VMware Horizon 7.0 Step by Step | Installing Security Server

In earlier post for Horizon 7 we covered the installation of Connection Server, Replica & Composer Server. In this post we will be discussing on the installation process of Horizon 7 Security Server. Security Server sits in DMZ and provides extra layer of security between the Internet and internal network. These servers provides connectivity to …

VMware Horizon 7.0 Step by Step | Configuring Disk Space Reclaim and Storage Accelerator

Claiming Disk Space Linked Clone Desktops provisioned to users can grow and can utilized almost as much disk space as full clone desktop. Starting VMware Horizon View 5.2 integrated with vSphere 5.1 or later, VMware view creates linked -clone desktops in a Space Efficient disk format. Creating Linked – Clone desktop in a Space Efficient …

VMware Horizon 7.0 Step by Step | Installing Replica Connection Server

In earlier post, we have only installed Horizon 7 Connection Server. If in case the connection server went down or become unavailable users won’t be able to connect to the virtual desktops assigned.  The solution to this single point of failure is to install a second Connection Server as a “replica”. Once you install a …

VMware Horizon 7.0 Step by Step | Installation and Configuration of Composer Server

VMware View Composer is another component of VMware Horizon View. It offers features such as storage usage reduction and rapid desktop deployment. VMware Horizon View Composer reduces the storage requirement for hosting virtual desktop using the Linked Clone technology. Horizon View Composer does this by using creating linked clones from a parent disk, instead of …

VMware Horizon 7.0 Step by Step | Installation and Configuration of Horizon Connection Server

VMware Horizon view provide access to virutalized, remote desktops and applications to end users through a single platform. The most basic VMware Horizon view environment requires at least four component to serve virtual desktops to the end user : ESXi, vCenter, a View Connection Server and Active Directory. Connection server acts as the broker for …

VMware Horizon 7 GA released

VMware Horizon 7 GA is available to download now. This release primarily centers on the desktop and includes many enhancements and new features related to Platform and End user experience. Instant Clones Instant Clones help to provision Desktops in seconds rather than in minutes utilizing vmFork to clone a virtual desktop in memory from an …

Creating Remote Desktop Services Pool

Introduction In earlier releases of VMware View, RDS Desktop Pool was known as Microsoft Terminal Services pool. In comparison to desktop provisioned in an automated desktop pool where desktops are based on a virtual or physical machine, RDS desktops are based on session to an RDS host. Each RDS host is a windows server that can …