VMware Horizon 7: Install, Configure, Manage (VHVICM)

Course Description Schedule Course Outline

Who should attend

Technical personnel who work in the IT departments of end-customer companies and people who are responsible for the delivery of remote or virtual desktop services



Customers attending this course should have, at a minimum, the following VMware infrastructure skills:

  • Use VMware vSphere® Web Client to view the state of virtual machines, datastores, and networks
  • Open a virtual machine console on VMware vCenter Server® and access the guest operating system
  • Create snapshots of virtual machines
  • Configure guest customization specifications
  • Modify virtual machine properties
  • Convert a virtual machine into a template
  • Deploy a virtual machine from a template

These skills can be aquired in the following course: VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage (VICM)

Attendees should also have the following Microsoft Windows system administration experience:

  • Configure Active Directory services, including DNS, DHCP, and time synchronization
  • Restrict users’ activities by implementing Group Policy objects
  • Configure Windows systems to allow Remote Desktop Connections
  • Build an ODBC connection to an SQL Server database

Course Objectives

This five-day, hands-on course gives you the skills to deliver virtual desktops and applications through a single virtual desktop infrastructure platform. This course builds your skills in installing, configuring, and managing VMware Horizon® 7 through a combination of lecture and hands-on labs. You will learn how to configure and deploy pools of virtual machines, how to manage access and security of the machines, and how to provide a customized desktop environment to end users.

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

  • Identify VMware Horizon components
  • Install and configure View Connection Server
  • Install and configure virtual desktops
  • Configure and manage VMware Horizon® Client™ systems
  • Configure and manage pools of physical and virtual machines
  • Configure and manage automated pools of full virtual machines
  • Configure and manage pools of linked-clone desktops
  • Configure and manage automated pools of instant clones
  • Configure and manage Remote Desktop Services (RDS) pools of desktops and applications
  • Use Horizon Administrator to configure the VMware Horizon environment
  • Configure secure access to virtual desktops
  • Use VMware User Environment Manager™ to manage user personalization and application configurations
  • Describe steps to deploy profile management
  • Use VMware App Volumes™ to provision and manage applications
  • Manage the performance and scalability of a VMware Horizon deployment

Course Content

  • Course Introduction
  • Introduction to VMware Horizon
  • View Connection Server
  • VMware Horizon Pools and Desktops
  • Horizon Client Options
  • Creating Automated Pools of Full Virtual Machines
  • Creating and Managing Linked-Clone Desktops
  • Creating and Managing Instant-Clone Pools
  • Creating RDS Desktop and Application Pools
  • VMware Horizon 7 Authentication
  • Managing VMware Horizon Security
  • Profile Management Using User Environment Manager
  • Using App Volumes to Provision and Manage Applications
  • Command-Line Tools and Backup Options
  • VMware Horizon Performance and Scalability
Classroom Training
Modality: C

Duration 5 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Germany: 3,300.- €
  • Switzerland: Fr. 5,200.-
  • VMware Training Credits: 43 VTC
incl. catering
Catering includes:

  • Coffee, Tea, Juice, Water, Soft drinks
  • Pastry and Sweets
  • Fresh fruits
  • Lunch in a nearby restaurant

* Catering information only valid for courses delivered by Fast Lane.

Digital courseware Dates and Booking
Online Training
Modality: L

Duration 5 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Germany: 2,790.- €
  • VMware Training Credits: 43 VTC
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Modality: P
Price (excl. tax)
  • Germany: 3,440.- €
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This is a FLEX course, which is delivered both virtually and in the classroom.
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