Today I had my first battle with a VMware View environment, guess who won????
Case: a customer is launching a RES Workspace Manager session within a VMware View environment based on Windows XP. Within RES a default printer has been defined for the user, so far so good. When connecting by RDP to the VMware
View clients with multiple network interfaces only send one MAC address to the volatile environment variables on the View desktop. Which address is sent is controlled by the binding order set in Windows on the client. This can result in a wrong information being presented.
This article from VMWareKB provides steps to control the client MAC address that is sent to the View desktop volatile environment variables. «Continue Reading»
This article contains a collection of articles to support understanding VMWare View (concept). There are also resources available HOWTO implement and configure an environment. «Continue Reading»
Found this article at the VMWare KB. Lesson learned again: AntiVirus products can have a huge influence on environments. In this case a ThinApp-ed Application does not even start anymore when AV is active.
When Avast Antivirus is installed and running, you experience these symptoms:
Thinapp capture fails to run Applications captured by
This article provides steps to install VMware Tools on Windows Server 2008 Core virtual machines. «Continue Reading»
A nice KBTV video article from VMWare regarding understanding Isolation Modes in VMware ThinApp. Isolation modes allow you to control the degree to which a virtualized application can read from and write to the local, physical PC where the virtual application resides. «Continue Reading»
An article from VMWare HOWTO troubleshoot ThinApped Microsoft Office applications which fail to launch or malfunction. «Continue Reading»
This article provides information on how the VMware USB Redirection functionality works in a VMware View environment. «Continue Reading»
I was troubleshooting an issue with roaming VMWare View Virtual Desktops. Connecting from Client1, disconnecting and reconnecting to the same virtual desktop on a different Client2. Therefor the Virtual Desktop should be in a disconnected state. «Continue Reading»
This article describes a scenario, where a working XenDesktop environment is migrated from VMware over to XenServer. «Continue Reading»