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!
Don’t like that pesky CVE-2015-7547 vulnerability, also known as glibc? Neither do we! VMware vCenter Server 5.5. Update 3c (March 29) This release of vCenter Server 5.5 Update 3c addresses the glibc security vulnerability VMware vCenter Server 5.0 Update 3f (March 29) This release of vCenter Server 5.0 Update 3f addresses the glibc security vulnerability VMware vCenter Server… More New Release Menu 3.31
I wished it, and it came true. I tweeted back in 2015 that all I wanted for Christmas was to be be a vExpert. To my joy and surprise, I made the list! I’m first of all very honored and humbled to be considered for this! I’ve poured a lot into this blog since 2014 and… More vExpert 2016, and beyond!
I’ve spent the last 5 years in the world of Global Support Services at VMware. I’ve had the great privilege to work with some brilliant people and learn some amazingly cool stuff. Starting out on the Production Install/OS team, which later merged with System Management to what’s now know known as SysOps, I focused on supporting vCenter,… More A virtual boy, all grown up
The below links assume a Horizon 5.x environment. The same general process should be followed for Horizon 6 using the appropriate documentation. Some prerequisites that I would highly recommend before performing any actual upgrades are: 1) Perform an end-to-end backup of your environment (kb.vmware.com/kb/1008046) 2) Review the Network Port Requirements for View: (kb.vmware.com/kb/1027217) // Be… More Upgrading a Horizon View Environment
vRealize Operations offers a number of options for user authentication and permission management, but does not do a great job describing the differences between them and why you should care. Most of the options are fairly easy to understand, but the vCenter authentication source is special and can easily cause confusion. Let’s break them down and… More Understanding Authentication in vRealize Operations