VMware View Getting Started
  Get Started with VMware View
  Get Started with VMware View
VMware View Architecture Planning
  Introduction to VMware View
    Advantages of Using VMware View
    VMware View Features
    How the VMware View Components Fit Together
      Client Devices
      View Connection Server
      View Client
      View Portal
      View Agent
      View Administrator
      View Composer
      vCenter Server
      View Transfer Server
    Integrating and Customizing VMware View
  Planning a Rich User Experience
    Feature Support Matrix
    Choosing a Display Protocol
      VMware View with PCoIP
      Microsoft RDP
    Using View Persona Management to Retain User Data and Settings
    Benefits of Using View Desktops in Local Mode
    Accessing USB Devices Connected to a Local Computer
    Printing from a View Desktop
    Streaming Multimedia to a View Desktop
    Using Single Sign-On for Logging In to a View Desktop
    Using Multiple Monitors with a View Desktop
  Managing Desktop Pools from a Central Location
    Advantages of Desktop Pools
    Reducing and Managing Storage Requirements
      Managing Storage with vSphere
      Reducing Storage Requirements with View Composer
    Application Provisioning
      Deploying Applications and System Updates with View Composer
      Managing VMware ThinApp Applications in View Administrator
      Using Existing Processes for Application Provisioning
    Using Active Directory GPOs to Manage Users and Desktops
  Architecture Design Elements and Planning Guidelines
    Virtual Machine Requirements
      Planning Based on Types of Workers
      Estimating Memory Requirements for Virtual Desktops
      Estimating CPU Requirements for Virtual Desktops
      Choosing the Appropriate System Disk Size
    VMware View ESX/ESXi Node
    Desktop Pools for Specific Types of Workers
      Pools for Task Workers
      Pools for Knowledge Workers and Power Users
      Pools for Mobile Users
      Pools for Kiosk Users
    Desktop Virtual Machine Configuration
    vCenter and View Composer Virtual Machine Configuration and Desktop Pool Maximums
    View Connection Server Maximums and Virtual Machine Configuration
    View Transfer Server Virtual Machine Configuration and Storage
    vSphere Clusters
    VMware View Building Blocks
      Shared Storage for View Architectures
      Storage Bandwidth Considerations
      Network Bandwidth Considerations
      WAN Support and PCoIP
    VMware View Pod
  Planning for Security Features
    Understanding Client Connections
      Client Connections Using the PCoIP Secure Gateway
      Tunneled Client Connections with Microsoft RDP
      Direct Client Connections
      View Client with Local Mode Client Connections
    Choosing a User Authentication Method
      Active Directory Authentication
      RSA SecurID Authentication
      Smart Card Authentication
      Using the Log In as Current User Feature
    Restricting View Desktop Access
    Using Group Policy Settings to Secure View Desktops
    Implementing Best Practices to Secure Client Systems
    Assigning Administrator Roles
    Preparing to Use a Security Server
      Best Practices for Security Server Deployments
      Security Server Topologies
      Firewalls for DMZ-Based Security Servers
        Firewall Rules for DMZ-Based Security Servers
    Understanding VMware View Communications Protocols
      View Broker and Administration Server
      View Secure Gateway Server
      PCoIP Secure Gateway
      View LDAP
      View Messaging
      Firewall Rules for View Connection Server
      Firewall Rules for View Agent
      Firewall Rules for Active Directory
      Firewall Rules for View Client with Local Mode
  Overview of Steps to Setting Up a VMware View Environment
  Introduction to VMware View
    Advantages of Using VMware View
    VMware View Features
    How the VMware View Components Fit Together
      Client Devices
      View Connection Server
      View Client
      View Portal
      View Agent
      View Administrator
      View Composer
      vCenter Server
      View Transfer Server
    Integrating and Customizing VMware View
  Planning a Rich User Experience
    Feature Support Matrix
    Choosing a Display Protocol
      VMware View with PCoIP
      Microsoft RDP
    Using View Persona Management to Retain User Data and Settings
    Benefits of Using View Desktops in Local Mode
    Accessing USB Devices Connected to a Local Computer
    Printing from a View Desktop
    Streaming Multimedia to a View Desktop
    Using Single Sign-On for Logging In to a View Desktop
    Using Multiple Monitors with a View Desktop
  Managing Desktop Pools from a Central Location
    Advantages of Desktop Pools
    Reducing and Managing Storage Requirements
      Managing Storage with vSphere
      Reducing Storage Requirements with View Composer
    Application Provisioning
      Deploying Applications and System Updates with View Composer
      Managing VMware ThinApp Applications in View Administrator
      Using Existing Processes for Application Provisioning
