This hands-on training course builds your skills in the VMware® View™ suite of products: VMware View Manager, View Composer, and VMware ThinApp®. This course is based on the View 5.1 and ThinApp 4.7 releases.
Before attending this course, you must be able to perform the following tasks:
•  Create a template in VMware vCenter Server™ and deploy a virtual machine from the template.
•  Modify a template customization file.
•  Open a virtual machine console in vCenter Server and access the guest operating system.
•  Configure Active Directory services.


By the end of the course, you should understand the features and operation of View and be able to do the following:

  • Install and configure View components.
  • Create and manage dedicated and floating desktop pools.
  • Deploy and manage linked-clone virtual desktops.
  • Configure and manage desktops that run in local mode.
  • Configure user profiles with View Persona Management.
  • Configure secure access to desktops through a public network.
  • Use ThinApp to package applications.

Intended Audience

System administrators and system integrators responsible for deploying the VMware® virtual desktop infrastructure

Course Introduction

  •   Introductions and course logistics
  •   Course objectives

Introduction to VMware View

  •   View features and components

View Connection Server

  •   Installation and configuration

View Desktops

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

View Client Options

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

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

Configuring and Managing Linked Clones

  •   View Composer operations
  •   Deploying and provisioning linked-clone desktops
  •   Managing linked-clone desktops
  •   Managing persistent disks

Local-Mode Desktops

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

Managing View Security

  •   Network configuration and authentication options
  •   Configuring the View security server

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

Command-Line Tools and Backup Options

  •   vdmadmin utility
  •   Client systems in kiosk mode
  •   Backing up the View databases
  •   Restoring the View databases

View Connection Server Performance and Scalability

  •   Replica connection servers
  •   Performance considerations and load balancing

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

Duration : 4 Days

•  Experience in Microsoft Windows Active Directory administration
•  Experience with VMware vSphere®
•  Completion of VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage



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