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Learning VMware Horizon 7 [Video]

By : Peter von Oven
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Learning VMware Horizon 7 [Video]

By: Peter von Oven

Overview of this book

VMware Horizon 7 delivers, protects, and manages your applications and virtual desktops and ensures the end-user can access it from anywhere and at any point of time. The course will guide you from being a beginner to being able to centrally manage your desktops using VMware Horizon 7. The video starts with an overview of the architecture and latest features of VMware Horizon 7. You will also learn how to design and deploy your Horizon 7 environment. Finally, we will build out two operating systems, optimize them for your VDI, and then walk you through the different methods of delivery for the instant clone, linked clone, and full clone options. By the end of the course, you will be equipped to create desktop resources by using Horizon Desktop Pools and fine-tune the end user experience to ensure the best optimization from your virtual desktops.
Table of Contents (8 chapters)
Chapter 5
Building a Windows 7 VDI Desktop
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Section 1
Building a Windows 7 VDI Image
As this Windows desktop is going to be running as a VDI hosted virtual desktop, it needs to be built from the ground up as a VDI desktop, using the correct hardware configuration. We need to make this our gold image template from which all virtual desktops are created. - Get to know the details of the build process, virtual hardware specification, and BIOS settings - Install the VMware specific components and VMware tools