Course details

This hands-on training course builds your skills in the VMware® View™ suite of products: VMware View Manager, VMware View Composer, and VMware ThinApp™. In this course based on the VMware View 4.5 and ThinApp 4.6 releases, you will spend approximately 40% of your time performing 20 hands-on labs designed to reinforce classroom lectures.

Target Audience

  • System administrators and system integrators who are responsible for deployment of a VMware virtual desktop infrastructure.


  • Install and configure VMware View components
  • Create and manage dedicated and floating desktop pools
  • Deploy and manage linked-clone virtual desktops
  • Configure and manage desktops that run in local mode
  • Configure secure access to desktops through a public network
  • Use ThinApp to package applications

Course Outline

Introduction to VMware View

  • VMware View features and components

VMware View Connection Server

  • Installation and configuration

VMware View Virtual Desktops

  • VMware View Agent
  • PCoIP and other remote display protocols
  • USB redirection and multimedia redirection

VMware View Client Options

  • VMware View Client and View Client with local mode
  • View Client with Local Mode
  • Thin clients
  • Virtual printing

VMware View Administrator

  • Configuring automated pools of dedicated and floating desktops
  • Role-based delegated administration
  • Managing ThinApp applications with View Manager
  • Monitoring the View deployment

Configuring and Managing Linked Clones

  • View Composer
  • Deploying and provisioning linked-clone desktops
  • Managing linked-clone desktops
  • Managing persistent disks

Local Mode Desktops

  • View Transfer Server and Transfer Server repository
  • Local mode operations

Command-Line Tools and Backup Options

  • vdmadmin utility
  • Clients in kiosk mode
  • Backing up the View databases
  • Restoring the View databases

Managing View Security

  • View security server
  • Network configuration and authentication options

View Manager Performance and Scalability

  • Replica connection servers
  • Performance considerations and load balancing

VMware ThinApp

  • Using ThinApp to capture applications
  • Deploying and updating ThinApp packages
  • Virtualizing Internet Explorer 6 for use on a Windows 7 system

About Equitrain

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