VMware Horizon View: Install, Configure, Manage (v6)

This hands-on training course builds your skills in installing, configuring, and managing the Horizon™ View™ component of VMware Horizon™. Delegates gain practical experience with these concepts through the completion of hands-on labs. View includes: VMware View® Manager™, VMware View® Composer™, and View security server. This course is based on the Horizon 6 release.

Target Audience:

System administrators and system integrators responsible for deploying the VMware® virtual desktop infrastructure.


  • Experience in Microsoft Windows Active Directory administration
  • Experience with VMware vSphere

Before attending this course, you must be able to perform the following tasks:

  • Create a template in the VMware vCenter Server™ system and deploy a virtual machine from a template.
  • Modify a vCenter Server customization specification.
  • Open a virtual machine console in the vCenter Server system and access the guest operating system.

Delegates will learn how to

  • Identify View components
  • Install and configure View Connection Server
  • Install and configure virtual machines that become desktops
  • Configure and manage VMware Horizon™ Client™ systems
  • Configure and manage pools of existing physical machines
  • Configure and manage automated pools of full virtual machines
  • Configure and manage pools of linked-clone machines
  • Configure and manage RDS pools of desktops and applications
  • Use View Administrator to configure the View environment
  • Configure secure access to View desktops
  • Describe steps to deploy View Persona Management for user profile management
  • Manage performance and scalability of a View deployment

Course Introduction
Introduction to Horizon and View
View Connection Server
View Desktops
Horizon Client Options
Creating and Managing Automated Pools
Creating and Managing Linked-Clone Desktop Pools
Creating and Managing RDS Desktop and Application Pools
Using View Administrator
Managing View Security
View Persona Management
Command-Line Tools and Backup Options
View Performance and Scalability