VMware Horizon View – Lower the VDI client NVIDIA license interval

By default a VDI client which has the NVIDIA Graphics Driver installed, claims a license from the NVIDIA license server and keeps it for 24 hours. Especially in Instant clone situations I have seen that the NVIDIA license is not always correctly released when the VDI is being deleted. This …

VMware Horizon View Client 4.10 and TLS1.0

Since version 4.10 of the VMware Horizon View Client, TLS 1.0 has been disabled and is not supported anymore (See Release Notes) To ensure that clients can still connect, change the locked.properties file located at C:\Program Files\VMware\VMware View\Server\sslgateway\conf\ on all VMware Horizon View Connection servers to the below and restart the …

Packer – introduction

What is Packer Packer is a simple, easy open source tool from HashiCorp that runs on all major operating systems and is ued to create identical machine images for different platforms from a single source configuration template. Packer Templates A Packer templates is a json formatted file containing the build …

VMware User Environment Manager 9.5 – Download Configuration Files

Today, VMware released User Environment Manager 9.5. The main new feature is to be able to download Configuration Templates directly from the console. You can download User Environment Manager 9.5 from here As noted in the release notes these Configuration Templates are pre-configured Flex configuration files that are available for many …

Veeam – How to backup/restore the VMware vCenter Server Appliance

To backup/restore the VMware vCenter Server Appliance (VCSA) with an embedded database using Veeam follow the below instructions Backup To backup the VCSA with Veeam, it’s important to understand that Veeam does not directly support Postgres SQL (VMware’s embedded DB). Instead, it’s optimal to perform backup in 2 parts: Part …

VMware vCenter Server 6.5 – Unable to upload files to datastore

When using VMware vSphere 6.5 with self-signed certificates, I noticed that I could not upload files to a datastore. This is due to the fact that the self-signed certificate is not trusted in the browser you are using. To resolve the issue follow the below steps (See also https://kb.vmware.com/s/article/2147256): Go …