VMware App Volumes and Dynamic Environment Manager Course Details:

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.

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1. Course Introduction

  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives

2. Overview of App Volumes Enterprise

  • Just-in-Time Management Platform
  • App Volumes
  • User Environment Manager
  • VMware Thin App

3. Overview of App Volumes

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

4. Installation of App Volumes

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

5. Working with App Stacks

  • Creating and provisioning App Stacks
  • Managing and updating App Stacks
  • Using App Stacks in virtual desktops
  • Using App Stacks in a Remote Desktop Services host
  • Using Microsoft Office Applications on App Stacks
  • Best practices for App Stacks

6. Working with Writable Volumes

  • Comparing App Stacks with Writable Volumes
  • Creating Writable Volumes
  • Assigning and attaching Writable Volumes
  • Default Writable Volume templates
  • Updating and rescanning Writable Volumes
  • Move, back pp and restore Writable Volumes

7. Overview of User Environment Manager

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

 8. Installation of User Environment Manager

  • Infrastructure and system requirements
  • User Environment Manager Agent (Flex Engine) requirements
  • Group Policy configuration
  • Management Console configuration
  • No AD Mode

9. User Environment Manager Settings

  • Personalization settings
  • User environment settings
  • Condition sets
  • Application migration
  • Application blocking
  • Privilege elevation

10. Application Configuration Management

  • Predefined and user-customized application settings
  • Using Application Profiler
  • Using the Self-Support Tool
  • Using the Helpdesk Support Tool 11 JMP and Horizon 7 Overview
  • Benefits of JMP
  • JMP and Horizon 7 Components
  • JMP Integrated Workflow
  • JMP Server installation and configuration
  • App Volumes and User Environment Manager deployment considerations
  • Leverage Smart Policy on the Horizon 7 platform

*Please Note: Course Outline is subject to change without notice. Exact course outline will be provided at time of registration.
  • Experience with virtualized desktop implementation is helpful
  • Familiarity with VMware Horizon

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

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