VMware Horizon 8: Virtual Desktop Troubleshooting (HVDT8)

 

Course Overview

This two-day course builds your skills in resolving common issues that occur in a VMware Horizon® environment. You engage in a series of lab exercises to bring existing environment issues to resolution. The exercises mirror real-world troubleshooting use cases. These exercises equip learners with the knowledge and practical skills to manage typical challenges faced by virtual desktop administrators and operators.

Product Alignment

  • VMware Horizon 8 v2006

Who should attend

Experienced system operators, administrators, and integrators responsible for managing and maintaining VMware Horizon solutions.

Prerequisites

VMware Horizon 8: Skills for Virtual Desktop Management (HSVDM8)

This course also requires knowledge of the following:

  • Using VMware vSphere® Web Client to view the state of virtual machines, datastores, and networks
  • Opening a virtual machine console on VMware vCenter Server® and accessing the guest operating system
  • Configuring Active Directory services, including DNS, DHCP, and time synchronization
  • Restricting user activities by implementing Group Policy objects
  • Configuring Windows systems to enable Remote Desktop Connections
  • Building an ODBC connection to an SQL Server database

Course Objectives

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

  • Implement a structured approach to troubleshooting
  • Resolve common issues that occur in a VMware Horizon environment
  • Troubleshoot issues with linked and instant clones
  • Configure the Windows client
  • Identify the correct log level for gathering logs
  • Optimize protocols for best end-user experience

Course Content

Course Introduction
  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives
Overview of Virtual Desktop Troubleshooting
  • Structured approach to troubleshooting configuration and operational problems
  • Applying troubleshooting methods
  • Documenting the steps to resolving the problem
Command-Line Tools and Backup Options
  • Using command-line tools
  • Backing-up and restoring VMware Horizon databases
Troubleshooting Horizon Linked Clone Desktops
  • Describe the components that make up a VMware Horizon desktop
  • Explain how the View Agent Direct-Connection plug-In is useful for diagnosing problems
  • Highlight the best practice for optimizing a VMware Horizon desktop
  • Troubleshoot common problems with VMware Horizon desktops
Troubleshooting Instant Clones
  • Discuss how instant clones are created
  • Discuss what gets logged when an instant clone is created
  • Discuss the keywords to look for in the logs when troubleshooting instant clones
  • Discuss how to troubleshoot problems with instant clones
Windows Client
  • Correctly configure the Windows Client
  • Identify the correct log level for gathering logs
  • Enable the required SSL configuration level for the environment
Ports and Protocols
  • Discuss the key ports on a Horizon Environment
  • Discuss protocols used in the Horizon Environment
  • Understand the benefit of optimizing Blast
  • Become familiar with the optimization features for Blast
  • Implement GPO changes for Blast
  • Become familiar with the causes for Black Screens
  • Discuss how to troubleshoot Black Screen problems
  • Identify problems encountered when applying GPOs
  • Discuss how to troubleshoot GPO-related problems
Entrenamiento en línea

Duración 2 días

Classroom training

Duración 2 días

 

Calendario

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Zona Horaria Hora central europea de verano
Entrenamiento en línea Zona Horaria: Hora central europea de verano
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