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
ICYMI, you can find Part I here. Second Attempt - Pass! The important decision to make whether I should wait or reapply immediately. Brett and I talked a lot about this over the two days following our results. I decided that I would shore up the gaps in our design (primarily our DR plan and … Continue reading Learning from Failure – My Path to VCDX (Part II)
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’m pleased to announce that a book I recently co-authored is now available for purchase. You can find it on the Amazon or Packt Publishing sites.
Another article for the series I guest wrote for Global Knowledge. You can find it here!
I recently wrote a guest blog post for Global Knowledge regarding NSX and security features. Check it out here!
It’s that time again! Time to start planning your VMworld trip to Las Vegas. The VMworld Content Catalog is now live and you can access it here.