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Create VM Template to Deploy Linked Clone vDesktops

After installing View Composer server in vSphere environment, you can deploy linked clone virtual desktops. Before deploying linked clone virtual desktops, you must create a virtual machine template. The template is used to create linked clone virtual desktops. The clone is based on template of parent virtual machine. In this post, I will show steps to Create VM Template […]
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Create ODBC Database Connection in Horizon View Composer Server

View Composer is an optional component of VMware Horizon 6 product. View Composer server requires database to store information of deployed linked clone desktops. The database can reside on same server where vCenter database instance is located or you can setup dedicated database server for View Composer. Either option requires you to setup ODBC database […]
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Configure VMware Horizon 6 Event Database and Reporting

Event monitoring and reporting is critical part of VMware Horizon View infrastructure. You can use existing or dedicated database to store View events. The database server can reside on same View Connection virtual machine, or can be on dedicated database server. You can also use Syslog to send event logs to Syslog server In this […]
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Install VMware Horizon 6 View Composer Server

View Composer server is an optional component of VMware Horizon 6. It is used to deploy linked clone virtual desktops which can greatly reduce storage costs. The linked clone is based on parent base snapshot of virtual machine. We will use Windows 8 as base OS. You can install View Composer server in same instance where […]
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Understanding VMware View Components

VMware View is VMware’s desktop virtualization software. There are many peices of this software that works together to achieve the goal. Today I will discuss about understanding VMware View components. Before designing and implementing the view desktop environment, understanding VMware View components is very important step. You can download trial version of VMware View software. […]