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The ThinManager training is a 2 day programme to go over the general concept of ThinManager, thin clients and how they function together.
Going through how to configure and setup the ThinManager servers in a redundant configuration and then how to integrate RDS servers. Once configured, you’ll learn how to add Display Clients, assign them to thin clients and configure multiple sources for each client, automatic logon and content assignment specific to the user.


Course Objectives

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Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand and describe what ThinManager is and it’s use cases. 
  • Have a good understanding of the terminology used when working with ThinManager.
  • Navigate the ThinManager interface.
  • Understand the licensing model ThinManager uses and how it works alongside RDS CALs.
  • Configure Remote Desktop Services to work with ThinManager.
  • Connect terminals to ThinManager.
  • Configure and use Display Clients to display content on the thinclients.
  • Create and configure Terminal Groups to aid with thinclient management.
  • Monitor and control thinclients remotely using ThinManager’s shadow function.
  • Know the difference between ThinManager Ready and PXE boot clients.
  • Configure and run reports on terminal statistics and audit logs.
  • Setup IP cameras to display on clients when needed.
  • Split a single client into multiple screens using Virtual Screens.
  • Assign specific content to specific terminals or specific users.
  • Integrate ThinManager into an existing Active Directory environment.
  • Use RFID card readers to login to specific applications or specific users.

Individuals who need to configure, implement and maintain the SCADA systems. 


No pre-requisite is required.

Day 1

Section 1 - Setup Overview

  • Understand the setup process.
  • Familiarise yourself with terminology.
Section 2 - ThinManager Introduction
  • Explore ThinManager functions.
  • Get acquainted with the ThinManager interface and menus.
Section 3 - Licensing
  • Learn about ThinManager license types.
  • Understand V-Flex product licenses and redundancy versions.
  • Request demo code licenses and activate online.
Section 4 - Connect the Terminals
  • Understand the boot process.
  • Add hardware and configure thin clients.
Section 5 - User Account Lab
  • Set up auto-login for non-domain and domain user accounts.
Section 6 - Display Client Lab
  • Explore application links, failover, instant failover, and more.
  • Configure display clients for various scenarios.
Section 6 - MultiSession & Hotkey Lab
  • Apply changes to display clients.
Section 7 - Failover vs. Redundancy
  • Understand redundancy modes.
  • Perform redundancy and failover labs.
Section 8 - Terminal Groups
  • Use the Terminal Group Configuration Wizard.
  • Add and remove terminals from groups.
Section 9 - Modules and Packages
  • Manage firmware, packages, and modules.
  • Add modules to terminals.
Section 10 - Multiple Monitors
  • Learn about multi-monitor setups.
Section 11 - Shadow Lab
  • Configure shadowing in ThinManager.
  • Perform terminal-to-terminal shadowing.
Section 12 - PXE Server and PXE Boot
  • Explore different PXE server modes.
Section 13 - ThinManager Server Configuration
  • Understand security groups and password protection.


Day 2

Section 1 - Reports Lab
  • Learn how to select and generate reports.
  • Explore the report tab and print reports.
  • Install report templates and customise the report logo.
Section 2 - Schedules Lab
  • Understand system schedules for reports.
  • Configure backups and set up terminal and display server schedules.
Section 3 - Cameras
  • Overview of camera integration.
  • Add network cameras and configure IP camera display servers.
  • Set up USB camera display servers and group configurations.
  • Add camera overlays to display clients.
Section 4 - Virtual Screens
  • Create quad virtual screens on a 4K monitor.
  • Apply virtual screen display clients to terminals.
  • Customise display resolutions for widescreen and 4:3 virtual screens.
Section 5 - Relevance User Services
  • Explore user types (Windows, Relevance, ThinManager Security Group).
  • Learn about relevance user login strategies and deploy services.
Section 6 - Terminal Specific Applications
  • Create access groups and add them to display clients.
  • Configure terminals for relevance.
  • Set up relevance users and test the results.
Section 7 - User Specific Applications
  • Understand domain and non-domain relevance users.
  • Log in and out of relevance.
  • Configure relevance user groups and card/badge settings.
Section 8 - Microsoft Server Configuration
  • Explore Microsoft commands, alternative keystrokes, and network settings.
  • Set up Remote Desktop Servers on Windows 2008 and ThinManager Servers.
Section 7 - Windows Server 2012 R2 RDS Role Installation
  • Learn about RDS role installation on Windows Server 2012 R2

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