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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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Horizon Access Point network requirements

The following diagram illustrates how the primary protocols used by the Horizon Access Point work with other components of the Horizon infrastructure. The diagram shows the following components of a Horizon infrastructure:

  • Communication between the Horizon Access Point and the Horizon desktops or applications

  • Communication between the Horizon Access Point and the Connection Servers

The arrows indicate the direction in which each protocol travels, assuming that the default settings are used.

This list of ports used by the core components are outlined in the following table. Additionally, consult the Firewall Rules for DMZ-Based Access Point Appliances section in the VMware document Deploying and Configuring Access Point ( for additional information concerning the function of each component, and when the associated port is actually required to be opened in the firewall.

Protocol or Service