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]
If you’re just getting started with managing a Horizon View environment, or if you’re looking for ways to make the most of your new environment, then head on over to the VMware TAM Blog to see my Top 10 List for a successful Horizon View deployment. This post covers the basics for the core Horizon Infrastructure, so no mention … More My Top 10 Horizon View Tips
I’m excited to share what I’ve been working on the last several weeks. Today I posted over on my Github a new project I’m working called Horizon Linux VM. It’s a pre-packaged Ubuntu OVA that automates most of the customization and configuration needed for a Linux Desktop Template to be used in a VMware Horizon … More Horizon Linux VM (pre-packaged) [Updated]
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
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
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?