First of all, I know I don’t write many blog posts. Between writing a book, and the fact that most of the things I work with at work are under NDA, it is difficult.
I just finished writing a guide that our partners will use when testing EMC EUC VSPEX solutions, and figured it would [...]
In Part 1 we went through all the steps needed to generate a new SSL certificate for View Composer. We were left with a file titled rui.pfx, which we need to import into our View Composer certificate store.
Step 1 – Import the certificate to the local certificate store
Open a MMC console, [...]
Lets pretend for a moment that you do not back up full virtual machines, and prefer a more minimal approach to disaster recovery. VMware View Composer is a good candidate for this, as all you really need to restore it is the Composer database (which is likely hosted elsewhere), and the RSA keystore data OR [...]
Early today VMware formally announced the (almost) release of VMware View 5.1. Many assumed that View 5.1 would support vSphere 5 Content Based Read Cache (also known as CBRC); they were correct. For those who have been living under a rock, vSphere 5 has the ability to cache bits of a virtual [...]
Antivirus for virtual desktops is not a fun topic, especially when you are trying to shoehorn as many virtual desktops per CPU core as you can onto a server. Snark from Mac users aside, just about every antivirus platform out there will impact the performance of your workstation in some way, usually cpu, ram, or [...]
While I have worked at EMC less than 3 months I have already created and destroyed about 8000 desktops doing some VMware View – EMC VNX testing. The goal of my work is to validate the performance of View running on the VNX platform and document my findings.
As of late I have been working [...]
This is the first post in a small series I am doing that will walk through some of the new features of VMware View 5. This product was announced on August 30th at VMworld, and features a number of improvements.
The subject for today is new group policy templates that have been introduced with VMware View 5. VMware has introduced new (Microsoft Active Directory) group policies that [...]
- How to configure Login VSI to test either VMware View or XenDesktop
- How and why to replace the default VMware View Composer SSL certificate – Part 2
- How and why to replace the default VMware View Composer SSL certificate–Part 1
- Tuning Windows 8 for EUC deployments
- VMware View 5.1 Storage Accelerator in Action
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