VMware App Volumes and User Environment Manager on Horizon

Duration: 
3 days
Codes: 
VMAVAUPM

Overview

This three-day course builds your skills in application management using VMware App Volumes and VMware User Environment Manager . You will learn how to use App Volumes to deliver applications and data to desktops and users in seconds and at scale. You will gain skills in managing application lifecycles from installation to update and replacement. You will also learn how to use User Environment Manager to provide personalization and dynamic policy configuration across virtual, physical, and cloud-based environments to simplify end-user profile management.

Product Alignment

  •   App Volumes 2.10

  User Environment Manager 8.7

Audience

Experienced system administrators and system integrators responsible for implementing VMware Horizon , Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop, and RDHS solutions

Skills Gained

By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:

  • Describe the features and functions of App Volumes and User Environment Manager
  • Demonstrate the architectures of App Volumes and User Environment Manager
  • Install and configure App Volumes
  • Create and deploy AppStacks and writable volumes
  • Install and configure User Environment Manager
  • Manage application configurations, user environment settings, and personalization settings

Prerequisites

  • Experience with virtualized desktop implementation
  • Familiarity with VMware Horizon
  • VMware App Volumes Fundamentals (eLearning) recommended
  • VMware User Environment Manager Fundamentals (eLearning) recommended
  • VMware ThinApp Fundamentals (eLearning) recommended

Course Outline

Course Introduction

  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives

Overview of App Volumes Enterprise

  • App Volumes
  • User Environment Manager
  • VMware ThinApp

Overview of App Volumes

  • Features and benefits
  • Scalability and limitations
  • Storage group distribution strategies
  • App Volumes components

Installation of App Volumes

  • Infrastructure and system requirements
  • Installing and configuring App Volumes Manager
  • Installing the App Volumes agent

Working with AppStacks

  • Creating and provisioning AppStacks
  • Managing and updating AppStacks
  • Using AppStacks in virtual desktops
  • Using AppStacks in a Remote Desktop Services host
  • Best practices for AppStacks

Working with Writable Volumes

  • Default writable volume templates
  • Writable volume policies at creation
  • Updating and rescanning writable volumes

Overview of User Environment Manager

  • User Environment Manager terminology
  • User environment settings and scope
  • User profile scenarios

Installation of User Environment Manager

  • User Environment Manager Agent (FlexEngine) requirements
  • Group Policy configuration
  • Management Console configuration

User Environment Manager Settings

  • Personalization settings
  • User environment settings
  • Condition sets
  • Application migration

Application Configuration Management

  • Predefined and user-customized application settings
  • Using Application Profiler
  • Using the Self-Support Tool
  • Using the Helpdesk Support Tool

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.

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Upcoming Dates

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Course Location Days Cost Date
Online Online3 2250 £2250 2019-09-23
Online Online3 2250 £2250 2019-09-23
Virtual Virtual3 2250 £2250 2019-09-23
Utrecht Nieuwegein3 2250 £2250 2019-09-23
Online Online3 2250 £2250 2019-09-30
Online Online3 2250 £2250 2019-10-21