What is Blast Extreme Network Intelligent Transport (BENIT)?

In this post, we will explore what is Blast Extreme Network Intelligent Transport or BENIT in Horizon 7.5 & later and Horizon Client 4.8 & Later. However, before we discuss that, it is essential to understand previous technology, i.e, BEAT or Blast Extreme Adaptive Transport. In earlier versions of Horizon Clients, i.e, prior to Horizon … Continue reading What is Blast Extreme Network Intelligent Transport (BENIT)?

Series: Upgrading to Horizon 7.12, How to?

Welcome everyone to this series on upgrading Horizon environment to 7.12 release. In this series, I will upgrade Horizon 7.7 environment that is running in my test lab to Horizon 7.12 release. During this process, we will try to understand Upgrade path, product interoperability, upgrade order, upgrade process for each of the component. Horizon 7.x … Continue reading Series: Upgrading to Horizon 7.12, How to?

Upgrading Horizon View Composer to 7.12, How to?

Horizon View Composer server is optional and it is required only if we are planning to use linked clones in the environment. In previous post, we discussed the Upgrade order, Product interoperability, Database compatibility and upgrade process for Horizon Client. Since we are discussing how to upgrade to Horizon 7.12 release, and I already have … Continue reading Upgrading Horizon View Composer to 7.12, How to?

Upgrading Horizon Connection Server to 7.12 Release, How to?

Here is another instalment in this upgrade Horizon Series. In this post we will go through the process of upgrading individual connection server to Horizon 7.12 release and then will refer to POD and Cloud POD architecture. As of previous post, we have successfully upgraded, Horizon clients and View composer server. Before we go into … Continue reading Upgrading Horizon Connection Server to 7.12 Release, How to?

Upgrading to Horizon View 7.12 Release series wrap-up

In previous post, we have discussed Connection Server upgrade process. So we can move towards end of this blog post series. So this post will be the last in this series of upgrading to Horizon 7.12 Release. In this post, we will upgrade the GPO Policies, upgrade Horizon Agent as the last block of the … Continue reading Upgrading to Horizon View 7.12 Release series wrap-up

Error 1920: Horizon Composer service (svid) failed to start

Today, I was doing some testing in my Horizon 7.7 lab environment. During one of the test, I had uninstalled view Composer Server. I was planning to re-install composer again on the same server, so I did not remove system DSN that was used with my composer server. After uninstalling Composer, I made some changes … Continue reading Error 1920: Horizon Composer service (svid) failed to start

Horizon 7.5 and Later: What is Performance Tracker?

In this post, we will be exploring Horizon Performance Tracker feature and I will be using term HPT here onwards in this post to refer Horizon Performance tracker. We will discuss monitoring data provided by HPT, Requirements of HPT, Installing HPT, how to use HTP, and lastly but important one, differences of policies when managed … Continue reading Horizon 7.5 and Later: What is Performance Tracker?