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VMware Horizon View Essentials

By : Peter von Oven
Book Image

VMware Horizon View Essentials

By: Peter von Oven

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (17 chapters)
VMware Horizon View Essentials
About the Author
About the Reviewers

Active Directory prerequisites

The behavior of a virtual desktop machine is governed by an Active Directory policy. The policy configures things such as graphics experience and cut and paste options, to name a few.

To make life easier, the templates for these policies have already been created and can be found in Horizon View GPO Bundle, which we downloaded and saved to the shared folder in Chapter 4, Installing Horizon View 6.0.

If you unzip this file, you will see that it contains 12 Administrative Templates (ADM). We will add these in the Importing and applying the Horizon View ADM templates section of this chapter.

In the next sections, we will cover how to install these templates and create the Active Directory requirements for Horizon View.

Creating an organizational unit

First, we need to create a new Organizational Unit (OU) for our virtual desktop machines. It's a best practice to have a separate OU for virtual desktop machines to ensure that we don't apply the wrong policies to them...