Installing and Configuring VMware View Broker Agent on Horizon Connection Server

In two of my earlier post on monitoring VMware VDI Solution using vRealize Operations (vROPS for Horizon), I covered the steps involved in installation and configuration of key components. If you missed the steps, you can refer the below links before proceeding with Installation and configuration of VMware View Broker Agent on Horizon Connection Server. Deploying …

Installing and Configuring VMware Horizon View Adapter in vROPS

Introduction to VMware Horizon View Adapter In the previous blog, I covered Key components of vRealize Operations for Horizon and the steps for deploying vROPS Linux based appliance. Post-deployment next step you are required to install and configure View Adapter which will interface with VMware vSphere and VMware vCenter to collect metrics. The ViewAdapter collects virtual desktop …

Deploying vRealize Operations Manger for Horizon (vROPS for Horizon)

Introduction Most of the organizations are turning to desktop and application virtualization to support end users with secure access to corporate services across devices, locations, and connections. To provide these employees with the best possible experience IT organizations need to ensure that the storage, networking, and compute infrastructure being used is adequately sized, tuned and— …

Configuring Event Database in VMware Horizon 7

Introduction VMware Horizon records events like administrator actions, end-user actions, system failures and errors etc. You can either leverage Microsoft SQL or Oracle Database for recording events. Before proceeding to configure VMware Horizon to log events database is required to be created and configured. In this post, I will be covering the steps to configure …

Creating SQL Database for VMware Horizon Event DB

Introduction VMware Horizon records events like administrator actions, end-user actions, system failures and errors etc. You can either leverage Microsoft SQL or Oracle Database for recording events. Before proceeding to configure VMware Horizon to log events, In this post, we will be covering the steps to create a Microsoft SQL database. You do not need …

Provisioning applications on physical system using VMware App Volumes

Introduction In few of my earlier blogs on VMware App Volumes, I demonstrated how you can leverage VMware App Volumes to provision applications real time in a VMware virtualized environment.  But what if an organization is looking for a solution to provision applications on to a physical target machine or on a non-VMware virtualized environment. An organization …

Managing User Installed Applications & User Profile using VMware App Volumes

Introduction to VMware Writable Volumes In one of the earlier post to the series, we talked about App Stack and its advantages. AppStacks are read-only volumes containing applications or can also be referred them as application containers. You can combine your organization’s core applications into a single AppStack making the AppStack easy to assign to Active Directory …

Step by Step – Provisioning Application realtime 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 to provision applications captured in an App Stack to the user’s runtime. Post creation of AppStack, you can assign the applications to …

Step by Step – Installing VMware App Volumes Agent

Installing VMware App Volume Agent Post installation of VMware App Volumes Manager, install the App Volumes agent on the provisioning computer and target desktops. You don’t need to install on the server where you have App Volumes Manager installed. You need to deploy App Volumes Agents on desktops that will be accessing AppStacks and writable volumes, as well as …

User Session Collaboration using VMware Horizon

Introduction to Session Collaboration In most recent release of VMware Horizon 7,4, VMware came up with lot of great new features like Session Collaboration, where users on their virtual desktops can collaborate with peers for reviews, interactive design and training. Instant Clone support for Linux vGPU support for RDSH Instant-Clone Farms Enhancement of Virtualisation Pack for Skype …