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VMware Mirage Install Configure Manage [V5.0] Video Learning


This hands-on training course provides students with skills that they need to deploy a unified image management system using VMware Mirage™. After installing Mirage 5.0, students learn how to configure security, manage images, perform a Windows migration, set up endpoint protection, and perform various management functions.

VMware Video on Demand offers a powerful alternative to traditional classroom training, delivering modular videos that can be accessed any time, anywhere, and from any device. VMware On Demand is a robust, self-paced learning solution delivering modular training combined with hands-on practice labs, giving you a powerful alternative to traditional classroom training.

What's Included

This package includes:

  •   Compelling: Interactive modules with labs that build as you progress
  •   Comprehensive: Rich content equivalent to classroom training that meets certification course requirements, including final assessments. Some courses also include bonus items like exam vouchers.
  •   Convenient: 30 days to access the content multiple times at your pace

Course Introduction

  •   Introductions and course logistics
  •   Course objectives

Introduction to Mirage

  •   Discuss the key concepts of Mirage
  •   Describe how Mirage works with VMware Horizon® 6
  •   Define the main Mirage user classifications
  •   Discuss Mirage features and benefits

Components and Architecture

  •   Identify the function of each of the Mirage solution components
  •   Define the Mirage layers
  •   Diagram the Mirage architecture

Installing and Configuring Mirage

  •   Outline the tasks for installing and configuring Mirage
  •   Discuss the process for deploying the Mirage client
  •   Identify the high-level tasks for upgrading Mirage

Mirage Web Manager

  •   Identify the main installation and configuration tasks for Mirage Web Manager
  •   Discuss how to use Mirage Web Manager logs
  •   Recognize how to configure SSL on Mirage Web Manager

Mirage Management Overview

  •   Explain how to use the Mirage dashboard and transaction logs to monitor your Mirage system environment
  •   Recognize the process for setting up static and dynamic centralized virtual desktop (CVD) collections
  •   Explain the main Image Composer functions
  •   Describe how Mirage roles are set up and used

Mirage Single Image Management

  •   Diagram the layer management lifecycle
  •   Explain how to set up a reference machine
  •   Recognize the process for capturing and assigning base layers and application layers

Windows Migrations

  •   Recognize the steps that you must take to prepare your environment for a Windows migration
  •   Identify the steps for performing a Windows migration
  •   Explain how you can monitor the Windows migration process
  •   Describe the difference between in-place and replacement migrations
  •   Illustrate the processes by which a migration happens
  •   Discuss the ways that you can troubleshoot a migration

Endpoint Protection with Mirage

  •   Discuss the backup capabilities of Mirage and how upload policies are used to define backup parameters
  •   Explain the Mirage endpoint disaster recovery options

Working with the Mirage File Portal

  •   Explain the process for configuring the Mirage file portal
  •   Recognize how to configure end-user CVD mapping
  •   Describe how to access files using the Mirage file portal
  •   Recognize how to browse and view files in the Mirage file portal

Mirage Security

  •   Recognize the architecture and components of the Mirage Gateway server and how they interact
  •   Identify tasks for performing SSL configuration on a Mirage system
  •   Explain how to configure Mirage load balancing

More Information


  •   Ability to use VMware vSphere® Client™ to view the state of virtual machines, datastores, and networks
  • Experience accessing the guest operating system from the VMware vCenter Server™ virtual machine console
  •   Ability to navigate Windows 7, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2008

Audience: Experienced system administrators and system integrators responsible for deploying Mirage.


  •   Describe the key concepts of Mirage
  •   Recognize how Mirage fits into the VMware end-user computing vision
  •   Identify the main Mirage use classifications
  •   Define the function of each of the Mirage solution components
  •   Install, configure, and upgrade Mirage
  •   Identify the tasks for SSL configuration on a Mirage system
  •   Discuss the management functions available in the Mirage Management console
  •   Deploy Mirage to endpoints
  •   Explain the tasks for capturing and assigning base layers and application layers
  •   Describe methods for performing disaster recovery with Mirage
  •   Outline how to plan and perform a mass hardware migration with Mirage
  •   Recognize how the file portal is set up and used

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