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Learning VMware App Volumes

By : Peter von Oven
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Learning VMware App Volumes

By: Peter von Oven

Overview of this book

App Volumes provides a virtualized, real-time application delivery engine for virtual desktop infrastructure and is designed to enable VDI deployments to ensure greater flexibility, agility, and cost reduction. This book starts with an in-depth overview of the architecture and components used to design an optimized solution. We then show you how to install and configure App Volumes for different use cases such as VMware View integration, using VMware ThinApp, Citrix XenApp, and more. Throughout the chapters, we provide hints, tips, and tricks as well as best practices. By the end of the book, you will have built a working App Volumes environment and acquired the skills to build and run a production environment.
Table of Contents (22 chapters)
Learning VMware App Volumes
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Assigning the AppStack to the RDSH server

Now that we have our Office 2013 AppStack, we can assign and attach it to an RDSH server. In this example, we have a second RDSH server with the machine name RDSH.

This machine has already been built and configured with the RDSH role, but is currently missing applications.

If you go back to the App Volumes Manager console, you will see the AppStack listed, as shown in the following diagram:

Perform the following steps:

  1. Click on the Assign button (1). You will now see the Assign AppStack screen, shown in the following diagram:

  2. In the Search Active Directory box (2), enter the name of the server to assign the AppStack to. In this example, the server we are searching for is RDSH, so type this into the box and then click on the Search button (3).

  3. From the results displayed, check the box next to the server you want to assign the AppStack to (4), and then click on the Assign button (5). You will now see the Confirm Assign dialog box, shown in the following...