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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
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Replacing a Horizon Composer certificate

Horizon Composer uses a default certificate that is not trusted by the Horizon Connection Server. While an exception can be made to trust this certificate when Composer is enabled, replacing the certificate with one that is trusted is straightforward, and enables Composer to be trusted without an exception being made.

The following steps outline how to replace the Horizon Composer SSL certificate, and assume that you have already obtained the replacement certificate using the steps outlined in Requesting a certificate using Microsoft Active Directory Certificate Services. Horizon Composer will be unavailable while the certificate is being replaced, so plan for downtime accordingly.


This process should be done before any linked-clone desktops are deployed. This isn't a requirement; however, if any problems occur with Horizon Composer, it is much easier to rebuild if no linked-clone desktops are deployed.

  1. Open the Local Computer Certificates MMC.

  2. In...