Professional VMWare View: Install, Manage, Configure and Tune
(VMVIEW, Live Instructor-Led Training, 4 days)


This SETC certified course provides participants with a comprehensive introduction to the various features of VMWare View. The course begins with a comprehensive overview of the various VMWare technologies and how they are used in the context of a modern IT infrastructure. Beginning with the installation and configuration of a VMWare View connection server, the course quickly proceeds to a detailed investigation of desktop clones, security, ThinApp, fault tolerance, scalability, load balancing and much more. If you need to install, configure, maintain and tune VMWare View based desktops, this SETC certified course is for you.

Dates and Pricing

2 People for Delivery $2,775/person


An Introduction to VMWare View
The Need for Virtualization
The Advantages and Disadvantages of Virtualization: Consolidation and Integration
Components of a Data Center
Virtualization and the Data Center
About the VMWare Family of Products
The Role of vSphere
The Role VMWare View
VMWare View Features and Components
Installation and Configuration of the VMWare View Connection Server
Verifying the Installation
More on Configuration
Overview of Configuration Steps
About VMware View Agent
About PCoIP
About Remote Display Protocols
About USB Redirection
About MultiMedia Redirection
VMware View Client Options
Understanding the VMware View Client
Working in Local Mode
About Working with Thin Clients
About Printing in View Clients
Mastering VMware View Administrator
View Environment Configuration
Security Requirements: An Overview
About Users, Sessions, and Policies: Implementation Details
Configuration and Provision of Automated Desktop Pools
Delegating Administration with Role Based Security
ThinApp Application Management
About Management and Monitoring
Best Practices and Things to Avoid
Mastering Linked Clones
Overview of Concepts
About View Composer
Linked Clone Desktops: Deployment and Provision
Linked Clone Desktops: Management
Working with Persistent Disks
Best Practices and Things to Avoid
Managing View Personas
Overview of Concepts
Creating and Managing User Profiles
About Personas and Roaming Profiles
About Persona Management Deployment
Best Practices and Things to Avoid
Working with Local Mode Desktops
Overview of Concepts
Local Mode Confguration
About the View Transfer Server
About the View Transfer Server Repository
Working with Local Mode
Best Practices and Things to Avoid
About VMWare View Security
Overview of Concepts
Exploring the Topology
Installing and Configuring the Security Server
Exploring the Network Configuration
Exploring Authentication Options
Best Practices and Things to Avoid
Exploring VMware ThinApp
Overview of Concepts
About ThinApp Application Capture
ThinApp Package Deployment
Best Practices and Things to Avoid
Performance Tuning, Load Balancing and fault Tolerance
Overview of VMWare View Performance Characteristics
The Tools of the Performance Trade
Measuring Performance
About Replica Connection Servers
The Need for Load Balancing
Implementing Load Balancing
Backing up VMWare Databases
Restoring VMWare View Databases
Best Practices and Things to Avoid
Exploring the Command Line Environment
Overview of Command Line Tools
About the vdmadmin Utility
About Client Systems in Kiosk Mode
Exploring Third Party Tools