VMware Horizon 8: Infrastructure Administration

Course Overview

VMware Horizon 8: Infrastructure Administration is the second half of a two-course requirement for the following certification: VMware Certified Professional – Desktop and Mobility 2020 (VCP-DTM 2020).

This two-day hands-on course gives you the skills to install and configure a virtual desktop infrastructure platform. This course builds your skills in installing and configuring VMware Horizon® through a combination of lecture and hands-on labs. You learn how to install and configure VMware Horizon® Connection Server™, VMware Unified Access Gateway™, how to configure a load balancer for use with Horizon, and how to establish Cloud Pod Architecture.

Product Alignment

  • VMware Horizon 8 V2103

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Identify VMware Horizon Connection Server installation, architecture and requirements
  • Describe the authentication and certificate options for a Horizon environment
  • Recognize the integration process and benefits of Workspace ONE Access and Horizon 8
  • Compare the remote display protocols that are available in VMware Horizon
  • Describe the 3D rendering options available in Horizon 8
  • Discuss scalability options available in Horizon 8
  • Describe different security options for Horizon environment

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Key Features

  • Our training modules have 50% -60% hands-on lab sessions to encourage Thinking-Based Learning (TBL).
  • Interactive-rich virtual and face-to-face classroom teaching to inculcate Problem-Based Learning (PBL).
  • VMware certified instructor-led training and mentoring sessions to develop Competency-Based Learning (CBL).
  • Well-structured use-cases to simulate challenges encountered in a Real-World environment.
  • Integrated teaching assistance and support through experts designed Learning Management System (LMS) and ExamReady platform.
  • Being a VMware Authorized Training Reseller, we offer authored curriculum that are at par with industry standards.

Who Should Attend

  • Tier 1 Administrators and architects for VMware Horizon should enroll in this course. These individuals are responsible for the implementation, maintenance, and administration of an organization's end-user computing infrastructure.

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
  • 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
  • Course Outline Download Course Outline

    • Introductions and course logistics
    • Course objectives

    • Recognize VMware Horizon reference architecture
    • Identify the Horizon Connection Server supported features
    • Identify the recommended system requirements for Horizon Connection Server
    • Configure Horizon event database
    • Outline the steps for the initial configuration of Horizon Connection Server
    • Discuss the AD LDS database as a critical component of Horizon Connection Server installation

    • Compare the authentication options that Horizon Connection Server supports
    • Describe the Smartcard authentication options that Horizon Connection Server supports
    • Outline the steps to create a Horizon administrator and custom roles
    • Describe the roles available in a Horizon environment
    • Explain the role that certificates play for Horizon Connection Server
    • Install and configure certificates for Horizon Connection Server
    • Install and configure True SSO in a Horizon environment

    • Recognize the features and benefits of Workspace ONE Access
    • Recognize the Workspace ONE Access console features
    • Explain identity management in Workspace ONE Access
    • Explain access management in Workspace ONE Access
    • Describe the Workspace ONE Access directory integration
    • Deploy virtual applications with Workspace services

    • Compare the remote display protocols that are available in VMware Horizon
    • Describe BLAST
    • Describe the BLAST Display Protocol Codecs
    • Summarize BLAST Codec options
    • List ideal applications for each BLAST codec
    • Describe BLAST and PCoIP ADMX GPO common configurations

    • Describe the 3D rendering options available in Horizon 8
    • Compare vSGA and vDGA
    • List the steps to configure graphics cards for use in a Horizon environment

    • Describe the purpose of a replica connection server
    • Explain how multiple Horizon Connection Server instances in a pod maintain synchronization
    • List the steps to configure graphics cards for use in a Horizon environment
    • Configure a load balancer for use in a Horizon environment
    • Explain Horizon Cloud Pod Architecture LDAP replication and VIPA
    • Explain Horizon Cloud Pod Architecture scalability options

    • Explain concepts relevant to secure Horizon connections
    • Describe how to restrict Horizon connections
    • Discuss the benefits of using Unified Access Gateway
    • List the two-factor authentication options that are supported by Unified Access Gateway
    • List Unified Access Gateway firewall rules
    • Describe the situation in which you might deploy Unified Access Gateway instances with one, two, or three network interfaces

    Certification

      • By earning this certification, you hone skills for installing and configuring VMware Horizon®.
      • You gain competency on installing and configure VMware Horizon® Connection Server™, VMware Unified Access Gateway™.
      • You will learn to configure a load balancer for use with Horizon, and how to establish Cloud Pod Architecture.
      • On successful completion of this training aspirants receive a Course Completion Certificate from us.
      • By successfully clearing the VMware Horizon 8: Infrastructure Administration exam, aspirants earn VMware Certification.

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