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Horizon View 6.2 – Cannot Disable Connection Server – Failed to update Connection Server

Recently saw an error message when trying to disable the connection server via the admin UI, which reads: Failed to update the Connection Server. Images taken from a twitter post by Ronald Westerhout @rwesterhout81 So it turns out from Ronald that

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How To Reclaim ESXi VMFS storage with Ubuntu VMs

First of all, zero the space in the guest. You can do that easily with secure-delete. In the Ubuntu guest, this srm command will recursively delete all files and folders, quickly, verbosely, zero the old file and will only do it

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Load Balancing Horizon View with NSX

This post will explain in detail how I was able to set up NSX load balancing in a test environment and was still able to meet the requirements I had for load balancing. The requirements I had for a load balancer

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Horizon View and VMware NSX – Zero Trust Install

EDIT: 8/28/2016 There’s now a fling that will automatically prep rules and security groups for you. https://labs.vmware.com/flings/horizon-service-installer-for-nsx Dave Kennedy is a netsec veteran and industry leader in the information security space, has written multiple books on the topic of penetration testing,

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How to configure PERC H730 RAID Cards for VMware VSAN

Hey All, just wanted to write up a quick post with pics on how to configure the H730 RAID card for VMware VSAN. First of all, the H730 is on the HCL and is a great choice due to the

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Bobby Boucher, persistent virtual desktops ARE THE DEVIL!

No they’re not. In fact, most desktops are persistent, they’re just not virtual. Other industry experts have already had this discussion many times and I think it’s my turn to sound off. I have to be completely honest, I’m just

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The Year of the VDI

I seriously cannot stand the phrase “The Year of the VDI”, and I’m pretty sure most of you reading this might be here because you feel the same way. In the past the notion has been very annoying to me because at each

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