Deploying Linux VDI Pools with Horizon 7 [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]

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?

How to backup and restore the Horizon 6 View ADAM database

The ADAM database is the heart and soul of your Horizon View environment. It contains all sorts of great stuff from Pool inventory, to persistent disk assignment, to licensing information. Long story short, if you lose your ADAM database, you straight up lose. Be a winner and backup your database! Did you know? View is smart … More How to backup and restore the Horizon 6 View ADAM database

Automating with the Horizon vCO plugin for VMware Horizon Part 1 – Installation

Using the Horizon vCenter Orchestrator (vCO) plugin allows you to automate provisioning tasks, allow end user self-service tasks, configure entitlements and more in VMware Horizon 6 thereby reducing the need for internal email correspondence and exception handling. For a full list of functionality, you’ll want to see the Administrator’s Guide. The official guide is certainly … More Automating with the Horizon vCO plugin for VMware Horizon Part 1 – Installation

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