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Hands-on VMware Horizon for Administrators

Dazzle your workforce with secure, fast, and reliable virtual apps and desktops.

About The Course

Join us as we teach you the valuable skills you need to become a proficient VMware Horizon Administrator. Learn to administer the infrastructure and the technologies that make up Horizon and be the IT hero to your end users.

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: July 10 -13, 2023 | 9a–3p
Office Hours: July 14, 2023 | 9a - 12p
Venue: 100% Live Online instruction & labs
Cost: $3,000

Class Benefits

  • IVOXY Consultant-lead instruction

  • In-class, hands-on lab exercises

  • Extended online lab access through June 22, 2023

  • Best practices and resource documents

Your Facilitator

Ryan Grelck, Consultant 
  • 17 years of experience in VMware Horizon VDI

  • 5 years consulting on VMware Horizon VDI

    • VMware Certified-Data Center Virtualization

    • VMware Certified-Desktop & Mobility

    • VMware Certified-Cloud Management & Automation

    • VMware Advanced Professional-Cloud Management & Automation

  • 20+ years IT experience

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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