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VMware vCenter Operations Manager for Horizon View 1.5 available

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VMware recently announced the availability of vCenter Operations for Horizon View 1.5. The vCenter Operations for Horizon View solution is a great tool to gain comprehensive visibility into your VDI’s infrastructure health, applications and performance.


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- providing automated desktop operations capabilities; with Horizon View 5.2-near-equivalent scalability (8K concurrent users), for large-scale, multi-pod and multi-data center Horizon View deployments!

- auto-installing the data collection agents in the new vC Ops Mgr 1.5 architecture with View 5.2 installation, minimizing deployment and administrative effort. (The agent can be manually deployed to 5.0/5.1 installations as well.) – providing configurable metric sets for further scalability options

- delivering pre-configured “super-metrics” for functionality such as current/max concurrent user counts for license compliance

- enhancing the View Adapter dashboard, and additional self-health features to ensure proper functioning of vC Ops Mgr for View itself – providing enhanced User Interface features for improved product navigation and problem-solving


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Written by Christoph Harding

April 5th, 2013 at 8:26 am

vCenter permissions for the View Manager user

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The easiest way to configure the View Manager with the VMware vCenter is to use the Administrator account however this is mostly not the best choice. Companies want to use special service or administration account with the maximum permissions needed instead of using a all-permission-user.

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Written by Christoph Harding

June 2nd, 2009 at 11:56 am

How to delete orphaned entries in the vCenter?

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The View Composer brings the linked clone technology to the View solution. Due to that the environment will need less storage for the virtual desktops. Form a technical View the Parent VM and the Snapshot will be combined as one VM or Entity. The virtual machine will be protected from deleting in the vCenter due to different linked clones a referencing to it.

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Written by Christoph Harding

April 16th, 2009 at 6:44 pm

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