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

Course information
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Day(s): 5
Course Code: VMMHVIEWFT
Delivery Method: Class Connect HD

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.

Class Connect HD Schedule

Some of our courses may be delivered by Class Connect, currently no dates are scheduled for this course but if you want this course as Class Connect please contact us

Dates for all Delivery Methods
Date & Location Language Ver Delivery Method
November
12 Nov - 16 Nov, 2017
Burj Doha - West Bay
Public Classroom

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