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Check VMware View Pool Provisioning Status Via Powershell Script

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RT @viewgeek: Check VMware View 4.x pool provisioning status with a PS-script and get a mail if it is disabled. Check out: http://3url.de/bj

Again I found a great tweet on Twitter, this time from Joel, the VMware End User Computing Specialist in Sweden. He tweeted a link to a great blog article which can be found here: http://www.vpeeling.com/?p=173. If you are using automatic provisioning together with the option “Stop provisioning on error” in your View environment you may know that provisioning gets stopped if the View Composer encounters an error. Currently it is not possible to get an alert if this happens but the mentioned article gives you a Powershell scripts which helps. Cool stuff.

Written by Christoph Harding

May 5th, 2011 at 8:48 pm

Using Client Information in VMware View

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The VMware View Client delivers useful information to the VMware View Agent which can be found in the virtual desktops Windows registry. This information can be used by scripts i.e. for mapping the right network printer based on the location of the View Client device.

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Written by Christoph Harding

May 29th, 2009 at 12:42 pm

Running scripts on connect/reconnect

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Login scripts are very important to administrators because they can manage to connect network drives, printers ,do personalization of user session and a lot more. But what, if the user just reconnects after an RDP disconnect? In bank environments i.e. the users are working with hot desks very often where they disconnect a session move to another office or desk and just reconnect their session again.

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Written by Christoph Harding

April 24th, 2009 at 11:56 am