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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
  • Official e-courseware
  • 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

Overview:

This hands-on course, equivalent to one day of training, builds skills in post-deployment configuration and administration of VMware Horizon® 7. The configuration and administration skills are focused on the inclusion of VMware vSAN™ 6.7 storage datastores for desktop pools and virtual machines deployed and managed by VMware Horizon 7.

Product Alignment

  • VMware ESXi™
  • VMware vCenter Server® 6.7
  • vSAN 6.7
  • VMware Horizon 7.7
  • Good understanding of TCP/IP services
  • Working experience of enterprise switching and routing
  • Good understanding of network security and working experience with firewalls

Solid understanding of concepts presented in the following courses:

  • VMware Data Center Virtualization Fundamentals
  • VMware Introduction to Network Virtualization with NSX
  • VMware Network Virtualization Fundamentals
  • Identify vSAN and VMware Horizon 7 integration considerations
  • Recognize the benefits of using vSAN as the native storage for VMware Horizon 7
  • Describe basic vSAN architecture and components
  • Describe basic VMware Horizon 7 architecture and components
  • Identify the vSAN features that benefit VMware Horizon 7
  • Describe key vSAN characteristics
  • Identify ways to overcome vSAN limitations in a VMware Horizon 7 environment
  • Define hardware, software, and storage requirements for a given use case
  • Identify desktop pool use cases and how these cases affect vSAN datastore sizing
  • Configure a desktop pool for a given use case
  • Determine and configure the correct vSAN storage policies for VMware Horizon 7

Outline: 1 Course Introduction

  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives
  • Describe the software-defined data center

2 Integrating vSAN with VMware Horizon 7

  • Identify vSAN and VMware Horizon 7 integration considerations
  • Describe basic vSAN architecture
  • Describe basic VMware Horizon 7 architecture
  • Identify key vSAN characteristics that affect VMware Horizon 7 design and sizing
  • Describe basic vSAN architecture and components
  • Identify ways that vSAN benefits VMware Horizon 7
  • Recognize vSAN features that are key to increasing storage performance in VMware Horizon 7
  • Identify ways to overcome vSAN limitations with VMware Horizon 7

3 Configuring vSAN for Horizon 7

  • Define hardware, software, and storage requirements for a specific use case.
  • Configure a desktop pool for a specific use case.
  • Recognize vSAN sizing considerations for VMware Horizon 7
  • Determine the appropriate vSAN sizing and cluster type for a VMware Horizon 7 environment or pool
  • Apply vSAN design considerations
  • Describe the expansion of a vSAN cluster
  • Configure vSAN disk groups

4 Configuring VMware Horizon 7 to use vSAN

  • Identify Horizon Connection Server requirements
  • Configure Horizon Connection Server storage settings
  • Describe how to configure the event database
  • Describe the function of View Composer
  • Describe replica tiering
  • Identify vSAN datastore requirements for linked-clone desktop pools
  • Deploy linked-clone desktops from a vSAN datastore
  • Optimize storage for instant-clone desktops
  • Describe replica and instant-clone virtual machine storage options

5 vSAN Policies for VMware Horizon Desktops

  • Explain how storage policies work with VMware Horizon 7
  • Explain virtual machine storage policies
  • Identify virtual machine storage policy compliance status

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