Monthly Archive: October 2012

Horizon Application Manager 1.5 – Troubleshooting: Logs and Services

Troubleshooting applications can often be a daunting task if you don’t know  where and what to look for. The list below containing the most important log files and few commands to interact with Horizon Application Manager services will definitely help administrators.  Horizon Service Service log file: /opt/vmware/horizon/horizoninstance/logs/horizon.log Horizon Connector Connector service restart (tomcat): /etc/init.d/tcserver-c2 restart …

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Chatting Desktop-as-a-Service with Scott Davis, VMware EUC CTO

VMware CTO for End User Computing, Scott Davis (@shd_9)and David Stafford, Director for New Markets and Technology (@dstafford), have just published a interesting article about how VMware is tackling the increasing demand for the Desktop-as-a-Service model. In specifically they talk about two successful advanced development projects : VMware View Agent Direct-Connection Plugin and Project Catalyst. …

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VMware View Naming Pattern

Administrators can provision the desktops in an automated pool by manually specifying a list of desktop names or by providing a naming pattern and the number of desktops they want in the pool. These two approaches offer different advantages. If you name desktops by specifying a list, you can use your company’s naming scheme, and …

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