Recently I posted an article over at VMware’s TAM Blog about working around Kiosk Mode for an iPad using Horizon. Given there is no official Kiosk Mode for iPads, we work around this using a pre-determined username and password that all kiosk users would use. The iPad is then put into Guided Access mode to lock the … More Head over to the TAM Blog
One of the more popular posts on That Virtual Boy has been Deploying Linux VDI Pools with Horizon 6. That post was written when Linux and VDI were just getting acquainted. Horizon has grown up a bit and we’re now at Horizon version 7.0.2 which means we have plenty of new enhancements and capabilities to bring … More Deploying Linux VDI Pools with Horizon 7
I decided it was finally time. Time to replace the iPad 3 (arguably the worst iPad ever made) with the iPad Pro 9.7 (arguably the best iPad ever made). If you’re considering a similar upgrade, I hope you find this post useful! Anyone familiar with the iPad 3 has likely had a very similar experiences … More The new iPad Pro 9.7 vs iPad 3
VMware Horizon 7.0.2 is here with a number of fixes and new features. I will document the upgrade process of my 7.0.0 lab in a separate post, including the Linux Desktops (which haven’t been updated since the unmanaged process from Horizon 6) from unmanaged to managed desktops. >>> Release Notes <<< >>> Downloads <<< >>> Official … More Horizon 7 version 7.0.2 Now Available
The bits for VMware Horizon View Client 4.2 have been released as well as all the accompanying documentation. This release is paired with Horizon 7 version 7.0.2 also released today (more posts coming soon for that!) Each major platform has its own release notes and features, so be sure to check out the notes pertaining … More Horizon Client 4.2 Now Available
Whether you’ve been tasked with a VDI deployment to include not only desktop virtualization, but application virtualization, or you’re simply trying to dust off your Horizon deployment and add some sweet flair, knowing where to invest your time and energy for app virtualization can leave you scratching your head. Hopefully this post can help you take … More Virtualizing Applications – which solution is best for you?
VMware’s new VTA service is a mid-market offering designed specifically for smaller IT organizations. … More VMware’s new Virtual Technical Advisor (VTA) Service
What’s New in This Release (Check out the Release Notes Here) for Mac 4.0.1 enables TLSv1.0 by default. All other new 4.x features are below: Enabling TLSv1.0 ensures that by default Horizon Client can connect to VMware Horizon Air servers. You do not need to upgrade to Horizon Client 4.0.1 unless you use Horizon Client … More Horizon Client 4.0.1 Now Available!