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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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Chapter 15. Using Horizon PowerCLI

In this chapter, we will review how to enable remote management of our Horizon Connection Servers using PowerCLI, and then how to use PowerCLI to perform various tasks related to Horizon configuration, administration, and troubleshooting. The topics we will cover include:

  • Enabling remote management on a Horizon Connection Server so that PowerCLI can be used remotely

  • Establishing a remote PowerCLI session

  • Viewing all the PowerCLI commands and their options

  • Configuring the Horizon infrastructure

  • Administering Horizon Desktop pools

  • Managing Horizon Client entitlements and sessions

  • Working with Horizon network label specifications

  • Retrieving information about the Horizon infrastructure

VMware Horizon provides a number of different PowerShell commands that you can use to configure, manage, and monitor the Horizon environment. These commands are known as Horizon PowerCLI, and they enable Horizon administrators to do everything from automating repetitive operations to...