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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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Horizon PowerCLI commands not covered in this chapter

The following commands will not be covered in this chapter, as they are used to create and manage desktops, and desktop pools, for vSphere VMs that are managed by vCenter Servers, which are not linked to Horizon, VMs deployed on third-party virtualization platforms, or even physical computers. As such, these commands are not used in the majority of Horizon environments. Regardless, the syntax for these commands is very similar to the commands we will review, and any other information needed can be obtained using the PowerCLI Get-Help command.

  • Add-ManualUnmanagedPool: Used with VMs from any source, or even physical computers. The Horizon agent must be installed on these computers.

  • Get-DesktopPhysicalMachine: Return a list of physical desktops registered with Horizon that were added to a manual unmanaged pool.

  • Update-ManualUnmanagedPool: Update the configuration of a manual unmanaged Horizon desktop pool.

The following commands will not be...