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VM-VDFT51: VMware View: Desktop Fast Track [V5.1]

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This fast-paced, extended-hours training course includes the content of the following courses:

  • VMware View: Install, Configure, Manage
  • VMware View: Design Best Practices

This hands-on training course builds your skills in the VMware® View™ suite: VMware® View Manager™, VMware® View Composer™, and VMware® ThinApp®. The course provides applications-oriented administrators with the knowledge and skills to virtualize Windows applications with ThinApp and to choose the best deployment and updating processes for their environment. The course also presents a methodology for analyzing and designing a View solution for the VMware® vSphere® infrastructure.

The course is based on View 5.1 and ThinApp 4.6.

Course Outline 1

1 VMware View: Install, Configure, Manage
  • Module 1 Course Introduction
    • Introductions and course logistics
    • Course objectives

  • 2 Introduction to VMware View
    • View features and components

  • 3 View Connection Server
    • Installation and configuration

  • 4 View Desktops
    • View Agent
    • PCoIP and Remote Desktop Protocol remote display protocols
    • USB redirection and multimedia redirection

  • 5 View Client Options
    • View Client
    • View Client with Local Mode
    • Thin clients and zero clients
    • Virtual Printing with View Clients

  • 6 View Administrator
    • Configuring the View environment
    • Managing users, sessions, and policies
    • Configuring and provisioning automated pools of desktops
    • Role-based delegated administration
    • Monitoring the View environment

  • 7 Configuring and Managing Linked Clones
    • View Composer operations
    • Deploying and provisioning linked-clone desktops
    • Managing linked-clone desktops
    • Managing persistent disks

  • 8 Local Mode Desktops
    • Configuring local-mode desktops
    • View Transfer Server and the Transfer Server repository
    • Local-mode operations

  • 9 Managing View Security
    • Network configuration and authentication options
    • Configuring the View security server

  • 10 View Persona Management
    • Configuring user profiles with View Persona Management
    • View Persona Management and Windows roaming profiles
    • Configuring a View Persona Management deployment
    • Best practices for a View persona Management deployment

  • 11 Command-Line Tools and Backup Options
    • The vdmadmin utility
    • Client systems in kiosk mode
    • Backing up the View databases
    • Restoring the View databases

  • 12 View Connection Server Performance and Scalability
    • Replica connection servers
    • Performance considerations and load balancing

  • 13 VMware ThinApp
    • Using ThinApp to capture applications
    • Deploying and updating ThinApp packages
    • Virtualizing Internet Explorer 6 for use on a Windows 7 system
    • Managing ThinApp applications in View

2. VMware View: Design Best Practices
  • Module 1 Course Introduction
    • Introductions and course logistics
    • Course objectives

  • 2 Design Methodoloty
    • General design process
    • Elements of a successful View solution
    • A design process for View solutions

  • 3 Use-Case Definition
    • Identifying use cases and their characteristics
    • Options for collecting performance data

  • 4 Pool and Desktop Design
    • Mapping use cases to View pools
    • Design decisions for pool configurations
    • Configuring and optimizing virtual desktops

  • 5 Remote Display Protocols
    • Designing the access infrastructure
    • Comparing PCoIP and Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) design considerations
    • Determining when to use PCoIP optimization controls
    • Configuring PCoIP tuning parameters for a use case

  • 6 View Pod and Block Design
    • Designing the View infrastructure
    • Choosing an authentication solution
    • Designing a load-balancer solution

  • 7 VMware Infrastructure Design
    • Mapping View infrastructure requirements to vSphere 5
    • Sizing VMware ESXi™ hosts for CPU and memory
    • Sizing VMware® vCenter Server™ systems
    • Sizing network capacity for PCoIP and RDP

  • 8 Storage Design
    • Designing the storage solution
    • Sizing datastores based on capacity and performance metrics
    • Deploying tiered storage for View Composer linked clones

  • 9 End-User Session and Client Device Design
    • Managing end-user personas and sessions
    • Best practices for using Active Directory in a View environment
    • Designing a View Persona Management solution
    • Selecting client devices