What is RDSH App Session Pre-Launch feature in Horizon 7.3 & later?


Application Session Pre-Launch feature greatly reduces the application launch time for end users. Generally when user launches any RDSH application, Horizon client establishes the session with backend RDSH application with a message "Connection server is preparing your application" and then launches the application from it. This usually takes some time to load the application (Mostly … Continue reading What is RDSH App Session Pre-Launch feature in Horizon 7.3 & later?

What is URL Content Redirection in Horizon View 7.x?


With the URL Content Redirection feature, we configure specific URLs to open on the client machine and specific URLs on the virtual desktop or application. How does this feature help? URL Content Redirection helps both improve security and reduce unnecessary bandwidth and resource consumption in virtual desktop when users browse certain Internet based content. Let … Continue reading What is URL Content Redirection in Horizon View 7.x?

Horizon 7.x: How to configure Horizon Client air-gapped network download


Once the Connection Server is installed, we can access the Connection Server at https://<Server FQDN>. On this page, there are two options to access the Horizon environment. VMware Horizon HTML Access  This option basically allows to connect a Horizon desktop pools and published applications using  web browser as a client (HTML5), no additional installation or plug-ins … Continue reading Horizon 7.x: How to configure Horizon Client air-gapped network download

Cloud Pod Architecture Maximums and Limitations in Horizon view 7.9


The following table shows the maximums that are supported in Horizon view 7.9 release. Max sessions  250,000 Max Pods  50 Max Sessions per pod  10,000 Sites  15 Connection Server instances per pod  7 Total Connection Server instances  350 The Cloud Pod Architecture limitations are as listed below. The Cloud Pod Architecture feature is not supported … Continue reading Cloud Pod Architecture Maximums and Limitations in Horizon view 7.9

Enabling ThinPrint logging in Horizon View 7.x


Enabling ThinPrint logging helps you to troubleshoot issues with ThinPrint. ThinPrint logging can be enabled on VDI Desktop as well as on Horizon View client system. However, implement this procedure if ThinPrint is being used in environment. Enabling TPAutoConnect and ThinPrint logging on the VMware View Desktop machine: Start regedit.exe from command prompt or Windows Run. … Continue reading Enabling ThinPrint logging in Horizon View 7.x

How to connect AD LDS database instance on View Connection Server


Below steps can be used to connect AD LDS database instance on Horizon view connection server. Launch ADSIEdit tool. In ADSIEdit console, right click ADSIEdit and click Connect to Enter the details as shown below without any changes and click OK. NOTE:- Do not change any values e.g.  domain name. You do not need to … Continue reading How to connect AD LDS database instance on View Connection Server

Data recovery password in Horizon view 7.x


Data recovery password is configured during the initial setup of horizon view connection server as shown in below image. Data recovery password is required during the restore operations of AD LDS instance using vdmimport command. It is good idea to set data recovery password along with password reminder as it can be used to recover password in … Continue reading Data recovery password in Horizon view 7.x