Global Knowledge

VMware App Volumes and Dynamic Environment Manager

Par Global Knowledge

Objectifs

After completing this course you should be able to:

  • Describe the features and functions of App Volumes and Dynamic Environment Manager
  • Demonstrate 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

Programme

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