Author Archives: chrisdhalstead

VMware App Volumes Event Notifier – Updated

Updated 1/6/15: Based on feedback I made the following updates to the App Volumes Event Notifier: Added Windows Authentication as a option when connecting to the App Volumes SQLDB When adding or updating a DB you select either “Windows Authentication” … Continue reading

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Install / Configure VMware Horizon FLEX

In this article I will walk through the process of installing and configuring VMware Horizon FLEX.   Horizon FLEX provides policy-based management of encrypted, containerized Virtual Machines which run on a Type 2 Hypervisor such as VMware Player Pro or … Continue reading

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VMware Horizon View AutoConnection Utility – UPDATE

 Updated Version 1.0: I have released a version 1.0 of the AutoConnection Utility with the following updates / fixes: Updates: Disable Shade Ability to enable / disable the “shade” for View Sessions by checking the “Disable Shade” option. This is the … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi as a Horizon View Client

How to use a Raspberry Pi as an endpoint for VMware Horizon View using View Open Client and Chromium for Blast / Workspace Access. Blog post in progress….  

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Horizon Mirage Settings Utility

In my new role I have been doing a lot of Horizon Mirage demonstrations.   Mirage is designed to run in the background and not affect end-user performance.   This is great for end-users,  while administrators are deploying base layer … Continue reading

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Horizon View Events Notifier

*Note:  The direct download and version information is available below There were some questions on my team regarding how to send emails based on events generated in the Horizon View EventsDB.  The Horizon View Events Database was first introduced with … Continue reading

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