VMware Horizon: Install,Configure, Manage v7.10


Code: VM_HORIZONTechnology: DatacentreVendor: VMWAREDifficulty: Advanced

Goals

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

Duration in days:

5

Requirements

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

Contents

  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

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of ALEF NULA, a.s. (hereinafter the “TaC”)

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1. Introductory Provisions

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  • The chosen payment method (invoice, ALEF Training Credits or Cisco Learning Credits, if the Training client has them).

After the acceptance of an order, an ALEF Training Team specialist will send ALEF for each Training client and each registered participant an order confirmation, within 48 hours, if the Training date is free. In the event that the date of the chosen Training is full, the Training client and every registered participant will be contacted with an offer of alternative dates.

At least a week before the start of Training, Training participants will receive an invitation with more detailed organisational information, such as the Training start time, the place of Training and where to park.

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Payment of the price for Training takes place in the case of existing customers after Training, the standard is within 14 business days of the delivery of an invoice. For new customers a down payment invoice is issued for the first Training sessions, which the Training client is obligated to pay before the start of Training. After Training, the Training client is issued with an invoice—tax document. In the event of problem-free payment, i.e. in the invoiced amount and by the due date, each additional Training is then paid for the same as for existing customers of ALEF, i.e. after completion within 14 business days of the delivery of an invoice.

In the event the company has ALEF Training Credits (ATC), it can use them to pay for the relevant Training or certification. Information about the current amount and method of drawing can be obtained from the ALEF Training Team.

If the company has Cisco Learning Credits (CLC), they can be used only for certified Cisco Training.

In the event of a delay paying the price of Training, the Training client is obligated to pay ALEF penalty interest totalling 0.05% of the outstanding amount for each day of delay.

4. Cancellation Conditions

A request for the free cancellation of participation in certified Training should be sent no later than within 35 business days of the date of the start of Training to cz-training@alef.com, or to the relevant ALEF Training Team specialist at ALEF that confirmed the order. In the event of the cancellation of participation less than 35 business days before the date for the start of Training, the cancellation conditions are the following:

  • Cancellation of participation in certified Training less than 35 business days before the start date for Training—the cancellation charge is (excluding VAT) 50% of the price of Training (excluding VAT);
  • Cancellation of participation in certified Training less than 10 business days before the start date for Training—the cancellation charge is (excluding VAT) 100% of the price of Training (excluding VAT). 

A request for cancellation of uncertified Training should be sent no later than 10 business days before the Training start date. If a request is sent later, a cancellation charge will be billed (excluding VAT) totalling 100% of the price of Training (excluding VAT).

Cancellation charges are payable within 14 business days of the delivery of an invoice.

After receiving registration for a certification test, which completes certificated Training, it is not possible to cancel the order for a certification test. The date of a test can be changed, but regarding the movement of the date it is necessary to contact the person that confirmed the registration for the relevant test, no later than three business days before the planned start of the certification test.

If there is a second change to the date of a certification test, an administrative charge totalling EUR 20 (excluding VAT) is billed. This administrative fee is payable within 14 business days of the delivery of an invoice. Information about a change to a date should be sent no later than three business days before the scheduled date to cz-training@alef.com. If a date change is possible, it will be confirmed by ALEF.

In the event of a delay with the payment of a cancellation charge or administrative charge, there is a duty to pay default interest totalling 0.05% of the outstanding amount for each day of delay.

5. Organisational Changes

ALEF (the ALEF Training Team) reserves the right to cancel a planned Training date in the event of unexpected events—illness of a teacher, suspension of delivery of services (such as electrical energy, internet access, etc.).

ALEF also reserves the right to cancel a Training date in the event there is not a sufficient number of participants for its realisation. In such case the Training client and the registered participants will be contacted with a new possible date.

6. Electronic Materials

In connection with the new trend for the provision of electronic Training materials for certificated Cisco Training, it is necessary for the Training participants to bring with them a laptop, or they can, at least a week before the date of the Training session, ask for one to be lent for free.

7. Concluding Provisions

These TaC, the legal relations resulting from them or related to them, including extra-contractual relations (if the selection of law is permissible for them), are governed by the legal order of the Czech Republic, with the exclusion of conflicting international private law standards. In matters not governed by these TaC, the legal relationship between a Training client and ALEF is governed, in particular, by the Civil Code.

In the event of disputes under these TaC or in connection with them, the jurisdiction of the relevant court of first instance is as follows: if a regional court has material jurisdiction, the court with local jurisdiction is the Municipal Court in Prague, if a district court has material jurisdiction, the court with local jurisdiction is the District Court for Prague 8.

The provisions of the previous sentence are binding only if the legal relation between a Training client and ALEF is a legal relationship between entrepreneurs during their business activities.