Migrating Horizon Databases

Reading Time: 5 minutes We have several components in a Horizon environment that utilize databases, and there are also quite a few situations when those use external databases. With external databases, it is often that organizations are using Microsoft SQL Server databases. And with external databases, like any others btw, requirements might change or lifecycle management of MSSQL or underlying Windows … Continue reading »Migrating Horizon Databases

Blog Search Queries answers: EUC Unified Access Gateway default password

Reading Time: 3 minutes I have seen some search terms on this site lately involving the same query as described in the title of the article: the EUC Unified Access Gateway (UAG) default password. I would like to answer those queries in this post. And to be short, direct and for some blunt, there isn’t any default. You will have … Continue reading »Blog Search Queries answers: EUC Unified Access Gateway default password

vROPS: Upgrading vROPS for Horizon 6.5 and vROPS 6.6

Reading Time: 4 minutes As announced at https://blogs.vmware.com/euc/2017/09/vrealize-operations-for-horizon-published-apps-6-5.html vROPS for Horizon 6.5 was released on 21 September. Next, to some expected improvements, there are two bonuses to this upgrade: – one, you can upgrade to vROPS 6.6 which was not supported with vROPS for Horizon 6.4. – two, you can use NVidia Virtual GPU Management Pack to get some long wished … Continue reading »vROPS: Upgrading vROPS for Horizon 6.5 and vROPS 6.6

PowerCLI Collection: PowerNSX Horizon Jumpstart script ready to rumble

Reading Time: 5 minutes A few blog posts ago (https://www.pascalswereld.nl/2017/08/24/nsx-for-desktop-jumpstart-microsegmentation-with-horizon-service-installer-fling/) I wrote about using the Horizon Service Installer fling for adding Horizon services to NSX for Desktop. From that blog post, I have been continuing to evolve the services file with services, sections, and rules that will normally appear in an EUC solution with VMware products. I tried to maintain … Continue reading »PowerCLI Collection: PowerNSX Horizon Jumpstart script ready to rumble

Hello Hackathon VMworld EU!

Reading Time: 3 minutes This post first appeared as an article on the ITQ blog: https://itq.nl/hello-hackathon-vmworld-eu/ For the second year in a row, a hackathon was organized at VMworld Barcelona. The hackathon is mainly to provide the VMware {code} community with a fun and energizing space to “learn, code and connect” and create cool new things the world needs. And … Continue reading »Hello Hackathon VMworld EU!

PowerCLI Collection: PowerNSX Desktop Jumpstart and process YAML (yml) config file

Reading Time: 7 minutes In my last blog post (https://www.pascalswereld.nl/2017/08/24/nsx-for-desktop-jumpstart-microsegmentation-with-horizon-service-installer-fling/) I wrote about using the Horizon Service Installer fling for adding Horizon services to NSX for Desktop. From that blog post I have been evolving the services file with services and rules that will normally appear in an EUC solution with VMware products. Not just sticking with Horizon 7, … Continue reading »PowerCLI Collection: PowerNSX Desktop Jumpstart and process YAML (yml) config file

NSX for Desktop: Jumpstart microsegmentation with Horizon Service Installer fling

Reading Time: 5 minutes   We fortunately see a lot more NSX with EUC deployments. Used for microsegmentation of the virtual desktop infrastructure, virtual desktop security protection and load balancing of the workspace components (see my previous post here: https://www.pascalswereld.nl/2017/06/09/euc-layers-horizon-connectivity-from-nsx-load-balancers-with-love/). I want to focus a bit on the microsegmentation and mainly on the NSX service profiles,  groups and standard … Continue reading »NSX for Desktop: Jumpstart microsegmentation with Horizon Service Installer fling

App Volumes configuration: Active Directory bind user and use the short username captain!

Reading Time: 3 minutes Here we are again! Holiday is unfortunately over. Lots seen and done, lovely travel companion and a great time. But yes back again to this crazy little thing called work. Some nice projects to be working on. This week started with the deployment of a Workspace ONE environment.As there are several phases in a EUC … Continue reading »App Volumes configuration: Active Directory bind user and use the short username captain!

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EUC Toolbox: Regshotting across the end user universe

Reading Time: 4 minutes For managing applications and user environments it is very useful to know the way the application and the user behaves. And for application provisioning and user environment management it is necessary to know where the application and system stores the settings and personalizations options. We will need some form of application to use for capturing … Continue reading »EUC Toolbox: Regshotting across the end user universe