Posts tagged: Vmware

ESXi and Nutanix post configuration using PowerCLI

For years I’ve been using kickstart for the installation and configuration of VMware ESXi. Who doesn’t know William Lam kickstart blogs? Using kickstart, I can do a fully unattended installation and configuration of ESXi. But, when using an HCI solution like Nutanix, host are pre-installed (foundation) with VMware ESXi, and the Nutanix CVM runs (as […]

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VMworld 2018 US: My thoughts

It’s has been almost a week since VMworld 2018 US. And I have to say, what a week! I’ve spoken to so many people. Old friend made some new friend, and spoke to a lot of vendors on the Solution Exchange. In my opinion, this VMworld was great! Not because of all the new exciting […]

Monday September 3rd, 2018 in , , , , , | No Comments »

Deploy Automated Desktop Pools

An Automated Desktop Pool contains one one or more dynamically generated desktops that are automatically created and customized by View Manager from a vCenter virtual machine template. There are two types of desktops: Persistent: An user is assigned an dedicated desktop, who contains the users settings, documents and applications. This assignment happens the first time […]

Tuesday March 17th, 2009 in , , | No Comments »

Entitling a Desktop or Pool in VMware View

Entitling a Desktop or a Pool in VMware View is pretty muts the same as giving Users the right to access a View Desktop. In the VMware View Administrator, click Desktops and Pools and then click on “Global desktop and pool view“. Under the “Global desktop and pool view” select the Desktop or Pool who […]

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Installing View Composer on vCenter

First some Theory!! With the View Compsor on vCenter your able to create and deploy linked clone desktops. A linked clone desktop are multiple dekstops create from one Baes VM, called the parent. The link is indirect because the first time one or more desktop clones are created, a uniquely identified copy of the parent […]

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