VMware View 5

Course Overview

VMware View is the solution offering of VMware for Virtual Desktop Infrastructure. Organizations can significantly benefit by using View 5.0 for their IT infrastructure because it enables a high level of availability, and quickness of desktop services, while significantly reducing the cost of desktop ownership. To realize all the benefits that View offers, it is necessary for organizations to have skilled administrators who have in-depth knowledge about the View infrastructure, and the skills to manage it. Our online training equips you precisely with these skills.

Skills Learned

You will learn how to define, configure, monitor, troubleshoot, and maintain the users, applications, pools, data, and components that make up the Virtual Desktop Infrastructure in the organization. The course gives you a detailed overview of all the components in View 5. You will learn how to install View and configure Virtual desktops. Under the user profiles, you will cover topics on View persona management, persistent disk, folder redirection, and disposable disk. You will learn how to create ThinApp packages and deploy ThinApp. Upgrading to View 5 is also a topic that we cover in the curriculum.

Course Outline

  • 1.0 VMware View Overview
    • Introduction
    • VMware View Pre-installation Requirements
    • VMware View Components
    • VMware View Licensing
    • Part 1: Preparing for VMware View Installation
    • Part 2: Preparing for VMware View Installation
    • Part 3: Preparing for VMware View Installation
    • Part 4: Preparing for VMware View Installation
    • Part 5: Preparing for VMware View Installation
    • Part 6: Preparing for VMware View Installation
    • Part 7: Preparing for VMware View Installation
    • Part 8: Preparing for VMware View Installation
    • Part 9: Preparing for VMware View Installation
    • Part 10: Preparing for VMware View Installation
    • Part 11: Preparing for VMware View Installation
    • Part 12: Preparing for VMware View Installation
    • Summary
  • 2.0 Architecting VMware View
    • Introduction
    • Reference Architecture
    • How to Design?
    • What is a VMware View Client?
    • How Do Clients Access VMware View Machines?
    • Right-sizing the Environment
    • Summary
  • 3.0 Installing VMware View
    • Introduction
    • Review of All the Components Being Installed
    • Installation of VMware View
    • Installation of the Connection Server
    • Installation of the View Composer
    • Configuring the View Manager
    • Summary
  • 4.0 Virtual Desktop
    • Introduction
    • Virtual Desktop Use Cases
    • Taking a Closer Look at Virtual Desktops
    • Protocols Used
    • Summary
  • 5.0 Virtual Desktop Deployment
    • Introduction
    • Managing Virtual Desktops Centrally
    • Desktop Pools – Creation
    • Desktop Pools – Management
    • Summary
  • 6.0 View Client
    • Introduction
    • Configuration
    • Thin Clients
    • Virtual Printing
    • Summary
  • 7.0 Load Balancing
    • Introduction
    • How is Load Balancing Achieved in View Environment?
    • Leveraging VMware
    • Scaling Out with Replica Connection Servers
    • Achieving Fault Tolerance
    • Summary
  • 8.0 Providing Security and Enabling Remote Access
    • Introduction
    • Remote Access Specifics
    • Roles
    • Part 1: Remote Users
    • Part 2: Remote Users
    • Controlling Desktops
    • Summary
  • 9.0 Application Virtualization
    • Introduction
    • What it is and Why it’s Needed
    • Installation of ThinApp
    • Problem Resolution
    • Use Cases
    • Summary
  • 10.0 Troubleshooting
    • Introduction
    • Identifying the Source of the Problem
    • Looking for Possible Solutions
    • VMware ESX Server-related Issues
    • VMware Server Logs
    • Alarms
    • Does Knowing Linux Help?
    • Resource Pools
    • Summary