Virtualizing Enterprise Desktops and Apps - 20694 Course Outline
This five-day, hands-on training course is designed to teach you the breadth of Microsoft virtual desktop technology, and the course will compare and contrast the various technologies with use cases and best practices. This course builds your skills in Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) Service Pack 2 (SP2), Microsoft User Experience Virtualization (UE-V), and Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) as part of Windows Server 2012 R2. Throughout this course, you will learn how to manage, monitor, support, and troubleshoot various Windows-based desktop virtualization solutions.
This course is intended for the IT administrators, and implementers, of large and midsized organizations who want to understand and get hands on experience with the latest Microsoft desktop and application virtualization technologies and how to plan, implement, and manage virtual infrastructure solutions based on these technologies.
Before attending this course, students must have a system administrator–level working knowledge of:
Networking fundamentals, including Transmission Control Protocol /Internet Protocol (TCP/IP), User Datagram Protocol (UDP), and Domain Name System (DNS).
Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) principles and fundamentals of AD DS management.
Installation, configuration, and troubleshooting for Windows-based personal computers.
Basic understanding of scripting and Windows PowerShell syntax.
Desired: Basic understanding of Windows Server roles and services.
At Course Completion
After completing this course, students will be able to:
Describe desktop and application virtualization.
Plan and implement user state virtualization.
Plan and implement App-V.
Plan and deploy App-V clients.
Manage and administer application virtualization.
Understand application sequencing.
Configure client Hyper-V.
Plan and deploy session-based desktops.
Publish and configure RemoteApp programs.
Plan pooled personal desktops.
Plan and implement pooled and personal desktops.
Implement Remote Access.
Understand health monitoring of VDI infrastructure.
Module 1: Overview of Desktop and Application Virtualization
This module explains virtualization technologies that they can use to meet the needs of your organization. Which technologies are relevant to their organization will vary with their needs. To use these virtualization technologies properly in the student's organization, they'll need to understand which technologies are available and when to use them.
Overview of Virtualization Technologies
Usage Scenarios for Virtualization
Considerations for Implementing Virtualization
Lab : Overview of Desktop and Application Virtualization
Identifying Virtualization Technologies to Meet Business Needs
Module 2: Planning and Implementing User State Virtualization
This module explains user state virtualization, and which technologies are part of it and what are benefits of user state virtualization. They will also be able to plan and implement user state virtualization technologies.
Understanding and Planning for User State Virtualization
Configuring Roaming User Profiles and Folder Redirection
Lab : Planning and Implementing User State Virtualization
Planning User State Virtualization
Configuring Roaming User Profiles and Folder Redirection
Implementing and Configuring UE-V
Module 3: Planning and Implementing App-V
This module explains application virtualization and describes App-V components. This module also describes App-V infrastructure, deployment scenarios, and procedures for installing and configuring Microsoft Server Application Virtualization agents (App-V agents).
Overview of Application Virtualization
Planning App-V Infrastructure
Deploying App-V Infrastructure
Lab : App-V Introduction and Architecture
Examining Application Virtualization Packages
Examining Standard Application Installations
Examining Virtualized Application Installations
Lab : Planning and Implementing App-V
Planning the Deployment of App-V
Deploying App-V Infrastructure
Module 4: Managing and Administering Application Virtualization
This module explains the App-V console and explains how to control administrative access, and describes the functionality and administrative functions that the console provides. This lesson also explains how to manage connection groups, and how to publish applications into the virtualized environment.
Managing and Administering Application Virtualization
Modifying Published Application and Configuration Upgrades
Lab : Managing and Administering Application Virtualization
Configuring a New Application and Connection Group
Configuring App-V Reporting on the Client
Creating a Report for App-V
Module 5: Planning and Deploying App-V Clients
This module explains the recommendations for deploying and managing the App-V Client. This module also provides students with an overview of the App-V Desktop Client, App-V Remote Desktop Client, and the several installation methods for each.
Overview of App-V Client
Installing and Configuring the App-V Client
Managing App-V Client Properties
Lab : Planning and Deploying App-V Clients
Planning the Deployment of App-V Clients
Installing and Testing the App-V Client
Configuring the App-V Client
Configuring App-V Client by Using Group Policy
Module 6: Application Sequencing
This module explains how to install and configure the App-V Sequencer to create application packages.
Overview of Application Sequencing
Planning for Application Sequencing
Sequencing an Application
Advanced Application Sequencing
Lab : Application Sequencing
Installing App-V Sequencer
Deploying the sequenced application
Updating a Sequenced Application
Publish Office 2013 and Sequencing Add-On for Word 2013
Deploying a connected application
Module 7: Configuring Client Hyper-V
This module explains Client Hyper-V in Windows 8.1 and explain the fundamentals of working with virtual machines in a Client Hyper-V environment. You should be aware that all the features that are covered in this module are also available in Hyper-V on Windows Server 2012 R2.
Overview of Client Hyper-V
Creating Virtual Machines
Managing Virtual Hard Disks
Lab : Configuring Client Hyper-V
Installing and Configuring Client Hyper-V
Creating Virtual Switches, Virtual Hard Disks, and Virtual Machines
Managing Virtual Machines
Module 8: Planning and Deploying Session-Based Desktops
This module explains how to plan for session-based desktop deployment of Remote Desktop Services (RDS). They will also learn to perform session-based desktop deployment.
Overview of Remote Desktop Services
Planning Infrastructure for Session-Based Desktops
Deploying Session-Based Desktops
RDS High Availability
Lab : Planning and Deploying Session-Based Desktops
Planning the Session Based Desktop Deployment
Performing Session-Based Desktop Deployment
Configuring Session Collection Settings and Using a Remote Desktop Connection
Implementing RD Connection Broker High Availability
Module 9: Configuring and Managing RemoteApp Programs
This module explains how to publish and work with RemoteApp programs.
Publishing and Configuring RemoteApp Programs
Working With RemoteApp Programs
Lab : Configuring and Managing RemoteApp Programs
Publishing RemoteApp Programs
Accessing Published RemoteApp Programs
Synchronizing Settings between Locally Installed and RemoteApp Programs
Module 10: Planning Personal and Pooled Desktops
This module explains how to plan the implementation of pooled and personal desktops.
Overview of Personal and Pooled Desktops
Planning and Optimizing Desktop Templates
Lab : Planning Pooled and Personal Desktops
Plan the Implementation and Optimization of Virtual Desktop Templates
Configure a Virtual Desktop Template
Module 11: Planning and Implementing Infrastructure for Pooled and Personal Desktops
This module explains how to implement and manage pooled and personal desktops.
Planning Storage for Personal and Pooled Desktops
Capacity Planning for Pooled and Personal Desktops
Implementing Pooled and Personal Desktops
Implementing RemoteApp for Hyper-V
Lab : Planning and Implementing Infrastructure for Pooled and Personal
Plan the implementation of pooled and personal desktops
Deploying an RD Virtualization Host
Implementing Pooled Desktops
Implementing Personal Desktops
Module 12: Implementing Remote Access for VDI
This module explains how to implement remote access and high availability for VDI.
Extending VDI Outside the Organization
Controlling RD Gateway Access
Lab : Implementing Remote Access for VDI
Implementing remote access for VDI
Module 13: Performance and Health Monitoring of VDI Infrastructure
This module explains how to monitor the performance of virtual desktop infrastructure to ensure performance.
Overview of Monitoring Desktop and Application Virtualization
Monitoring Desktop Virtualization Infrastructure
Lab : Performance and Health Monitoring of VDI Infrastructure
Configure Operation Manager to Monitor VDI
Configure monitoring by using Operation Manager
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