VMware Horizon Cloud Services Next Gen on Microsoft Azure: Deploy and Manage (EDU-HCSNGADM)

This five-day, hands-on training provides you with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to achieve competence in deploying and managing VMware Horizon® Cloud Services™ Next Gen on Microsoft Azure. This training also teaches you how to use the VMware Horizon Cloud administration console and Microsoft Azure portal.


Through a combination of hands-on labs and interactive lectures, you learn how to import and manage images for VDI and RDSH assignments. You also learn how to configure and use the Universal Broker function, VMware App Volumes™, VMware Workspace ONE® Access™, and VMware Dynamic Environment Manager™ in the Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure deployment.


Audience

  • Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure administrators, system integrators, account managers, solutions architects, solutions engineers, sales engineers, and consultants.


Prerequisites

  • This course has no prerequisites.


Objectives

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

  • Describe the architecture of Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure
  • Discuss the initial Microsoft Azure configurations required for the Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure deployment
  • Discuss Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure networking concepts
  • Discuss Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure AD requirements and integration best practices
  • Demonstrate how to deploy or upgrade Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure
  • Recognize Horizon Cloud Service console controls that are available for administrators
  • Identify Horizon Cloud upgrade features and benefits
  • List the steps and considerations to take when setting up a primary VM to be used as an assignable image
  • Identify how to access desktops and application from Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure
  • Discuss and create Remote Desktop Session Host Farms
  • Explain power management options in the RDSH farm
  • Create VDI desktop assignments and entitlements
  • Manage assignable images on Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure
  • Describe how to use Horizon Image Management Service for Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure
  • Describe the integration of VMware Dynamic Environment Manager with Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure
  • Manage user personalization and application configurations using the VMware Dynamic Environment Manager management console and application profiler
  • Discuss the usage of App Volumes for Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure
  • Discuss the integration of Workspace ONE Access with Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure
  • Interpret scalability considerations for Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure
  • Determine the process of deploying, configuring, and pairing VMware Horizon® Cloud Connector™ into your pod’s environment
  • Apply troubleshooting techniques relevant to Horizon Cloud Service and Microsoft Azure
  • Summarize the analytics and monitoring capabilities in Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure
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Course Outline

1 Course Introduction

  • Introduction and course logistics
  • Course objectives


2 Introduction to Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure

  • Identify Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure features, benefits, and licensing options
  • Analyze the components Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure architecture to identify the configuration prerequisites
  • Identify the Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure deployment models
  • Discuss the initial Microsoft Azure configurations required for the Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure deployment


3 Microsoft Azure Networking Requirements

  • Summarize the Horizon Cloud connectivity considerations and tasks
  • Discuss Horizon Cloud on Microsoft Azure networking concepts
  • Identify the ports required for local connections, remote connections, and endpoint OS firewall rules


4 Identity Management

  • Explain Computer Type and User Identity Type
  • Discuss the best practices for Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure AD integrations
  • Determine the requirements for Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure AD
  • Describe the benefits of integrating Horizon Cloud with Workspace ONE Access
  • Describe how a user obtains access to an entitled virtual desktop or application from the VMware Workspace ONE® Intelligent Hub catalog
  • Describe the importance of binding directories with Workspace ONE Access and setting up custom user attribute synchronization
  • Describe the importance of configuring the Remote App Access client in Workspace ONE Access
  • Access an entitled Horizon virtual desktop or application in the Workspace ONE Intelligent Hub catalog


5 Deployment and Upgrades

  • Determine the steps and requirements to deploy Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure
  • Discuss the features and benefits of using multiple tenant subnets for desktops and RDSH instances
  • Discuss the features and benefits of using Internal and external VMware Unified Access Gateway™ appliances
  • Identify the Horizon Cloud Service console controls that are available for administrators
  • Review the upgraded Horizon Cloud features and benefits


6 Creating Images

  • Outline the process of setting up primary VMs
  • Identify the configuration choices for importing primary VMs
  • List the steps to install the user software on the primary VM
  • List the steps to convert a configured primary VM to an assignable image


7 Access Desktops and Applications

  • Use Horizon Client to access desktops and remote applications
  • Compare the remote display protocols that are available for Horizon Cloud


8 Remote Desktop Session Host Farms

  • List the steps and considerations to take when creating an RDSH farm
  • Explain the actions that can be performed on farms listed on the console’s Farms page
  • Describe how to assign an application to a user or group
  • List the prerequisites and steps to create an RDSH session assignment


9 VDI Desktops

  • Compare a dedicated assignment to a floating assignment
  • List the steps to create a VDI desktop assignment
  • Explain the entitlement of desktops


10 Managing Assignable Images

  • Describe and manage assignable images
  • Describe how to use Horizon Image Management Service for Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure


11 VMware Dynamic Environment Manager

  • Identify the functional areas of VMware Dynamic Environment Manager and their benefits
  • Prepare an infrastructure for VMware Dynamic Environment Manager
  • Outline the steps that are required to install and configure VMware Dynamic Environment Manager components
  • Manage user personalization and application configurations using the VMware Dynamic Environment Manager management console and application profiler


12 App Volumes for Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure

  • Explain how App Volumes works with Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure
  • Discuss the features and benefits of App Volumes in Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure
  • Identify the interface elements of App Volumes in Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure
  • Install and configure App Volumes in Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure


13 Scalability Considerations

  • Discuss the cost and settings of scalability Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure
  • Describe how Universal Broker is used in Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure


14 Horizon Cloud Connector

  • Describe the features and benefits of Horizon Cloud Connector
  • List the prerequisites and requirements to connect a Horizon pod with Horizon Cloud Connector
  • Determine the process of deploying, configuring, and paring Horizon Cloud Connector into your pod’s environment


15 Troubleshooting Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure

  • Discuss the basics of troubleshooting Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure
  • Discuss the basics of troubleshooting Horizon Cloud Service
  • Summarize the analytics and monitoring capabilities of Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure