20694 - Virtualising Enterprise Desktops and Apps

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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 Virtualisation (App-V) Service Pack 2 (SP2), Microsoft User Experience Virtualisation (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 virtualisation solutions.

This module explains virtualisation technologies that they can use to meet the needs of your organisation. Which technologies are relevant to their organisation will vary with their needs. To use these virtualisation technologies properly in the student's organisation, they'll need to understand which technologies are available and when to use them
Lessons
  • Overview of Virtualisation Technologies
  • Usage Scenarios for Virtualisation
  • Considerations for Implementing Virtualisation
Lab 1: Overview of Desktop and Application Virtualisation
  • Identifying Virtualisation Technologies to Meet Business Needs
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Understand virtualisation technologies.
  • Understand usage scenario for virtualisation.
  • Describe considerations for implementing virtualisation.
This module explains user state virtualisation, and which technologies are part of it and what are benefits of user state virtualisation. They will also be able to plan and implement user state virtualisation technologies.
Lessons
  • Understanding and Planning for User State Virtualisation
  • Configuring Roaming User Profiles and Folder Redirection
  • Configuring UE-V
Lab 1: Planning and Implementing User State Virtualisation
  • Planning User State Virtualisation
  • Configuring Roaming User Profiles and Folder Redirection
  • Implementing and Configuring UE-V
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Understand and plan for user state virtualisation.
  • Configure roaming user profiles and folder redirection.
  • Configure UE-V.
This module explains application virtualisation and describes App-V components. This module also describes App-V infrastructure, deployment scenarios, and procedures for installing and configuring Microsoft Server Application Virtualisation agents (App-V agents).
Lessons
  • Overview of Application Virtualisation
  • App-V Architecture
  • Planning App-V Infrastructure
  • Deploying App-V Infrastructure
Lab 1: App-V Introduction and Architecture
  • Examining Application Virtualisation Packages
  • Examining Standard Application Installations
  • Examining Virtualised Application Installations
Lab 2: Planning and Implementing App-V
  • Planning the Deployment of App-V
  • Deploying App-V Infrastructure
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Understand application virtualisation.
  • Understand App-V Architecture.
  • Plan App-V infrastructure.
  • Deploy App-V infrastructure.
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 virtualised environment.
Lessons
  • Managing and Administering Application Virtualisation
  • Modifying Published Application and Configuration Upgrades
  • App-V Reporting
Lab 1: Managing and Administering Application Virtualisation
  • Configuring a New Application and Connection Group
  • Configuring App-V Reporting on the Client
  • Creating a Report for App-V
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Manage and administer application virtualisation.
  • Modify published application and configuration upgrades.
  • Understand App-V reporting.
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.
Lessons
  • Overview of App-V Client
  • Installing and Configuring the App-V Client
  • Managing App-V Client Properties
Lab 1: 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
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Understand the App-V Client.
  • Install and configure the App-V Client.
  • Manage App-V Client Properties.
This module explains how to install and configure the App-V Sequencer to create application packages.
Lessons
  • Overview of Application Sequencing
  • Planning for Application Sequencing
  • Sequencing an Application
  • Advanced Application Sequencing
Lab 1: 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
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Understand application sequencing.
  • Plan for application sequencing.
  • Sequence an application.
  • Understand application sequencing.
This module explains Client Hyper-V in Windows 8.1 and 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.
Lessons
  • Overview of Client Hyper-V
  • Creating Virtual Machines
  • Managing Virtual Hard Disks
  • Managing Checkpoints
Lab 1: Configuring Client Hyper-V
  • Installing and Configuring Client Hyper-V
  • Creating Virtual Switches, Virtual Hard Disks, and Virtual Machines
  • Managing Virtual Machines
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Understand Client Hyper-V.
  • Create virtual machines.
  • Manage virtual hard disks.
  • Manage checkpoints.
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.
Lessons
  • Overview of Remote Desktop Services
  • Planning Infrastructure for Session-Based Desktops
  • Deploying Session-Based Desktops
  • RDS High Availability
Lab 1: 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
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Understand RDS.
  • Plan infrastructure for session-based desktops.
  • Deploy session-based desktops.
  • RDS high availability.
This module explains how to publish and work with RemoteApp programs
Lessons
  • Publishing and Configuring RemoteApp Programs
  • Working With RemoteApp Programs
Lab 1: Configuring and Managing RemoteApp Programs
  • Publishing RemoteApp Programs
  • Accessing Published RemoteApp Programs
  • Synchronising Settings between Locally Installed and RemoteApp Programs
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Publish and configure RemoteApp programs.
  • Work with RemoteApp programs.
This module explains how to plan the implementation of pooled and personal desktops.
Lessons
  • Overview of Personal and Pooled Desktops
  • Planning and Optimising Desktop Templates
Lab 1: Planning Pooled and Personal Desktops
  • Plan the Implementation and Optimisation of Virtual Desktop Templates
  • Configure a Virtual Desktop Template
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Understand personal and pooled desktops.
  • Plan and optimise desktop templates.
This module explains how to implement and manage pooled and personal desktops
Lessons
  • 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 1: Planning and Implementing Infrastructure for Pooled and Personal
  • Plan the implementation of pooled and personal desktops
  • Deploying an RD Virtualisation Host
  • Implementing Pooled Desktops
  • Implementing Personal Desktops
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Plan storage for personal and pooled desktops.
  • Understand capacity planning for pooled and personal desktops.
  • Implement pooled and personal desktops.
  • Implementing RemoteApp for Hyper-V.
This module explains how to implement remote access and high availability for VDI.
Lessons
  • Extending VDI Outside the Organisation
  • Controlling RD Gateway Access
Lab 1: Implementing Remote Access for VDI
  • Implementing remote access for VDI
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Extend VDI outside the organisation.
  • Control RD Gateway access.
This module explains how to monitor the performance of virtual desktop infrastructure to ensure performance
Lessons
  • Overview of Monitoring Desktop and Application Virtualisation
  • Monitoring Desktop Virtualisation Infrastructure
Lab 1: Performance and Health Monitoring of VDI Infrastructure
  • Configure Operation Manager to Monitor VDI
  • Configure monitoring by using Operation Manager
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Understand desktop monitoring and application virtualisation.
  • Monitor desktop virtualisation infrastructure.
This course is intended for the IT administrators, and implementers, of large and mid-sized organisations who want to understand and get hands on experience with the latest Microsoft desktop and application virtualisation technologies and how to plan, implement, and manage virtual infrastructure solutions based on these technologies.
Before attending this course, students must have:
  • 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.
  • Describe desktop and application virtualisation.
  • Plan and implement user state virtualisation.
  • Plan and implement App-V.
  • Plan and deploy App-V clients.
  • Manage and administer application virtualisation.
  • 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.
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