    Using Active Directory GPOs to Manage Users and Desktops
  Architecture Design Elements and Planning Guidelines
    Virtual Machine Requirements
      Planning Based on Types of Workers
      Estimating Memory Requirements for Virtual Desktops
      Estimating CPU Requirements for Virtual Desktops
      Choosing the Appropriate System Disk Size
    VMware View ESX/ESXi Node
    Desktop Pools for Specific Types of Workers
      Pools for Task Workers
      Pools for Knowledge Workers and Power Users
      Pools for Mobile Users
      Pools for Kiosk Users
    Desktop Virtual Machine Configuration
    vCenter and View Composer Virtual Machine Configuration and Desktop Pool Maximums
    View Connection Server Maximums and Virtual Machine Configuration
    View Transfer Server Virtual Machine Configuration and Storage
    vSphere Clusters
    VMware View Building Blocks
      Shared Storage for View Architectures
      Storage Bandwidth Considerations
      Network Bandwidth Considerations
      WAN Support and PCoIP
    VMware View Pod
  Planning for Security Features
    Understanding Client Connections
      Client Connections Using the PCoIP Secure Gateway
      Tunneled Client Connections with Microsoft RDP
      Direct Client Connections
      View Client with Local Mode Client Connections
    Choosing a User Authentication Method
      Active Directory Authentication
      RSA SecurID Authentication
      Smart Card Authentication
      Using the Log In as Current User Feature
    Restricting View Desktop Access
    Using Group Policy Settings to Secure View Desktops
    Implementing Best Practices to Secure Client Systems
    Assigning Administrator Roles
    Preparing to Use a Security Server
      Best Practices for Security Server Deployments
      Security Server Topologies
      Firewalls for DMZ-Based Security Servers
        Firewall Rules for DMZ-Based Security Servers
    Understanding VMware View Communications Protocols
      View Broker and Administration Server
      View Secure Gateway Server
      PCoIP Secure Gateway
      View LDAP
      View Messaging
      Firewall Rules for View Connection Server
      Firewall Rules for View Agent
      Firewall Rules for Active Directory
      Firewall Rules for View Client with Local Mode
  Overview of Steps to Setting Up a VMware View Environment
VMware View Installation
  System Requirements for Server Components
    View Connection Server Requirements
      Hardware Requirements for View Connection Server
      Supported Operating Systems for View Connection Server
      Virtualization Software Requirements for View Connection Server
      Network Requirements for Replicated View Connection Server Instances
    View Administrator Requirements
    View Composer Requirements
      Supported Operating Systems for View Composer
      Database Requirements for View Composer
    View Transfer Server Requirements
      Installation Requirements for View Transfer Server
      Supported Operating Systems for View Transfer Server
      Storage Requirements for View Transfer Server
  System Requirements for Client Components
    Supported Operating Systems for View Agent
    Supported Operating Systems for Windows-Based View Client and View Client with Local Mode
    Hardware Requirements for Local Mode Desktops
    Client Browser Requirements for View Portal
    Remote Display Protocol and Software Support
      VMware View with PCoIP
      Microsoft RDP
      Multimedia Redirection (MMR)
    Adobe Flash Requirements
    Smart Card Authentication Requirements
  Preparing Active Directory
    Configuring Domains and Trust Relationships
      Trust Relationships and Domain Filtering
    Creating an OU for View Desktops
    Creating OUs and Groups for Kiosk Mode Client Accounts
    Creating Groups for View Users
    Creating a User Account for vCenter Server
    Create a User Account for View Composer
    Configure the Restricted Groups Policy
    Using View Group Policy Administrative Template Files
    Prepare Active Directory for Smart Card Authentication
      Add UPNs for Smart Card Users
      Add the Root Certificate to Trusted Root Certification Authorities
      Add an Intermediate Certificate to Intermediate Certification Authorities
      Add the Root Certificate to the Enterprise NTAuth Store
  Installing View Composer
    Prepare a View Composer Database
      Create a SQL Server Database for View Composer
        Add a View Composer Database to SQL Server
        Add an ODBC Data Source to SQL Server
      Create an Oracle Database for View Composer
        Add a View Composer Database to Oracle 11g or 10g
        Use a SQL Statement to Add a View Composer Database to an Oracle Instance
        Configure an Oracle Database User for View Composer
        Add an ODBC Data Source to Oracle 11g or 10g
    Install the View Composer Service
    Configuring Your Infrastructure for View Composer
      Configuring the vSphere Environment for View Composer
      Additional Best Practices for View Composer
  Installing View Connection Server
