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VMware Horizon View Essentials

By : Peter von Oven
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VMware Horizon View Essentials

By: Peter von Oven

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Table of Contents (17 chapters)
VMware Horizon View Essentials
About the Author
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The Horizon View security server

The Horizon View security server is another role of the View Connection Server, but architecturally, it sits within your DMZ. The reason for this is that you can allow end users to securely connect to their virtual desktop machine from an external network or the Internet without necessarily needing to connect via a VPN first. The security server does not expose any internal network details to the Internet.

We will cover the installation process of the View security server in Chapter 4, Installing Horizon View 6.0, but it's almost identical to installing the View Connection Server. Instead, you select the View Security Server option from the drop-down menu of the different role options.


You cannot install a View security server on the same machine that is running a View Connection Server or any of the other Horizon View components.

As part of the installation process, a View security server is paired with a View Connection Server on a 1:1 basis, so every...