About this course

Course type Specialist
Course code VMWAREHM5
Duration 3 Days

This hands-on training course provides students with skills that they need to deploy a unified image management system using VMware Mirage™. After installing Mirage 5.0, students learn how to configure security, manage images, perform a Windows migration, set up endpoint protection, and perform various management functions.

Intended Audience:

Experienced system administrators and system integrators responsible for deploying Mirage.

Prerequisites

Please Note: All VMware course materials will only be available to delegates in e-courseware format. VMware will email delegates with instructions on how to access their e-book entitlement no less than 48 hours before their course is due to take place. If you have an existing VMware MyLearn account it is imperative that you notify QA of the email address you have registered to this account.

Those delegates who are attending via either virtual or extended classroom will be required to provide either dual monitors or single monitor plus a tablet device.

Technical prerequisites

  • Ability to use VMware vSphere® Client™ to view the state of virtual machines, datastores, and networks
  • Experience accessing the guest operating system from the VMware vCenter Server™ virtual machine console
  • Ability to navigate Windows 7, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2008.

Delegates will learn how to

At the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Describe the key concepts of Mirage
  • Recognize how Mirage fits into the VMware end-user computing vision
  • Identify the main Mirage use classifications
  • Define the function of each of the Mirage solution components
  • Install, configure, and upgrade Mirage
  • Identify the tasks for SSL configuration on a Mirage system
  • Discuss the management functions available in the Mirage Management console
  • Deploy Mirage to endpoints
  • Explain the tasks for capturing and assigning base layers and application layers
  • Describe methods for performing disaster recovery with Mirage
  • Outline how to plan and perform a mass hardware migration with Mirage
  • Recognize how the file portal is set up and used

Outline

Course Introduction

  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives

Introduction to Mirage

  • Discuss the key concepts of Mirage
  • Describe how Mirage works with VMware Horizon® 6
  • Define the main Mirage user classifications
  • Discuss Mirage features and benefits

Components and Architecture

  • Identify the function of each of the Mirage solution components
  • Define the Mirage layers
  • Diagram the Mirage architecture

Installing and Configuring Mirage

  • Outline the tasks for installing and configuring Mirage
  • Discuss the process for deploying the Mirage client
  • Identify the high-level tasks for upgrading Mirage

Mirage Web Manager

  • Identify the main installation and configuration tasks for Mirage Web Manager
  • Discuss how to use Mirage Web Manager logs
  • Recognize how to configure SSL on Mirage Web Manager

Mirage Management Overview

  • Explain how to use the Mirage dashboard and transaction logs to monitor your Mirage system environment
  • Recognize the process for setting up static and dynamic centralized virtual desktop (CVD) collections
  • Explain the main Image Composer functions
  • Describe how Mirage roles are set up and used

Mirage Single Image Management

  • Diagram the layer management lifecycle
  • Explain how to set up a reference machine
  • Recognize the process for capturing and assigning base layers and application layers

Windows Migrations

  • Recognize the steps that you must take to prepare your environment for a Windows migration
  • Identify the steps for performing a Windows migration
  • Explain how you can monitor the Windows migration process
  • Describe the difference between in-place and replacement migrations
  • Illustrate the processes by which a migration happens
  • Discuss the ways that you can troubleshoot a migration

Endpoint Protection with Mirage

  • Discuss the backup capabilities of Mirage and how upload policies are used to define backup parameters
  • Explain the Mirage endpoint disaster recovery options

Working with the Mirage File Portal

  • Explain the process for configuring the Mirage file portal
  • Recognize how to configure end-user CVD mapping
  • Describe how to access files using the Mirage file portal
  • Recognize how to browse and view files in the Mirage file portal

Mirage Security

  • Recognize the architecture and components of the Mirage Gateway server and how they interact
  • Identify tasks for performing SSL configuration on a Mirage system
  • Explain how to configure Mirage load balancing
Specialist Course

3 Days

Duration
Delivery Method

Delivery method

Classroom

Face-to-face learning in the comfort of our quality nationwide centres, with free refreshments and Wi-Fi.

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