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VMware Thinapp computer name

We are using Thinapp in conjunction with VMware View. This means the computer name will most likely change for a user every they log in since our pool is about 1000 desktops (View1, View2, View3 to ...
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Restrictions for remote Vmware View users

We have a Vmware View VDI infrastructure with several thousands of users that can log on from the internal network and from Internet thru a VMware View Security Server. We want to restrict ...
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Wyse P25 VGA port is set as display 2

I'm running VMware View 5 environment and we are using Wyse P25's to connect via PCoIP. If we plug the monitor in to the display port everything comes up fine, but if we plug the monitor into the VGA ...
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Linked Clone desktops randomly fail to load roaming persona in View 5.1.2

I have a relatively small environment of linked clone instances -- when users log into a desktop there is usually about a 20% chance that their persona/profile will fail to load and they will be given ...
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Changing shell of windows 7 login

I am currently trying to get a windows thin client to log directly into VMWare. Essentially want to take These directions which are for Win XP and use them on a Win 7 machine. There is no winlogon ...
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Virtual Desktop Provisioning - Vmware View 5.2 Maintenance Questions

Currently running an environment of about 400 VMware View 5.2 virtual Desktops. The environment runs pretty efficiently but we sometimes run into problems with certain pools from time to time. Just ...
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Slow throughput speeds with fusionio iodrive2

I recently purchased two HP 380P Gen 8 servers with 365GB IODrive2s for VDI using Vmware View 5.2. After using the latest HP vmware 5.1 update 1 ESX installer and then installing the Fusion-io ...
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VMware View Entitlements Cross-Domain

I know you need a two-way trust per VMware. However, this is not an option for us. Basically, domain A trusts domain B. Domain B doesn't trust domain A. View Server is installed on domain A. I can ...
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Vmware View 5.2 PCOIP flash performance with ZeroClient

At the moment i'm testing a VDI with VMware View 5.2 and LG CloudMonitor 23CAV42K. My VMs Settings: Win7 Pro 1 virt. socket with 2 cores per socket (Xeon X5450) 2GB RAM Teradici Audio Drivers ...
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Using GPO to collect data about VMware view activity

Our security group wants us to begin logging data for external access to our view enviroment. At first we thought that view security would be logging all source ip's that are external in nature so if ...
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how to determine whether network switching equipment latency is OK for VDI delivery?

Is there a good (proper) way to test whether network switching in place is good enough for VDI delivery? I read a Cisco UCS whitepaper that stated that they observed 3.2 ms latency across their test ...
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Can VMware View Client be a backdoor?

We must connect to an external site using the VMware View Client installed on one of our workstations in our internal network. We don't trust the external site. Is there any chances that the VMware ...
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Vmware View & PCoIP Host Card

Does anyone know what the performance will be with or without a host card on a laptop running a vmware view client to a server which is 50-100m away on LAN Gigabit. The specs say that it can handle ...
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Preventing workstation from getting to specific IP

I'm working in a VMware View 5 environment and I'm looking for a way to prevent fat clients from getting to particular View Connection brokers. I've been thinking of either using a static route or ...
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To join, or not to join [to the domain before deploying VDI]?

I've seen conflicting suggestions on VMware's documentation as well as around the Internet on a best practice for preparing linked clones for VMware View (5) deployments. Should I join the parent VM ...
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Is it possible to use a single VM image to run many guests (Windows (Server?))?

Is it possible to use a single VM image to run many guests, where each guest is a Windows Server OS (specifically Windows 2003R2 to begin with, we would evetually migrate to 2008R2 or whatever's up to ...
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VMware View - Netlogon Errors from Linked-Clone Virtual Desktops

I am in the process of deploying View 4.6 using linked clones and non-persistent desktops. Desktops are set to delete and be recreated when users log out. I am seeing my domain controller logs fill ...
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High Availabiltiy Mechanisms For VMWare View Connection Server

According to the question Reboot VMware View Connection Server a reboot of the VCS disconnects all virtual desktops. Are there any builtin mechanisms to provide high availability?
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How to backup a vSphere ESXi 5 production environment including VMware View 5?

