‘Blink’ Review

Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking by Malcolm Gladwell My rating: 3 of 5 stars I am not sure whether this book can be tagged as 'entertaining' or 'informational'. Maybe both. Maybe neither of them. The book drives the point that our thoughts and decisions made from split-second impressions may actually be more relevant… Continue reading ‘Blink’ Review

Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari

Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari My rating: 4 of 5 stars I was introduced to the ideas in the book during casual(and superficial) coffee or beer conversations with people who are generally not into reading. That actually got me interested. “What is so interesting about this book” is the reason… Continue reading Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari

Power Policies – Horizon Client Connection Timeout Issues

This morning a customer contacted me regarding connection timeout issues while his end users are connecting to Manual Dedicated Desktops via Horizon Client. First thing I did is to check whether the status of his desktops is "Available". After which, I checked the Power Policies to find the desktops were not configured to be "Always… Continue reading Power Policies – Horizon Client Connection Timeout Issues

Top 5 ways to mess up your Workspace ONE (Identity Manager) with Horizon Implementation

I ve lost count on how many times I messed up but turns out i am not alone. Just last couple of weeks, 3 other folks reached out to me for help on their vIDM and Horizon integration. Troubleshooting various elements was laborious and time-consuming but I did notice patterns. Number#1 – Time synchronization This… Continue reading Top 5 ways to mess up your Workspace ONE (Identity Manager) with Horizon Implementation

Active Directory Errors for Linked Clones and Instant Clones

I had a customer had a Horizon 7.4 system was running perfectly fine for months and he started to get intermittent errors such as these on this Instant Clones and Linked Clones. Error for Linked Clones which says " The security database on the server does not have a computer account for this workstation trust relationship"… Continue reading Active Directory Errors for Linked Clones and Instant Clones

VMware Horizon 7.5 Instant Clones throws errors with vCenter 6.7

I recently upgraded by home lab from vCenter 6.5 to vCenter 6.7 and Horizon 7.4 for Horizon 7.5. But was stuck with the following error for few days and I almost started to regret my decision to upgrade. “Error during provisioning: Cloning of VM Win103 has failed: Fault type is SERVER_FAULT_FATAL - Runtime error: No… Continue reading VMware Horizon 7.5 Instant Clones throws errors with vCenter 6.7

VMware UEM – Mapping printers via Print Server and mapping Directly

One of the key features VMware User Environment Manager(UEM) and my personal favorite is Printer mapping. It allows you to map printers based on very granular conditions like: Client IP address User groups Environment variables Registry keys A good use case is the Location based printing where you can map printers on where you login… Continue reading VMware UEM – Mapping printers via Print Server and mapping Directly