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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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Horizon Connection Server requirements

Like many other software services, Horizon Connection Server requires a minimum server configuration to ensure adequate performance. To properly support Horizon Connection Server, the VMware vCenter Server must also be assigned adequate resources and configured appropriately, based on the projected size of the Horizon infrastructure.

Hardware requirements

The Horizon Connection Server software has specific requirements with regard to the hardware specifications and host operating system. In addition, all Horizon Connection Servers, regardless of the type, should be installed on a dedicated virtual or physical server.


The first Horizon Connection Server you install will be referred to as a Horizon Standard Connection Server during the installation process. To meet scalability and high availability needs, up to six additional Horizon Connection Servers can be installed per deployment; each of these is referred to as a Horizon Replica Connection Server...