How to move automated persistent desktops to another cluster

My objective was to upgrade vSphere host from 1 gigabt Ethernet to 10 gigabit Ethernet connections. All of my VMware Horizon View 5.2 linked-clone desktops resided in a single cluster of 10 hosts that I’ll call Cluster A. I had an even mix of persistent and non-persistent desktops. Cluster B was needed Through trial and […]

Dell Wyse fails to provide Day One support for VMware Horizon View

Dell Wyse, a global disappointment in thin clients, continues to fail in providing Day One support for the latest VMware Horizon View client upon release. Business rely on vendors to keep their products updated so that they may rapidly benefit from new features, improved security, and enhanced performance when publicly released. Dan O’Farrell, Sr. Director, […]

VMware View Feature Pack 2 and Microsoft Lync 2013 client

After recently updating my VMware View parent virtual machines, I discovered that a particular combination of settings prevents the Microsoft Lync Basic 2013 client from launching: Windows 7 SP1 x86 Microsoft Lync Basic 2013 15.0.4420.1017 Security Update for Microsoft Lync 2013 (KB2817465) 32-bit Edition VMware Horizon View 5.2 Remote Experience Agent (aka Feature Pack 2) […]

Wyse missed Day One support again for SUSE Linux C50LE

In the past two years, Dan O’Farrell from Dell Wyse has publicly promised that Wyse would offer Day One support for the latest VMware solutions as soon as they become available, saying “Wyse is continuing our tradition of Day One support for VMware View with View 5.1, meaning our industry-leading Windows Embedded, Linux, and Wyse […]

Recent upgrade to VMware Horizon View 5.2

Last week I performed an in-place upgrade from VMware View 4.6 to VMware Horizon View 5.2. Things mostly went well, though I have a few remaining issues waiting to be resolved. SSL Certificates View 5.2 has more SSL requirements than 4.6. Out with the self-signed certs and in with certificate authority certs. When it came […]