Given a production environment running VMware ESXi 5 and VMware View 5. Given that all components of this system run as VM's inside ESXi 5. After reviewing the VMware view best practices guide the ...
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Reboot VMware View Connection Server

I hear that the VMView connection server will disconnect users when it is gracefully shut down. Is this true?
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VMware View Connection Server - User not entitled to use system

I've been trying to setup a VMware View connection server. I feel like I am getting it close to having it working, but haven't had success yet. The current issue is that the connection server tells me ...
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PowerCLI: Run commands in virtual-machine

We have several view-desktops and I need a script to be performed once on all desktops. Sadly, WMI is disabled. These desktop are all running Windows XP SP3 I thought I read about the possibility to ...
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Is Wifi fast enough for VDI VMware View or Citrix Xen

Looking to deploy View or Xen in my house, have a number of older laptops that aren't very quick running Windows 7. Figured I'd run them as VDI clients as I've got the server capacity. They'd be ...
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Standalone remote desktop as good as VMware View PCoIP or Citrix XenDesktop HDX

Is there a standalone (point-to-point), remote desktop software for Windows (Win7/Server 2008 R2) that has graphics and audio quality of VMware Views PCoIP solution or Citrix XenDesktops HDX? In ...
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Does anyone have any experience with skinnybytes.com?

I'm looking for a PoE zero client that will work with VMWare View (PCoIP). I was shown an all-in-one computer that operates on PoE power at ...
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How do I configure VMware View location-based printing to use Active Directory Groups?

I am attempting to configure VMware View 4.5's Location-Based Printing, which leverages an included OEM version of ThinPrint, to assign printers to active directory groups. The location-based ...
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Is it possible to create a delta VM?

I have a VM of approx. 18GB. Sometimes I need temporally clones of it, so I clone it. The problems are: It takes a while until it's done. Sometimes I happen to need dozen of clones and I'm running ...
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Type of Storage for VMware View Implementation

We're doing a virtual desktop pilot and I was wondering what kind of SAN storage is commonly used. I've heard conflicting reports of SAS/SATA disks or even SSD or large read/write cache settings. ...
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Mixing Terminal Services and VMware View

we are in the process of evaluating VMware View 4.5 and I have a question about integrating it into the Terminal Services environment that is already in place. Can the VMware View Connection Broker ...
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Disable File Copy between VMs

When I access multiple virtual desktops via VMware View 4, I'm able to copy files between VMs. The VMs are located in different isolated networks. This is a security concern in my organization and how ...
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VMware view for Remote Non Admin Users

Has anyone came up with a way that I can connect to a view enviroment and not have to copy files or install software yet? I have heard of virtualizing the client. I would like to see it work similar ...
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View Agent Install breaks IE8 on Windows 7

I'm playing with a Windows 7 virtual desktop. The virtual desktop was built on a vSphere 4U1 infrastructure and created from a Windows 7 ISO. I've installed the OS and patched it, installed VMware ...
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Provisioning desktop fails with App-v 4.5 client

Has anybody tried to provision a Windows desktop with App-v 4.5 client in the image? I've tried it with Windows XP and 7 but after creating the desktop pool, provisioning fails. In the View Manager I ...
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View 4 works with RDP but doesn't with PCoIP, black screen and dropped connection

I have View 4 up and running, and all generally appears to have gone well. The problem I'm running into is if I choose the RDP protocol, the desktop pops up and runs fine. If, however, I choose the ...
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Windows XP Remote Sound (RDP/VMWare View)

I've got a Windows XP Virtual Machine (VMWare system) and a thin client. Now the product looks like it will support sound, I think this is a "Windows" issue though (because of how Windows behaves). ...
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Launch Windows Desktop as a Separate Process from Explorer. Why?

So we are in the process of implementing a pilot for Virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI). We are streamlining our image creation process and I have been looking up performance tweaks and guidelines ...
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installing vmware view server manager

I am installing vmware view on windows 2003 64bit. i get an error about port 80 being in use. How can sort this?
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Flu Season - Remote Office Users

I have been tasked with the need for our employees to work from home if they are even feeling remotely sick. I work for a small business and if a few people are out sick that will put a large dent ...
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VM client restart

I am using a wyse terminal (thin client) with xpe. I have disabled explorer in registry and replaced the shell with the vm client so at startup it looks like a windows logon but its VM view client ...