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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 and have an RDSH server configured, complete with the Horizon View Agent installed, you can assign and attach the AppStack containing Office 2013 to the virtual machine:

  1. If you go back to the App Volumes Manager console, you will see the Office 2013 AppStack listed, as shown in the following diagram:

  2. On the inventory, expand the entry for Office 2013 Pro – RDSH and then click the Assign button (1). You will now see the Assign AppStack: Office 2013 Pro – RDSH configuration screen, as shown in the following diagram:

  3. In the Search Active Directory box (2), enter the details of the server name to which you want to attach the Office 2013 AppStack. In this example, type RDSH and then click the Search button (3).

  4. From the list of results, check the box for the PVOLAB\RDSH-VIEW$ entry (4) and then click the Assign button (5). You will now see the Confirm Assign dialog box, as shown in the following...