This course will provide you with a fundamental understanding of the VMware Horizons portfolio. It discusses some of the key features and benefits of the portfolio whilst exploring the components and architecture of Horizon 7.
Objectives: At the end of this course, you should be able to:
– Diagram the Horizon architecture
– Discuss the key benefits and features and use cases of Horizon 7
– List and explain the Horizon 7 components
– Describe the key Horizon capabilities
– Describe the High End graphics and display protocol options of Horizon7
– Describe the purpose of the Horizon Agent and Horizon Client
– Differentiate Instant clones from Linked clones
– Demonstrate how to log in, navigate and perform administration tasks in the Horizon Administrator interface
Outline: This course consists of 4 Modules.
Module 1: Introduction to Horizon provides an overview of the Horizon 7 Architecture and discusses the key benefits, features and use cases. This module also lists and explains the various Horizon 7 components.
Module 2: Horizon Desktops covers the steps for configuring virtual machines as desktops and how to install and configure the Horizon Client. The module also describes the capabilities of Blast Extreme, and compares Instant Clones to Horizon Composer Clones.
Module 3: Horizon Client Options outlines the process and choices to setup vCenter Server managed desktops. It also covers how to install and configure the Horizon Client, how to configure Horizon on Thin clients and how to setup and configure virtual printing.
Module 4: Working with Horizon Administrator demonstrates how to login and navigate the Horizon Administrator interface and carry out administration tasks in relation to creating an automated pool and how to provision and manage applications with App volumes. It also lists the steps for using and creating application pools.