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

This three-day, hands-on training provides you with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to achieve competence in deploying and managing VMware Horizon® Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure. This training increases your skill and competence in using the VMware Horizon® Cloud Service portal and Microsoft Azure portal.
 
Objectives
By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:
  • List the VMware Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure features and benefits
  • Identify the Horizon Cloud Service and Microsoft Licensing and deployment options, requirements, and processes
  • List the Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure System Architecture Components
  • Interpret Horizon Cloud Service basic architecture diagrams
  • Discuss topics relevant to Horizon Cloud Service and Microsoft Azure
  • Summarize Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure Analytics and Monitoring capabilities
  • Discuss Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure networking concepts, connectivity considerations, and ports required
  • Define Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure scalability options
  • Discuss Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure Active Directory Integration
  • Determine the Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure Active Directory requirements
  • Determine the steps and requirements to deploy Horizon Cloud service on Microsoft Azure
  • Identify the Horizon Cloud service upgrade features and benefits
  • Outline the steps to deploy nodes in the Horizon Cloud Service on Azure
  • List the steps to convert the Master Virtual Machine to an Assignable Image
  • Outline the 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 the steps to create a Desktop and Application Assignments and entitlements
  • Describe the capabilities that the Cloud Service Admin UI provides for monitoring the health of a RDSH Farm
  • Describe VMware User Environment Manager 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 Manager deployment models
  • Discuss Horizon Cloud on Microsoft Azure Top Issues
 
Intended Audience
  • System administrators and system integrators
 
Prerequisites
There are no prerequisites for this course.
 
Product Alignment
  • VMware Horizon Cloud Service
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Outline
1  Course Introduction
  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives
 
2  Introduction to Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure
  • List the VMware Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure features and benefits
  • Describe Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure deployment options and process
  • List Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure System Architecture Components
  • Understand the concept of Remote Desktop Session Host Farms
  • Determine Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure configuration prerequisites
  • Summarize Horizon Cloud Service Microsoft Azure Analytics and Monitoring capabilities
 
3  Networking and Scalability
  • Summarize Horizon Cloud Service connectivity considerations and tasks
  • Discuss Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure networking concepts
  • Identify the ports required for local connections, remote connections, and endpoint operating system    firewall rules
  • Define 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
 
4  Active Directory
  • List the features and limitations of supported Active Directory configurations
  • Discuss Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure Active Directory Integration best practices and requirements
 
5  Deployment and Upgrades
  • Determine the steps and requirements to deploy Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure
  • Recognize Horizon Cloud Service portal options available for administrators
  • Identify VMware Horizon Cloud Service upgrade features and benefits
 
6  Image Management
  • Outline the process and choices to set up a master VM
  • List the steps to convert the Master Virtual Machine to an Assignable Image
 
7  VDI Desktops, RDSH Farms, and Assignments
  • Outline the steps to create a RDSH Farm
  • Compare different power management options and maintenance for RDSH farms
  • Create an RDS application assignment
  • Create an RDS desktop pool
  • Compare dedicated-assignment and floating-assignment
  • Outline the steps to create a VDI Desktop Assignment
  • Compare different power management options and maintenance for VDI Desktop Pool
  • Monitor and analyze Horizon Cloud Farm and VDI desktop pool
  • Explain Image and Farm Update
 
8  User Environment Manager and VIDM
  • Describe User Environment Manager and its architecture
  • Explain the User Environment Manager functional areas and their benefits
  • Explain User Environment Manager profile management and its features
  • Compare and describe the VMware Identity Manager deployment models
 
9  Troubleshooting
  • Discuss Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure Troubleshooting basics
  • Discuss Horizon Cloud Service Troubleshooting basics