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Using Symantec Endpoint Protection with Linked Clones

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If you’re using Linked Clone based desktop pools in your VMware View environment you might already ran into an issue with some security products. I’m talking about network access control or antivirus solutions which need a unique local SID (Security Identifier) of the Windows operating system to work properly. Just a few days ago I’ve published an article about Sysprep vs. Quickprep where I  mentioned that challenge.

An example of such an application is Symantec’s Endpoint protection but Matt Gildenhorn, one of my colleagues from the SE organization in the US came up with a solution.

If you’re interested in it please download the ZIP archive from the link below. The ZIP file includes a Post Syncronisation and a logoff script and also a Word document with the instructions.


Download the file here.

Written by Christoph Harding

May 18th, 2011 at 8:43 pm

Storage Analysis of VMware View Composer

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People asked me very often how exactly VMware View Composer does work, what’s the Replica image, what’s the source VM seen in the vCenter and much more. Today I found an interesting article from VMware vExpert Rodos which he has written on his blog site Musing of Rodos.

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Written by Christoph Harding

June 6th, 2009 at 10:32 am