VMware Mirage: Install, Configure, Manage [V5.0] - On Demand (EDU-MICM5-EL)

This hands-on training course provides students with skills that they need to deploy a unified image management system using VMware Mirage?. After installing Mirage 5.0, students learn how to configure security, manage images, perform a Windows migration, set up endpoint protection, and perform various management functions.

VMware On Demand is a robust, self-paced learning solution delivering modular training combined with hands-on practice labs, giving you a powerful alternative to traditional classroom training.

  • Compelling: Interactive modules with labs that build as you progress
  • Comprehensive: Rich content equivalent to classroom training that meets certification course requirements, including final assessments. Some courses also include bonus items like exam vouchers
  • Convenient: 30 days to access the content multiple times at your pace

Target Audience

  • Experienced system administrators and system integrators responsible for deploying Mirage


  • Ability to use VMware vSphere® Client? to view the state of virtual machines, datastores, and networks
  • Experience accessing the guest operating system from the VMware vCenter Server? virtual machine console
  • Ability to navigate Windows 7, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2008.

Course Objectives

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

  • Describe the key concepts of Mirage
  • Recognize how Mirage fits into the VMware end-user computing vision
  • Identify the main Mirage use classifications
  • Define the function of each of the Mirage solution components
  • Install, configure, and upgrade Mirage
  • Identify the tasks for SSL configuration on a Mirage system
  • Discuss the management functions available in the Mirage Management console
  • Deploy Mirage to endpoints
  • Explain the tasks for capturing and assigning base layers and application layers
  • Describe methods for performing disaster recovery with Mirage
  • Outline how to plan and perform a mass hardware migration with Mirage
  • Recognize how the file portal is set up and used
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Course Modules
  • 1 Course Introduction
    - Introductions and course logistics
    - Course objectives
  • 2 Introduction to Horizon Mirage
    - Discuss the key concepts of Mirage
    - Describe how Mirage works with VMware Horizon® 6
    - Define the main Mirage user classifications
    - Discuss Mirage features and benefits
  • 3 Architecture and Components
    - Identify the function of each of the Horizon Mirage solution components
    - Define the Horizon Mirage layers
    - Diagram the Horizon Mirage architecture
  • 4 Install and Configure Horizon Mirage
    - Outline the tasks for installing and configuring Mirage
    - Discuss the process for deploying the Mirage client
    - Explain the best practices for configuring Horizon Mirage servers, storage, and networking
    - Identify the high-level tasks for upgrading Mirage
  • 5 Mirage Web Manager
    - Identify the main installation and configuration tasks for Mirage Web Manager
    - Discuss how to use Mirage Web Manager logs
    - Recognize how to configure SSL on Mirage Web Manager
  • 6 Mirage Managment Overview
    - Explain how to use the Mirage dashboard and transaction logs to monitor your Mirage system environment
    - Recognize the process for setting up static and dynamic centralized virtual desktop (CVD) collections
    - Explain the main Image Composer functions
    - Describe how Mirage roles are set up and used
  • 7 Mirage Single Image Management
    - Diagram the layer management lifecycle
    - Explain how to set up a reference machine
    - Recognize the process for capturing and assigning base layers and application layers
  • 8 Windows Migrations
    - Recognize the steps that you must take to prepare your environment for a Windows migration
    - Identify the steps for performing a Windows migration
    - Explain how you can monitor the Windows migration process
    - Describe the difference between in-place and replacement migrations
    - Illustrate the processes by which a migration happens
    - Discuss the ways that you can troubleshoot a migration
  • 9 Endpoint Protection with Mirage
    - Discuss the backup capabilities of Mirage and how upload policies are used to define backup parameters
    - Explain the Mirage endpoint disaster recovery options
  • 10 Working with a Mirage File Portal
    - Explain the process for configuring the Mirage file portal
    - Recognize how to configure end-user CVD mapping
    - Describe how to access files using the Mirage file portal
    - Recognize how to browse and view files in the Mirage file portal
  • 11 Mirage Security
    - Recognize the architecture and components of the Mirage gateway server and how they interact
    - Identify tasks for performing SSL configuration on a Mirage systen
    - Explain how to configure Mirage load balancing