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Implementing VMware Horizon 7 - Second Edition

By : Jason Ventresco
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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
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Removing unwanted application – native update features

A number of applications install their own updater utility, including the almost ubiquitous Adobe Acrobat Reader and the Oracle Java Runtime Environment. If linked clone or instant clone desktops are being used, and regular updates of the desktop master image are made, these updater utilities should be disabled to reduce the growth of the desktop OS disk. Full clone desktops, you may wish to leave these updaters enabled, unless the software will be updated by other methods.

The procedure used to disable or remove these components will vary based on the architecture of the individual application. The following are examples of how to disable the Adobe Acrobat Reader and the Java Runtime Environment application updaters. For other applications, consult with their vendors for instructions on how to control or otherwise disable similar features with their software packages.

Disabling the Adobe Acrobat Reader DC update feature

The following steps...