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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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Configuring a Horizon View application Farm

Now that we have our remote applications configured, the next step is to configure Horizon View to deliver these remote applications. In Horizon View terms we configure what's known as a Farm. A Farm is basically a collection of RDSH servers that Horizon View can access in order to deliver the applications from those RDSH servers.

  1. Open a console to the Horizon View Connection server and double click on the Horizon 6 Administrator Console desktop shortcut, or open a browser and enter the address to the server. In this example you would type https://view-cs/admin. You will now see the View Administrator console, as shown in the following diagram:

  2. From the Inventory menu on the left hand side of the console, expand the Resources option and then click Farms (1).

  3. Now click the Add… button (2). You will see the Add Farm configuration page, as shown in the following diagram:

  4. Click the radio button for Manual Farm (3), and then click the Next > button...