December 2013 archive

VDI Calculator v5 is now available for Beta test with Multi Desktop Type support

I am excited to announce the Beta release of the VDI Calculator v5. This new version 5.0 is the single biggest release since I started delivering the Java based calculator (in the past there was a Flash based calculator). I have completely re-architected the way the calculator works, allowing multiple types of desktops to be …

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Horizon View Log Collector

Whenever administrators need to do troubleshooting in a Horizon View environment it’s always a daunting task to cycle throughout all component logs. In special, it’s always difficult to remember the location of every log file is across the different components. Not anymore!   My rockstar colleague and VMware Architect Markt Ewert created a PowerShell script …

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How to Launch Horizon View Standalone sessions via vmware-view URI

Launching Horizon View Client and pointing it to different Connection Servers despite unsupported by VMware is somewhat well known at this point in time. I blogged about it a while back in my article VMware View 4.5 Command Line Usage.   However, the ‘-standalone‘ switch can only be issued from the Windows command-line, and I …

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