Get the highest concurrent license usage from a VMware Horizon environment

In some managed VMware Horizon environments, I wanted to know the highest concurrent users per month. This information can be found in the Horizon Administrator Console under Settings – Product Licensing and Usage – Usage. VMware PowerCLI supports access to the View API to automate this. To automate … [Read more...]

Enable Adobe Flash support for the VMware Horizon Administrator console

Adobe Flash is no longer supported after December 31, 2020, and currently disabled by default. During my consulting work, I still see organizations that use Adobe Flash-based applications such as the VMware Horizon Administrator. VMware Horizon 7.10 has an HTML5 based Horizon Console that nearly feature-complete and … [Read more...]

ControlUp 8.1 Native VMware Horizon integration

In part 2 we highlight the native support for VMware Horizon 7 and higher environments in ControlUp 8.1. The integration is based on the SOAP API. Adding a VMware Horizon environment is easy, click on the Add EUC environment and enter the name a Horizon Connection Server and click ‘OK’. ControlUp discovers … [Read more...]

Export VMware Horizon pool settings

I created a simple PowerShell script that exports all the pool settings on a Horizon Connection Server and saves them in a separate JSON file. To run this script follow the requirements below: Download the script from my GitHub page. Edit the ‘Export-HorPool.ps1’ script and enter the correct file location … [Read more...]

“Logon As Current User” and the “AD domain list” options default disabled after a VMware Horizon upgrade

When upgrading a VMware Horizon Connection server to version 7.8 or higher the following message appears during the upgrade. This means the following settings are disabled after the upgrade: Login As Current User will no longer work when selecting the “Log in as current user” in the Horizon Client List of … [Read more...]