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Course Modules

1 Course Introduction
  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives
8 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
  • Mange application pools
2 Introduction to Horizon and View
  • Overview of Horizon 6
  • Introduce View features and components
9 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
3 View Connection Server
  • Install and configure View Connection Server
  • Configure View events database and syslog server
10 Managing View Security
  • Describe recommended network configurations and authentication options
  • Configure the View security server
4 View Desktops
  • Preparing virtual machines as View desktops
  • Compare PCoIP and RDP remote display protocols
  • Explain USB redirection and multimedia redirection
  • Install HorizonTM View AgentTM in a template
  • Deploy a manual pool and entitle users to access it
11 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
5 Horizon Client Options
  • Introduce Horizon Client for Windows and Mac OS X
  • Describe HTML Access, thin clients, and zero clients
  • Configure virtual switch load-balancing algorithms
    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
6 Creating and Managing Automated Pools
  • Configure and provision automated pools of desktops
  • Compare dedicated and floating-assignment pools
  • Compare storage options, including VMware® Virtual SANTM
13 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
7 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