MS-10324 - Implementing and Managing Microsoft Desktop Virtualization

This five-day, instructor-led course provides you with the knowledge and skills to implement and manage desktop virtualization solutions. This course provides an overview of virtualization and the various Microsoft products that you can use to implement and deploy a virtualization solution. The course explains how to configure and manage a MED-V deployment. Then, it describes the procedures for deploying an App-V solution by implementing App-V servers and clients and by sequencing applications. The course then covers the configuration of Remote Desktop Services and RemoteApp programs. Finally, the course describes the concept of user state virtualization and procedures for configuring the Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI).

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Before attending this course, students must have:
  • Basic skills with Windows Command line
  • Monitoring and Management Tools
  • Networking
  • AD DS, including Group Policy deployments
  • Performance Monitoring
  • Troubleshooting

Detailed Class Syllabus

Module 1: Planning Desktop Virtualization Scenarios

Overview of Virtualization
Overview of Virtualization Management
Overview of Planning a Virtualization Deployment

Module 2: Implementing Windows Virtual PC and Windows XP Mode

Installing Windows Virtual PC
Configuring Windows Virtual PC
Installing, Configuring, and Managing the Windows XP Mode
Creating and Deploying Custom Images of Windows XP Mode

Module 3: Implementing Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization

Overview of Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization
Implementing MED-V Servers
Implementing MED-V Clients

Module 4: Configuring and Deploying MED-V Images

Configuring MED-V Images
Deploying MED-V Images

Module 5: Managing a MED-V Deployment

Implementing the MED-V Workspace Policy
Working with a MED-V Workspace
Reporting and Troubleshooting MED-V

Module 6: Implementing App-V

Introduction to Application Virtualization
Planning for Application Virtualization
Deploying Application Virtualization Servers

Module 7: Planning and Deploying App-V Clients

Planning the App-V Client Deployment
Installing and Configuring the App-V Client
Managing Client Configuration Features

Module 8: Managing and Administering Application Virtualization

Using the Application Virtualization Management Console
Publishing Applications into the App-V Environment
Modifying Published Applications and Configuring Version Upgrades
Performing Advanced Tasks for Application Virtualization Administration

Module 9: Sequencing Applications for Virtualization

Overview of Application Sequencing
Planning and Configuring the Sequencer Environment
Performing Application Sequencing
Advanced Sequencing Scenarios

Module 10: Configuring Remote Desktop Services and the RemoteApp

Overview of Remote Desktop Services
Publishing RemoteApp by Using RDS
Accessing RemoteApp Programs from Clients

Module 11: Implementing User State Virtualization

Overview of User State
Configuring Roaming Profiles and Folders Redirection

Module 12: Configuring Virtual Desktop Infrastructure

Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V Overview
Introduction to VDI
Configuring Personal and Pooled Virtual Desktops