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

VMware App Volumes event database cleaning

Before upgrading the VMware App Volumes Manager to the newest version 2.12, it's recommended to clean the event database first. With older version of App volumes like 2.10,2.11 the manager checks and records the device status like; - Power on - Shut down - startup - Reset - Removed id Without cleaning, the database can … Continue reading VMware App Volumes event database cleaning

VDI: Office365 with Shared Computer Activation

With Shared Computer Activation ( SCA ) you can activate office365 products without using a kms server or manual activation by mail. When users activate their products with the business e-mail address there is a maximum of 5 devices. Because VDI desktops will be deleted or refreshed, the license will be remained but the desktop … Continue reading VDI: Office365 with Shared Computer Activation