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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
About the Author
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Viewing all the PowerCLI commands and their options

In this section, we will review all of the current VMware Horizon PowerCLI commands and provide examples of how they are used. The Horizon PowerCLI commands must be enumerated using either a local, or remote, PowerCLI session. To establish a remote session, refer to the Establishing a Remote Horizon PowerCLI Session section found earlier in this chapter.

Listing all Horizon PowerCLI commands

The Get-Command PowerShell command is used to display all of the commands available in the specified PowerShell snap-in. To display a current list of PowerCLI commands available in the version of Horizon you are working with, use the following command:

Get-Command -PSSnapin VMware.View.Broker | more 


VMware has not yet updated Horizon PowerCLI to include support for newer features such as Instant Clone desktops, Windows RDS Application Pools, or Cloud Pods. When a new version of Horizon is released, in addition to reviewing the product documentation...