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Zerto Virtual Replication – Installation

During a project, I had to work with Zerto virtual replication for the first time (I have worked with SRM but Zerto never!). It was great and valuable and forced me to write some posts about it. In a series of blog posts, I’m going to take you through the quick and complete guide of setting up and configuring Zerto virtual replication. Zerto Virtual Replication delivers IT resilience in a single platform for disaster recovery, data protection, and workload mobility to, from or between multiple clouds. By combining continuous replication, automated orchestration, and enterprise-class scalability, the Zerto platform dramatically simplifies…

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Horizon View 7 – Configure Event Database

The event database stores information about horizon view events in a database. You create an event database by adding it to an existing database server and then configure horizon view to use this database for storing events. Add a Database and Database User for View Events If you are not familiar with the procedure to create databases on Microsoft SQL Server database servers, review the steps in Horizon View 7 – Install View Composer. After the database is created you need to configure the database in View Administrator in order to install schema. Configure the Event Database In View Administrator, select View…

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Horizon View 7 – Configure Certificate For Connection Server

For Horizon View it is recommended that you configure your VMware View Horizon Servers with a signed SSL certificate. After you enter the URL of view horizon administrator to log in, you will see the following error in the address bar that is related to the certificate. In this post, we will discuss how to assign a proper certificate to your connection server. we assume you have active directory certificate services in your environment. Open the Certification Authority program in the tools section in the Server Manager. Expand the server and right click on Certificate Template and choose to manage.…

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Horizon View 7 – Install Horizon Connection Server

The Connection Server acts as a broker for client connections by authenticating and directing incoming user desktop requests. When you install the Connection Server, the Horizon Administrator is installed as well. The Horizon Administrator is the web-based interface for the management, provisioning, and deployment of virtual desktops. As an administrator, you can centrally manage thousands of virtual desktops from a single Horizon Administrator. Depending on the performance, availability, and security needs of your Horizon 7 deployment, you can install a single instance of connection server, replicated instances of connection server, and security servers. You must install at least one instance…

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Introduction of Horizon View

Today I’m going to talk about the first part of VMware horizon series. Before I go through horizon I’d like to turn your attention to virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) and discuss virtual desktop infrastructure briefly and then point out to the VMware Horizon. VDI is software technology which offers users a virtualized version of the desktop interface while the user desktop runs and process inside a virtual machine that lives on a server in the datacenter. The user desktop is delivered over a network to an endpoint device such as Laptop, PC, Tablet and etc. which allows the user to…

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