    Installing the View Connection Server Software
      Installation Prerequisites for View Connection Server
      Install View Connection Server with a New Configuration
        Install View Connection Server Silently
        Silent Installation Properties for a View Connection Server Standard Installation
        Firewall Rules for View Connection Server
      Install a Replicated Instance of View Connection Server
        Install a Replicated Instance of View Connection Server Silently
        Silent Installation Properties for a Replicated Instance of View Connection Server
      Configure a Security Server Pairing Password
      Install a Security Server
        Install a Security Server Silently
        Silent Installation Properties for a Security Server
      Microsoft Windows Installer Command-Line Options
      Uninstalling View Products Silently by Using MSI Command-Line Options
    Configuring User Accounts for vCenter Server and View Composer
      Where to Use the vCenter Server User and Domain User for View Composer
      Configure a vCenter Server User for View Manager, View Composer, and Local Mode
      View Manager Privileges Required for the vCenter Server User
      View Composer Privileges Required for the vCenter Server User
      Local Mode Privileges Required for the vCenter Server User
    Configuring View Connection Server for the First Time
      View Administrator and View Connection Server
      Log In to View Administrator
      Install the View Connection Server License Key
      Add vCenter Server Instances to View Manager
      Configure View Composer Settings for vCenter Server
    Configuring View Client Connections
      Configure the PCoIP Secure Gateway and Secure Tunnel Connections
      Configuring External URLs for PCoIP Secure Gateway and Tunnel Connections
      Set the External URLs for a View Connection Server Instance
      Modify the External URLs for a Security Server
    Sizing Windows Server Settings to Support Your Deployment
      Ephemeral Ports
        Calculate the Number of Ephemeral Ports
        Increase the Number of Ephemeral Ports
      Increasing the Size of the TCB Hash Table
        Calculate the Size of the TCB Hash Table for View Connection Server
        Calculate the Size of the TCB Hash Table for Security Servers
        Increase the Size of the TCB Hash Table on a Windows Server Computer
      Worksheets for Calculating Ephemeral Ports and TCB Hash Table Size
      Sizing the Java Virtual Machine
      Increase the JVM Heap Size on 32-Bit Windows Server Computers
      Configure the System Page-File Settings
  Installing View Transfer Server
    Install View Transfer Server
    Add View Transfer Server to View Manager
    Configure the Transfer Server Repository
    Firewall Rules for View Transfer Server
    Installing View Transfer Server Silently
      Set Group Policies to Allow Silent Installation of View Transfer Server
      Install View Transfer Server Silently
      Silent Installation Properties for View Transfer Server
  Configuring SSL Certificates for View Servers
    Configuring SSL Certificates for View Connection Server and Security Server
      Use an Existing SSL Certificate and Private Key
        Determine the Type of CA Signature on Your PKCS#12 Certificate
        Convert a PKCS#12 File to JKS Format
      Creating a New SSL Certificate
        Obtain a Signed Certificate from a CA for Use with a View Connection Server Instance or Security Server
        Import a Root Certificate into a Keystore File
        Import an Intermediate Certificate into a Keystore File
        Import a Signed Server Certificate into a Keystore File
      Configure a View Connection Server Instance or Security Server to Use a New Certificate
      Configure SSL for Client Connections
    Configuring SSL Certificates for View Transfer Server
      Prepare an Existing Certificate in PKCS#12 Format for Use with View Transfer Server
      Obtain a Signed Certificate from a CA for Use with a View Transfer Server Instance
      Generate a Self-Signed Certificate for View Transfer Server
      Configure a View Transfer Server Instance to Use a Certificate
      Configure SSL for View Transfer Server Communications
    Configuring Certificate Checking in View Client for Windows
    Appendix: Additional SSL Configuration Tasks
      Add SSL Certificates in Active Directory
      Add keytool to the System Path
      Add openssl to the System Path
  Creating an Event Database
    Add a Database and Database User for View Events
    Prepare an SQL Server Database for Event Reporting
    Configure the Event Database
  Installing and Starting View Client
    Install the Windows-Based View Client or View Client with Local Mode
    Start the Windows-Based View Client or View Client with Local Mode
    Install View Client by Using View Portal
    Set Printing Preferences for the Virtual Printer Feature on Windows Clients
    Using USB Printers
    Installing View Client Silently
      Set Group Policies to Allow Silent Installation of View Client with Local Mode
