Hands-on VMware Horizon for Administrators

Learn the skills to succeed as a Horizon Admin.

About The Course

Join us as we teach you the valuable skills needed to become a proficient Horizon Administrator. You will learn to administer the infrastructure and the technologies that make up VMware Horizon.

What You'll Learn

  • Horizon administration

  • Building a Windows base image and customizing it for use in Horizon

  • Creating Desktop Pools

  • VMware Dynamic Environment Manager (DEM) and customization

  • VMware App Volumes, creating and updating AppStacks

  • Best Practices for maintaining your Horizon Environment

  • Troubleshooting Horizon


  • Integrating with vCenter

  • Building a Windows 10 base image

  • Building and updating a desktop pool

  • Troubleshooting using the Horizon HelpDesk tool

  • Working with Dynamic Environment Manager (DEM)

  • Creating, assigning, and updating AppStacks

  • Horizon Clients (HTML5 & Client)


  • Experience with VMware vCenter

  • Experience with Windows

Class Details

Class Dates: February 14 -17, 2022 | 9a – 3p PT
Office Hours: February 18, 2022 | 9a – noon PT 
Venue: 100% online instruction & labs
Cost: $3,500


Ryan Grelck, Consultant at IVOXY Consulting
  • 14 years of experience in VMware Horizon VDI

  • 3 years consulting on VMware Horizon VDI


  • 20 years IT experience

Class Benefits

  • IVOXY Consultant-lead instruction

  • In-class, hands-on lab exercises

  • Extended online lab access through February 24, 2022

  • Best practices and resource documents

At a Glance

Day One

  • Whats VMware Horizon?
  • Horizon Licensing
  • Benefits of VDI
  • Infrastructure Overview
  • How does Horizon work?

Day Two

  • Building a Windows 10 Base image
  • Optimizing & Prepping Windows 10 Base image for Horizon
  • Creating a Desktop Pool with instant clones
  • Troubleshooting with Horizon Help Desk

Day Three

  • Creating DEM customizations for your applications
  • Start Menu customizations with DEM

Day Four

  • Creating and Updating AppStacks in AppVolumes
  • Horizon Clients and Connectivity

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