VMware Horizon 8: Infrastructure Administration

Course code: HIA8

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™ and how to establish Cloud Pod Architecture.

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Type: In-person/Virtual

Course duration: 2 days

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Price without VAT: 750 EUR

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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™ and how to establish Cloud Pod Architecture.

This course is also available in an On Demand format. For more information, select this link: VMware Horizon 8: Infrastructure Administration - On Demand.

Target group

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.

Course structure

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 ADAM 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 & 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
  • 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 the BLAST Display Protocol Codecs
  • Describe BLAST and PCoIP ADMX GPO common configurations

Graphic 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 VMware Horizon environment

Horizon Scalability

  • Describe the purpose of a replica connection server
  • Explain how multiple Horizon Connection Server instances in a pod maintain synchronization
  • 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

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

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Certification

  • VMware Certified Professional – Desktop and Mobility 2020 (VCP-DTM 2020).

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