      Install View Client Silently
      Silent Installation Properties for View Client
  System Requirements for Server Components
    View Connection Server Requirements
      Hardware Requirements for View Connection Server
      Supported Operating Systems for View Connection Server
      Virtualization Software Requirements for View Connection Server
      Network Requirements for Replicated View Connection Server Instances
    View Administrator Requirements
    View Composer Requirements
      Supported Operating Systems for View Composer
      Database Requirements for View Composer
    View Transfer Server Requirements
      Installation Requirements for View Transfer Server
      Supported Operating Systems for View Transfer Server
      Storage Requirements for View Transfer Server
  System Requirements for Client Components
    Supported Operating Systems for View Agent
    Supported Operating Systems for Windows-Based View Client and View Client with Local Mode
    Hardware Requirements for Local Mode Desktops
    Client Browser Requirements for View Portal
    Remote Display Protocol and Software Support
      VMware View with PCoIP
      Microsoft RDP
      Multimedia Redirection (MMR)
    Adobe Flash Requirements
    Smart Card Authentication Requirements
  Preparing Active Directory
    Configuring Domains and Trust Relationships
      Trust Relationships and Domain Filtering
    Creating an OU for View Desktops
    Creating OUs and Groups for Kiosk Mode Client Accounts
    Creating Groups for View Users
    Creating a User Account for vCenter Server
    Create a User Account for View Composer
    Configure the Restricted Groups Policy
    Using View Group Policy Administrative Template Files
    Prepare Active Directory for Smart Card Authentication
      Add UPNs for Smart Card Users
      Add the Root Certificate to Trusted Root Certification Authorities
      Add an Intermediate Certificate to Intermediate Certification Authorities
      Add the Root Certificate to the Enterprise NTAuth Store
  Installing View Composer
    Prepare a View Composer Database
      Create a SQL Server Database for View Composer
        Add a View Composer Database to SQL Server
        Add an ODBC Data Source to SQL Server
      Create an Oracle Database for View Composer
        Add a View Composer Database to Oracle 11g or 10g
        Use a SQL Statement to Add a View Composer Database to an Oracle Instance
        Configure an Oracle Database User for View Composer
        Add an ODBC Data Source to Oracle 11g or 10g
    Install the View Composer Service
    Configuring Your Infrastructure for View Composer
      Configuring the vSphere Environment for View Composer
      Additional Best Practices for View Composer
  Installing View Connection Server
    Installing the View Connection Server Software
      Installation Prerequisites for View Connection Server
      Install View Connection Server with a New Configuration
        Install View Connection Server Silently
        Silent Installation Properties for a View Connection Server Standard Installation
        Firewall Rules for View Connection Server
      Install a Replicated Instance of View Connection Server
        Install a Replicated Instance of View Connection Server Silently
        Silent Installation Properties for a Replicated Instance of View Connection Server
      Configure a Security Server Pairing Password
      Install a Security Server
        Install a Security Server Silently
        Silent Installation Properties for a Security Server
      Microsoft Windows Installer Command-Line Options
      Uninstalling View Products Silently by Using MSI Command-Line Options
    Configuring User Accounts for vCenter Server and View Composer
      Where to Use the vCenter Server User and Domain User for View Composer
      Configure a vCenter Server User for View Manager, View Composer, and Local Mode
      View Manager Privileges Required for the vCenter Server User
      View Composer Privileges Required for the vCenter Server User
      Local Mode Privileges Required for the vCenter Server User
    Configuring View Connection Server for the First Time
      View Administrator and View Connection Server
      Log In to View Administrator
      Install the View Connection Server License Key
      Add vCenter Server Instances to View Manager
      Configure View Composer Settings for vCenter Server
    Configuring View Client Connections
      Configure the PCoIP Secure Gateway and Secure Tunnel Connections
      Configuring External URLs for PCoIP Secure Gateway and Tunnel Connections
      Set the External URLs for a View Connection Server Instance
      Modify the External URLs for a Security Server
    Sizing Windows Server Settings to Support Your Deployment
      Ephemeral Ports
        Calculate the Number of Ephemeral Ports
        Increase the Number of Ephemeral Ports
      Increasing the Size of the TCB Hash Table
        Calculate the Size of the TCB Hash Table for View Connection Server
