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




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    This VMware Training program provide you with skills that is required to deploy unified image management system with VMware Mirage™ and also impart knowledge in installing, configuring and management the VMware Horizon™ View™ component of VMware Horizon™. This is an extended hours and hands-on training program. 

    Additionally, in this VMware training you learn to configure security, perform a Windows migration, manage images and set up endpoint protection and perform various management functions with Mirage. Also, you gain practical, hands-on experience with View concepts and include VMware View® Composer™, VMware View® Manager™ and the View security server.


    Course Introduction:

    • Introductions and course logistics
    • Course objectives 2 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 3 Components and Architecture
    • Identify the function of each of the Mirage solution components
    • Define the Mirage layers
    • Diagram the Mirage architecture 4 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 5 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 6 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 7 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 8 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 9 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 10 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 11 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 12 Introduction to Horizon and View
    • Overview of Horizon 6
    • Introduce View features and components 13 View Connection Server
    • Install and configure View Connection Server
    • Configure the View events database and syslog server 14 View Desktops
    • Prepare virtual machines as View desktops
    • Compare PCoIP and RDP remote display protocols 
    • Explain USB redirection and multimedia redirection
    • Install Horizon View Agent in a template
    • Deploy a manual pool and entitle users to access it 15 Horizon Client Options
    • Introduce Horizon Client for Windows and Mac OS X
    • Describe HTML Access, thin clients, and zero clients
    • Configure Virtual Printing with Horizon Client 16 Creating and Managing Automated Pools
    • Configure and provision automated pools of desktops
    • Compare dedicated and floating-assignment pools
    • Compare storage options, including VMware Virtual SAN™ 17 Creating and Managing Linked-Clone Desktop Pools 
    • Overview of View Composer operations
    • Deploy and provision linked-clone desktops
    • Compare storage options, including Virtual SAN and tiered storage
    • Manage linked-clone desktops
    • Manage persistent disks 18 Creating and Managing RDS Desktop and Application Pools
    • Set up RDS hosts to create a farm 
    • Deploy and provision RDS desktop pools
    • Deploy and provision RDS application pools
    • Manage application pools 19 Using View Administrator
    • Configure the View environment
    • Compare authentication options for desktop access
    • Manage users, sessions, and policies
    • Implement role-based delegated administration
    • Monitor the View environment 20 Managing View Security 
    • Describe recommended network configurations and authentication options
    • Configure the View security server 21 View Persona Management
    • Configure user profiles with View Persona Management 
    • Describe View Persona Management and Windows roaming profiles
    • Configure a View Persona Management deployment
    • Describe best practices for a View Persona Management deployment 22 Command-Line Tools and Backup Options
    • Introduce the vdmadmin utility
    • Describe client systems in kiosk mode
    • Back up the View databases
    • Restore the View databases 23 View Performance and Scalability 
    • Describe multiserver deployments to create a pod
    • Explain performance considerations and load balancing for a single pod
    • Explain Cloud Pod Architecture for multiple View pod deployments


    Experienced system administrators and system integrators responsible for deploying Mirage and Horizon with View


    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


    Name Code Fee
    VMware Certified Professional (VCP) - [VCP6-DTM] VCP6-DTM USD 276



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