Female Network Administrator

VMware Horizon 8: Infrastructure Administration

$1,700.00

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Course Description:

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.

Format

Instructor-Led

Topic

Vendor

VMware

Course Objectives

  • By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:
    • 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
  • Certifications
    • 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).
  • VMware Horizon 8: Skills for Virtual Desktop Management satisfies the first requirement. The courses are also available as a single, bundled offering, VMware Horizon 8: Deploy and Manage, which meets the certification requirement on its own.

Course Modules

  • Course Introduction
    • Introductions and course logistics
    • Course objectives

 

  • Horizon Connection Server
    • 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

 

  • Authentication and Certificates
    • 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

 

  • Workspace ONE Access and Virtual Application Management
    • 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

 

  • Horizon Protocols
    • 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

 

  • Graphics Cards
    • 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

 

  • Horizon Scalability
    • 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

 

  • Horizon Security
    • 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

Certifications

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).
VMware Horizon 8: Skills for Virtual Desktop Management satisfies the first requirement. The courses are also available as
a single, bundled offering, VMware Horizon 8: Deploy and Manage, which meets the certification requirement on its own.

 

Product Alignment

• VMware Horizon 8 V2006

Target Audience

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

Inclusions

With CCS Learning Academy, you’ll receive:

  • 2 Day Certified Instructor-led training
  • Official Training Seminar Student Handbook
  • Pre and Post assessments/evaluations
  • Collaboration with classmates (not currently available for self-paced course)
  • Real-world learning activities and scenarios
  • Exam scheduling support*
  • Enjoy job placement assistance for the first 12 months after course completion.
  • This course is eligible for CCS Learning Academy’s Learn and Earn Program: get a tuition fee refund of up to 50% if you are placed in a job through CCS Global Tech’s Placement Division*
  • Government and Private pricing available.*

*For more details call: 858-208-4141 or email: training@ccslearningacademy.com; sales@ccslearningacademy.com

 

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