VMware App Volumes and Dynamic Environment Manager

Develop your application management skills using VMware App Volumes and VMware Dynamic Environment Manager.
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  • Duration: 3 days
  • Regular price: On request

Course outline

Duration : 3 days

This three day course builds your skills in application management using VMware App Volumes and VMware Dynamic Environment Manager. You learn how to use App Volumes to deliver applications and data to desktops and users in seconds and at scale.

You gain skills in managing application lifecycles from installation to update and replacement. You also learn how to use Dynamic Environment Manager to provide personalization and dynamic policy configuration across virtual, physical, and cloud-based environments to simplify end-user profile management.

Audience

Experienced system administrators and system integrators responsible for implementing VMware Horizon, Citrix XenApp and Xen Desktop, and RDSH solutions.

Prerequisites

  • Experience with virtualized desktop implementation is helpful
  • Familiarity with VMware Horizon
  • VMware Horizon 7: Install, Configure, Manage v7.10

Objectives

  • Describe the features and functions of App Volumes and Dynamic Environment Manager.
  • Understand the architectures of App Volumes and Dynamic Environment Manager.
  • Install and configure App Volumes.
  • Create and deploy Application Packages and writable volumes.
  • Install and configure Dynamic Environment Manager.
  • Manage application configurations, user environment settings and personalization settings.

Teaching method

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Contents

Course Introduction

  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives

Horizon Application Management Bundle

  • App Volumes
  • Dynamic 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

Packaging Applications

  • Differentiate Application, Package and Program
  • Create an Application
  • Packaging an Application
  • Updating an Application with a new Package
  • Set the CURRENT Marker on a Package
  • Assign an Application to an Entity
  • Package Stages

Working with Writable Volumes

  • Default writable volume templates
  • Writable volume policies at creation
  • Updating and rescanning writable volumes
  • Writable Volumes 2.x

Working with AppStacks

  • Enabling AppStacks
  • Creating and provisioning AppStacks
  • Assigning and updating AppStacks
  • Overriding Precedence in AppStacks

Overview of Dynamic Environment Manager

  • Features and benefits
  • Dynamic Environment Manager terminology
  • User environment settings and scope
  • User profile scenarios

Installation of Dynamic Environment Manager

  • Infrastructure and system requirements
  • Dynamic Environment Manager Agent (FlexEngine) requirements
  • Group Policy configuration
  • Management Console configuration

Dynamic 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

VMware Horizon 7 Smart Policies

  • Scope of Horizon 7 Smart Policies
  • Configure Horizon 7 Smart Policies Settings
  • Define Smart Policies Conditions
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