Author's details

Name: Lieven D'hoore
Date registered: 31 October 2009
URL: http://www.ituda.com

Latest posts

  1. VMware vRealize Business for Cloud – Hide cost values in vRA interface — 6 April 2017
  2. SSL Certificates – How to request and create SSL Certificates with OpenSSL — 12 March 2017
  3. VMware Horizon View – Kiosk mode — 6 March 2017
  4. VMware vRealize Business for Cloud – Upgrade to version 7.2 — 16 November 2016
  5. VMware Horizon Mirage 5.8.1. released — 9 September 2016

Most commented posts

  1. How to install VMware Horizon Mirage — 3 comments
  2. VMware View 5.x – Windows 7 Golden Image — 2 comments
  3. VMware Horizon View Recomposing – Don’t forget to cleanup after you finished — 2 comments

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Feb 01 2016

VMware Horizon View – USB Smart Card Reader Redirection

USB Smart Card Readers can be redirected from the end-users device to a VMware Horizon View Virtual Desktop, however this is blocked by default. To allow USB Smart Card reader redirection s it is necessary to set a few settings in the VMware Horizon View Group Policy applied to the Horizon View Desktops. The settings …

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Jan 29 2016

VMware vRealize Operations Manager – Scaling up a 2-node HA enabled vROps cluster

This blog post describes the steps to follow to scale up a 2-node HA enabled VMware vROps cluster: Start Situation: SMALL1 and SMALL2 are deployed and are configured in HA mode SMALL1 is the Master node SMALL2 is the Master Replica node Process to scale-up 2 HA enabled nodes Deploy 2 additional nodes (MEDIUM1 and MEDIUM2) …

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Jan 28 2016

VMware Horizon View – Windows 10 Golden Image Creation

In this blog post I describe the steps required to create a Virtual Machine template using Windows 10 from scratch. Only optimizations of the core OS are described, the impact of installed applications within the guest will also need to be evaluated. Below are the steps to follow to create an optimized Golden Image for VDI …

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Permanent link to this article: https://ituda.com/vmware-horizon-view-windows-10-golden-image-creation/

Oct 16 2015

VMware Horizon View – Authenticate with your fingerprint

Since VMware Horizon 6.2 a new functionality has been introduced to be able to log in to your VDIs and RDSH applications using the Touch ID on iPhones and iPads. This feature is only supported with Horizon 6.2 when using Horizon Client 3.5.  The mobile device must also be running IOS 8 or later and …

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Sep 20 2015

Nutanix – Installation of Nutanix Community Edition on VMware Fusion (VIDEO)

This post shows the steps to take to download and install the free Nutanix Community Edition on VMware Fusion. Preparation Go to http://my.nutanix.com, register, check the “Community Edition” section and follow the link to download the software. Version 2015.06.08: http://download.nutanix.com/ce/2015.06.08-beta/ce-2015.06.08-beta.img.gz Version 2015.07.16: http://download.nutanix.com/ce/2015.07.16/ce-2015.07.16-beta.img.gz Unpack the downloaded gzip file Rename the unoacked *.img file to ce-flat.vmdk …

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Jul 20 2015

VMware Horizon View – Using ZEN Loadbalancer to loadbalance Connection Server Traffic

General Zen loadbalancer (ZLB) is as simple and easy to use open source loadbalancer. It can be used to loadbalance a variety for solutions, but here I describe how to configure it to load balance VMware Horizon View connection servers. The Zen Loadbalancer can also be configred in an HA pair as described here, but …

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Jun 05 2015

VMware Horizon View – Upgrade Order

Today VMware Horizon 6.1.1 was released. The upgrade procedure is described in length at https://pubs.vmware.com/horizon-61-view/index.jsp#com.vmware.horizon-view.upgrade.doc/GUID-CE9531F4-6E70-494B-BE42-EF4666719F24.html Important is that you must complete the upgrade process in a specific order. Below a summary of the steps to take to upgrade your Horizon View environment to 6.1.1 Stop/halt all View scheduled tasks Disable provisioning of all linked-clone desktop …

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Jun 03 2015

VMware Horizon View – Script to enable the Windows Aero Interface

The other day I got a request from a customer to enable the Windows Aero interface on their linked clone VDIs. Personally I do not see any benefit in doing this (on the contrary), but apparently some users really like it, they even say they “need” it. Due to the optimizations I do on the …

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Apr 22 2015

VMware Horizon View – Script to create Persona Management Repositories, Shares and Permissions

When setting up VMware Horizon View Persona Management, one of the task to do is to create a remote repository to store the user data and settings, application-specific data, and other user-generated information in user profiles. Required persona management remote repository permissions The minimum required NTFS and share level permissions are:   NTFS PERMISSIONS REQUIRED …

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Mar 06 2015

VMware Horizon View – Maximum concurrent connections within a certain period

Last week, I received the question from a client wether it was easy to see the maximum concurrent connections in VMware Horizon View between two distinct dates. There are several ways to do this: Through vRealize operations manager for Horizon In the standard VMware Horizon View console you can see the maximum number of concurrent connections from …

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