VMware App Volumes: Application and User Profile Management [V2.X]

Course Details
Tuition (USD):
$2,475.00 • Classroom (3 days)
$2,475.00 • Virtual (3 days)
$2,119.65 • Classroom (3 days)
$2,119.65 • Virtual (3 days)

This three-day course builds your skills in application management using VMware App Volumes™ and VMware User Environment Manager™. You will learn how to use App Volumes to enable the delivery of applications and data to desktops and users in seconds and at scale. You will gain skills in managing application lifecycle from installation to update and replacement. You will also learn how to use User Environment Manager to provide personalization and dynamic policy configuration across virtual, physical, and cloud-based environments to simplify end-user profile management.

Skills Gained

  • Describe the features and functions of App Volumes and User Environment Manager
  • Demonstrate the architectures of App Volumes and User Environment Manager
  • Install and configure App Volumes
  • Create and deploy AppStacks and writable volumes
  • Install and configure User Environment Manager
  • Manage application configurations, user environment settings, and personalization settings

Who Can Benefit

Experienced system administrators and system integrators responsible for designing and implementing VMware Horizon® solutions.


  • Experience with virtualized desktop implementation
  • Familiarity with VMware Horizon
  • VMware App Volumes Fundamentals (eLearning) recommended
  • VMware User Environment Manager Fundamentals (eLearning) recommended
  • VMware ThinApp Fundamentals (eLearning) recommended

Course Details

Course Introduction

  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives

Horizon Application Management Bundle

  • App Volumes
  • User Environment Manager
  • VMware ThinApp®
  • VMware Identity Manager™ Standard Edition
  • VMware vRealize® Operations for Published Applications™

App Volumes Overview and Installation

  • Features and benefits
  • Scalability and limitations
  • App Volumes components
  • Infrastructure and system requirements

Working with AppStacks

  • Creating and provisioning an AppStack
  • Managing and updating AppStacks
  • Using AppStacks in an RDS host
  • Best practices for AppStacks

Working with Writable Volumes

  • Default writable volume templates
  • Writable volume policies at creation
  • Storage group distribution strategies
  • Updating and rescanning writable volumes

Planning for App Volumes Production

  • Scaling App Volumes Manager
  • Storage planning and App Volumes storage groups
  • Performance, security, and availability

App Volumes Troubleshooting

  • App Volumes dashboard
  • Common issues during setup and connectivity
  • Database issues
  • Log analysis examples

Overview of User Environment Manager

  • Features and benefits
  • User Environment Manager terminology
  • User environment settings and scope
  • User profile scenarios

Installing User Environment Manager Components

  • Infrastructure and system requirements
  • User Environment Manager Client (FlexEngine) requirements
  • Group Policy configuration
  • Management console configuration

User Environment Manager Settings

  • Personalization settings
  • User environment settings
  • Condition sets
  • Application migration

Application Configuration Management

  • Predefined and user-customized application settings
  • Using Application Profiler
  • Using the Self-Support Tool
  • Using the Helpdesk Support Tool
Course Details
Tuition (USD):
$2,475.00 • Classroom (3 days)
$2,475.00 • Virtual (3 days)
$2,119.65 • Classroom (3 days)
$2,119.65 • Virtual (3 days)