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VCP5-DT Official Cert Guide: VMware Certified Professional 5 - Desktop

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The VCP5-DT Official Cert Guide presents you with an organized test-preparation routine through the use of proven series elements and techniques. "Do I Know This Already?" quizzes open each chapter and enable you to decide how much time you need to spend on each section. Exam topic lists make referencing easy. Chapter-ending Exam Preparation Tasks help you drill on key concepts you must know thoroughly.

  • Master VMware VCP5-DT exam topics

  • Assess your knowledge with chapter-opening quizzes

  • Review key concepts with exam preparation tasks

  • The VCP5-DT Official Cert Guide focuses specifically on the objectives for the VMware Certified Professional 5—Desktop exam. VMware Certified Instructor (VCI) Linus Bourque shares preparation hints and test-taking tips, helping you identify areas of weakness and improve both your conceptual knowledge and hands-on skills. Material is presented in¿ a concise manner, focusing on increasing your understanding and¿ retaining exam topics.

    Well regarded for its level of detail, assessment features, comprehensive design scenarios, and challenging review questions and exercises, this official study guide helps you master the concepts and techniques that will enable you to succeed on the exam the first time.

    The VCP5-DT Official Cert Guide is part of a recommended learning path from VMware that includes simulation and hands-on training¿ from authorized VMware instructors and self-study products from¿ VMware Press. To find out more about instructor-led training,¿ e-learning, and hands-on instruction offered worldwide, please visit www.vmware.com/training.

    The official study guide¿ helps you master many of the topics on the VCP5-DT exam, including

  • Installing and configuring all the key components in your VMware View

  • Understanding storage¿ of virtual datacenters and virtual machines

  • Creating, configuring, and optimizing virtual desktops

  • Understanding how local mode and kiosk desktops¿ fit into the environment

  • Learning the key components of your View environment and how they work together

  • Providing direction and encouragement to schedule, take, and pass the exam

  • Comprehending how to configure and optimize Windows desktops¿ for a virtual desktop¿ environment

  • Leveraging GPOs to improve¿ a VDI environment

  • Table of Contents

    1. About This eBook
    2. Title Page
    3. Copyright Page
    4. Contents at a Glance
    5. Table of Contents
    6. About the Author
    7. Dedication
    8. Acknowledgments
    9. About the Reviewers
    10. We Want to Hear from You!
    11. Reader Services
    12. Introduction
      1. What Is Virtualization?
      2. vSphere 5
      3. What Is VDI and View?
      4. Who Should Read This Book
      5. Goals and Methods
      6. How to Use This Book
      7. Certification Exam and This Preparation Guide
      8. Book Content Updates
      9. Pearson IT Certification Practice Test Engine and Questions on the DVD
      10. Install the Software from the DVD
      11. Activate and Download the Practice Exam
      12. Activating Other Exams
      13. Premium Edition
    13. Chapter 1. What Makes Up View?
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Foundation Topics
      3. Exam Preparation Tasks
    14. Chapter 2. Configuring the View Environment
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Foundation Topics
      3. Exam Preparation Tasks
    15. Chapter 3. Printing in the View Environment
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Foundation Topics
      3. Exam Preparation Tasks
    16. Chapter 4. The Protocols
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Foundation Topics
      3. Exam Preparation Tasks
    17. Chapter 5. Interacting with Active Directory
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Foundation Topics
      3. Exam Preparation Tasks
    18. Chapter 6. Optimizing the Operating System
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Foundation Topics
      3. Exam Preparation Tasks
    19. Chapter 7. Kiosk Mode
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Foundation Topics
      3. Exam Preparation Tasks
    20. Chapter 8. Local Mode
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Foundation Topics
      3. Exam Preparation Tasks
    21. Chapter 9. Troubleshooting
      1. “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz
      2. Foundation Topics
      3. Exam Preparation Tasks
    22. Appendix A. Answers to the “Do I Know This Already?” Quizzes and Review Questions
      1. Chapter 1
      2. Chapter 2
      3. Chapter 3
      4. Chapter 4
      5. Chapter 5
      6. Chapter 6
      7. Chapter 7
      8. Chapter 8
      9. Chapter 9
    23. Appendix B. GPOs
      1. ADM Templates
    24. Glossary
    25. Index
    26. Where are the Companion Content Files?