MS-20694 - Virtualizing Enterprise Desktops and Apps

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 Virtualization (App-V) Service Pack 2 (SP2), Microsoft User Experience Virtualization (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 virtualization solutions.

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Before attending this course, students must have a system administrator–level working knowledge of:
  • 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.

Detailed Class Syllabus

Module 1: Overview of Desktop and Application Virtualization

Overview of Virtualization Technologies
Usage Scenarios for Virtualization
Considerations for Implementing Virtualization

Module 2: Planning and Implementing User State Virtualization

Understanding and Planning for User State Virtualization
Configuring Roaming User Profiles and Folder Redirection
Configuring UE-V

Module 3: Planning and Implementing App-V

Overview of Application Virtualization
App-V Architecture
Planning App-V Infrastructure
Deploying App-V Infrastructure

Module 4: Managing and Administering Application Virtualization

Managing and Administering App-V
Modifying Published Application and Configuration Upgrades
Implementing App-V Reporting

Module 5: Planning and Deploying App-V Clients

Overview of App-V Client
Installing and Configuring the App-V Client
Managing App-V Client Properties

Module 6: Application Sequencing

Overview of Application Sequencing
Planning for Application Sequencing
Sequencing an Application
Advanced Application Sequencing

Module 7: Configuring Client Hyper-V

Overview of Client Hyper-V
Creating VMs
Managing Virtual Hard Disks
Managing Checkpoints

Module 8: Planning and Deploying Session-Based Desktops

Overview of Remote Desktop Services
Planning an Infrastructure for Session-Based Desktop Deployments
Deploying Session-Based Desktops
Overview of Remote Desktop Services High Availability

Module 9: Configuring and Managing RemoteApp Programs

Publishing and Configuring RemoteApp Programs
Working With RemoteApp Programs

Module 10: Planning Personal and Pooled Desktops

Overview of Personal and Pooled Virtual Desktops
Planning and Optimizing Virtual Desktop Templates

Module 11: Planning and Implementing Infrastructures for Personal and Pooled Virtual Desktops

Planning Storage for Personal and Pooled Virtual Desktops
Capacity Planning for Personal and Pooled Virtual Desktops
Implementing Personal and Pooled Virtual Desktops
Implementing RemoteApp for Hyper-V

Module 12: Implementing Remote Access for Remote Desktop Services

Extending Remote Desktop Services Outside the Organization
Controlling RD Gateway Access

Module 13: Performance and Health Monitoring of VDI

Overview of Monitoring Desktop and Application Virtualization
Monitoring a Desktop Virtualization Infrastructure