        Calculate the Size of the TCB Hash Table for Security Servers
        Increase the Size of the TCB Hash Table on a Windows Server Computer
      Worksheets for Calculating Ephemeral Ports and TCB Hash Table Size
      Sizing the Java Virtual Machine
      Increase the JVM Heap Size on 32-Bit Windows Server Computers
      Configure the System Page-File Settings
  Installing View Transfer Server
    Install View Transfer Server
    Add View Transfer Server to View Manager
    Configure the Transfer Server Repository
    Firewall Rules for View Transfer Server
    Installing View Transfer Server Silently
      Set Group Policies to Allow Silent Installation of View Transfer Server
      Install View Transfer Server Silently
      Silent Installation Properties for View Transfer Server
  Configuring SSL Certificates for View Servers
    Configuring SSL Certificates for View Connection Server and Security Server
      Use an Existing SSL Certificate and Private Key
        Determine the Type of CA Signature on Your PKCS#12 Certificate
        Convert a PKCS#12 File to JKS Format
      Creating a New SSL Certificate
        Obtain a Signed Certificate from a CA for Use with a View Connection Server Instance or Security Server
        Import a Root Certificate into a Keystore File
        Import an Intermediate Certificate into a Keystore File
        Import a Signed Server Certificate into a Keystore File
      Configure a View Connection Server Instance or Security Server to Use a New Certificate
      Configure SSL for Client Connections
    Configuring SSL Certificates for View Transfer Server
      Prepare an Existing Certificate in PKCS#12 Format for Use with View Transfer Server
      Obtain a Signed Certificate from a CA for Use with a View Transfer Server Instance
      Generate a Self-Signed Certificate for View Transfer Server
      Configure a View Transfer Server Instance to Use a Certificate
      Configure SSL for View Transfer Server Communications
    Configuring Certificate Checking in View Client for Windows
    Appendix: Additional SSL Configuration Tasks
      Add SSL Certificates in Active Directory
      Add keytool to the System Path
      Add openssl to the System Path
  Creating an Event Database
    Add a Database and Database User for View Events
    Prepare an SQL Server Database for Event Reporting
    Configure the Event Database
  Installing and Starting View Client
    Install the Windows-Based View Client or View Client with Local Mode
    Start the Windows-Based View Client or View Client with Local Mode
    Install View Client by Using View Portal
    Set Printing Preferences for the Virtual Printer Feature on Windows Clients
    Using USB Printers
    Installing View Client Silently
      Set Group Policies to Allow Silent Installation of View Client with Local Mode
      Install View Client Silently
      Silent Installation Properties for View Client
VMware View Administration
  Configuring View Connection Server
    Using View Administrator
      View Administrator and View Connection Server
      Log In to View Administrator
      Tips for Using the View Administrator Interface
      Troubleshooting Access to View Administrator Without a Secure SSL Connection
      Troubleshooting the Text Display in View Administrator
    Configuring vCenter Server and View Composer
      Add vCenter Server Instances to View Manager
      Remove a vCenter Server Instance from View Manager
      Create a User Account for View Composer
      Configure View Composer Settings for vCenter Server
      Remove View Composer from View Manager
      Conflicting vCenter Server Unique IDs
    Backing Up View Connection Server
    Configuring Settings for Client Sessions
      Set Options for Client Sessions and Connections
      Global Settings for Client Sessions and Connections
      Message Security Mode for View Components
      Configure the Secure Tunnel Connection and PCoIP Secure Gateway
      Set a Single Sign-on Timeout Limit for View Users
    Disable or Enable View Connection Server
    Edit the External URLs
    View LDAP Directory
  Configuring Role-Based Delegated Administration
    Understanding Roles and Privileges
    Using Folders to Delegate Administration
      Different Administrators for Different Folders
      Different Administrators for the Same Folder
    Understanding Permissions
    Manage Administrators
      Create an Administrator
      Remove an Administrator
    Manage and Review Permissions
      Add a Permission
      Delete a Permission
      Review Permissions
    Manage and Review Folders
      Add a Folder
      Move a Desktop Pool to a Different Folder
      Remove a Folder
      Review the Desktop Pools in a Folder
      Review the Desktops in a Folder
    Manage Custom Roles
      Add a Custom Role
      Modify the Privileges in a Custom Role
      Remove a Custom Role
    Predefined Roles and Privileges
      Predefined Administrator Roles
      Global Privileges
      Object-Specific Privileges
      Internal Privileges
    Required Privileges for Common Tasks
