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Learning VMware Horizon 7.x - Second Edition

Video Description

Upgrade your virtual desktop infrastructure

About This Video

  • This course provides a thorough explanation of the basics of the new functionality in Horizon clients.
  • Learn more about the new Horizon Cloud Connector.
  • Learn to apply the new Blast Extreme functionality, including adaptive transport with IPv6.

In Detail

VMware Horizon 7 enables you to deliver applications and virtual desktops to your end-users, allowing them to access their workspace environments from anywhere and at any point in time, using any device. This course will take you from being a beginner to being able to centrally manage your desktops, using the latest version of VMware Horizon 7. The video starts with an overview of the architecture and latest features of VMware Horizon 7, including building your own lab environment so you can get hands-on with the course.

You will also learn how to design and deploy your Horizon 7 environment. Finally, we will build two operating systems, optimize them for your VDI, and then walk you through the different methods of delivery for the instant clone, linked clone, and full clone options.

By the end of the course, you will be equipped to create desktop resources by using Horizon Desktop Pools and fine-tune the end user experience, to ensure the best optimization from your virtual desktops.

Downloading the example code for this course: You can download the example code files for all Packt video courses you have purchased from your account at http://www.PacktPub.com. If you purchased this course elsewhere, you can visit http://www.PacktPub.com/support and register to have the files e-mailed directly to you.

Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 : Installing the Example Lab
    1. The Course Overview 00:03:27
    2. Introduction to the Example Lab Environment 00:03:37
    3. VMware vSphere Requirements 00:02:34
    4. Windows Server Requirements 00:02:49
    5. Active Directory Requirements 00:01:58
    6. Downloading the VMware Horizon Software 00:02:22
  2. Chapter 2 : Learning VMware Horizon 7 Architecture
    1. Introduction to VMware Horizon 7 00:14:12
    2. Horizon 7 Editions and Licensing 00:03:55
    3. High-Level Architectural Overview 00:17:41
  3. Chapter 3 : Designing and Deploying VMware Horizon
    1. Design and Deployment Considerations – Phase 1: Project Definition 00:12:20
    2. Design and Deployment Considerations – Phase 2: Proving the Technology 00:07:11
    3. Design and Deploy 00:01:31
    4. VMware Horizon Reference Architecture – Pod and Block 00:02:51
    5. VMware Horizon Cloud Pod Architecture (CPA) 00:01:20
    6. vSphere Design for Horizon 00:13:06
    7. VMware Horizon View Management Architecture Design 00:08:30
    8. Virtual Desktop Machine Design Considerations 00:14:31
  4. Chapter 4 : Installing VMware Horizon
    1. Installing the View Connection Server 00:07:22
    2. Initial Configuration of the View Connection Server 00:17:19
    3. A Guided Tour of the New Horizon Console 00:06:49
    4. Installing a Replica Server 00:07:44
    5. Installing the View Security Server 00:12:03
  5. Chapter 5 : Building, Configuring, and Optimizing Windows 7 for VDI
    1. Virtual Desktop Build Process 00:02:18
    2. Creating a Windows 7 Virtual Desktop Machine 00:15:56
    3. Optimizing the Windows 7 Virtual Desktop Machine 00:14:47
    4. Preparing the Windows 7 Virtual Desktop for Delivery 00:09:58
  6. Chapter 6 : Building, Configuring, and Optimizing Windows 10 for VDI
    1. Virtual Desktop Build Process 00:02:04
    2. Creating a Windows 10 Virtual Desktop Machine 00:16:20
    3. Optimizing the Windows 10 Virtual Desktop Machine 00:14:58
    4. Preparing the Windows 10 Virtual Desktop for Delivery 00:07:58
  7. Chapter 7 : Working with Horizon Desktop Pools
    1. Creating Full Clone Win 7 Virtual Desktop Machine Pools 00:18:56
    2. Creating Linked Clone Win 10 Virtual Desktop Machine Pools 00:19:33
    3. Creating Instant Clone Win 10 Virtual Desktop Machine Pools 00:17:07
    4. Creating a Manual Desktop Pool 00:10:10
    5. Entitling End Users to Virtual Desktop Machines 00:03:07
  8. Chapter 8 : Optimizing and Connecting to Horizon View Desktops
    1. Horizon Client Options 00:06:46
    2. Optimizing the Desktop Session 00:21:41