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VMware vSphere 5.1 now supports VMware View 5.1.x

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The wait is over! VMware has just published a new knowledge base article which points to an update for ESXi. This patch closes the gap between vSphere 5.1 and View 5.1.x. The update for ESXi requires a host reboot as of the release notes which you can find here. (Release Notes for ESXi510-20121001)

I guess the fixed issue in regards to View is:

PR923756: When the View Storage Accelerator feature is enabled in View, Multiple Content-Based Read Cache (CBRC) disable requests issued from View to hostd might cause View to lose connectivity to an ESXi host.


Written by Christoph Harding

October 26th, 2012 at 7:23 am

General Availability of VMware View 5.1

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VMware has announced the General Availability of VMware View 5.1, the newest version of it’s enterprise desktop virtualization solution. The new version comes with the following enhancements:

  • Storage performance optimization & integration options leveraging vSphere
    • View Storage Accelerator:
    • View Composer API Integration(Tech Preview):
    • Customizable View Composer disposable disk driver letter
    • Support up to 32 (increased from 8) host in a cluster when Network Attached Storage is in use
  • USB redirection enhancement
  • RADIUS based two-factor authentication support
  • Admin UI usability and performance enhancements
  • Support pre-created Active Directory machine accounts
  • Customer Experience Improvement Program
  • Persona Management for physical devices
  • Persona Management as a XP to Win7 migration tool
  • Support Installation of View Composer server in a standalone server separate from vCenter server
  • A set of new View Clients
  • Continue PCoIP protocol performance enhancements

To download the software please visit your new MyVMware portal.


Written by Christoph Harding

May 17th, 2012 at 12:31 pm

Posted in End User Computing,VMware View

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