Horizon FLEX: giving users the desktop they need

Horizon FLEX: giving users the desktop they need

Horizon FLEX: giving users the desktop they need

It’s finally here, the day you’ve been waiting for, how to define a Horizon FLEX entitlement! Hello, it’s Andy again. Today’s short video once again features a shiny me, but it’s thankfully very short: just over 90 seconds after you skip all the fancy bumpers we put at the front and back of it. To […]


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VMware App Volumes Multi-vCenter and Multi-Site…

Support #Horizon Block and Pod architecture with just one App Volumes manager!

VMware App Volumes Multi-vCenter and Multi-Site…

By Dale Carter With the release of VMware App Volumes 2.9 comes one of the most requested features so far: multi-vCenter support. With multi-vCenter support it is now possible to manage virtual desktops and AppStacks from multiple vCenter instances within the same App Volume Manager. The following graphic shows how this works: With this new […]


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Serial Port Redirection for Virtual Desktops in…

Serial Port Redirection for Virtual Desktops in Horizon 6 #VCDX #vExpert #vcdx181.com

Serial Port Redirection for Virtual Desktops in…

By Peter Brown, Director of R&D, VMware, London, UK In December 2014, we gave a sneak peak of the serial port redirection feature in View virtual desktops which we have been working on. We are delighted to announce that we have officially made this function available with our June 2015 Horizon 6 release. The new […]


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VMware CP&C releases VMware vSphere 6.0…

VMware CP&C releases VMware vSphere 6.0 Hardening Guide #VCDX #vExpert #vcdx181.com

VMware CP&C releases VMware vSphere 6.0…

The VMware Center for Policy & Compliance (CP&C) team is pleased to announce the release of VMware vSphere 6.0 Hardening Guide Compliance toolkit in VMware vCenter Configuration Manager (VCM). The toolkit consists of automated compliance rules to assess your VMware vSphere 6 based virtualized environments against the hardening guide. It covers 100% of the hardening […]


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Introducing VMware Identity Manager – Identity…

Introducing VMware Identity Manager – Identity Management #VCDX #vExpert #vcdx181.com

Introducing VMware Identity Manager – Identity…

By Kevin Strohmeyer, senior director, product marketing, End-User Computing, VMware I’m very excited to announce today a new solution called, VMware Identity ManagerTM, a unique identity as a service (IDaaS) solution for the mobile-cloud. The Identity Management market is heating up again as Enterprises make the gradual shift toward cloud-first strategies to transform IT operations. […]


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Get a Free Apple Watch with your Next Training…

Get a Free #AppleWatch with your Next Training Class! #VCDX #vExpert #vcdx181.com

Get a Free Apple Watch with your Next Training…

For a limited time, when you complete select VMware courses you will also get your choice of either a free Apple® Watch or 15% off the course price.


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App Volumes 2.9 Now Available!

App Volumes 2.9 Now Available! #VCDX #vExpert #vcdx181.com

App Volumes 2.9 Now Available!

By Sachin Sharma, Product Marketing, End-User Computing, VMware Since our initial announcement of App Volumes 2.5 late last year, the excitement our customers have displayed for App Volumes has been tremendous. We have released a couple more versions since then, and today I’m pleased to announce that the latest version, App Volumes 2.9, is now […]


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vSphere with Operations Management Product…

vSphere with Operations Management Product Walkthroughs #VCDX #vExpert #vcdx181.com

vSphere with Operations Management Product…

If you’ve ever tried to watch a product demo video, or tried to use it to show a product to someone else, often times you find yourself trying to pause the video at the exact right moment, and then having scrub backwards or forwards because you missed the timing. At VMware we’ve created an alternative […]


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Capacity Management in SDDC – Part 7

Capacity Management in SDDC #VCDX #vExpert #vcdx181.com

Capacity Management in SDDC – Part 7

In Part 5, I explained a new concept, where we use Contention as the basis of Capacity Management in SDDC. In Part 6, I provided the super metric equation for each charts. In this part, I will provide example of the super metric formula and dashboard screenshots. Tier 1 (Highest) To recap, we need to […]


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HOT OFF THE PRESSES – VMware and F5…

#VMware and F5 Hands-On-Lab Now Available! #VCDX #vExpert #vcdx181.com

HOT OFF THE PRESSES – VMware and F5…

VMware and F5 are proud to announce the availability of one of the first partner-centric labs utilizing VMware’s global Hands-On-Lab infrastructure. In close collaboration with the VMware End-User Computing Technical Enablement team, the VMware Alliance team at F5 created this lab for easy-to-use yet rich technical exercises.


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EVO:Rail Hands-on Lab Challenge: VMware…

#EVO:Rail Hands-on Lab Challenge: #VMware Announces 1st Winner #VCDX #vExpert #vcdx181.com

EVO:Rail Hands-on Lab Challenge: VMware…

In the spirit of competition, we are excited to announce the winners of the EVO:RAIL Hands-on Lab Challenge for May. In the contest, you are faced with three challenges and have 60 minutes to complete them.


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Save on Training and Certification at VMworld EMEA

Save on Training and Certification at VMworld EMEA #VCDX #vExpert #vcdx181.com

Save on Training and Certification at VMworld EMEA

Maximize your VMworld 2015 EMEA experience with discounted training and certification offers. 1) Join us in Barcelona the week before VMworld and take advantage of these discounted pre-conference training courses. VMware vSphere: Optimize & Scale [V6] VMware NSX: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.0] VMware vSphere: Bootcamp [V6] VMware vRealize Operations Manager: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.0] VMware vSphere: Design […]


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How to deploy vCSA with external Platform…

How to deploy #vCSA with external Platform Services Controller #VCDX #vExpert #vcdx181.com

How to deploy vCSA with external Platform…

In one of my previous posts we had a closer look on how to upgrade the vCenter Server Appliance from version 5.5 to version 6.0. This upgrade procedure described the upgrade process of the vCenter Server Appliance with an embedded Platform Services Controller (PSC) but doesn’t provide an upgrade or migration process if you want to deploy the vCenter Server Appliance with an external Platform Services Controller. According to the vSphere 6 Installation and Setup guide, if you want to use the vCenter Server Appliance with an external Platform Services Controller, you must deploy a new vCenter Server Appliance and select the appropriate options during the setup if you want to deploy an external Platform Services Controller. Before we jump…Read More


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What happens when Pat and Sanjay get on stage…

I registered, what are YOU waiting for? #vmwmobility #VCDX #vExpert #vcdx181.com

What happens when Pat and Sanjay get on stage…

There’s an exciting world of new opportunities evolving — a world where early movers can take advantage and winners will be defined by mobile-first or mobile-only strategies. Register today for the one event you won’t want to miss.


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Unable to verify certificate for vCenter on…

Unable to verify certificate for #vCenter on Horizon View Connection Server #VCDX #vExpert

Unable to verify certificate for vCenter on…

Recently during an outage of my host during to hardware issue in my home lab where my vCenter 6.0 sit on it, resulted some strange behaviour on my View Connection Server 6.1.


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vRealize Operations – Blue Medora NetApp…

#vRealize Operations with Blue Medora #NetApp Management Pack #VCDX #vExpert #vcdx181.com

vRealize Operations – Blue Medora NetApp…

There are many things that a VMware admin would love to see from their storage. Often, all they know is the LUNs. What’s backing up those LUNs are not exposed. For example, on the following screenshot you can see that it shows the number of systems I have. For each system, it shows the NetApp aggregate, volume, etc. The Environment tab shows the relationship.


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