      Privileges for Managing Pools
      Privileges for Managing Desktops
      Privileges for Managing Persistent Disks
      Privileges for Managing Users and Administrators
      Privileges for General Administration Tasks and Commands
    Best Practices for Administrator Users and Groups
  Preparing Unmanaged Desktop Sources
    Prepare an Unmanaged Desktop Source for View Desktop Deployment
    Install View Agent on an Unmanaged Desktop Source
      View Agent Custom Setup Options for Unmanaged Desktop Sources
  Creating and Preparing Virtual Machines
    Creating Virtual Machines for View Desktop Deployment
      Create a Virtual Machine for View Desktop Deployment
        Virtual Machine Custom Configuration Parameters
      Install a Guest Operating System
      Prepare a Guest Operating System for View Desktop Deployment
    Install View Agent on a Virtual Machine
      View Agent Custom Setup Options
    Install View Agent Silently
      Microsoft Windows Installer Command-Line Options
      Silent Installation Properties for View Agent
    Configure a Virtual Machine with Multiple NICs for View Agent
    Optimize Windows Guest Operating System Performance
    Optimize Windows 7 Guest Operating System Performance
    Optimizing Windows 7 for Linked-Clone Desktops
      Benefits of Disabling Windows 7 Services and Tasks
      Overview of Windows 7 Services and Tasks That Cause Linked-Clone Growth
      Disable Scheduled Disk Defragmentation on Windows 7 Parent Virtual Machines
      Disable the Windows Update Service on Windows 7 Virtual Machines
      Disable the Diagnostic Policy Service on Windows 7 Virtual Machines
      Disable the Prefetch and Superfetch Features on Windows 7 Virtual Machines
      Disable Windows Registry Backup on Windows 7 Virtual Machines
      Disable the System Restore on Windows 7 Virtual Machines
      Disable Windows Defender on Windows 7 Virtual Machines
      Disable Microsoft Feeds Synchronization on Windows 7 Virtual Machines
    Preparing Virtual Machines for View Composer
      Prepare a Parent Virtual Machine
      Activating Windows 7 and Windows Vista on Linked-Clone Desktops
      Disable Windows Hibernation in the Parent Virtual Machine
      Configure a Parent Virtual Machine to Use Local Storage
      Keep a Record of the Parent Virtual Machine's Paging-File Size
      Increase the Timeout Limit of QuickPrep Customization Scripts
    Creating Virtual Machine Templates
    Creating Customization Specifications
  Creating Desktop Pools
    Automated Pools That Contain Full Virtual Machines
      Worksheet for Creating an Automated Pool That Contains Full Virtual Machines
      Create an Automated Pool That Contains Full Virtual Machines
      Desktop Settings for Automated Pools That Contain Full Virtual Machines
    Linked-Clone Desktop Pools
      Worksheet for Creating a Linked-Clone Desktop Pool
      Create a Linked-Clone Desktop Pool
      Desktop Settings for Linked-Clone Desktop Pools
      View Composer Support for Linked-Clone SIDs and Third-Party Applications
      Choosing QuickPrep or Sysprep to Customize Linked-Clone Desktops
        Customizing Linked-Clone Desktops with QuickPrep
        Running QuickPrep Customization Scripts
        Recomposing Linked Clones Customized with Sysprep
      Storage Sizing for Linked-Clone Desktop Pools
        Sizing Guidelines for Linked-Clone Pools
        Sizing Formulas for Linked-Clone Pools
        Sizing Formulas for Creating Linked Clones When You Edit a Pool or Store Replicas on a Separate Datastore
      Set the Storage Overcommit Level for Linked-Clone Desktops
        Storage Overcommit for Linked-Clone Desktops
      Storing View Composer Replicas and Linked Clones on Separate Datastores
        Availability Considerations for Storing Replicas on a Separate Datastore or Shared Datastores
      Linked-Clone Desktop Data Disks
    Manual Desktop Pools
      Worksheet for Creating a Manual Desktop Pool
      Create a Manual Desktop Pool
      Create a Manual Pool That Contains One Desktop
      Desktop Settings for Manual Pools
    Microsoft Terminal Services Pools
      Create a Microsoft Terminal Services Pool
      Desktop Settings for Microsoft Terminal Services Pools
      Configure Adobe Flash Throttling with Internet Explorer in Terminal Services Sessions
    Provisioning Desktop Pools
      User Assignment in Desktop Pools
      Naming Desktops Manually or Providing a Naming Pattern
        Specify a List of Desktop Names
        Using a Naming Pattern for Automated Desktop Pools
        Desktop-Naming Example
      Manually Customizing Desktops
        Customizing Desktops in Maintenance Mode
        Customize Individual Desktops
      Desktop and Pool Settings
      Configuring 3D Rendering on Windows 7 Desktops
      Prevent Access to View Desktops Through RDP
    Setting Power Policies for Desktop Pools
      Power Policies for Desktop Pools
      How Power Policies Affect Automated Pools
        Power Policy Examples for Automated Pools with Floating Assignments
