Ldhoore

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 21 2015

VMware Horizon Workspace – Portal Management URLs

In previous versions of VMware Horizon Workspace, it was always hard to know which URL to use for what purpose. In the current version (2.1.0) there is a single webpage within the VMware Horizon Workspace Portal displaying the Workspace Portal Administrative Links. So there is only one single URL to remember: https://HorizonWorkspaceFQDN:8443 Appliance Configurator: Update and …

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Permanent link to this article: https://ituda.com/vmware-horizon-workspace-portal-management-urls/

Feb 17 2015

VMware Horizon View – Maximum machine account password age

Have you ever had situation where you get the message “the trust relationship between this workstation and the primary domain failed” when you try to logon to a Windows machine? This situation happens when there is a “password mismatch”. Typically passwords are being thought of as something related to a user account, but in Active Directory environments each …

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Permanent link to this article: https://ituda.com/vmware-horizon-view-maximum-machine-account-password-age/

Dec 27 2014

VMware Horizon View – Cloud Pod Architecture Installation

The configuration of the VMware Horizon View Cloud Pod Architecture is done entirely through command line. The lmvutil command line tool is used to configure and manage a VMware Horizon View Cloud Pod Architecture environment. The lmvutil tool is installed as part of the VMware Horizon View installation. You can use the VMware Horizon View Administrator to investigate the …

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Permanent link to this article: https://ituda.com/vmware-horizon-view-cloud-pod-architecture-installation/

Dec 27 2014

VMware Horizon View – Upgrade from version 5.x to 6.x

Upgrading from VMware View 5.x to VMware Horizon View 6.x is a fairly straightforward process. Below is a small overview of the steps to undertake. Document existing View environment Document View topology Document OS versions used Document VM settings for Connection, security and composer servers (vCPU, RAM, HDD, …) Document database settings (ODBC on Composer) …

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Permanent link to this article: https://ituda.com/vmware-horizon-view-upgrade-from-version-5-x-to-6-x/

Dec 26 2014

VMware Horizon View – Settings I should not forget

Below is a list of non-default settings and configurations I use in VMware Horizon View deployments. Horizon View Infrastructure Create an index on the SQL Event Database (not needed anymore for version 6.1.1 and later) When browsing the monitored events in the VMware Horizon View Administrator console, the performance might be extremely slow. The larger …

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Permanent link to this article: https://ituda.com/vmware-horizon-view-settings-i-should-not-forget/

Nov 19 2014

vCenter Operations Manager – blog series

I found  a very nice, well written blog serie about tuning and using vCenter Operations Manager written by Phil Barlow on http://www.definedbysoftware.com/ Here are the links to this 5-part serie blog: http://www.definedbysoftware.com/2014/01/19/tuning-vcops-for-your-environment-1/ http://www.definedbysoftware.com/2014/01/21/tuning-vcops-for-your-environment-part-2-badge-tuning/ http://www.definedbysoftware.com/2014/01/22/tuning-vcops-for-your-environment-part-3-creating-and-applying-policies/ http://www.definedbysoftware.com/2014/01/28/tuning-vcops-for-your-environment-part-4-capacity-management-models/ http://www.definedbysoftware.com/2014/01/30/tuning-vcops-for-your-environment-part-5-capacity-management-tuning/

Permanent link to this article: https://ituda.com/vcenter-operations-manager-blog-series/

Nov 19 2014

VMware Horizon View – “Already Used” status and pae-DirtyVMPolicy

When linked-clone desktops are not cleanly logged off and the “Refresh on logoff” policy is used, VMware Horizon View marks the desktop as “Already used” and blocks other users from accessing the machine. This “Already Used” state is a default VMware security feature which prevents other users from accessing the previous user’s data and allows …

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Permanent link to this article: https://ituda.com/vmware-horizon-view-already-used-status-and-pae-dirtyvmpolicy/

Nov 18 2014

VMware Horizon View Recomposing – Don’t forget to cleanup after you finished

Linked clone pools are recomposed on a regular basis. Mainly to install the monthly Windows updates and maybe also to upgrade/patch some applications installed on the parent VM. Administrators often forget to cleanup the parent VM after they finished installing patches and before they take a new snapshot. Copy the below lines into c:\windows\system32\vdi_cleanup.bat and …

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Permanent link to this article: https://ituda.com/vmware-horizon-view-recomposing-dont-forget-to-cleanup-after-you-finished/

Nov 05 2014

Memory tuning of VMware vCenter Server Appliance (VCSA)

When you deploy a VMware vCenter Server Appliance it comes configured with a standard of 8 GB Memory. For a lot of smaller environments this is too much and you can re-configure the JVM heap size for the vCenter Server processes and therefore consume less memory. List Configured Memory ssh to your vcsa server login …

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Permanent link to this article: https://ituda.com/memory-tuning-of-vmware-vcenter-server-appliance-vcsa/

May 26 2014

Install Horizon View Agent on Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1

Since VMware Horizon View version 5.3 it is possible to use Windows 2008 R2 SP1 (Datacenter edition) as a desktop operating system. To be able to install the Horizon View Agent on a Windows 2008 R2 SP1 operating system, you need to install the Horizon View Agent in desktop mode. The procedure to do this …

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Permanent link to this article: https://ituda.com/install-horizon-view-agent-on-windows-server-2008-r2-sp1/

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