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VMware Horizon Workspace Essentials

By : Joel Lindberg, Peter Bjork, Peter von Oven
Book Image

VMware Horizon Workspace Essentials

By: Joel Lindberg, Peter Bjork, Peter von Oven

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (16 chapters)
VMware Horizon Workspace Essentials
About the Authors
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Configuring storage on the data-va virtual machine

When we deployed the data-va virtual machine, it was automatically configured with several VMDK files totaling 175 GB. However, only one of these files is configured to store Horizon Files blobs (user data) and by default is only 10 GB in size.

So the first thing we need to do is to add some additional disk space so that we can manage our Horizon Files storage resources and user requirements.

Calculating user storage requirements

Before adding additional storage it is probably a good idea to work out how much storage you will need. The total will be governed by the size of the quota you allow each user. As a rule of thumb, the total for each user should be two and a half times their quota. That would allow users to store two revisions of any document. For each additional document revision you want to allow them to store, you need to add and additional 0.5 x quota.

Adding a new VMDK

To add a new VMDK to the data-va appliance, the first thing we...