Manually Creating Optimized Windows Images for…

Manually Creating Optimized Windows Images for VMware Horizon VMs

Manually Creating Optimized Windows Images for…

This guide provides step-by-step instructions to configure Windows images that perform optimally in a virtual environment, where CPU cores are shared among many VMs.


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Using Automation to Create Optimized Windows…

Using Automation to Create Optimized Windows Images for VMware Horizon VMs

Using Automation to Create Optimized Windows…

This guide describes how to automate the creation of VMware vSphere VMs that have an optimized Windows 10 or Windows Server guest operating system, with various VMware agents installed and, optionally, other applications.


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HAProxy health checks for VMware Horizon &…

HAProxy health checks for VMware Horizon & AppVolumes

HAProxy health checks for VMware Horizon &…

A while ago I wrote a blog post about using HAProxy and Keepalived to make VMware Horizon connection servers and AppVolumes managers high available. The load balancing config used in that post was a basic one who just checked if the connection servers or appvolumes managers were running […]


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Upgrade VMware Identity Manager 3.3 to VMware…

Upgrade VMware Identity Manager 3.3 to VMware Workspace ONE Access 20.01

Upgrade VMware Identity Manager 3.3 to VMware…

I had the opportunity to work on an upgrade from VMware Identity Manager 3.3 (VIDM) to the new name VMware Workspace ONE Access 20.01 (WoA), and I would like to share the entire experience with you. There is guidance available on the VMware documentation and a few blogs. The idea here is not […]


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VMware Horizon 8 on VMware vSAN and vSAN File…

VMware Horizon 8 on VMware vSAN and vSAN File Services

VMware Horizon 8 on VMware vSAN and vSAN File…

Executive Summary Business Case Customers wanting to deploy a virtual desktop infrastructure today, require a cost-effective, highly scalable, and easy-to-manage solution. Applications need to be refreshed and published at will and should not require multiple levels of IT administration. Most importantly, the infrastructure itself must be able to scale with the minimal total cost of ownership


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Providing Disaster Recovery for VMware Horizon

Providing Disaster Recovery for VMware Horizon

Providing Disaster Recovery for VMware Horizon

Understand, plan, and design Horizon environments that provide resiliency and disaster recovery capabilities to protect against site or location outages. Review strategy, deployment options, presenting resources to users, data and application replication, and failover considerations.


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Horizon Configuration

Horizon Configuration

Horizon Configuration

Gain insights into Horizon installation and configuration, cloud pod architecture global entitlements, group policies, and True SSO including for Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure. This chapter is not intended to replace the product documentation, but to reference and supplement it with additional guidance.


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VMware Horizon Client Network Disconnection…

VMware Horizon Client Network Disconnection Messaging

VMware Horizon Client Network Disconnection…

This blog post describes the VMware Horizon Client for Windows network disconnect messaging feature. A feature that hasn’t been mentioned in the release notes and only shortly mentioned on the Digital Workspace Tech Zone.


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Announcing extended support for VMware App…

Announcing extended support for VMware App Volumes 2.18

Announcing extended support for VMware App…

Today, we are sharing that VMware is extending the App Volumes 2.18 support period for an additional year, to September 16, 2022. VMware is committed to bringing great products to market that meet both our customers’ short-term and long-term needs. We do this by listening to our customers when […]


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An update on VMware Horizon 32-bit support

An update on VMware Horizon 32-bit support

An update on VMware Horizon 32-bit support

As endpoint manufacturers and OS vendors drop support for 32-bit architectures, we are updating our support matrices for Horizon 7 and Horizon 8. Horizon Agent We will drop support for Windows 32-bit in our upcoming Horizon 8 agent release. Customers can continue to use Horizon 7 for Windows 10 32-bit support, or use the existing Horizon 8 2006 or 2012 agents. Horizon Client for Windows In our next release, Horizon will stop allowing the install of the … Continued The post An update on VMware…Read More


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Horizon Apps Standard Edition: The lowest-cost…

Horizon Apps Standard Edition: The lowest-cost path to Windows Virtual Desktop +…

Horizon Apps Standard Edition: The lowest-cost…

Recently, we announced new subscription licensing and packaging options for VMware Horizon. Broadly speaking, we believe our approach to transitioning to a more flexible subscription licensing model will help more customers leverage the VMware Horizon platform, and do so in a way that can […]


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Workspace ONE Intelligence: What’s New -…

Workspace ONE Intelligence: What’s New – January 2021

Workspace ONE Intelligence: What’s New -…

This video walks through the latest key features released in Workspace ONE Intelligence, including demos and technical information on Platform and Automation, Security (CVE and Login Risk Score) and Employee Experience.


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We’re looking for the next group of VMware EUC…

We’re looking for the next group of VMware EUC vExperts. Apply today!

We’re looking for the next group of VMware EUC…

I’m excited to share that the VMware vExpert 2021 EUC subprogram application process is open as of today, with a deadline of March 5th. We will announce the folks who are accepted by the end of March. In this post, I’ll provide a bit of background and color around the program, especially since […]


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Understand and Troubleshoot Horizon Connections

Understand and Troubleshoot Horizon Connections

Understand and Troubleshoot Horizon Connections

Before you start troubleshooting Horizon and Blast connections, read this guide to help you understand how a VMware Horizon Client connects to a resource. With this insight, you can determine the best architecture, understand the traffic flow and network ports, and troubleshoot more […]


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Learn About the Horizon Control Plane – Monitoring

Learn About the Horizon Control Plane – Monitoring

Learn About the Horizon Control Plane – Monitoring

VMware Horizon Control Plane services offer customers a simple way to manage and deliver virtual desktops and applications hosted in the cloud of their choice, from on-premises to hybrid clouds. In our Learn About the Horizon Control Plane series, we have covered image management, universal brokering and multi-cloud assignments and app management. Today, we’ll continue with … Continued The post Learn About the Horizon Control Plane – Monitoring appeared first on VMware End-User Computing Blog.


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