Advanced VDI with VMware Horizon 7

Video Description

Learn how to architecture and implement a Horizon 7 virtual desktop infrastructure

About This Video

  • Revolutionize the provisioning of virtual desktops with the new features of VMware Horizon 7

  • Streamline end user access and simplify authentication across all desktop and app services

  • A comprehensive, master-level course that brings the virtues of the mobile cloud to virtual desktops and applications.

  • In Detail

    VMware Horizon 7 delivers, protects, and manages your applications and virtual desktops and ensures the end user can access them from anywhere and at any time. It is easy to have a fundamental knowledge of VMware Horizon 7 but it is way more challenging and difficult to implement and fine-tune it according to your business needs. Our video overcomes this challenge and ensures you gain the advanced and practical knowledge required to manage and implement Horizon 7 efficiently for your organization.

    The video starts by demonstrating advanced installation and configuration, which will help you to customize Horizon 7 according to your business requirements. Then you'll delve into the latest features of Horizon 7 such as just-in-time delivery with instant clone; modernized life cycle management, which ensures faster application delivery; better user experience; smart policies, in order to improve security; and many more. This advanced-level video will teach you to deliver virtual desktops and applications through a single platform, multiple deployment scenarios, Horizon client and agent security, integration with third-party software, best practices, and troubleshooting techniques.

    Table of Contents

    1. Chapter 1 : Installation and Setup of the Example Lab Environment
      1. Installation and Setup – Example Lab Overview 00:06:35
      2. Installing the Vmware vSphere Infrastructure 00:03:26
      3. Installing and Configuring Windows Server Components 00:01:41
      4. Configuring Active Directory Components 00:04:09
      5. Downloading the VMware Horizon Software 00:01:45
    2. Chapter 2 : Learning Vmware Horizon 7 Architecture
      1. Introducing VMware Horizon View 7 00:24:16
      2. VMware Horizon 7 Architecture and Feature Overview 00:14:08
      3. Desktop Cloning with Instant and Linked Clones 00:24:47
      4. Delivery Protocols and Hardware Accelerated Graphics 00:13:05
    3. Chapter 3 : Designing and Deploying VMware Horizon 7
      1. Project Methodology – How to Approach a VDI Project 00:13:55
      2. Desktop Assessments with Liquidware Labs Stratusphere 00:06:47
      3. Proving the Technology 00:07:52
      4. Designing and Deploying Vmware Horizon 7 00:04:52
    4. Chapter 4 : Installing and Configuring VMware Horizon 7
      1. Installing View Composer 00:09:57
      2. Installing the View Connection Server 00:05:31
      3. Initial Connection Server Configuration 00:07:00
      4. Installing the Replica Server 00:04:49
      5. Installing the Security Server 00:07:15
    5. Chapter 5 : VMware Horizon View Cloud Pod Architecture
      1. Cloud Pod Architecture Introduction and Design Overview 00:03:51
      2. Initializing and Configuring Cloud Pod Architecture 00:06:44
    6. Chapter 6 : Securing Your Horizon 7 Environment with SSL Certificates
      1. Deploying SSL Certificates 00:08:12
    7. Chapter 7 : Building and Optimizing the Virtual Desktop OS
      1. Building a Windows 7 VDI Image 00:14:34
      2. Optimizing the Windows 7 Image for Horizon View 00:05:53
      3. Preparing the Virtual Desktop Machine for Delivery 00:03:50
      4. Building a Windows 10 Virtual Desktop Machine 00:08:27
      5. Optimizing the Windows 10 Image for Horizon View 00:06:49
      6. Preparing the Virtual Desktop Machine for Delivery 00:02:28
    8. Chapter 8 : Advanced Desktop Pool Management
      1. What is a Desktop Pool? 00:09:05
      2. Creating an Instant Clone Desktop Pool 00:10:42
      3. Entitling End Users to the Instant Clone Desktop Pool 00:02:02
      4. The Instant Clone View in vCenter 00:01:00
      5. Creating a Linked Clone Desktop Pool 00:12:42
      6. Entitling End Users to the Linked Clone Desktop Pool 00:02:24
      7. The vCenter View of Linked Clone Desktops 00:00:56
      8. Creating a Full Clone Desktop Pool 00:08:14
      9. Entitling End Users to the Full Clone Desktop Pool 00:01:34
      10. Creating a Manual Desktop Pool 00:05:47
      11. Entitling End Users to the Full Clone Desktop Pool 00:02:26
    9. Chapter 9 : Display Protocols
      1. What is a Display Protocol? 00:02:34
      2. Display Protocol Options: PCoIP, Blast Extreme, and RDP 00:11:21
    10. Chapter 10 : Connecting to a View Desktop
      1. Horizon Client Options 00:19:46
      2. Fine Tuning the End User Experience 00:07:24
      3. Managing and Monitoring the End User Experience 00:07:13
    11. Chapter 11 : Delivering Session-Based Desktops
      1. Architecture and Sizing 00:04:21
      2. Installing and Configuring the RDSH Role 00:10:11
      3. Configuring Hosted Desktop Farms in the View Administrator 00:14:22
      4. Configuring Load Balancing for RDSH Desktops 00:05:30
    12. Chapter 12 : Delivering Apps with Horizon View Hosted Apps
      1. Architecture and Sizing 00:07:40
      2. Installing and Configuring RDSH for View Hosted Apps 00:07:06
      3. Configuring Horizon View Hosted App Farms 00:06:09
      4. Configuring Load Balancing for View Hosted Apps 00:05:12
    13. Chapter 13 : Delivering Layered Apps with LWL FlexApp
      1. What is Application Layering? 00:10:13
      2. Capturing a FlexApp Application Layer 00:05:25
      3. Entitling Users to FlexApp Application Layers 00:03:40
    14. Chapter 14 : User Environment Management for VDI
      1. What is User Environment Management? 00:04:32
      2. View Persona Management 00:12:30
    15. Chapter 15 : Advanced UEM with Liquidware Labs ProfileUnity
      1. An Overview of Liquidware Labs ProfileUnity 00:07:31

    Product Information

    • Title: Advanced VDI with VMware Horizon 7
    • Author(s): Peter von Oven
    • Release date: March 2017
    • Publisher(s): Packt Publishing
    • ISBN: 9781786469823