With the new App Volumes 2.10 release please make sure you uninstall the App Volumes broker service from your Horizon View Connection Server(s). Keeping the broker service enabled after upgrading/installing 2.10 will cause users to have poor performance when logging into their VDI desktops. With the new App Volumes 2.10, you no longer […]
I discovered this issue at a customers today. They have two sites, North and South. They are running 6.2.0 Horizon View at both locations. After initializing CPA in North and joining South to the federation everything looked healthy. We were still messing with setting up additional brokers etc. When it came time to testing CPA, […]
A customer I worked with owns two vBLOCKS between two datacenters. They run Nexus 1000v for the virtual networking component. They deployed VDI and when we enabled cloud pod architecture the Global data replication worked great, however all of our connection servers in the remote pod would show red or offline. I found that we could […]
Even more power comes out of VMware vRealize Operations when enabling the vRealize Operations Python Adapter, adding additional intelligent monitoring and action capabilities. To do this, execute the following steps: Image1: Select ‘Solutions’ Select ‘VMware vSphere’ Select ‘vCenter Python Adapter’ Add your vCenters, match what you configured under the ‘vCenter Adapter’ section above […]
With the release of Horizon View 6.2 and vSphere 6.0 Update 1a, comes new features but also possible new issues. If you have an environment running Horizon 6.2 and anything below vSphere 6.0 Update 1, you might see some potential issues with your VDI desktops. VMware has introduced a new video driver (version 6.23) […]
Hey folks! So I decided to change the name of my blog to VirtuallyCaffeinated from Zombiesrant. I’ve ported over all the entires and will be decommissioning zombiesrant.com in the future.
The following is a workaround for when you are impacted by recompose loops in Horizon View and using App Volumes. VMware engineering is aware of this problem and is working on a fix. The issue discovered is when multiple AppStacks are attached to VDI desktops and a recompose is initiated. The timing between when VMDK’s […]
Persona Management to UEM, Preparation Figure 1. UEM Preparation Overview Follow the UEM Easy Start Guide to setup UEM. In short, installation of UEM is done through the following actions: Install the FlexEngine on all machines Create two file shares. One share will store the UEM configuration files. The other share will store […]
I am please to announce that I have just been made a VMware vExpert for the 2nd half of 2015. I am honored to be given a vExpert title and will continue will my blogging and knowledge sharing as we move forward.
Recently while working onsite with a client I discovered they needed to have local windows accounts created upon AppStack attachment as required by their application. The customer didn’t want go through process of recreating the AppStack to achieve this. I was able to solve this problem by injecting scripts into the VMDK of the AppStack. […]