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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 […]

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 […]

Where soft zoning is preferred over hard zoning

Zoning is an FC switch function that enables nodes within the fabric to be logically segmented into groups that can communicate with each other. The zoning function controls this process by allowing only the members in the same zone to establish these link-level services. Zoning includes three types: Port zoning or hard zoning: It uses the FC addresses of the […]

What is the minimum number of disks to meet the requirements of the application ?

The application I/O size and the number of I/Os the application generates are two important measures affecting disk performance and response time. Consequently, the storage design and layout for an application commences with the following: Analyzing the number of I/Os generated at peak workload Documenting the application I/O size or block size Storage requirements for an application are specified in […]

Horizon View 7 – Install View Composer (Linked Clone)

As I explained here view composer is a component which is responsible for creating linked clone pools from a specified virtual machine template. We have different types of desktop pools in horizon view and I will describe them in another post. To use view composer, you need to create a database and a data source name (DSN) to store view […]

Horizon View 7 – Prepare Active Directory

Horizon 7 uses Active Directory to authentication and management users and computers. You have to the following task to  prepare Active Directory for use with Horizon 7 Creating an OU for Remote Desktops Creating Groups for Users and Admins Creating a User Account for vCenter Server Create a User Account for View Composer AD Operations Create a User Account for […]

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 […]

VMware Horizon 7

Horizon View is a VMware solution for virtual desktop infrastructure to securely deliver Windows, Linux and cloud-hosted desktops and applications to users. In this series, we want to talk about, what is horizon view,  how to install, configure and maintain horizon view 7 in your environment. We will discuss all details and describe best practice based on different environment and […]