VMware Mirage [V5.0] and Horizon with View [V6.0]: Fast Track

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Day(s): 5
Course Code: VMMHVIEWFT

Overview

This extended-hours, hands-on training course provides students with skills that they need to deploy a unified image management system using VMware Mirage™ as well as installing, configuring, and managing the VMware Horizon™ View™ component of VMware Horizon™. Students learn how to configure security, manage images, perform a Windows migration, set up endpoint protection, and perform various management functions with Mirage. Students will also gain practical experience with View concepts through the completion of hands-on labs that include VMware View® Manager™, VMware View® Composer™, and the View security server.

Pre-Requisites

  • Ability to use VMware vSphere® Client™ to view the state of virtual machines, datastores, and networks
  • Experience accessing the guest operating system from the VMware vCenter Server™ virtual machine console
  • Ability to navigate Windows 7, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2008
  • Experience in Microsoft Windows Active Directory administration

Content

  • Course Introduction:
  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives
  • Introduction to Mirage:
  • Discuss the key concepts of Mirage
  • Describe how Mirage works with Horizon 6
  • Define the main Mirage use cases
  • Discuss Mirage features and benefits
  • Components and Architecture:
  • Identify the function of each of the Mirage solution components
  • Define the Mirage layers
  • Diagram the Mirage architecture
  • Installing and Configuring Mirage:
  • Outline the tasks for installing and configuring Mirage
  • Discuss the process for deploying the Mirage client
  • Identify the high-level tasks for upgrading Mirage
  • Mirage Security:
  • Recognize the architecture and components of the Mirage Gateway server and how they interact
  • Identify tasks for performing SSL configuration on a Mirage system
  • Explain how to configure Mirage load balancing
  • Mirage Management Overview:
  • Explain how to use the Mirage dashboard and transaction logs to monitor your Mirage system environment
  • Recognize the process for setting up static and dynamic centralized virtual desktop (CVD) collections
  • Explain the main Image Composer functions
  • Describe how Mirage roles are set up and used
  • Mirage Web Manager:
  • Identify the main installation and configuration tasks for Mirage Web Manager
  • Discuss how to use Mirage Web Manager logs
  • Recognize how to configure SSL on Mirage Web Manager
  • Mirage Single Image Management:
  • Diagram the layer management lifecycle
  • Explain how to set up a reference machine
  • Recognize the process for capturing and assigning base layers and application layers
  • Windows 7 to Windows 8.1 Migration:
  • Identify steps for performing a Windows 7 to Windows 8.1 migration and how to monitor the migration process
  • Discuss the backup capabilities of Mirage
  • Explain the Mirage endpoint disaster recovery options
  • Endpoint Protection with Mirage:
  • Discuss the backup capabilities of Mirage and how upload policies are used to define backup parameters
  • Explain the Mirage endpoint disaster recovery options
  • Working with the Mirage File Portal:
  • Explain the process for configuring the file portal
  • Recognize how to configure end-user CVD mapping
  • Describe how to access files using the file portal
  • Introduction to Horizon and View:
  • Overview of Horizon 6
  • Introduce View features and components


 

Objectives

  • Describe the key concepts of Mirage
  • Recognize how Mirage fits into the VMware end-user computing vision
  • Identify the main Mirage use classifications
  • Define the function of each of the Mirage solution components
  • Install, configure, and upgrade Mirage
  • Identify the tasks for SSL configuration on a Mirage system
  • Discuss the management functions available in the Mirage Management Console
  • Deploy Mirage to endpoints
  • Explain the tasks for capturing and assigning base layers and application layers
  • Describe methods for performing disaster recovery with Mirage
  • Outline how to plan and perform a mass hardware migration with Mirage
  • Recognize how the file portal is set up and used
  • Identify View components
  • Install and configure View Connection Server
  • Install and configure virtual machines that become desktops
  • Configure and manage VMware Horizon® Client™ systems
  • Configure and manage pools of existing physical machines
  • Configure and manage automated pools of full virtual machines
  • Configure and manage pools of linked-clone machines
  • Configure and manage RDS pools of desktops and applications
  • Use View Administrator to configure the View environment
  • Configure secure access to View desktops
  • Describe steps to deploy View Persona Management for user profile management
  • Manage performance and scalability of a View deployment

Target Audience

Experienced system administrators and system integrators responsible for deploying Mirage and Horizon with View.
Schedule
Course Details
12 Nov - 16 Nov, 2017 Burj Doha - West Bay

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December
03 Dec - 07 Dec, 2017 Abu Dhabi Public Classroom

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