventory

  • Describe the preparation required for installing View Composer

  • Outline the steps to install View Composer

  • Outline the necessary steps to set up an automated desktop pool that uses linked clones

  • Compare the purpose of parent and replica VMs

  • Describe the additional steps that are required for linked clones that are not necessary for other automated pools

  • Discuss the merits of using tiered storage for replica and linked clones

  • Compare the benefits of vSAN and tiered storage

  • Compare the recompose, refresh, and rebalance management operations for linked clones

  • Describe the management operations for persistent disks

9. Creating and Managing Instant-Clone Desktop Pools:

  • Describe instant clones

  • List the advantages of instant clones

  • Differentiate between View Composer linked clones and instant clones

  • Describe the different types of instant-clone VMs

  • Recognize the use of folders in delegating pool administration

  • Explain how instant clones work

  • Describe instant clone desktop pools

  • Determine the requirements for an instant-clone desktop pool

  • Identify the steps used to create an instant clone

  • Set up an automated pool of instant clones

  • Enable instant clones and authorize a VMware Horizon administrator account for use by ClonePrep

  • Update the image of an instant-clone desktop pool using the push image operation

10. VMware Horizon Authentication and Certificates:

  • Compare the authentication options that View Connection Server supports

  • Explain the purpose of roles and privileges in VMware Horizon

  • Explain how folders are used to delegate pool administration

  • Describe a permission and its components

  • Outline the steps to create a Horizon administrator

  • List the management options for permissions and folders

  • Outline the steps to create a custom role

  • List some of the best practices for configuring Horizon Administrator

  • Describe the purpose of using TLS certificates for VMware Horizon

  • Outline the benefits of using TLS certificates signed by a CA

  • Outline the steps to set up TLS certificates

11. Managing VMware Horizon Security:

  • Compare tunnels and direct connections for client access to desktops

  • Identify the benefits of using Unified Access Gateway in the DMZ

  • Identify the tunnel endpoints when the security gateway is not used

  • Describe a direct connection in a VMware Horizon environment

  • List the advantages of direct connections

  • Describe how direct connections are enabled

  • Discuss the benefits of using VMware Unified Access Gateway™

  • List the two-factor authentication options that are supported by Unified Access Gateway

  • Describe the situations in which you might deploy Unified Access Gateway with one, two, or three network interfaces

12. Profile Management Using User Environment Manager:

  • Identify the VMware Dynamic Environment Manager functional areas and their benefits

  • Prepare infrastructure for VMware Dynamic Environment Manager

  • Outline the steps that are required to install and configure VMware Dynamic Environment Manager components

  • Manage user personalization and application configurations using the VMware Dynamic Environment Manager management console and application profiler

  • Outline the VMware Horizon Smart Policies available when using VMware Dynamic Environment Manager in the Horizon environment

13. Creating RDS Desktop and Application Pools:

  • Explain the difference between an RDS desktop pool and an automated pool

  • Access a single application by using the RDS application pool

  • Compare and contrast an RD Sessions Host pool, a farm, and an application pool

  • Create an RDS desktop pool and an application pool

  • Identify the load-balancing options for Remote Desktop Session Hosts (6.2)

  • Use View Composer linked-clone technology to automate the build out of RDSH farms

  • Use instant-clone technology to automate the build out of RDSH farms

  • Describe the default load-balancing procedure for RDSHs in a farm

  • Describe the alternative load-balancing feature for RDSHs that optimizes placement of sessions

  • Explain how load values and load preferences are used by View Connection Server to make placement decisions for new sessions

  • Explain how anti-affinity rules affect session placement decisions

  • Identify the hardware, software, and network requirements for all integrated components.

14. Provisioning and Managing Application Using App Volumes:

  • Explain how App Volumes works

  • Identify the features and benefits of App Volumes

  • Identify the interface elements of App Volumes

  • Install and configure App Volumes

15. Just-in-Time Management Platform and VMware Horizon:

  • Identify the benefits of Just-in-Time Management Platform (JMP)

  • List the JMP and Horizon 7 components

  • Install and configure a JMP server

  • Identify App Volumes deployment considerations

  • Identify VMware Dynamic Environment Manager deployment considerations

16. Command-Line Tools and Backup Options:

  • Describe key View Connection Server features that are available as command-line options with the vdmadmin command

  • Explain the purpose of kiosk mode for client systems and how it is configured

  • Explain why you limit the domains that View Connection Server displays to users as they attempt to authenticate

  • Identify the log locations for each VMware Horizon component

  • Collect Horizon Client and Horizon Agent log files

  • Describe the backup options for VMware Horizon databases

  • Explain the potential problems related to not synchronizing databases

  • Outline solutions to handle orphaned linked clones

17. VMware Horizon Performance and Scalability:

  • Describe the purpose of a replica connection server

  • Compare a replica server to a standard connection server

  • Explain how multiple View Connection Server instances in a pod maintain synchronization

  • List several best practices for multiserver deployment in a pod

  • Describe how a load-balancing capability might improve VMware Horizon performance

  • Describe the benefits of the Cloud Pod Architecture feature for large-scale VMware Horizon deployments

  • Establish a session with a desktop machine in a different pod by logging in to a local View Connection Server instance

  • Compare the purpose of the global LDAP instance and the local LDAP instance

  • Describe the purpose of interpod communication and the View Interpod API (VIPA)

  • Create global entitlements for accessing Horizon Desktops


  • Dauer: 5 Tage
  • 1. Tag: 10:00 Uhr bis 17:00 Uhr
  • Weitere Tage: 09:00 Uhr bis 17:00 Uhr
  • Letzter Tag: 09:00 Uhr bis 17:00 Uhr

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