Virtualizing Applications – which solution is best for you?

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?

Workspace Portal Administrative Consoles

Workspace Portal has had a few facelifts over the years. Some remember the Horizon Workspace 1.x days of the multi-vm vApp where 5 different VMs were responsible for 5 different services. One difficulty resulting from this architecture was different VMs, with different URLs, that had different settings. This vApp then went down to 4 VMs … More Workspace Portal Administrative Consoles

How to customize the "Download Workspace for Windows" URL in Workspace Portal

If you’ve found yourself directing users to download the Workspace for Windows Client by telling them to login to Workspace, click their name, and choose “Download” only to find it takes them to http://www.vmware.com.. you’re not the only one! Users should be able to download the Windows Client directly by clicking “Download” There’s even a … More How to customize the "Download Workspace for Windows" URL in Workspace Portal

How to remove your License from VMware Horizon View

Licensing Horizon View is quite simple. Grab your key, enter it into the GUI and you’re off. What you ¬†might have noticed, however, is that once you’ve submitted your key, it’s as if you’ve deposited it into a black hole, never to be seen again. Per the licensing section in View Administrator (View Configuration > … More How to remove your License from VMware Horizon View

How to tell who deleted your Horizon View VM

It’s happened to all of us – we go to find a particular desktop in the View Inventory only to find it’s not there. You didn’t delete, so who did? Luckily we know better than to survey our co-workers – we can confirm from the logs! On the Connection Server, navigate to C:\ProgramData\VMware\VDM\logs and check … More How to tell who deleted your Horizon View VM