Step by Step – Provisioning Application to RDSH Host using VMware App Volumes

Introduction In few of the previous blogs we covered Installation of VMware App Volumes Manager Installation of VMware App Volumes Agent Capturing Applications in AppStacks In this blog, I will be demonstrating how you can assign AppStack to an RDSH host. You can assign AppStacks to Active Directory objects, such as users, computers, groups, and …

Step by Step – Creating VMware App Volumes AppStack

Introduction to Creating VMware App Volumes AppStack Now as we are done with the installation of App Volumes Manager & App Volumes Agent on the provisioning host, next step is to create AppStacks to provision applications on to Virtual Machines. AppStacks are read-only volumes containing applications or can be referred to application containers. You can …

VMware Horizon 7.0 Step by Step : Creating an Application Pool

Introduction Application Pools in VMware Horizon pool allows  administrator to provides access to  applications hosted on servers in a data center instead  of users personal computers or  devices.  Using  application pools you can deliver a single application hosted on a farm of RDS hosts. Once deployed,  entitled users can access the application from anywhere  on the  network. …

Configuring Transparent Page Sharing Scope in VMware Horizon 7.0

Introduction to Transparent Page Sharing Using Transparent Page Sharing (TPS) multiple virtual machines could share pages if the contents of the pages were same. If multiple virtual machines running the same Operating System pages having identical content can exist on a host. Once hypervisor identifies the pages having similar hash value for multiple virtual machines …

VMware Horizon 7.0 Step by Step : Deploying Desktop Pool with Persistent Disk

Introduction to Persistent Disk In Automated Dedicated Desktop Pool, Persistent disks can be leveraged to store user information and user-generated data (not user-installed applications). You can create persistent disk at the time you create linked clone desktop pool. You can place a persistent disk can be placed on same or seperate LUN from the linked …

VMware Horizon 7.0 Step by Step : Updating Linked Clone Desktop Pool

Introduction In few of my earlier post, I covered the step by step process of Refreshing and Reblancing Virtual desktops in a pool. Another administrative activity you might be required to be performed on a pool for Updating Linked Clone Desktop Pool provisioned in a Desktop Pool. Updation can be providing new OS to the …

VMware Horizon 7.0 Step by Step : Rebalance Linked-Clone Virtual Machines

Introduction Once you have deployed Automated Desktop with Linked Clone, you might be required to perform administrative activities like Refreshing Desktop pool virtual machines to reduce the operating system data, rebalancing of linked-clone virtual machines among data store, migrating of virtual machine to a newly added datastore. updating an linked clone desktop pools or management …

VMware Horizon 7.0 Step by Step : Refreshing an Automated Desktop Pool with Linked Clone

Introduction Once you have deployed Automated Desktop with Linked Clone, you might be required to perform administrative activities like Refreshing Desktop pool virtual machines to reduce the operating system data, re-balancing of virtual machine among datastore, migrating of virtual machine to a newly added datastore. updating an linked clone desktop pools or management of persistent …

VMware Horizon 7.0 Step by Step | Creating an Instant Cloned Pool

Introduction In one of my earlier post, I covered the advantages, limitations and how Instant clones are different form VMware View Composer. In this post I will be covering the steps to create an Instant Cloned Pool. Instant clone desktop pool is an automated desktop pool created using the vmFork technology. vCenter Server deploy the …

VMware Horizon 7.0 Step by Step | Introduction to Instant Clone

Introduction to Instant Clone During a keynote session VMware announced the technology working behind Instant Clones (Fargo/VMFork) that allows a running Virtual Machine to be forked to a child clone. Initially this child clone will use real memory and disk space of the parent and later on once write to the memory or disk starts, …