VMware Horizon 7 True SSO: Advanced Features
Feb16

VMware Horizon 7 True SSO: Advanced Features

In a previous blog, we saw how to deploy VMware Horizon 7 True SSO in a lab environment. The diagram below is a recap of the deployment: Now, let us discuss what to consider for deploying True SSO in a production environment. The discussion will only focus on the VMware Horizon Environment aspect of the above diagram. VMware recommends deploying two VMware Enrollment Servers and two Microsoft Certificate Authorities (CA) for True SSO...

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VMware Horizon 7 True SSO: Setting Up In a Lab
Feb16

VMware Horizon 7 True SSO: Setting Up In a Lab

In Part 1 of this blog series, we introduced a new feature of VMware Horizon 7 called True SSO (Single Sign-On). In this blog post, we will cover the steps required to implement True SSO in a lab environment. This won’t cover subjects such as High Availability or complex domain trust scenarios (they will come in a future blog post), but should be enough to get you up and running so you familiarize yourself with the True SSO...

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Best Practices for Delivering Microsoft Office 365 in VMware Horizon 7 With Published Applications
Feb16

Best Practices for Delivering Microsoft Office 365 in VMware Horizon 7 With Published Applications

A new whitepaper, “Best Practices for Delivering Microsoft Office 365 in VMware Horizon 7 with Published Applications,” is now available to help you avoid the risks that can occur during setup and use. VMware Horizon 7 bridges the gap between Office 365 and RDS-published application delivery. The white paper is packed full of useful tips for setting up Microsoft Office 365 in a VMware Horizon 7 environment, and seamlessly delivering...

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Best Practices for Published Applications and Desktops in VMware Horizon Apps and VMware Horizon 7
Feb16

Best Practices for Published Applications and Desktops in VMware Horizon Apps and VMware Horizon 7

The best practices guide for published applications and desktops in Horizon 7 and Horizon Apps is now available! This guide is intended for anyone installing or administering published applications or published desktops in Horizon 7 or Horizon Apps. Readers should already be familiar with basic installation and administration procedures, such as those described in Publishing Applications with VMware Horizon 7. When deploying a Horizon...

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Network Ports in VMware Horizon 7
Feb16

Network Ports in VMware Horizon 7

Understanding network traffic flows and ports is critical to designing and implementing any infrastructure for a solution, and a VMware Horizon 7-based solution is no exception. With all the features and enhancements VMware has put into Horizon 7, including the many improvements and changes to Blast Extreme, we felt that it was time for a new and improved diagram to show the network ports in use between all the Horizon 7 components....

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Get Started with VMware Instant Clone Technology in VMware Horizon 7
Feb16

Get Started with VMware Instant Clone Technology in VMware Horizon 7

It has been a year and half since VMware Instant Clone Technology became available in VMware Horizon 7. With each successive release, this capability has improved in quality and feature richness. If you are still on the older VMware View Composer linked-clone technology, it’s time to try a new way of provisioning desktops. Provisioning using Instant Clone Technology is significantly faster than with View Composer linked-clone...

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