App Volumes Automated Entitlement Replication
Mar05

App Volumes Automated Entitlement Replication

Deploying App Volumes in a multi-site scenario takes proper planning and consideration. You need to consider a lot of different factors that will influence the level of availability. For example, how quickly must your users be up and running in case the main site goes down? VMware explains the two main options for an App Volumes multi-site deployment in the VMware Horizon 7 Enterprise Edition Multi-Site Reference Architecture. The...

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Managing Microsoft Office 365 in Non-Persistent VDI
Mar05

Managing Microsoft Office 365 in Non-Persistent VDI

Customers moving towards a model of non-persistent virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) realize the benefits of this approach over persistent VDI. For one, non-persistent VDI allows IT to easily set up pools of desktops that can revert back to an original state after being used, instead of having to manage each individual persistent desktop throughout its lifecycle. Another benefit with a non-persistent model is the reduction in...

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VMware App Volumes Backup Utility Fling: Instructions
Feb28

VMware App Volumes Backup Utility Fling: Instructions

VMware App Volumes is a great technology that facilitates application delivery to virtual desktops. It simplifies application management and updates. IT personnel truly understand how important it is to make certain applications always available to users. After users are set up with a virtual desktop, IT needs to make sure that they can recover from hardware or software problems. And, along those lines, IT must also consider how to...

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Replacing the Self-Signed Certificate in VMware App Volumes 2.12
Feb16

Replacing the Self-Signed Certificate in VMware App Volumes 2.12

Introduction It is becoming increasingly common for IT to implement SSL certificates for secure communications among application components. Using certificates provides a number of benefits, including privacy and secure authentication, for a relatively small investment. Self-signed certificates allow applications to be deployed quickly, but are intended for lab, proof-of-concept, or nonproduction implementations. For production...

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VMware OS Optimization Tool – New App Volumes Packaging Machine Template
Feb16

VMware OS Optimization Tool – New App Volumes Packaging Machine Template

  The VMware OS Optimization Tool is a VMware Fling that helps optimize Windows 7/8/2008/2012/10 systems for use with VMware . The optimization tool includes customizable templates to enable or disable Windows system services and features, per VMware recommendations and best practices, across multiple systems. Because most Windows system services are enabled by default, the optimization tool can be used to easily disable unnecessary...

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VMware App Volumes 2.13 Technical Overview
Feb16

VMware App Volumes 2.13 Technical Overview

Improved AppStack Experience and Performance App Volumes 2.13 introduces a new feature that enables concurrent computer- and user-assigned AppStacks. This feature has applicability in healthcare, education, and more. It can improve login times for end users, while adding flexibility for IT in AppStack deployment. Enhanced Application and OS Support AppStack Attachment Limit is another new feature, designed to help IT manage license...

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