VMware Horizon Guest OS Optimization

Microsoft Windows is designed for physical hardware, specifically desktops, and for that hardware to be accessed by just one user at a time. A default installation of Microsoft Windows contains several configuration settings, components, and scheduled tasks that may not be required or are not desirable in a Horizon environment. Therefore, with virtual desktops, one-time... Continue Reading →

Migrating from Linked Clones to Instant Clones

With Horizon 8 (2006), linked clones are deprecated, which means they will be removed in Horizon's future version. Instant clones are also now available across all licensing editions of Horizon. This is a great time to migrate existing linked-clone pools to instant-clone pools. Instant Clone Technology – VMware Horizon® instant clones and View Composer linked clones are... Continue Reading →

Integrating AVI with Horizon

VMware Horizon provides no native method to load-balance client requests to Horizon Connection Servers. It is recommended that we implement some load-balancing solution to help balance the client connections across all the Horizon Connection Servers in our infrastructure. There are different options to perform load traffic management for components such as Unified Access Gateway, Horizon... Continue Reading →

Horizon 8 2006 Connection Server Upgrade

Upgrading a Horizon Connection Server, will look straight forward as per the documentation, however the most important part is not just following the pre-requisites and compatibility, but also the environment readiness, which includes factors like roll back plan, post upgrade tasks like cleanups. Hence missing out on any of the overall approach of prerequisites and... Continue Reading →

Install VMware Horizon Connection Server 2006

VMware Horizon version 8 (2006) Infrastructure :- Planning and Preparation Before you Begin make sure  that your environment meets the following infrastructure requirements: VMware vSphere and vCenter Server –you must have a  VMware vSphere and vCenter Server 6.x or later. Active Directory domain controller – The authentication infrastructure for your setup must include Active Directory,... Continue Reading →

VMware Horizon 8 New Features

Horizon 8 2006  On August 6, 2020, VMware announced innovations to Horizon, giving a modern platform for secure delivery of virtual desktops and applications across the hybrid cloud. The Horizon 8 release includes: Deployment Options when you setup a new podHorizon on Azure VMware Solution on Day 0 of Azure VMware Solution availabilityAWS (either VMware... Continue Reading →

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