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  • Introduction In an environment with VMware Horizon, you use VMware vSphere as the hypervisor. This hypervisor needs to be patched and updated every now and then. Using VMware Update Manager (VUM) to install updates and patches is a very common practice. With the use of instant clones that doesn’t always work as it should, see […]

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  • May 13, 2018 - Sven Huisman

    Using Nutanix AFS with VMware UEM

    Nutanix Acropolis File Services (AFS), a web-scale native scale out file serving solution, is available for two years now. But since I’ve not had the opportunity to use AFS together with VMware User Environment Manager (UEM) yet, I thought I’d give it a go and while I’m at it, blog about how to set it up. If you […]

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  • September 12, 2017 - Sven Huisman

    AirWatch Express hands on

    AirWatch Express is available for quite some time now, but I never had the chance to experience the features of this basic mobile device management (MDM) solution from VMware. I recently helped a customer to configure AirWatch Express and it really was ‘mobile device management made simple’. On the other hand, it offers really basic […]

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  • June 20, 2017 - Sven Huisman

    VMware Horizon 7.2 offers new helpdesk tool

    The recently released VMware Horizon 7.2 offers a couple of new features. One of them is a new helpdesk tool called Horizon Help Desk. This HTML5 webinterface is created for the helpdesk-employee to be able search for the user and see the sessions and the related information for that session(s). The current VMware Horizon Administrator console doesn’t […]

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  • If you use VMware Identity Manager (IDM) to provide access to your apps and desktops to your users, it’s important to remember that IDM is a virtual appliance based on Suse Linux. Why? Case-sensitive usernames is not an issue in Windows domains. But with Linux systems it does make a difference. Today I discovered that when a […]

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