PacktLib: Implementing VMware Horizon View 5.2

Implementing VMware Horizon View 5.2

Credits

About the Author

About the Reviewers

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Preface

Designing a VMware Horizon View Infrastructure

VMware Horizon View components

VMware Horizon View licensing

VMware Horizon View core infrastructure requirements

VMware Horizon View Agent supported operating systems

Measuring Virtual Desktop resource requirements

Using Performance Monitor to properly size the infrastructure

View Client network bandwidth requirements

The importance of a VMware Horizon View pilot

Summary

Implementing VMware Horizon View Connection Server

Overview of VMware Horizon View Connection Server

VMware Horizon View Connection Server requirements

View Connection Server networking

Installation and configuration

Deploying the first View Connection Server

Deploying a View Replica Connection Server

View Connection Server backup

View Connection Server recovery

Summary

Implementing VMware Horizon View Composer

Overview of VMware Horizon View Composer

View Composer requirements

Limits of View Composer

View Composer networking

Installation prerequisites

Deploying View Composer

Backing up View Composer

View Composer recovery

Summary

Implementing VMware Horizon View Transfer Server

VMware Horizon View Transfer Server overview

View Transfer Server requirements

View Transfer Server networking

View Transfer Server installation prerequisites

Deploying a View Transfer Server

View Transfer Server backup

View Transfer Server recovery

Summary

Implementing VMware Horizon View Security Server

VMware Horizon View Security Server overview

View Security Server requirements

View Security Server networking

Installing and configuring View Security Server

Deploying a View Security Server

View Security Server backup

View Security Server recovery

Summary

Using VMware ThinApp

An overview of VMware ThinApp

ThinApp-supported Windows operating systems

ThinApp recommendations

ThinApp common terms

Installing ThinApp

Capturing an application with ThinApp

Deploying ThinApps in View

Removing ThinApp assignments

Updating ThinApp packages

Advanced ThinApp topics

Summary

Implementing View Persona Management

View Persona Management overview

Deploying View Persona Management

Advanced Persona Management options

Summary

Creating VMware Horizon View Desktop Pools

VMware desktop pool overview

Desktop pool common terms

Desktop pool considerations

Creating a View desktop pool

Entitling access to desktop pools

Summary

VMware Horizon View Client Options

View Client platforms

Choosing your View Client

Installing the View Client for Windows

Using the View Client

View Client command-line options

Summary

Performing View Desktop Maintenance

An overview of linked-clone maintenance

Refreshing linked-clone desktops

Recomposing linked-clone desktops

Rebalancing linked-clone desktops

Managing View Composer persistent disks

Summary

Creating a Master Virtual Desktop Image

Why is desktop optimization important?

Virtual Desktop hardware configuration

Customizing the Windows desktop OS cluster size

Windows OS pre-deployment tasks

Windows OS optimizations

Optimizing the Windows profile

Summary

Managing View SSL Certificates

Installing the Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) console

Creating a Local Computer Certificates console

Creating a certificate request

Requesting a certificate using Microsoft Active Directory Certificate Services

Replacing the certificate in a View Connection Server

Replacing the certificate on a View Security Server

Replacing the View Composer certificate

Replacing the certificate on a View Transfer Server

Summary

Implementing VMware Horizon View Group Policies

View Group Policy overview

Loopback processing for Group Policies

View Agent Configuration ADM template

View Client Configuration ADM template

View Common Configuration ADM template

View Server Configuration ADM template

View Persona Management ADM Template

View PCoIP Session Variables ADM template

Summary

Advanced Details about Key Horizon View Features

Advanced Details about Key Horizon View Features

Advanced Details about Key Horizon View Features

Advanced Details about Key Horizon View Features

Advanced Details about Key Horizon View Features

Advanced Details about Key Horizon View Features

Advanced Details about Key Horizon View Features

Index