Tag / VMware

  • June 19, 2014 - Sven Huisman

    Horizon View 6 – Cloud Pod Architecture

    In this blogpost I will share my experience with one of the new features of Horizon View 6: Cloud Pod Architecture. What are the use-cases, advantages and disadvantages and I will show how to configure a Horizon View Cloud Pod Architecture. Cloud Pod Architecture Horizon View can be implemented acording a so called “block” and […]

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  • With VMware Horizon View you can use thinprint to allow users to use the local connected printer to print. For example, when users connect from home and they have a local installed printer, Thinprint connects the local printer in the session using the Thinprint driver. This printer will become the default printer during the session. […]

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  • May 14, 2014 - Sven Huisman

    Fusion ioVDI hands-on experience

    I recently got some hands-on experience with Fusion ioVDI which I would like to share. Fusion ioVDI software is a desktop-aware solution for VDI. ioVDI uses shared storage to store the virtual desktops and Fusion-io ioDrives or ioScale cards to offload IO traffic. ioVDI has the following features: – Write Vectoring Accelerates desktop performance by […]

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  • April 23, 2013 - Sven Huisman

    Change properties in VMware Horizon Workspace

    The following error appeared in the VMware Horizon Configurator Webpage after I upgraded vCenter 5.0 to vCenter 5.1: Error detail: Cannot login to vCenter Server. Please confirm vCenter Server is running. See catalina.out log for the full stack trace. I can explain this because during installation of Horizon Workspace I didn’t add the domain to […]

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  • February 5, 2013 - Sven Huisman

    Secure your VMware View security server!

    Recently, one of my customers had a security scan performed on the infrastructure and the result was that the VMware View security server was configured to support a couple of weak cipher suites. As it turns out, there is a VMware KB-article that describes how to configure the security server with SSL protocols and Cipher […]

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