VMware Mirage v5.0 and Horizon with View v6.0 Fast Track Training

VMware Mirage v5.0 and Horizon with View v6.0 Fast Track Training (VM5H)

Introduction:

VMware Mirage v5.0 and Horizon with View v6.0 Fast Track Training Course Description

This VMware Mirage v5.0 and Horizon with View v6.0 Fast Track Training course will teach you to configure security, perform a Windows migration, manage images, set up endpoint protection and perform various management functions with Mirage. With VMware Mirage v5.0 and Horizon with View v6.0 Fast Track Training course, you will also learn how to deploy a unified image management system using VMware Mirage and how to install, configure, and manage the VMware Horizon View component. This VMware Mirage v5.0 and Horizon with View v6.0 Fast Track Training course includes hands-on labs featuring the VMware View Manager, VMware View Composer, and the View security server, allowing you to gain applicable experience with View concepts.

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With onsite Training, courses can be scheduled on a date that is convenient for you, and because they can be scheduled at your location, you don’t incur travel costs and students won’t be away from home. Onsite classes can also be tailored to meet your needs. You might shorten a 5-day class into a 3-day class, or combine portions of several related courses into a single course, or have the instructor vary the emphasis of topics depending on your staff’s and site’s requirements.

Audience/Target Group

● System administrators and integrators that deploy Mirage and Horizon with View

VMware Mirage v5.0 and Horizon with View v6.0 Fast Track Training (VM5H)Related Courses:

Duration: 5 days

Class Prerequisites:

● Ability to use VMware vSphere® Client™ to view the state of virtual machines, datastores, and networks
● Experience accessing the guest operating system from the VMware vCenter Server™ virtual machine console
● Ability to navigate Windows 7, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2008
● Experience in Microsoft Windows Active Directory administration

What You Will Learn:

● Describe the key concepts of Mirage
● Recognize how Mirage fits into the VMware end-user computing vision
● Identify the main Mirage use classifications
● Define the function of each of the Mirage solution components
● Install, configure, and upgrade Mirage
● Identify the tasks for SSL configuration on a Mirage system
● Discuss the management functions available in the Mirage Management Console
● Deploy Mirage to endpoints
● Explain the tasks for capturing and assigning base layers and application layers
● Describe methods for performing disaster recovery with Mirage
● Outline how to plan and perform a mass hardware migration with Mirage
● Recognize how the file portal is set up and used
● Identify View components
● Install and configure View Connection Server and virtual machines that become desktops
● Configure and manage VMware Horizon® Client™ systems, pools of existing physical machines, automated pools of full virtual machines, pools of linked-clone machines, and RDS pools of desktops and applications
● Use View Administrator to configure the View environment
● Configure secure access to View desktops
● Describe steps to deploy View Persona Management for user profile management
● Manage performance and scalability of a View deployment

Course Content:

Module 1: Introduction to Mirage

Discuss the key concepts of Mirage
Describe how Mirage works with Horizon 6
Define the main Mirage use cases
Discuss Mirage features and benefits

Module 2: Components and Architecture

Identify the function of each of the Mirage solution components
Define the Mirage layers
Diagram the Mirage architecture

Module 3: Installing and Configuring Mirage

Outline the tasks for installing and configuring Mirage
Discuss the process for deploying the Mirage client
Identify the high-level tasks for upgrading Mirage

Module 4: Mirage Security

Recognize the architecture and components of the Mirage Gateway server and how they interact
Identify tasks for performing SSL configuration on a Mirage system
Explain how to configure Mirage load balancing

Module 5: Mirage Management Overview

Explain how to use the Mirage dashboard and transaction logs to monitor your Mirage system environment
Recognize the process for setting up static and dynamic centralized virtual desktop (CVD) collections
Explain the main Image Composer functions
Describe how Mirage roles are set up and used

Module 6: Mirage Web Manager

Identify the main installation and configuration tasks for Mirage Web Manager
Discuss how to use Mirage Web Manager logs
Recognize how to configure SSL on Mirage Web Manager

Module 7: Mirage Single Image Management

Diagram the layer management lifecycle
Explain how to set up a reference machine
Recognize the process for capturing and assigning base layers and application layers

Module 8: Windows 7 to Windows 8.1 Migration

Identify steps for performing a Windows 7 to Windows 8.1 migration and how to monitor the migration process
Discuss the backup capabilities of Mirage
Explain the Mirage endpoint disaster recovery options

Module 9: Endpoint Protection with Mirage

Discuss the backup capabilities of Mirage and how upload policies are used to define backup parameters
Explain the Mirage endpoint disaster recovery options

Module 10: Working with the Mirage File Portal

Explain the process for configuring the file portal
Recognize how to configure end-user CVD mapping
Describe how to access files using the file portal

Module 11: Introduction to Horizon and View

Overview of Horizon 6
Introduce View features and components

Module 12: View Connection Server

Install and configure View Connection Server
Configure the View events database and syslog server

Module 13: View Desktops

Prepare virtual machines as View desktops
Compare PCoIP and RDP remote display protocols
Explain USB redirection and multimedia redirection
Install Horizon View Agent in a template
Deploy a manual pool and entitle users to access it

Module 14: Horizon Client Options

Introduce Horizon Client for Windows and Mac OS X
Describe HTML Access, thin clients, and zero clients
Configure Virtual Printing with Horizon Client

Module 15: Creating and Managing Automated Pools

Configure and provision automated pools of desktops
Compare dedicated and floating-assignment pools
Compare storage options, including VMware Virtual SAN™

Module 16: Creating and Managing Linked-Clone Desktop Pools

Overview of View Composer operations
Deploy and provision linked-clone desktops
Compare storage options, including Virtual SAN and tiered storage
Manage linked-clone desktops
Manage persistent disks

Module 17: Creating and Managing RDS Desktop and Application Pools

Set up RDS hosts to create a farm
Deploy and provision RDS desktop pools
Deploy and provision RDS application pools
Manage application pools

Module 18: Using View Administrator

Configure the View environment
Compare authentication options for desktop access
Manage users, sessions, and policies
Implement role-based delegated administration
Monitor the View environment

Module 19: Managing View Security

Describe recommended network configurations and authentication options
Configure the View security server

Module 20: View Persona Management

Configure user profiles with View Persona Management
Describe View Persona Management and Windows roaming profiles
Configure a View Persona Management deployment
Describe best practices for a View Persona Management deployment

Module 21: Command-Line Tools and Backup Options

Introduce the vdmadmin utility
Describe client systems in kiosk mode
Back up the View databases
Restore the View databases

Module 22: View Performance and Scalability

Describe multiserver deployments to create a pod
Explain performance considerations and load balancing for a single pod
Explain Cloud Pod Architecture for multiple View pod deployments

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