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VMware Horizon: Deploy and Manage [V8.8]

This five-day course gives you the hands-on skills to deliver virtual desktops and applications through a single virtual desktop infrastructure platform. You build on your 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 install and configure a virtual desktop infrastructure platform. You learn how to install and configure VMware Horizon® Connection Server™, VMware Unified Access Gateway™, how to configure a load balancer for use with Horizon, and how to establish Cloud Pod Architecture.


5 days


• Tier 1 Operators, administrators, and architects for VMware Horizon


Before attending this course, you must have the following skills:

• Use VMware vSphere® Web Client to view the state of virtual machines, datastores, and networks

• Open a virtual machine console on VMware vCenter® and access the guest operating system

• Create snapshots of virtual machines

• Configure guest customization specifications

• Modify virtual machine properties

• Convert a virtual machine to a template

• Deploy a virtual machine from a template

You must 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

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