" VMware Horizon® 8: Virtual Desktop Bootcamp is a five-day combination course of VMware Horizon 8: Skills for Virtual Desktop Management and VMware Horizon 8: Virtual Desktop Troubleshooting. This training combination gives you the skills to deliver virtual desktops and applications through a single virtual desktop infrastructure platform. You build skills in configuring and managing VMware Horizon 8 through a combination of lecture and hands-on labs. You learn how to configure and deploy pools of virtual machines and how to provide a customized desktop environment to end-users. Additionally, you learn how to resolve common issues that occur in a VMware Horizon environment. You engage in a series of lab exercises to bring existing environment issues to resolution. The exercises mirror real-world troubleshooting use cases. These exercises equip learners with the knowledge and practical skills to manage typical challenges faced by virtual desktop administrators and operators. Product Alignment • VMware Horizon 8 v2006 "
" Customers attending this course should have, at a minimum, the following VMware infrastructure skills: • Use VMware vSphere® Web Client to view the state of virtual machines, datastores, and networks • Open a virtual machine console on VMware vCenter Server® and access the guest operating system Attendees should also have the following Microsoft Windows system administration experience: • Configure Active Directory services, including DNS, DHCP, and time synchronization • Restrict user activities by implementing Group Policy objects • Configure Windows systems to enable Remote Desktop Connections • Build an ODBC connection to an SQL Server database "
Operators, administrators, and architects responsible for the creation, maintenance, or delivery of remote and virtual desktop services.
" By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives: • Recognize the features and benefits of Horizon • Use VMware vSphere® to create VMs to be used as desktops for Horizon • Create and optimize Windows VMs to create Horizon desktops • Install and configure Horizon Agent on Horizon desktop • Configure and manage the VMware Horizon® Client™ systems and connect the client to a VMware Horizon desktop • Configure, manage, and entitle desktop pools of full VMs • Configure, manage, and entitle pools of instant-clone desktops • Create and use Remote Desktop Services (RDS) desktops and application pools • Monitor the Horizon environment using Horizon Console Dashboard and Horizon Help Desk Tool • Implement a structured approach to troubleshooting • Resolve common issues that occur in a Horizon environment • Troubleshoot issues with linked and instant clones • Configure the Windows client • Identify the correct log level for gathering logs • Optimize protocols for the best end-user experience Certifications VMware Horizon 8: Skills for Virtual Desktop Management is the first half of a two-course requirement for the following certification: • VMware Certified Professional – Desktop and Mobility 2020 (VCP-DTM 20202) VMware Horizon 8: Virtual Desktop Troubleshooting does not satisfy a course requirement for the VCP-DTM exam. "