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Implementing VMware Horizon 7 - Second Edition

By : Jason Ventresco
Book Image

Implementing VMware Horizon 7 - Second Edition

By: Jason Ventresco

Overview of this book

VMware Horizon 7 has been a buzz since it was announced. One of the major reasons is the introduction of the new Instant Clones feature. This book will complement the product documentation by providing real-life examples of how it is implemented along with the latest features and components of the platform. We'll explore the latest features of the platform, including those added through product acquisitions such as User Environment Manager and App Volumes. Further on, you will also be introduced to the new capabilities added to the core product such Linked-Clone RDS pools. Upon completion of this book, you will have an understanding of the capabilities and benefits VMware Horizon can provide to your organization, and how each of its components are implemented.
Table of Contents (21 chapters)
Implementing VMware Horizon 7 Second Edition
About the Author
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Performing linked clone desktop maintenance

In this section, we will look at the different techniques used to perform maintenance on linked clone desktop pools, or individual linked clone desktops themselves.

Refreshing linked clone desktops

The following steps outline how to refresh a linked clone desktop pool using the Horizon Administrator console:

  1. Log in to the Horizon Administrator console using an AD account that has administrative permissions within Horizon.

  2. Open the Catalog | Desktop Pools  window within the console.

  3. In the Desktop Pools window (shown in the following screenshot), click on the linked clone pool you wish to refresh. In our example, we will click on the pool titled AppVolumes-W10 to open the AppVolumes-W10 window:

  4. On the right side of the AppVolumes-W10 window (shown in the following screenshot), open the View Composer drop-down menu and click on Refresh to open the Refresh window:

  5. In the Refresh | Scheduling window (shown in the following screenshot), accept the default...