Questions tagged [vmware-horizon-view]

VMware View is a commercial desktop-virtualization product developed by VMware. Its first two releases (2.0.0 and 2.1.0) sold under the name VMware VDM, but with the 3.0.0 release in 2008 the name changed to "VMware View". "VMware View" became "Horizon View" with the launch of Horizon 6 in April 2014.

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auto start vm on login and shutdown on logout

I have been looking for this all day but can not find an answer anywhere. We have vmware 7 with vmware horizon 7. We have over 100 vm's running all the time. For 40 of those the users are not assigned ...
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Linux and XKB workaround for additional Control_L event when pressing AltGr on Linux desktop over VMWare Horizon

I'm trying to find a fix for a keyboard issue when connecting to a Linux desktop using VMWare Horizon View. The issue seems to be known, and was described in 2012 on VMWare's knowledge base, available ...
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Windows V2 to V6 Profile converter?

I'm migrating a Horizon 7 environment to Horizon 8 and in the process, updating the golden image to Windows 2019, which uses V6 profiles. What's the procedure to upgrade Mirosoft Windows V2 profiles ...
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Windows 10 UEV VDI - One Program fails to save settings for one user

could use a pointer on this one. We have UEV setup in a VMWare Horizon 7 environment. Settings Storage Location is on a FreeBSD based NAS that is bound to AD. We have a situation where ONE user's ...
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ESXi and vSphere in LAN while host is WAN-connected

I have a host server in datacenter connected directly to Internet. I also can use up to 2 public IP addresses (3 or more is hard to obtain but possible). I have no firewall in front of this host, and ...
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remote access to VM with independent network

We have several windows 10 VMs on an ESXi which we use RDP to connect to those VMs. On those VMs we have Cisco Anyconnect. The problem is Anyconnect will drop all other connections, as a result, RDP ...
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How to prevent an ESXi VM from syncing the time zone setting from a VMware Horizon client PC

I have some VMs running on ESXi, and users connecting via Horizon. I have a "Global Time Policy" GPO which is working correctly, but when users connect to their VMs via Horizon from another time zone, ...
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VMware Horizon 7 Administrator Console web-UI will not load, page is blank

When I try to open "Horizon 7 Administrator" (URL is https://View-Connection-Server.Corp.local/admin/#) Chrome opens to a blank page. I am trying from the Horizon Connection Server itself, so this is ...
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VMWare Horizon and SecurID. Prompted for SecurID passcode and Windows password at login

We use a mix of Windows 10 desktops and VMWare Horizon desktop pools. We recently deployed RSA SecurID tokens to some of our users. On the physical desktops, authentication works as it should: On ...
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Persistent values on non-persistent Windows VDI

I am looking to identify values in the Windows Desktop OS that persist in non-persistent VDI environments, that can be accessed programmatically (I.E. PowerShell). The only value I know (which isn't ...
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Can I limit users to VDI

I have a task to enable users to only access VDI(horizon view) when they login to their laptop or desktop. This should restrict then from any other actions than accessing the view application. ...
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VMWare View Server. Locked out of admin console

In VMWare View 6, is there a way to configure administrators and/or authentication outside of the Admin Console? At my site, we have regular user accounts and administrative user accounts. Both ...
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What is the purpose of a fast CPU in a Thin client?

I noticed that some Thin clients these days have i5's and i7's, and also have a significant amount of RAM. I haven't used them in a while, but I thought their purpose was just to render pixels that ...
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Assigning user a virtual machine

Is this possible? I started a new position, and in one of the environments, logging in through horizon view, a user randomly logs on to one of four machines when they login. Many of the users get ...
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