VMware Horizon Cloud Pod “Error adding local pool to the global desktop entitlement”

Hello everyone, just a small blog about a strange problem within the VMware Horizon console while configuring a global desktop entitlement. After creating two test desktop pools and deploying a few desktops. I've created a global desktop entitlement with the name "Test-desktops" to make these two pools available from one single entry point with Horizon … Continue reading VMware Horizon Cloud Pod “Error adding local pool to the global desktop entitlement”

VMware Horizon Cloud Pod Architecture Questions From the Field

While implementing a Horizon Cloud Pod Architecture, customers asked overall the same questions, how its work, what happens if..., In this blog i will cover some of the questions asked by customers in the field. The first questions and most common, why do we need a Cloud Pod Architecture, we can also spread the connection … Continue reading VMware Horizon Cloud Pod Architecture Questions From the Field

VMware App Volumes version 2.14

On May 29, VMware Released a new version of VMware App Volumes (2.14 ) with a lot of great features as Backup Writable,restore Writable, Writable volumes on shared datastores, Share Writable volumes wilt multiple vCenter servers, improved logon time and Role-Based Access Controls. In this blog i will cover some of these great features, with … Continue reading VMware App Volumes version 2.14

VMware App Volumes Backup Utility, How to use?

While working with app volumes since the release in the year of 2014, I notice that it was difficult to find a backup solution that can backup a single vmdk file without being mounted to a virtual machine. Because the vmdk file is not mounted to a virtual machine the backup software cannot recognize theze files … Continue reading VMware App Volumes Backup Utility, How to use?

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

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