- Introduction to View discusses the View architecture and key benefits and features of the View solution
- Installing and Configuring View Components describes the main steps for deploying View, how to install View Composer and how to install and configure View Manager, how to install and configure a View Security Server and a View Transfer Server, and provides an overview of configuring View Persona Management.
- View Desktops explains the steps for configuring virtual machines as desktops, the tasks for preparing virtual desktops before installing View Agent, how to install View Agent, the steps to prepare virtual machines for a linked-clone deployment, and how to deploy a linked-clone automated desktop pool using the Add Pool wizard in View Administrator.
- Horizon Client Options describes how to install and configure Horizon Client, how to configure View for use on Thin Clients, and how to set up and configure virtual printing.
- Working with View Administrator covers how to how to log in and navigate the View Administrator interface, how to manage users and groups, how to use the Add Pool wizard to create automated pools, how to use role-based administration, the steps to set up RDS hosts, and how to create application pools.
Wednesday, July 30. 2014
Thursday, July 24. 2014
- Understand the vCloud Automation Center architecture and use case in today’s multivendor cloud environments
- Install and configure vCloud Automation Center 6.0
- Deploy Distributed Execution Managers and agents for vCloud Automation Center connectivity
- Create endpoints to support compute fabric connectivity
- Manage vCloud Automation Center 6.0 entities on VMware, third-party hardware, and cloud infrastructures
- Configure vCloud Automation Center infrastructure services
- Configure and manage tenants and blueprints
- Configure and manage a service catalog
- Configure and manage role-based access control
- Request and manage machines using the user portal
- Understand and configure vCloud Automation Center workflows
- Integrate VMware vCenter Orchestrator with vCloud Automation Center
- Automate application provisioning with VMware vCloud Application Director
- Manage and monitor machines and resource reclamation
Thursday, July 10. 2014
- Describe the features, benefits, components, and integration of vCenter Orchestrator and vCloud Automation Center
- Use the vCenter Orchestrator client to access and navigate the vCenter Orchestrator platform and to import and run vCenter Orchestrator library workflows
- Explain the role of vCenter Orchestrator workflows and vCenter Orchestrator content elements in automation
- Use the vCloud Automation Center plug-in integrate vCenter Orchestrator with vCloud Automation Center and link vCloud Automation Center to vCenter Orchestrator as an endpoint
- Design, develop, and run custom reusable vCenter Orchestrator workflows
- Use the VMware vSphere® API in vCenter Orchestrator workflow scripts
- Explain the vCloud Automation Center master workflow model
- Integrate vCenter Orchestrator workflows with external systems using the vCloud Automation Center Advanced Service Designer and build automation solutions
- Identify the strategy to integrate vCenter Orchestrator workflows with external systems and explain how to find and use vCenter Orchestrator plug-ins
- Explain how to export, package, and apply version control to vCenter Orchestration workflows
- Install a basic vCenter Orchestrator environment and implement high availability for vCenter Orchestrator
- Log Insight v2.0 Overview: This module provides an overview of Log Insight, including use cases and architecture.
- Log Insight v2.0 Installation and Configuration: This module provides information the installation and configuration of Log Insight, including installation and configuration of the Windows Agent.
- Log Insight v2.0 Analysis: This module provides information about how to use Log Insight for log analysis, including new tools available in version 2.0.
Wednesday, June 4. 2014
- What is ThinApp
- How to Install and Package a Simple App
- How to Install and Package a Simple App Demonstration
- How to Use ThinDirect
- How to Use ThinDirect Demonstration
- How to do an Application Update
- How to do an Application Update Demo
- How to add an Application to Horizon View
- How to add an Application to Horizon View Demonstration
Saturday, May 24. 2014
Virtual networks reproduce the layer 2–layer 7 network model in software, enabling complex multitier network topologies to be created and provisioned programmatically in seconds.
NSX also provides a new model for network security where security profiles are distributed to and enforced by virtual ports and move with virtual machines. For advanced course options, go to www.vmware.com/education.
- Describe the evolution of the Software-Defined Data Center
- Describe how NSX is the next step in the evolution of the Software-Defined Data Center
- Describe data center prerequisites for NSX deployment
- Configure and deploy NSX components for management and control
- Describe basic NSX layer 2 networking
- Configure, deploy, and use logical switch networks
- Configure and deploy NSX distributed router appliances to establish East-West connectivity
- Configure and deploy VMware® NSX Edge™ services gateway appliances to establish North-South connectivity
- Configure and use all main features of the NSX Edge services gateway
- Configure NSX Edge firewall rules to restrict network traffic
- Configure NSX distributed firewall rules to restrict network traffic
- Use role-based access to control user account privileges
- Use activity monitoring to determine whether a security policy is effective
- Configure service composer policies
Sunday, May 18. 2014
This course is based on the Horizon 6 release. The objectives are:
- Identify View components
- Install and configure View Connection Server
- Install and configure virtual machines that become desktops
- Configure and manage VMware Horizon™ Client™ systems
- Configure and manage pools of existing physical machines
- Configure and manage automated pools of full virtual machines
- Configure and manage pools of linked-clone machines
- Configure and manage RDS pools of desktops and applications
- Use View Administrator to configure the View environment
- Configure secure access to View desktops
- Describe steps to deploy View Persona Management for user profile management
- Manage performance and scalability of a View deployment
Wednesday, April 30. 2014
- SSL certificates
- VMware vCenter™ Single Sign-On
- VMware vCenter Server
- VMware ESXi host
- VMware vSphere Cluster
- VMware vSphere vMotion
- Virtual Machine
Tuesday, April 29. 2014
This training course focuses on deploying and managing a software-defined storage solution with VMware Virtual SAN 5.5. This course looks at how Virtual SAN is used as an important component in the VMware software-defined data center. The course is based on VMware ESXi 5.5 and VMware vCenter Server 5.5.
After this course, students should be able to:
- Introduce concepts related to the architecture and features of VMware virtualized storage.
- Articulate Virtual SAN benefits
- Identify the primary issues associated with Virtual SAN configuration and management
- Understand the primary use cases and customer situations when Virtual SAN is best used, including high level technical qualification criteria.
- Identify VSAN elements
- Enlist the prerequisites needed to configure Virtual SAN.
Monday, April 7. 2014
VMware has released a new exam to qualify for the VMware Certified Advanced Professional 5 - Data Center Administration (VCAP5-DCA) Certification. This new exam (exam code VDCA550) is based on vSphere v5.5, where the existing exam (exam code VDCA510) is based on vSphere v5.0/5.1. Passing either of these exams will earn VCAP5-DCA certification if you meet the other pre-requisites.
Wednesday, April 2. 2014
- Introduction to VMware Horizon Workspace: You will learn how Horizon Workspace works and some of its key features that help end users and IT administrators manage personal and corporate data on multiple devices.
- Architecture and Components: You will learn about the components that make up the Horizon Workspace architecture.
- You will learn the key tasks for installing and configuring Horizon Workspace.
- You will learn how to access the Horizon Workspace interfaces and how to work with the Administrator Web interface to manage Horizon Workspace modules, users, groups, catalog of resources, policies, reports, and how to edit administrator settings.
- You will learn how users can sign in from the Horizon Workspace user portal, and install the Horizon Workspace client application on the appropriate devices. In addition, this module teaches how users use the Horizon Workspace features to access and manage their applications and use Horizon Files to manage and share their folders and files.
Thursday, March 13. 2014
- Install and configure vCloud Application Director to use with vCloud Automation Center
- Manage the components in the vCloud Application Director catalog
- Configure application blueprints
- Deploy applications
- Manage deployed applications