January 25, 2019

Applicable only if using VIDM or 3rd party SSO provider to integrate Horizon view for Single sign on


If you do not change the expiration period, View Connection Server will stop accepting SAML assertions from the SAML authenticator, such as Access Point or a third-part...

January 25, 2019

Recently I was working with Data analytics using Splunk and wrote few queries to get some analytics out of Horizon View connection and Security Server logs.  Below are queries which I wrote to troubleshoot –

index=vm_cb source="C:\\ProgramData\\VMware\\VDM\\logs\\debug-...

January 2, 2018

As part of organization requirement, sometimes it's necessary to create a floating pool which has server operating system (Windows server 2008 or 2012).

Now by default you will not be able select to see your server Parent machine while creating the Pool 

(even if you hav...

December 2, 2017

Before we look at difference between view Access points and View security servers lets discuss a bit about the roles of security servers in a Horizon view environment.

Well security server play an important role when we talk about availability of view services over inte...

December 2, 2017

Often we need to check how many snap shots we have on our Parent VMs or other Virtual machines. 

A general use case for a VDI administrator is to keep track of the number of snap shots available on all parent machines in VDI environment.

Best practice is to keep max 2-3...

October 3, 2017

VMware Horizon view comes with many optoins when we talk about different types of pool types. Based on different aspects below are pools that come up with Horizon view.

Automatic pools:

Automatic pools can be complete virtual machines clones or linked-clone desktops.  

Fu...

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