        Power Policy Example for Automated Pools with Dedicated Assignments
      Preventing View Power Policy Conflicts
  Entitling Users and Groups
    Add Entitlements to Desktop Pools
    Remove Entitlements from a Desktop Pool
    Review Desktop Pool Entitlements
    Restricting View Desktop Access
      Restricted Entitlement Example
      Tag Matching
      Considerations and Limitations for Restricted Entitlements
      Assign a Tag to a View Connection Server Instance
      Assign a Tag to a Desktop Pool
  Setting Up User Authentication
    Using Smart Card Authentication
      Logging In with a Smart Card
      Logging In to Local Desktops with Offline Smart Card Authentication
      Configure Smart Card Authentication
        Obtain the Root Certificate from the CA
        Export a Root Certificate from a User Certificate
        Add the Root Certificate to a Server Truststore File
        Modify View Connection Server Configuration Properties
        Configure Smart Card Settings in View Administrator
      Prepare Active Directory for Smart Card Authentication
        Add UPNs for Smart Card Users
        Add the Root Certificate to the Enterprise NTAuth Store
        Add the Root Certificate to Trusted Root Certification Authorities
        Add an Intermediate Certificate to Intermediate Certification Authorities
      Verify Your Smart Card Authentication Configuration
    Using Smart Card Certificate Revocation Checking
      Logging in with CRL Checking
      Logging in with OCSP Certificate Revocation Checking
      Configure CRL Checking
      Configure OCSP Certificate Revocation Checking
      Smart Card Certificate Revocation Checking Properties
    Using RSA SecurID Authentication
      Logging in with RSA SecurID
      Enable RSA SecurID Authentication in View Administrator
      Troubleshooting RSA SecurID Access Denial
    Using the Log In as Current User Feature
  Configuring Policies
    Setting Policies in View Administrator
      Configure Global Policy Settings
      Configure Policies for Desktop Pools
      Configure Policies for Desktop Users
      View Policies
      Local Mode Policies
    Using Active Directory Group Policies
      Creating an OU for View Desktops
      Enabling Loopback Processing for View Desktops
    Using the View Group Policy Administrative Template Files
      View ADM Template Files
      View Agent Configuration ADM Template Settings
        Running Commands on View Desktops
        Client System Information Sent to View Desktops
      View Client Configuration ADM Template Settings
      View Server Configuration ADM Template Settings
      View Common Configuration ADM Template Settings
      View PCoIP Session Variables ADM Template Settings
        View PCoIP General Session Variables
        View PCoIP Session Bandwidth Variables
        View PCoIP Session Variables for the Keyboard
        View PCoIP Build-to-Lossless Feature
    Setting Up Location-Based Printing
      Register the Location-Based Printing Group Policy DLL File
      Configure the Location-Based Printing Group Policy
        Location-Based Printing Group Policy Setting Syntax
    Using Terminal Services Group Policies
      General Terminal Services Group Policy Settings
      Terminal Services Group Policy Settings for Sessions
    Active Directory Group Policy Example
      Create an OU for View Desktops
      Create GPOs for View Group Policies
      Add View ADM Templates to a GPO
      Enable Loopback Processing for View Desktops
  Configuring User Profiles with View Persona Management
    Providing User Personas in View
    Persona Management and Windows Roaming Profiles
    Configuring a View Persona Management Deployment
      Overview of Setting Up a View Persona Management Deployment
      Configure a User Profile Repository
        Creating a Network Share for View Persona Management
      Install View Agent with the View Persona Management Option
        Installing UPHClean on Windows XP Desktops That Use View Persona Management
      Add the View Persona Management ADM Template File
        Add the Persona Management ADM Template to a Single System
        Add the Persona Management ADM Template to Active Directory
      Configure View Persona Management Policies
      Create View Desktops That Use Persona Management
    Best Practices for Configuring a View Persona Management Deployment
      Configuring User Profiles to Include ThinApp Sandbox Folders
      Configuring View Composer Persistent Disks with View Persona Management
    View Persona Management Group Policy Settings
      Roaming and Synchronization Group Policy Settings
      Folder Redirection Group Policy Settings
      Desktop UI Group Policy Settings
      Logging Group Policy Settings
  Managing Linked-Clone Desktops
    Reduce Linked-Clone Size with Desktop Refresh
      Desktop Refresh Operations
    Update Linked-Clone Desktops
      Prepare a Parent Virtual Machine to Recompose Linked-Clone Desktops
      Recompose Linked-Clone Desktops
      Recompose Linked-Clone Desktops That Can Run in Local Mode
