Tag Archive: Scripting

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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Dec 07 2011

VMware – SQL script to create the vCenter 4.1 database

use [master] go CREATE DATABASE [VCDB] ON PRIMARY (NAME = N’vcdb’, FILENAME = N’C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL10.VIMSQL\MSSQL\DATA\VCDB.mdf’, SIZE = 2000KB, FILEGROWTH = 10%) LOG ON (NAME = N’vcdb_log’, FILENAME = N’C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL10.VIMSQL\MSSQL\DATA\VCDB.ldf’, SIZE = 1000KB , FILEGROWTH = 10%) COLLATE SQL_Latin1_General_CP1_CI_AS go use VCDB go sp_addlogin @loginame=[vpxuser], @passwd=N’@Password’, @defdb=’VCDB’, @deflanguage=’us_english’ go ALTER LOGIN …

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Dec 07 2011

VMware – SQL script to create the SRM 4.1 database

use [master] go CREATE DATABASE [SRMDB] ON PRIMARY (NAME = N’srmdb’, FILENAME = N’C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL10.VIMSQL\MSSQ\DATA\SRMDB.mdf’) LOG ON (NAME = N’srmdb_log’, FILENAME = N’C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL10.VIMSQL\MSSQ\DATA\SRMDB.ldf’) COLLATE SQL_Latin1_General_CP1_CI_AS go use SRMDB go sp_addlogin @loginame=[srm], @passwd=N’@Password’, @defdb=’SRMDB’, @deflanguage=’us_english’ go ALTER LOGIN [srm] WITH CHECK_POLICY = OFF go CREATE USER [srm] for LOGIN [srm] go …

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Apr 17 2011

VMware – Scripted installation of ESX4i

A good article on scripted installations for ESX4i can be found here: http://blog.arentcs.com/esxi-4-1-scripted-installation/ http://blog.arentcs.com/esxi-scripted-installation-%E2%80%93-part-ii/                                           This solution uses the Microsoft Windows Deployment Service.

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Jun 06 2010

VMware – Powershell

How te get started with Powershell. Download and install Powershell from http://www.microsoft.com/powershell Powershell 1.0: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/926139 Powershell 2.0: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/968930 Add Registry key HKLM\Software\Microsoft\PowerShell\1\ShellIds\Microsoft.PowerShell\ExecutionPolicy and set to “RemoteSigned” (REG_SZ) Download and install VMware PowerCLI from http://www.vmware.com/go/powershell Download and install vEcoshell from http://thevesi.org/ Download and install VMWare community Powerpack from http://powergui.org/entry.jspa?externalID=2551&categoryID=290 References: Powershell Reference Card from Icomasoft at …

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