VMware vCenter Server Appliance 6.5 – Install and Configure

VMware vSphere 6.5 is finally general available and everyone who wants can download and install on their dev/test/prod environments. I’ve been working with vCenter Server for many years, but always the preferred corporate platform was Windows, so I was using the windows based vCenter. With version 6.5 there are lots … Continue reading

vRealize Operations Manager – Windows Version – Installation

Few weeks ago VMware released the announced during VMworld 2014 vRealize Operation Manager 6 which is the  successor of vCenter Operation Manager. Changing the name of the product this time is not just a marketing approach, but a very big change in the product architecture. Having the product installation in … Continue reading

VMware installation validation checklist

It happened several times that I needed to have some kind of a validation checklist after the vSphere installation. I decided to put together all my notes and collect the specific steps and configurations to be tested in the validation process for VMware Infrastructure. The goal is to quantify the … Continue reading

MS Terminal Services over VMware Horizon View

As we have already mentioned in our previous article it is possible to use a windows server providing Terminal Services as a source for a View Desktop Pool. At this article we are going to do a basic configuration of terminal services role, View agent installation and Terminal Service pool creation. … Continue reading

Creating Linked-Clone Automated pools using VMware Horizon View

After Installing VMware Horizon View series followed by the Basic Configuration guide we can go ahead and create our first Linked-Clone pool. For a source (golden image) of our first pool we must have an optimized virtual machine managed by the same vCenter server registered in View Connection servers. We also must … Continue reading

VMware Horizon View 5.x Basic Configurations

In our previous articles from the Horizon View section of our blog, we have already covered the steps required for a successful installation of all VMware Horizon View servers and agents. In this article we are going to go through most of the configuration options which View offers and also we … Continue reading

Part 6 | Installing VMware View Agent – Step-by-Step guide

View Agent must be installed on all virtual machines, physical systems, and Terminal Service servers that you use as sources for View desktops and desktop pools. On virtual machines, this agent communicates with View Client to provide features such as connection monitoring, virtual printing, View Persona Management, and access to locally … Continue reading