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VMware Horizon 7: Configure and Manage VMware Identity Manager

by Greg Shields

Centralize access to Horizon applications and add SSO with VMware Identity Manager. This course explores how Identity Manager can integrate with VMware Horizon desktops and other web applications.

What you'll learn

VMware Identity Manager is an identity federation solution that arrives in a dizzying array of editions and delivery formats, including a cloud-based version linked to VMware's AirWatch solution and an on-premises version typically bundled with VMware Horizon. This course focuses on installing and configuring the simplest of use cases using Identity Manager's on-premises version, narrowly focusing on it's integration with VMware View desktops. In this course, VMware Horizon 7: Configure and Manage VMware Identity Manager, you'll explore the setup and initial configuration of an on-premises Identity Manager appliance. First, you'll integrate it with VMware Horizon View. Next, you'll get a quick look at centralizing authentication for web services. Finally, you'll discover SaaS-delivered cloud apps and ThinApp packaged applications. By the end of this course, you'll get an introduction into how Identity Manager offers users a single, central "front door" for many of your enterprise applications.

About the author

Greg Shields is Sr. Director of IT Ops Skills at Pluralsight and formerly Principal Author Evangelist. Reach him on Twitter @ConcentratdGreg.

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