Integrating VMware Identity Manager(vIDM) with Symantec VIP Push

Integration with Symantec Multi-Factor Authentication Symantec Multi-Factor Authentication can be integrated with vIDM in two ways: via RADIUS using Enterprise Gateway via SAML using VIP Login service Limitations of RADIUS integration Integrating vIDM via RADIUS with Symantec Enterprise Gateway to use Security Code is seamless … Continue reading Integrating VMware Identity Manager(vIDM) with Symantec VIP Push

RDS Sizing for VMware Horizon Applications

Lately, I have been getting a lot of queries around sizing RDS servers for Horizon Applications. Though there is guidance around RDS sizing in the VMware Horizon 6 Reference Architecture Technical White Paper, there still seems to be lot of people requiring a simple tool … Continue reading RDS Sizing for VMware Horizon Applications

Running IE 6, IE 7 and IE 8 on MacOS at the same time using VMware Fusion!

It is very common especially in the banking, insurance and government sectors to find numerous legacy applications still needing older Internet Explorer versions. Typical example is certain modules of core banking software. This is even more painful when some of the organizations try to rollout … Continue reading Running IE 6, IE 7 and IE 8 on MacOS at the same time using VMware Fusion!

Migrating Desktops with Persistent disks to new VMware Cluster and Desktop Pool

Introduction One of my customers asked me about migrating Horizon linked clones (with persistent disks) from one Nutanix cluster to another. Traditional way of doing this is to detach the persistent disks and then recreate the persistent desktops as documented below. https://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=2086416 But if the … Continue reading Migrating Desktops with Persistent disks to new VMware Cluster and Desktop Pool