VMworld 2018: Horizon Cloud on Azure Q3 update

VMworld 2018 Las Vegas As announced on VMworld, new updates are coming to Horizon Cloud on Azure. Within the next few weeks, the updates will be scheduled within your Horizon Cloud on Azure environment. In this blog, I will highlight my personal favorite updates: Internal-network Unified Access Gateway New VM models … [Read more...]

Display the maximum concurrent connected users in VMware Horizon View with PowerCLI

VMware Horizon View generates everyday at 5 minutes  for midnight an event how many concurrent users connected to View that day. This information can be useful for example when when investing trends. When the Event database in the VMware Horizon View Administrator is configured, this information can be found … [Read more...]

Implementing VMware Horizon View 5.2 book available

The “Implementing VMware Horizon View 5.2”  book is written by Jason Ventresco. This book provides detailed description of the deployment and administration of the VMware Horizon View suite. VMware Horizon View helps you simplify desktop and application management while increasing security and control. This book … [Read more...]

Create a signed certificate for VMware View Connection Servers using a Windows Server 2012 CA

For VMware Horizon View it is recommends that you configure your VMware View Horizon Servers with a signed SSL certificate. Default when you install a VMware View Horizon servers, a certificate is generated that is not signed by a CA. Because it is not signed by a CA It is possible to to intercept traffic. So it is … [Read more...]

Horizon View in a stretched cluster environment: Can I have that? No!

Ever since VMware started selling View as a desktop solution, we’ve had these discussions with colleagues and customers. You probably are familiar with the topic: Many companies have more than one location, but they all want to manage their IT infrastructure as if it was one. So, if we can throw in a big … [Read more...]

Tech Preview of Horizon View Desktops Plugin for the vSphere Web Client

During the Horizon View 5.2 Beta I noticed the View Desktops Tech Preview. Since the Beta was covered by an NDA I was not allowed to publish this, but since the product is GA for a while now here’s the story. The plugin will let you search for usernames in the vSphere Web Client search field and shows you the … [Read more...]