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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
Credits
About the Author
About the Reviewer
www.PacktPub.com
Preface

Replacing a Horizon Access Point certificate


Horizon Access Points differ from other Horizon components and App Volumes Manager servers in how you replace their certificate. The Horizon Access Point configuration is modified using JSON requests to the Access Point REST API, the syntax for which is provided in the VMware document Deploying and Configuring Access Point (https://www.vmware.com/support/pubs/view_pubs.html).

Horizon Access Points require a certificate with SAN that include the FQDN of the individual Access Point, the FQDN used on any load balancers in front of the Access Point (if applicable), and the Access Point IP address. Using the method outlined in Requesting a certificate with Subject Alternative Names, that would require a certificate attributes string similar to:

san:dns=horap01.vjason.local&dns= horizon.vjason.com&ipaddress=172.16.100.5 

Tip

Using the VMware Access Point Deployment Utility shown in Chapter 5, Implementing a Horizon Access Point, you may find it...