Handle OST Files With VMware App Volumes

More and more companies are considering to migrate their mail to office 365, with that fact, the default standard non-dedicated VDI environment isn't ready for handling ost files without additional tools. In this blog I will describe the use of VMware App Volumes "writable disk" for offloading the ost file. In smaller environments, Mostly IT … Continue reading Handle OST Files With VMware App Volumes

Horizon 7.3.1 Help Desk Tool, New Cool Things

With the release of Horizon 7.3.1 there are a few improvements and new features in the updated Help Desk Tool, in this blog I will describe the coolest features in this release.     Horizon Help Desk requires the Enterprise or Horizon Apps advanced edition license. Horizon standard license dos not include the Help desk … Continue reading Horizon 7.3.1 Help Desk Tool, New Cool Things

VMware Horizon 7.3.1 What are the cool new things and limitations

On october 3 2017, VMware Released a new version of Horizon 7.3.1, In this blog i will bundle some of the cool new things.     From Horizon 7.3.1 Windows 10 build 1511 CBB is no longer supported, if you use this build you can better stay at Horizon version 7.2 Horizon  7.3.1 Win 10 … Continue reading VMware Horizon 7.3.1 What are the cool new things and limitations

Bye old flash vSphere web client, Hello HTML5 client in vSphere 6.5 update 1

Almost every It admin working with the flash  vSphere web client have some complaints about performance and stability. Mostly admins used the old .net framework client for common operations. It is faster and more stable comparison the Flash based web client. The new HTML5 web client was introduced as a fling  and since vSphere version … Continue reading Bye old flash vSphere web client, Hello HTML5 client in vSphere 6.5 update 1

Update vCenter Server Appliance (VCSA) from 6.5 to 6.5 Update 1

Recently on July 27, VMware released a new version of vCenter 6.5 Update 1. In this blog I will describe how you can easily upgrade the appliances to the newest version. check the official release notes for product improvements. Before upgrading your vCenter appliances, note that there are a few types of deployments, with or without … Continue reading Update vCenter Server Appliance (VCSA) from 6.5 to 6.5 Update 1

Horizon 7.2 Help Desk Tool

With the new release of Horizon 7.2 at 20 Jun , VMware introduces an Help desk tool for the first and second line support. In this blog I will describe my experience while using the tool for the first time.     Before using the tool, you must upgrade the connection server and view agent … Continue reading Horizon 7.2 Help Desk Tool

Horizon 7.1: Instant Clone, Deploy and Configure Part 2 of 2

Part 2 configuring the desktop and creating an Instant Clone pool.     Creating a Master Image While installing the Horizon Agent in the desktop, you can choose between; VMware Horizon View Composer VMware Horizon Instant Clone In this case we need the Instant Clone feature, it's important that the View Composer feature is deselected. … Continue reading Horizon 7.1: Instant Clone, Deploy and Configure Part 2 of 2

Horizon 7.1: Instant Clone, Deploy and Configure Part 1 of 2

In this blog I will describe how you can configure and deploy an instant clone desktop. The Blog has two parts, part 1 is how instant clone works and part 2 is configuring the desktop and creating the pool. There are several ways to deploy a virtual desktop with VMware Horizon. At this moment the … Continue reading Horizon 7.1: Instant Clone, Deploy and Configure Part 1 of 2

VMware Horizon 7.1 What are the cool new things and limitations

On 16 march 2017, VMware Released a new version of Horizon 7, In this blog i will bundle some of the new things. When a new version of Horizon is released, i browse the release notes for supported versions of Windows 10. I'm happy to see that VMware made a list of all supported versions of … Continue reading VMware Horizon 7.1 What are the cool new things and limitations

Deploy Windows Nano Server 2016 in vSphere

While studying for my MCSA 2016, i was reading a chapter about deploying a Nano server 2016. In this blog I will describe how you can deploy a Nano server on ESXi. With other versions of Windows Server standard or datacenter, you can install the core or desktop ui version while booting/mounting the iso. Because … Continue reading Deploy Windows Nano Server 2016 in vSphere