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VMware Horizon 8: Skills for Virtual Desktop Management

$2,550.00

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Course Description:

This three-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 configuring and managing VMware Horizon® 8 through a
combination of lecture and hands-on labs. You learn how to configure and deploy pools of virtual machines and how to
provide a customized desktop environment to end-users.

Format

Instructor-Led

Topic

Vendor

VMware

Course Objectives

By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:
• Recognize the features and benefits of Horizon
• Use VMware vSphere® to create VMs to be used as desktops for Horizon
• Create and optimize Windows VMs to create Horizon desktops
• Install and configure Horizon Agent on Horizon desktop
• Configure and manage the VMware Horizon® Client™
systems and connect the client to a VMware Horizon desktop
• Configure, manage, and entitle desktop pools of full VMs
• Configure, manage, and entitle pools of instant-clone desktops
• Create and use Remote Desktop Services (RDS) desktops and application pools
• Monitor the Horizon environment using Horizon Console Dashboard and Horizon Help Desk Tool

Course Modules

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

  • Recognize the features and benefits of VMware Horizon
  • Define a use case for your virtual desktop and application infrastructure
  • Use vSphere to create VMs to be used as desktops for VMware Horizon
  • Create and optimize Windows VMs to create VMware Horizon desktops
  • Install and Configure Horizon Agent on a VMware Horizon desktop
  • Configure, manage, and entitle desktop pools of full VMs
  • Configure and manage the VMware Horizon Client systems and connect the client to a VMware Horizon desktop
  • Configure, manage, and entitle pools of instant-clone desktops
  • Create and use Remote Desktop Services (RDS) desktops and application pools
  • Monitor the VMware Horizon environment using the VMware Horizon console Dashboard and Horizon Help Desk Tool

Certifications

  • VMware Horizon 8: Skills for Virtual Desktop Management is the first half of a two-course requirement for the following certification:
    • VMware Certified Professional – Desktop and Mobility 2021 (VCP-DTM 2021).
  • VMware Horizon 8: Infrastructure Administration satisfies the second requirement. The courses are also available as a single, bun

Target Audience

Operators, administrators, and architects for VMware Horizon should enroll in this course. These individuals are responsible for the creation, maintenance, and or delivery of remote and virtual desktop services.

Prerequisites

Students 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

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:

  • 3 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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