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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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Installing the AppCapture program

The App Volumes AppCapture program is used on the provisioning computer to capture and create AppStacks. The following steps outline the App Volumes AppCapture program installation process:

  1. Double click the VMware-appvolumes-appcapture-y.y.y-zzz.exe agent installer to launch the AppCapture Program Installation Wizard. Click Next > to proceed through the initial installation steps, including accepting the license agreement.

  2. In the Ready to install the program window, click Install.

  3. In the last AppCapture Program Installation Wizard screen, click Finish.

  4. Disable User Account Control (UAC) on the provisioning computer.

The App Volumes AppCapture program is now installed, and is ready to use to capture and create AppStacks. A snapshot should be taken of the provisioning computer prior to creating an AppStack.


You will need to create a provisioning computer for each OS version you use with Horizon, including both Windows desktops and RDS server, and install the...