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VMware Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure: Deploy and Manage (HCSMADM)

 

Course Overview

This three-day, hands-on training provides you with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to achieve competence in deploying and managing VMware Horizon® Cloud ServiceTM on Microsoft Azure. This training increases your skill and competence in using the VMware Horizon® Cloud Administration Console and Microsoft Azure portal.

Product Alignment

  • Horizon Cloud
The Advanced courses is delivered directly by VMware.

Who should attend

System administrators and system integrators

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Objectives

By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:

  • List the Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure features and benefits
  • Identify the Horizon Cloud and Microsoft Licensing deployment options, requirements, and processes
  • List the Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure system architecture components
  • Interpret the Horizon Cloud basic architecture diagrams
  • Discuss topics relevant to Horizon Cloud and Microsoft Azure
  • Summarize the Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure analytics and monitoring capabilities
  • Discuss the Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure networking concepts, connectivity considerations, and required ports
  • Define the Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure scalability options
  • Discuss the Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure Active Directory integration
  • Determine the Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure Active Directory requirements
  • Determine steps and requirements to deploy Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure
  • Identify the Horizon Cloud upgrade features and benefits
  • Outline steps to deploy nodes in Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure
  • List steps to convert the master virtual machine to an assignable image
  • Outline steps to create a Remote Desktop Session Host (RDSH) farm and Remote Desktop Server (RDS) desktop pools
  • Describe how a user can access an application by using the RDS Farm
  • Compare dedicated assignment and floating assignment
  • Outline steps to create desktop and application assignments and entitlements
  • Describe capabilities that the Cloud Service Admin UI provides for monitoring the health of an RDSH farm
  • Describe VMware User Environment ManagerTM and its architecture
  • Explain the User Environment Manager functional areas and their benefits
  • Explain the User Environment Manager profile management and its features
  • Compare and describe the VMware Identity ManagerTM deployment models
  • Discuss the Horizon Cloud on Microsoft Azure critical issues

Course Content

Course Introduction
  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives
Introduction to Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure
  • List the Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure features and benefits
  • Identify the available Horizon Cloud and Microsoft licensing options
  • Describe the Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure deployment options and process
  • List the Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure system architecture components
  • Interpret the Horizon Cloud basic architecture diagrams
  • Discuss topics that are relevant to Horizon Cloud
  • Discuss topics that are relevant to Microsoft Azure
  • Understand the concept of Remote Desktop Session Host farms
  • Determine the Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure configuration prerequisites
Connectivity and Networking
  • Summarize Horizon Cloud connectivity considerations and tasks
  • Discuss the Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure networking concepts
  • Identify ports required for local connections, remote connections, and endpoint operating system firewall rules
Active Directory
  • List features and limitations of supported Active Directory configurations
  • Discuss Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure Active Directory integration best practices
  • Determine Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure Active Directory requirements
Deployment and Upgrades
  • Determine steps and requirements to deploy Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure
  • Recognize the Horizon Cloud Administration Console options available to administrators
Image Management
  • Outline the process and choices to set up master virtual machines
  • Identify the configuration choices for importing master virtual machines
  • List steps to install the user software on the master virtual machine
  • Identify steps to convert a configured master virtual machine to an assignable image
RDSH Farms
  • Outline the process and configuration choices that are available while creating the RDSH farm
  • Identify the different desktops models supported in an RDSH farm
  • Explain power management options in the RDSH farm
  • Compare rolling maintenance
  • List actions that can be performed on farms listed on the Administration Console's Farms page
  • List the actions to assign an application to a user or group
  • List prerequisites for creating an RDSH session assignment
  • Identify steps for creating an RDSH assignment
VDI Desktops
  • Compare dedicated assignment and floating assignment
  • Outline steps to create a VDI desktop assignment
  • Explain the entitlement of desktops
Managing Assignable Images
  • Manage assignable images
  • Update agent, images, and farms
User Environment Manager
  • Identify the User Environment Manager functional areas and their benefits
  • List the User Environment Manager components
  • Describe User Environment Manager and its architecture
  • Identify User Environment Manager profile management and its features
  • Describe User Environment Manager Smart Policies
VMware Identity Manager
  • Describe VMware Workspace™ ONE™
  • Learn ways to deliver VMware Identity Manager
  • Integrate Horizon Cloud with VMware Identity Manager
Scalability Considerations
  • Define the Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure scalability options
  • Apply RDS hosts and farms scaling
  • Justify the deployment of multiple Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure environments
  • Evaluate cost analysis and sizing considerations
Troubleshooting
  • Discuss the Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure troubleshooting basics
  • Discuss the Horizon Cloud troubleshooting basics
Online Training

Duration 3 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • 3,750.- €
Digital courseware
Classroom Training

Duration 3 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Austria: 3,750.- €
  • Germany: 3,750.- €
  • Switzerland: 3,750.- €
Digital courseware

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