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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 4. Implementing Horizon Security Server

VMware Horizon Security Server is a core feature of the Horizon platform that enables secure remote access to applications and desktops, without the need to use a virtual private network (VPN) connection or provide direct access from the Internet to the Horizon Connection Server. The Horizon Security Server is a specialized installation of the Horizon Connection Server that serves as the connection point between remote Horizon Clients and desktops or applications hosted on a private network.

This chapter will discuss the installation, configuration, backup, and recovery of the Horizon Security Server.

By the end of this chapter, we will learn:

  • An overview of the Horizon Security Server

  • The connection limits of a Horizon Security Server

  • Horizon Security Server network protocol and port usage

  • Horizon Security Server prerequisites

  • How to enable the Horizon PCoIP Secure Gateway setting

  • How to install a Horizon Security Server

  • How to update the Horizon Security...