VMware Cloud Expert

Lab 01 - Accessing the Environment

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There are 3 environments you'll need to access as part of the lab:

  1. A Horizon Desktop - You will perform all lab tasks from this desktop. Although some tasks might work fine from your Personal Computing device. It is important to note that others wouldn't, where as the VDI desktop has access to the entire lab environment
  2. Below is a table listing the logins for these environments:
Attendee Name VDI
(https://desktop.vmc.ninja) 
Password: VMC2022-CM!
VMC Console
(https://vmc.vmware.com/console/sddcs)
Password: VMware1!
AWS Console
https://VMCExpert3.signin.aws.amazon.com/console
Password: VMCjun2022!
Annette Alegria
student01 vmcexpert3-01@vmware-hol.com vmcexpert3-01
Brian Ramirez
student02
vmcexpert3-02@vmware-hol.com
vmcexpert3-02
Patrick Black
student03 vmcexpert3-03@vmware-hol.com
vmcexpert3-03

Bart Bowlin
student04 vmcexpert3-04@vmware-hol.com
vmcexpert3-04
Patrick Calabrese
student05 vmcexpert3-05@vmware-hol.com
vmcexpert3-05
Alexis Castillo
student06 vmcexpert3-06@vmware-hol.com
vmcexpert3-06
George Chen
student07 vmcexpert3-07@vmware-hol.com
vmcexpert3-07
Nelson Di Marco
student08 vmcexpert3-08@vmware-hol.com
vmcexpert3-08
Tomas Dominguez
student09 vmcexpert3-09@vmware-hol.com
vmcexpert3-09
Justin Finke
student10 vmcexpert3-10@vmware-hol.com
vmcexpert3-10
Joseph Friend
student11 vmcexpert3-11@vmware-hol.com
vmcexpert3-11
Kevin Helvestine
student12 vmcexpert3-12@vmware-hol.com
vmcexpert3-12
Brandon Jones
student13 vmcexpert3-13@vmware-hol.com
vmcexpert3-13
Justin Keppers
student14 vmcexpert3-14@vmware-hol.com
vmcexpert3-14
Lance Kimme
student15 vmcexpert3-15@vmware-hol.com
vmcexpert3-15
Brad Reynolds
student16 vmcexpert3-16@vmware-hol.com
vmcexpert3-16
Gamaliel Manuel
student17 vmcexpert3-17@vmware-hol.com
vmcexpert3-17
Evan Meyerhoff
student18 vmcexpert3-18@vmware-hol.com
vmcexpert3-18
Brian Pendergrass
student19 vmcexpert3-19@vmware-hol.com
vmcexpert3-19
Jerry Quiros
student20 vmcexpert3-20@vmware-hol.com
vmcexpert3-20

student21 vmcexpert3-21@vmware-hol.com
vmcexpert3-21
Bernard Santos
student22 vmcexpert3-22@vmware-hol.com
vmcexpert3-22
Amanda Shook
student23 vmcexpert3-23@vmware-hol.com
vmcexpert3-23
Craig Sorensen
student24 vmcexpert3-24@vmware-hol.com
vmcexpert3-24

Robert Stabile
student25 vmcexpert3-25@vmware-hol.com
vmcexpert3-25
Robert Stickland
student26 vmcexpert3-26@vmware-hol.com
vmcexpert3-26
Alex Tran
student27 vmcexpert3-27@vmware-hol.com
vmcexpert3-27
Ledao Cai
student28 vmcexpert3-28@vmware-hol.com
vmcexpert3-28
ANDY Von Der Bruegge
student29 vmcexpert3-29@vmware-hol.com
vmcexpert3-29
Scott Wolfe
student30 vmcexpert3-30@vmware-hol.com vmcexpert3-30
Sin Jeow Phuah
student31
vmcexpert3-31@vmware-hol.com
vmcexpert3-31
Patrick Khee Kit Fong
student32
vmcexpert3-32@vmware-hol.com
vmcexpert3-I32

https://VMCExpert3.signin.aws.amazon.com/console

https://VMCExpert3.signin.aws.amazon.com/console

https://VMCExpert3.signin.aws.amazon.com/console

https://VMCExpert3.signin.aws.amazon.com/console

Log into the Cloud Services Console

  1. Using your web browser or the Horizon View Client Log into your Horizon Desktop.
    In the Browser go to https://desktop.vmc.ninja Choose from one of the 2 Options.
    NOTE the 1st option requires you to have or install the VMware Horizon Client
  2. Login using as follows:
    • Username: studentXX (where XX is your student number)
    • VMC2022-CM!
  1. Select your Desktop, this will log you into ta Windows 10 Desktop
  2. From the Windows 10 VDI Desktop, launch Google Chrome or another browser
  3. In the Browser access the Cloud Services Console - https://console.cloud.vmware.com
  4. Login using your VMware Cloud account:
    • Username: vmcexpert#-xx@vmware-hol.com, where # is your workshop environment and xx is your student number
    • Password: VMware1!
  1. Select and open each service in a new browser tab
  2. Bookmark the tabs for future access
  3. Open Notepad ++, Copy and Paste in the Cloud Console URLs (VMC & AWS) along with your lab credentials.
    You will use it in the subsequent lab to store links, logins and other variable information

 

Never log off the VDI session (even at the end of the day. Instead simply disconnect. When you logout a refreshed desktop will be provided open your next login, meaning you will loose all of your bookmarks and saved content.

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