Horizon View 5.3 -10 – View Security Server

The View Security Server is VMware’s method of addressing this.  This component of the Horizon View environment contains a subset of the Connection Server components, and it is designed to sit...

Horizon View 5.3 – 9 – Configuring view Environment

Horizon View is primarily managed from the View Administrator web-based management interface.  This interface is based on Adobe Flex, so you will need a Flash-enabled web browser.  I hope that this...

Horizon View 5.3 – 8 – View Connection Server Requirements and Installation

Some of the other things that a Connection Server does are: Run the View Administrator web application that is used for managing a Horizon View environment Host the ADLS (LDAP) database that contains...

Horizon View 5.3 – 7 – Installing View Composer

Configuring the Composer Database Before Composer can be installed, a blank database must be configured on your SQL Server.  The steps to configure the database are: 1. Log into your database server and...

Horizon View 5.3 – 6 – Composer Requirements

One of the options for virtual desktops in a Horizon View environment is a linked-clone desktop.  A linked-clone is a copy of a virtual machine, in this case a desktop, that...

Horizon View 5.3 – 5 – Horizon View Components

There are five server components in a Horizon View environment.  These components, and their roles in the environment are: View Connection Server – the View Connection Server is main component of the...

Horizon View 5.3 – 4 – Active Directory and vCenter Configuration

The only desktops that are supported for virtual desktops in Horizon View 5.3 are Windows-based.  This includes the latest versions of the Windows Desktop operating system and Windows Server running Windows...

Horizon View 5.3 – 3 – Prerequisites

Horizon View is a virtual desktop environment, and the environment is based upon the vSphere platform.  The compatibility matrix for Horizon View 5.3 has not changed from the previous version, and...

Horizon View 5.3 – 2 – What’s New

What’s New in Horizon View 5.3 Support for virtual desktops running Windows Server 2008 R2 – this is perhaps the biggest new feature as it provides one avenue for providing VDI without...

Horizon View 5.3 – 1 – Introduction

Agenda Pag 1 – Introduction Pag 2 – What’s New Pag 3 – Prerequisites Pag 4 – Active Directory and vCenter Configuration Pag 5 – Horizon View Components Pag 6 – Composer Requirements Pag 7 – Installing View...