VMware vRealize Operations Manager – Scaling up a 2-node HA enabled vROps cluster

This blog post describes the steps to follow to scale up a 2-node HA enabled VMware vROps cluster: Start Situation: SMALL1 and SMALL2 are deployed and are configured in HA mode SMALL1 is the Master node SMALL2 is the Master Replica node Process to scale-up 2 HA enabled nodes Deploy 2 …

Nutanix – Installation of Nutanix Community Edition on VMware Fusion (VIDEO)

This post shows the steps to take to download and install the free Nutanix Community Edition on VMware Fusion. Preparation Go to http://my.nutanix.com, register, check the “Community Edition” section and follow the link to download the software. Version 2015.06.08: http://download.nutanix.com/ce/2015.06.08-beta/ce-2015.06.08-beta.img.gz Version 2015.07.16: http://download.nutanix.com/ce/2015.07.16/ce-2015.07.16-beta.img.gz Unpack the downloaded gzip file Rename the …

VMware Horizon View – Using ZEN Loadbalancer to loadbalance Connection Server Traffic

General Zen loadbalancer (ZLB) is as simple and easy to use open source loadbalancer. It can be used to loadbalance a variety for solutions, but here I describe how to configure it to load balance VMware Horizon View connection servers. The Zen Loadbalancer can also be configred in an HA …

VMware Horizon View – Upgrade Order

Today VMware Horizon 6.1.1 was released. The upgrade procedure is described in length at https://pubs.vmware.com/horizon-61-view/index.jsp#com.vmware.horizon-view.upgrade.doc/GUID-CE9531F4-6E70-494B-BE42-EF4666719F24.html Important is that you must complete the upgrade process in a specific order. Below a summary of the steps to take to upgrade your Horizon View environment to 6.1.1 Stop/halt all View scheduled tasks Disable …

VMware Horizon View – Script to create Persona Management Repositories, Shares and Permissions

When setting up VMware Horizon View Persona Management, one of the task to do is to create a remote repository to store the user data and settings, application-specific data, and other user-generated information in user profiles. Required persona management remote repository permissions The minimum required NTFS and share level permissions …

VMware Horizon View – Maximum concurrent connections within a certain period

Last week, I received the question from a client wether it was easy to see the maximum concurrent connections in VMware Horizon View between two distinct dates. There are several ways to do this: Through vRealize operations manager for Horizon In the standard VMware Horizon View console you can see the maximum …