App Volumes 2.12 – Provisioning Machine Must be Domain Joined?

App Volumes uses a provisioning machine to capture applications in order to create AppStacks. According to the App Volumes User Guide, “the provisioning of AppStacks must be performed on a clean base image…” In my opinion, a “clean base image” implies that this machine is not domain joined and therefore not inheriting any group policies. … Continue reading App Volumes 2.12 – Provisioning Machine Must be Domain Joined?

Horizon Agent fails to install: “system must be rebooted” error

Nothing is more fun than walking into a client site on a Monday morning and something that’s supposed to be easy (installing Horizon Agent in base image) doesn’t work. I logged into the Windows 7 virtual desktop image and tried to install the Horizon Agent, however, I received a message stating: “The system must be … Continue reading Horizon Agent fails to install: “system must be rebooted” error

Horizon 7 Instant Clones – Folder Structure

When provisioning Horizon 7 Instant Clones, you may have noticed some new folders that were created in the VM and Template view in the vSphere Web Client. Each of these folders has a specific purpose for Instant Clones: ClonePrepInternalTemplateFolder cp-template-xxxx -  Virtual machine that is a template used to create Instant Clones; this is created … Continue reading Horizon 7 Instant Clones – Folder Structure

Upgrading Horizon Workspace from 1.8 to 1.8.2 or 2.0

I recently went through the process of upgrading Horizon Workspace for several of my clients in the past few weeks. It’s a rather painless process that I’m going to share with you! First, and foremost, make sure that your Horizon Workspace vApp has Internet access. If you need to configure proxy settings, first open a … Continue reading Upgrading Horizon Workspace from 1.8 to 1.8.2 or 2.0