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VMware Horizon View 6 Desktop Virtualization Cookbook.

Author/Creator:
Ventresco, Jason.
Publication:
Olton Birmingham : Packt Publishing, Limited, 2014.
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VMware.
Virtual computer systems.
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Electronic books.
Summary:
If you want a more detailed explanation concerning the implementation of several different core features of VMware Horizon View, this is the book for you. Whether you are new to VMware Horizon View or an existing user, this book will provide you with the knowledge you need to successfully deploy several core features and get introduced to the latest features of version 6.0 as well.
Contents:
Intro
VMware Horizon View 6 Desktop Virtualization Cookbook
Table of Contents
VMware Horizon View 6 Desktop Virtualization Cookbook
Credits
About the Author
About the Reviewers
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Preface
The ever-evolving VMware Horizon family of products
What this book covers
What you need for this book
Who this book is for
Conventions
Reader feedback
Customer support
Errata
Piracy
Questions
1. VMware Horizon View Architecture Fundamentals
Introduction
Identifying why we need VMware Horizon with View
How it works…
Migrating our legacy desktops
Delivering applications instead of desktops
No storage array needed thanks to VMware Virtual SAN
Redefining office mobility
End user computing and security
Simplifying the desktop support
Bring Your Own Device
Understanding the risks of end user computing
How it works…
Reducing costs is not priority number one
Knowing our use cases
Complex workstations
Application and services compatibility
Mobility inside the office
Understanding how our desktop configuration impacts our design
How it works…
Full clone desktops
Horizon View Composer linked clones
Floating versus dedicated user assignment
Dedicated user assignment
Floating user assignment
Deciding between persistent and nonpersistent desktops
Persistent desktops
Nonpersistent desktops
Be smart - optimize your desktops!
Determining our Horizon View desktop infrastructure's requirements
How it works…
Key desktop resource requirements
Network adapter bytes total/sec
Physical disk - read/write bytes
Physical disk - reads/writes
The percent processor time.
Memory-committed bytes
Horizon View Client's network bandwidth requirements
Client bandwidth estimates
Analyzing our Horizon with View environment
How it works…
Summary
2. Implementing a VMware Horizon View Cloud Pod
Introduction
The VMware Horizon View Cloud Pod overview
Sharing key data in the global data layer
Sending messages between pods
Federated Pod's topology limits
Federated Pod's port requirements
Configuring a VMware Horizon View Federated Pod
Getting ready
How to do it...
How it works...
Entitling users or groups in a Horizon View Federated Pod
Getting ready
How to do it...
How it works...
Assigning users and groups to Horizon View sites
Getting ready
How to do it...
How it works...
There's more…
Reviewing your Horizon View Federated Pod configuration
Getting ready
How to do it...
Viewing Horizon View global entitlements
Viewing desktop pools in a global entitlement
Viewing AD group entitlements
Viewing AD user entitlements
Viewing AD user-dedicated user assignments
Viewing an AD user account's Horizon View home site
Viewing an AD security group's Horizon View home site
Viewing the Horizon View pods that are members of the federated pod
Viewing the Horizon View sites defined in the federated pod
How it works...
Modifying Horizon View Federated Pod objects
Getting ready
How to do it...
Modifying Horizon View pods
Modifying a Horizon View global entitlement
Modifying Horizon View sites
How it works...
Removing objects from your Federated Pod or global entitlements
Getting ready
How to do it...
Removing a Horizon View pod from a pod federation
Removing a desktop pool from a global entitlement
Removing an AD user or group from a global entitlement.
Removing an AD user or group Horizon View home site association
Deleting a Horizon View home site
Deleting a global entitlement
Forcibly removing a Horizon View pod from a Federated Pod
How it works...
Disabling the Horizon View Cloud Pod Architecture feature
Getting ready
How to do it...
How it works...
3. Horizon View Installation, Backup, and Recovery Using the CLI
Introduction
Automating the installation of Horizon View Connection Servers
Getting ready
How to do it...
The sample command-line installation of a standard Horizon View Connection Server
The sample command-line installation of a replica Horizon View Connection Server
The sample command-line installation of a Horizon View Security Server
How it works...
