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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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Requesting a certificate with Subject Alternative Names

A certificate's Subject Alternative Name (SAN) is often used on servers that have only one web service running, but are accessed from multiple DNS names. A Horizon Security Server or Access Point are examples of this, as they are often accessed using a publicly known name such as, as well as a private (internal) name such as viewsec-01.vjason.local, and even their IP address. Additionally, App Volumes Manager servers require their FQDN, server name, and IP address in their certificates.

While a certificate will work regardless of what DNS name was used to connect to it, if the DNS name or IP address used to access it is not present as a SAN in the certificate, the client will receive an error that the certificate name does not match. To prevent these errors from occurring when requesting the certificate, we simply need to provide a list of the different DNS names or IP addresses that will be used to connect to the...