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?
As if 2016 weren't bad enough...this year is going to be slightly longer than normal. New Year's Eve will be one second longer in 2016 to adjust for the shifting rotation of the Earth. A leap second is a one-second adjustment that is sometimes applied to Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) in order to keep its time of day close … Continue reading 2016 takes a leap…a leap second
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
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
Today Global Knowledge published an article that I wrote for their blog on the topic of App Volumes. You can find the article here.
I had the privilege of writing a guest blog post for Global Knowledge regarding Horizon 7. Check it out here!
Today I had the opportunity to sit the VCAP-DTM Design portion of the VCIX-DTM certification. A few notes to share: - My biggest complaint by far is that there is no calculator. Make sure that you are comfortable with multiplication and division. - No more multiple choice questions, all drag & drop and designs. - … Continue reading VCAP6-DTM Design (Beta)
Check out the latest white paper I wrote for Global Knowledge regarding new features of the VMware Horizon 6 suite. You can find it here.
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