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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
About the Author
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Horizon Composer installation prerequisites

There are a number of prerequisites that should be addressed prior to installing Horizon Composer:

  • At least one configured Horizon Connection Server with a license key installed

  • An Active Directory user account or security group that will be granted the necessary permissions within Microsoft Active Directory and the vCenter Server

  • A dedicated host server for Horizon Composer or an existing Windows-based vCenter Server; whichever is selected must be running supported host OS

  • A Static IP address for the dedicated Horizon Composer host server (required only if you are using a dedicated server)

  • Local administrator access on the host server

  • A supported Horizon Composer database as referenced in Chapter 1, VMware Horizon Infrastructure Overview

  • A 64-bit ODBC connection to the Horizon Composer database configured on the Composer host server

In addition to the items described in Chapter 1, VMware Horizon Infrastructure Overview, the following items should be...