4-5 Day(s)


This hands-on training course builds your skills in the VMware View suite of products: VMware View Manager, VMware View Composer, and VMware ThinApp.


System administrators and system integrators experienced with VMware Infrastructure 3 who are responsible for their organization's deployment of VMware technology for virtual desktop infrastructure.

Skills Gained

After this course, the student should be able to:

  • Install and configure the VMware View components
  • Create persistent and nonpersistent desktop pools
  • Configure virtual desktops for printing, USB redirection, and multimedia redirection
  • Configure authentication using devices such as smart cards or cryptographic authentication fobs
  • Use VMware View Composer to deploy and manage linked clone virtual desktops
  • Package applications using VMware ThinApp for a VMware virtual desktop infrastructure



  • Experience in Microsoft Windows Active Directory (AD) administration
  • Experience with vSphere


  • Completion of VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage.

Basic Skills Self-Assessment

You must already have these skills:

  • Create a template in VMware vCenter Server and deploy a virtual machine from it.
  • Modify a template customization file.
  • Open a virtual machine console on vCenter Server and access the guest operating system.
  • Modify a virtual machine's hardware.
  • Configure Windows AD services.

Course Specifics

Course Outline

Module 1: Course IntroductionModule 2: Introduction to VMware View
  • View features and components
Module 3: VMware View Connection Server
  • Installation and configuration
  • View Administrator
Module 4: VMware View Virtual Desktops
  • View Agent
  • PCoIP and other remote display protocols
  • USB redirection and multimedia redirection
Module 5: VMware View Client Options
  • View Client
  • View Portal
  • Thin clients and Offline Desktop
Module 6: VMware View Administrator
  • Configuring automated desktop pools
  • Persistent and nonpersistent pools
Module 7: Configuring and Managing Linked Clones
  • View Composer configuration
  • Deploying and modifying linked clone desktops
Module 8: Unified Access
  • Accessing physical systems, blade PCs, Terminal Services
Module 9: Virtual Printing
  • Seamless printing from desktop to client printer

Module 10: Managing View Security
  • Network configuration and authentication options

Module 11: View Manager Performance and Scalability
  • Performance enhancements and load balancing

Module 12: VMware ThinApp
  • Deploying applications using ThinApp

Thinking about Onsite?

If you need training for 3 or more people, you should ask us about onsite training. Putting aside the obvious location benefit, content can be customised to better meet your business objectives and more can be covered than in a public classroom. It's a cost effective option.

Submit an enquiry from any page on this site, and let us know you are interested in the requirements box, or simply mention it when we contact you.

Upcoming Dates

Course Location Days Cost Date
4 2150 £2150 2018-07-16
5 2500 £2500 2017-11-17
5 2500 £2500 2017-10-26
5 2500 £2500 2017-09-26
5 2500 £2500 2017-09-07
5 2500 £2500 2017-09-01
5 2500 £2500 2017-08-31
5 2500 £2500 2017-08-03
5 2500 £2500 2017-08-02
5 2500 £2500 2017-07-20