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VMware Horizon View 6 Desktop Virtualization Cookbook.

By: Publisher: Olton Birmingham : Packt Publishing, Limited, 2014Copyright date: ©2014Description: 1 online resource (435 pages)Content type:
  • text
Media type:
  • computer
Carrier type:
  • online resource
ISBN:
  • 9781782171652
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: VMware Horizon View 6 Desktop Virtualization CookbookDDC classification:
  • 004.678
LOC classification:
  • QA76.774.V59 -- V46 2014eb
Online resources:
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 -- www.PacktPub.com -- Support files, eBooks, discount offers, and more -- Why subscribe? -- Free access for Packt account holders -- Instant updates on new Packt books -- 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.
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.
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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 -- www.PacktPub.com -- Support files, eBooks, discount offers, and more -- Why subscribe? -- Free access for Packt account holders -- Instant updates on new Packt books -- 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.

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.

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