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VMW-View5.2 - VMware Horizon View: Install, Configure, Manage v5.2


Duration: 4 Days




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Course Information

Course Description

​This hands-on training course builds your skills in the VMware View suite: 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.

Course Objectives

Course Audience

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

Course Outline

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 Client
6. View Administrator
  • Configuring the View environment
  • Managing users, sessions and polices
  • 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
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
  • 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 the Windows 7 system
  • Managing ThinApp applications in View

Course Prerequisites


  • Experience in Microsoft Windows Active Directory administration
  • Experience with VMware vSphere®
Course Schedule
This course is not scheduled yet.