VDI Optimization – OS Services | Part2

At the Part 1 of the VDI Optimization – OS Services article, I went through several windows services which could be stopped/disabled in order to achieve better performance of your virtual desktop infrastructure and higher end user acceptance. At the current article I will add the rest of my list. Before that I would … Continue reading

VDI Optimization – OS Services | Part1

After VM Hardware optimizations, covered in a previous post, now we will go through the Windows Services. Disabling the unnecessary windows services could dramatically increase your overall VDI performance by decreasing the resources which each of the desktops consume.  I am going to go through the eventual services which could … 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 5 | Installing VMware Horizon Transfer Server – Step-by-Step guide

View Transfer Server downloads system-image files, synchronizes data between local desktops and the corresponding remote desktops in the datacenter, and transfers data when users check in and check out local desktops. VMware Horizon View series: Part 1 – Install VMware View 5.x Connection Server Part 2 – Install  VMware View5.x Replica … Continue reading

Part 4 | Installing VMware Horizon View Composer – Step-by-Step guide

VMware View Composer is a optional feature for your VDI deployment, but it is a mandatory part of you plan to use Linked-clone desktop pools. VMware Horizon View series: Part 1 – Install VMware View 5.x Connection Server Part 2 – Install  VMware View5.x Replica Server Part 3 – Install VMware … Continue reading

Part 3 | Installing VMware Horizon View 5.x Security Server – Step-by-Step guide

A security server is an instance of View Connection Server that adds an additional layer of security between the Internet and your internal network VMware Horizon View series: Part 1 – Install VMware View 5.x Connection Server Part 2 – Install  VMware View5.x Replica Server Part 3 – Install VMware View … Continue reading

Part 2 | Installing VMware Horizon View 5.x Replica Server – Step-by-Step guide

To provide high availability and load balancing, you can install one or more additional instances of View Connection Server that replicate an existing View Connection Server instance. After a replica installation, the existing and newly installed instances of View Connection Server are identical. VMware Horizon View series: Part 1 – … Continue reading

Part 1 | Installing VMware Horizon View 5.x Connection Server – Step-by-Step guide

VMware Horizon™ (with View) delivers virtualized and remote desktops and applications through a single platform and supports end users with access to all of their Windows and online resources through one unified workspace. VMware Horizon View series: Part 1 – Install VMware View 5.x Connection Server Part 2 – Install  VMware … Continue reading