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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
About the Author
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Installing the Horizon View Agent

The next step we need to complete is to install the Horizon View Agent onto the RDSH server that we are going to use to host the applications.

In this example, we already have an RDSH server built with VMware Tools installed, and it is joined to the domain. The machine name for this server is

  1. Open a console to the RDSH-View virtual machine.

  2. Locate the shared folder or folder where you have stored the App Volumes and other software components and locate the Horizon View Agent installer, as shown in the following screenshot:

  3. Launch the VMware-viewagent-x86_64-6.4.2-3005627 installer. You will now see the welcome screen, as shown in the following screenshot:

  4. Click Next > to start the configuration and installation. You will now see the License Agreement dialog box, as shown in the following screenshot:

  5. Click the radio button for I accept the terms in the license agreement, and click the Next > button to continue. You will now see the Network...