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 …

VMware vRealize Business for Cloud – Upgrade to version 7.2

Today VMware vRealize Business for Cloud version 7.2 was released. Documentation can be found here. The new notable features are: Enhanced support with AWS via AWS Cloudwatch API integration Visibility into all AWS regions and services Ability to recognise new services Additional Product Enhancements Out-of-the-box support for network pricing Support …

VMware Horizon Mirage 5.8.1. released

Yesterday, VMware released VMware Horizon Mirage 5.8.1. VMware Horizon Mirage 5.8.1 is a maintenance release, aimed to increase scalability for large deployments and deliver bug fixes and enhancements for Image Management scenarios. New Features: Improved scalability for Image Management scenarios: Mirage now supports up to 50,000 endpoints when using Image Management …

VMware Horizon View – Multi VLAN Network

General When implementing VMware Horizon View Pools with a large number of desktops (large = exceeding the limit of a single /23 or /24 bit subnet), there are basically 3 options to properly arrange network connectivity for the virtual desktops within a VMware Horizon View environment: Option 1: Create a …

VMware Horizon View – Network Considerations

Teradici’s PCoIP display protocol provides real-time delivery with high fidelity desktop experience for VMware Horizon View virtual desktops. To ensure a responsive desktop, the PCoIP protocol must be deployed across a properly architected virtual desktop network infrastructure that meets bandwidth, QoS, latency, jitter, and packet loss requirements. Virtual Desktop Bandwidth …