VMware released the highly anticipated Horizon 7.1 this week and there are all sorts of enhancements and new features related to the next-gen virtual desktop infrastructure. Here’s your one-stop-shop for everything you need to know. [Update] Check out the new Horizon 7.1 Technical Overview Video on YouTube and ensure sure your environment is configured properly … More Horizon 7.1 | Everything you need to know [Updated]
Interested in a pre-packaged Ubuntu OVA for Horizon 7? See my latest project here! :: This post has been updated to included changes for Horizon 7.1 and Ubuntu 16.04. Any Horizon 7.1 specific callouts will be in GREEN :: One of the more popular posts on That Virtual Boy has been Deploying Linux VDI Pools with Horizon 6. That post was … More Deploying Linux VDI Pools with Horizon 7 [Updated]
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
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!
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
Have you ever felt like a Linux user in a Windows VDI world? You’re not alone! Any Linux fans that are familiar with the world of VDI know that the VMware View Client for Linux has appeared stuck at version 2.2 for what seems like forever. Then in December of 2014, we were given a … More Running the VMware Horizon View Client 3.2 in Ubuntu (and Ubuntu derivatives)
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