VMware vSphere: Advanced Administration Workshop [V8] (VCP7)

Virtualization, VMware

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.

Location, current course term

Brno + online (volitelně)
9/9/2024 - 9/13/2024 CZECH
Praha + online (volitelně)
5/13/2024 - 5/17/2024 CZECH
Vlastní Školení na míru (termín, lokalita, obsah, délka)

The course:

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  • Course Introduction
    1. Introductions and course logistics
    2. Course objectives
  • Introduction to Horizon Mirage
    1. Discuss the key concepts of Mirage
    2. Describe how Mirage works with VMware Horizon® 6
    3. Define the main Mirage user classifications
    4. Discuss Mirage features and benefits
  • Architecture and Components
    1. Identify the function of each of the Horizon Mirage solution components
    2. Define the Horizon Mirage layers
    3. Diagram the Horizon Mirage architecture
  • Install and Configure Horizon Mirage
    1. Outline the tasks for installing and configuring Mirage
    2. Discuss the process for deploying the Mirage client
    3. Explain the best practices for configuring Horizon Mirage servers, storage, and networking
    4. Identify the high-level tasks for upgrading Mirage
  • Mirage Web Manager
    1. Identify the main installation and configuration tasks for Mirage Web Manager
    2. Discuss how to use Mirage Web Manager logs
    3. Recognize how to configure SSL on Mirage Web Manager
  • Mirage Managment Overview
    1. Explain how to use the Mirage dashboard and transaction logs to monitor your Mirage system environment
    2. Recognize the process for setting up static and dynamic centralized virtual desktop (CVD) collections
    3. Explain the main Image Composer functions
    4. Describe how Mirage roles are set up and used
  • Mirage Single Image Management
    1. Diagram the layer management lifecycle
    2. Explain how to set up a reference machine
    3. Recognize the process for capturing and assigning base layers and application layers
  • Windows Migrations
    1. Recognize the steps that you must take to prepare your environment for a Windows migration
    2. Identify the steps for performing a Windows migration
    3. Explain how you can monitor the Windows migration process
    4. Describe the difference between in-place and replacement migrations
    5. Illustrate the processes by which a migration happens
    6. Discuss the ways that you can troubleshoot a migration
  • Endpoint Protection with Mirage
    1. Discuss the backup capabilities of Mirage and how upload policies are used to define backup parameters
    2. Explain the Mirage endpoint disaster recovery options
  • Working with a Mirage File Portal
    1. Explain the process for configuring the Mirage file portal
    2. Recognize how to configure end-user CVD mapping
    3. Describe how to access files using the Mirage file portal
    4. Recognize how to browse and view files in the Mirage file portal
  • Mirage Security
    1. Recognize the architecture and components of the Mirage gateway server and how they interact
    2. Identify tasks for performing SSL configuration on a Mirage systen
    3. Explain how to configure Mirage load balancing
Assumed knowledge:
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.
5 days (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM )
Course price:
2 160.00 € (2 613.60 € incl. 21% VAT)
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