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

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