Tutorial 1 - 10 min activityTechnical Introduction to User Environment Manager and Its Features
Tutorial 2 - 4 min activityComponents and Architecture of User Environment Manager
Tutorial 3 - 22 min activityInstallation
Tutorial 4 - 13 min activityInitial Configuration Using an Active Directory Group Policy Object
Tutorial 5 - 14 min activityInitial Configuration Using NoAD Mode
Tutorial 6 - 41 min activityBasic Features
Tutorial 7 - 24 min activityAdvanced Features
Tutorial 8 - 23 min activityHorizon Smart Policies
Tutorial 9 - 4 min activitySummary and Next Steps
Summary and Next Steps
Summary and Next Steps
This Quick-Start Tutorial introduced you to User Environment Manager and enabled you to set up a proof-of-concept environment through practical exercises.
After you have deployed your proof-of-concept implementation, you can explore the product further or plan your production environment by examining Additional Resources.
Terminology Used in This Tutorial
The following terms are used in this tutorial.
|Instant clone||A copy of an existing VM that shares virtual disks with the parent VM, but that, at creation time, shares the memory of the running parent VM from which it is created.|
|Instant-clone desktop||A virtual desktop run from a snapshot of a parent VM. An instant-clone desktop is always deleted and re-created when the user logs off.|
|Master image||A VM that has been created and configured for desktop deployment and which will serve as the core image for clones. For full clones, the master image is a VM template. For instant clones, the master image is the parent VM plus a selected VM snapshot. The master image can also be referred to as a desktop image, a golden image, or an instant-clone desktop image.|
|Virtual desktop||The user interface of a virtual machine that has been made available to an end user.|
|Virtual machine||A software computer running an operating system or application environment that is backed by the physical resources of a host.|
For more information about User Environment Manager, you can explore the following resources:
- Benefits of VMware Horizon Cloud on Microsoft Azure & VMware User Environment Manager
- Evaluate VMware Products
- Horizon Support Center
- Profiling Applications with VMware User Environment Manager, Part 1: Introduction to Application Profiler
- Profiling Applications with VMware User Environment Manager, Part 2: Applying and Troubleshooting Predefined Settings
- User Environment Manager Documentation
- VMware Knowledge Base:
- VMware Product Guide
- VMware Product Interoperability Matrices
- VMware Professional Services
- VMware User Environment Manager with VMware App Volumes
- VMware vSphere documentation
- VMware Workspace ONE and VMware Horizon Packaging and Licensing guide
About the Authors
Josh Spencer is an End-User-Computing Architect in the Technical Marketing group at VMware.
Caroline Arakelian is a Senior Technical Marketing Manager, End-User-Computing Technical Marketing, VMware.
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