Horizon View Connection Server's command-line options
Horizon View Security Server's command-line options
How to obtain Active Directory object security identifiers
How to set a global Horizon View recovery password
Automating the installation of Horizon View Composer
Getting ready
How to do it...
How it works...
Performing Horizon View Connection Server backups
Getting ready
Backing up the vCenter Server database
Backing up the AD LDS database
How it works...
Performing Horizon View Connection Server recoveries
Getting ready
How to do it...
Restoring a single Horizon View Connection Server
Restoring the Horizon View Connection Server AD LDS database
Restoring the VMware vCenter Server database
Removing a Horizon View Connection Server
How it works...
Performing a Horizon View Composer backup
Getting ready
How to do it...
Backing up the Horizon View Composer database
Backing up the Horizon View Composer SSL certificates
How it works...
Performing Horizon View Composer recoveries
Getting ready.
How to do it...
Restoring the Horizon View Composer database
Restoring the Horizon View Composer SSL certificates
Restoring Horizon View Composer with a new default SSL certificate
Restoring Horizon View Composer with a custom SSL certificate
How it works...
4. Managing VMware Horizon View with PowerCLI
Retrieving the Horizon View license information
Enabling remote management on Windows
How to do it…
Establishing a remote Horizon View PowerCLI session
How to do it…
Viewing all the PowerCLI commands and their options
How to do it…
Listing all PowerCLI commands
Displaying the options for a single Horizon View PowerCLI command
Managing desktop pools with PowerCLI
How to do it…
How it works…
Creating an automatically provisioned linked-clone desktop pool
Getting ready
How to do it…
The dedicated assignment persistent linked-clone pool
The floating assignment (non-persistent) linked-clone pool
How it works…
Creating an automatically provisioned full-clone desktop pool
Getting ready
How to do it…
How it works…
Creating a manually provisioned desktop pool
Getting ready
How to do it…
How it works…
Creating a manual unmanaged desktop pool
Getting ready
How to do it…
How it works…
Creating a Microsoft Windows Remote Desktop Services (RDS) pool
Getting ready
How to do it…
How it works…
Updating the Horizon View pools
How to do it…
Updating a linked-clone pool
Updating an automatically provisioned full-clone pool
Updating a manually provisioned pool
Updating a manually provisioned unmanaged pool
Updating a Windows RDS pool configuration
How it works…
Creating a network label specification
Getting ready
How to do it…
How it works…
Exporting network label specifications for linked-clone pools.
Getting ready
How to do it…
How it works…
Exporting network label specifications for full-clone pools
Getting ready
How to do it…
How it works…
Retrieving the Horizon View Composer Server information
How to do it…
How it works…
Retrieving a list of the Horizon View desktop pools
How to do it…
How it works…
Removing desktop pools
How to do it…
How it works…
Entitling a desktop pool
How to do it…
How it works…
Entitling or unentitling an individual desktop
How to do it…
Reviewing the desktop pool entitlement
How to do it…
Refreshing a linked-clone desktop or pool
How to do it…
How it works…
Recomposing a linked-clone desktop pool
How to do it…
How it works…
Rebalancing a linked-clone desktop pool
How to do it…
How it works…
Updating the Horizon View global settings
How to do it…
How it works…
Updating the Horizon View connection broker settings
How to do it…
How it works…
Adding a vCenter Server to Horizon View
How to do it…
How it works…
Removing a vCenter Server from Horizon View
How it works…
How to do it…
Updating the settings of vCenter Server that is linked to Horizon View
How to do it…
How it works…
Monitoring the remote Horizon View sessions
How to do it…
How it works…
Resetting a Horizon View desktop
How to do it…
How it works…
Disconnecting the Horizon View Client session
How to do it…
How it works…
Logging Off the Horizon View Client Session
How to do it…
Configuring the Horizon View license
How to do it…
Retrieving the global Horizon View configuration data
How to do it…
Retrieving the Horizon View connection broker information
How to do it…
How it works…
Retrieving a list of virtual machines managed by Horizon View
How to do it…
How it works….
Retrieving a list of physical machines.
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Other format:
Print version: Ventresco, Jason VMware Horizon View 6 Desktop Virtualization Cookbook
ISBN:
9781782171652
9781782171645
OCLC:
894628896