Licensing – Oracle and VMware

The client I am working at today has some questions and doubts on how to license Oracle in a VMware vSphere environment. Today I exchanged some emails with one of the people at the client who has to deal with licensing. He was asking me if the ESXi server where …

App Volumes – Replacing App Volumes Manager Certificates

To replace the App Volumes Manager SSL certificates, you should follow VMware KB article 2095969. However, there is one important step missing in the KB article: After having replaced the original svserver.crt and svserver.key files with your own certificate files you should also edit the nginx.conf file to use svserver.crt and …

VMware User Environment Manager 9.2 – Components

In a previous post, I explained how to do the initial install and configuration of UEM 9.2. This blog post explains the different components a bit further. UEM Profile Archive Share The UEM Profile Archive Share contains a subdirectory per user which stores all the UEM configuration data for this …

VMware User Environment Manager 9.2 – Installing and Configuring

VMware User Environment Manager (UEM) offers personalisation and dynamic policy configuration across virtual, physical and cloud-based Windows desktop environments. It simplifies greatly the end-user profile management. VMware User Environment Manager does not require any special infrastructure. A couple of file shares, some group policies, a UEM Agent, a UEM management …

VMware Horizon View – Help Desk Tool

On 20 JUN 2017, VMware released VMware Horizon 7.2. Amongst other new features, a Help Desk Tool is released. This help desk tool is a HTML5 capable web application which gives you the ability to get the status of Horizon 7 user sessions and to perform troubleshooting and maintenance operations. The …

VMware Horizon View – locked.properties

In the VMware Horizon documentation there are a lot of properties explained that can be set in the locked.properties file. All these possible properties are however spread out in different sections in the documentation. This blog posts combines all of the documented locked.properties settings in one single page. Someone at …

VMware Horizon View – Kiosk mode

General Kiosk mode is a method of delivering a VMware Horizon View desktop to a zero client, a thin client or a PC without the need for an end-user to authenticate to the connection server. Instead of associating a VDI with a userID, kiosk mode associates a VDI with a MAC …