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

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?

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