January 2013 archive

Troubleshooting ThinPrint in VMware View (Part 2)

VMware OEMs a sub-set of the ThinPrint Server Engine full-blown product. ThinPrint is a printing solution developed by Cortado. The ThinPrint Server Engine universal drivers can be found in a range of strategic partnerships with VMware, Citrix, Fuji Xerox, HP, Lexmark, Microsoft, Wyse, and others. ThinPrint has managed to embed ThinPrint agent into a range …

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VMware View VDI Flash Calculator v2.9 Released

I have just uploaded Release 2.9 of the online VDI Flash Calculator supporting vSphere 5.1, adding new features and preparing the foundation for next VMware View features.   Release 2.9 – Increased number of allowed VMs per CPU/Core to 20 – Added support for manual CBRC Base % IOP savings – Added support for vSphere …

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VMware View Health Monitoring

Yesterday I read Balance multiple View Connection Servers using HAProxy and realized that I have not published a recommendation for VMware View health monitoring. The most common types of health monitoring are ICMP and HTTP. HTTP health monitors are optional in a VMware View deployment, however strongly recommended. The Load Balancer appliances issue a GET …

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