Posts tagged: Vmware

Create a Database and DSN for Linked Clone Desktops

In this example where going to create a database instance and DSN for VMware View Composer on the standard database who is created during the installation of vCenter. Add a linked clone desktop database instance to SQL Server 2005 Download and install SQL Server Management Studio Expres from Microsoft. On the vCenter host: Start | […]

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Configuration of a Standard Vmware View Connections Server

In a previous blog, I posted how to install a Standard Vmware View Connection Server. Now it’s time to configure this server. In order to configure this service, you will have to have the following server/services up-and-running: 1 or more ESX 3.0, ESX 3.5 or ESX3.5I (ESX 3.5(i) is recommended) vCenter who runs a AD […]

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Backup Vmware View LDAP repository

If you want to backup the Vmware View LDAP repository from a standard or replica server you will have to export the LDAP data to a ldif file. To do so start the util vdmexport.exe (c:Program FilesVMware ManagerServerbinvdmexport.exe) You will get a prompt like: vmdexport> Execute the command “vdmconfig.ldif” to export the LDAP data to […]

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Backup a Vmware View LDAP repository

If you want to backup the Vmware View LDAP repository from a standard or replica server you will have to export the LDAP data to a ldif file. We can use the utility vmdexport.exe in c:program filesVMwareView ManagerServerbinvmdexport.exe to export the LDAP data to a ldif file. In a dos box goto the location of […]

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Virtual Desktop Deployment Vmware View

We can use multiple desktop sources to deploy Virtual Desktops through Vmware View. This can be: A Virtual Machine that is managed through vCenter. You can only use vCenter servers that are known to the View Manager server. Fat Clients (physical PCs) Thin Clients Terminal Servers Blade PCs The delivery methods for the are: Individual […]

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