You build 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 customised desktop environment to end-users. Additionally, you learn how to resolve common issues that occur in a VMware Horizon environment.
You engage in a series of lab exercises to bring existing environment issues to resolution. The exercises mirror real-world troubleshooting use cases. These exercises equip learners with the knowledge and practical skills to manage typical challenges faced by virtual desktop administrators and operators.
Product Alignment • VMware Horizon 8 V2006
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What you’ll learn
By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:
Recognise the features and benefits of Horizon
Use VMware vSphere® to create VMs to be used as desktops for Horizon
Create and optimise 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 VMwareHorizon 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
Implement a structured approach to troubleshooting
Resolve common issues that occur in a Horizon environment
Troubleshoot issues with linked and instant clones
Configure the Windows client
Identify the correct log level for gathering logs
Optimise protocols for the best end-user experience
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 2020 (VCP-DTM 2020)
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