      Updating Linked Clones with Desktop Recomposition
      Correcting an Unsuccessful Recomposition
    Rebalance Linked-Clone Desktops
      Rebalancing Linked Clones Among Logical Drives
      Filenames of Linked-Clone Disks After a Rebalance Operation
    Manage View Composer Persistent Disks
      View Composer Persistent Disks
      Detach a View Composer Persistent Disk
      Attach a View Composer Persistent Disk to Another Linked-Clone Desktop
      Edit a View Composer Persistent Disk's Pool or User
      Recreate a Linked-Clone Desktop With a Detached Persistent Disk
      Restore a Linked-Clone Desktop by Importing a Persistent Disk from vSphere
      Delete a Detached View Composer Persistent Disk
  Managing Desktops and Desktop Pools
    Managing Desktop Pools
      Edit a Desktop Pool
      Modifying Settings in an Existing Desktop Pool
      Fixed Settings in an Existing Desktop Pool
      Change the Size of an Automated Pool Provisioned by a Naming Pattern
      Add Desktops to an Automated Pool Provisioned by a List of Names
      Disable or Enable a Desktop Pool
      Disable or Enable Provisioning in a Desktop Pool
      Delete a Desktop Pool from View Manager
    Reducing Adobe Flash Bandwidth
      Configure Adobe Flash Quality and Throttling
      Adobe Flash Quality and Throttling
      Configure Adobe Flash Throttling with Internet Explorer in Terminal Services Sessions
      Override Bandwidth-Reduction Settings in the Desktop
    Managing Virtual-Machine Desktops
      View, Disconnect, or Restart Active Sessions
      Assign a Desktop to a User
      Unassign a User from a Dedicated Desktop
      Customize Existing Desktops in Maintenance Mode
      Monitor Desktop Status
      Desktop Status of Virtual Machines
      Delete Desktops from View Manager
    Export View Information to External Files
  Managing Physical Computers and Terminal Servers
    Add an Unmanaged Desktop Source to a Pool
    Remove an Unmanaged Desktop Source from a Pool
    Delete a Pool That Contains Unmanaged Desktops
    Unregister an Unmanaged Desktop Source
    Desktop Status of Physical Computers and Terminal Servers
  Managing ThinApp Applications in View Administrator
    View Requirements for ThinApp Applications
    Capturing and Storing Application Packages
      Package Your Applications
      Create a Windows Network Share
      Register an Application Repository
      Add ThinApp Applications to View Administrator
      Create a ThinApp Template
    Assigning ThinApp Applications to Desktops and Pools
      Best Practices for Assigning ThinApp Applications
      Assign a ThinApp Application to Multiple Desktops
      Assign Multiple ThinApp Applications to a Desktop
      Assign a ThinApp Application to Multiple Pools
      Assign Multiple ThinApp Applications to a Pool
      Assign a ThinApp Template to a Desktop or Pool
      Review ThinApp Application Assignments
        ThinApp Application Installation Status Values
      Display MSI Package Information
    Maintaining ThinApp Applications in View Administrator
      Remove a ThinApp Application Assignment from Multiple Desktops
      Remove Multiple ThinApp Application Assignments from a Desktop
      Remove a ThinApp Application Assignment from Multiple Pools
      Remove Multiple ThinApp Application Assignments from a Pool
      Remove a ThinApp Application from View Administrator
      Modify or Delete a ThinApp Template
      Remove an Application Repository
    Monitoring and Troubleshooting ThinApp Applications in View Administrator
      Cannot Register an Application Repository
      Cannot Add ThinApp Applications to View Administrator
      Cannot Assign a ThinApp Template
      ThinApp Application Is Not Installed
      ThinApp Application Is Not Uninstalled
      MSI Package Is Invalid
    ThinApp Configuration Example
  Managing Local Desktops
    Benefits of Using View Desktops in Local Mode
      Overview of Setting Up a Local Desktop Deployment
      Set a Desktop to Run Only in Local Mode
      Checking Out a Local Mode Desktop for the First Time
      Best Practices for Deploying Local Desktops
    Managing View Transfer Server
      Understanding View Transfer Server
      Add View Transfer Server to View Manager
      Remove View Transfer Server from View Manager
      Use Maintenance Mode to Suspend Data Transfers for Local Desktops
      Improve Transfer Performance Over a WAN on Windows Server 2003
      View Transfer Server Status
    Managing the Transfer Server Repository
      Using the Transfer Server Repository to Download System Images
      Determine the Size of a View Composer Base Image
      Configure the Transfer Server Repository
      Publish Package Files in the Transfer Server Repository
      Delete a Package File from the Transfer Server Repository
      Migrate the Transfer Server Repository to a New Location
      Recover from a Corrupted Transfer Server Repository Folder
    Managing Data Transfers
      Set Replication Policies
      Initiate Replications of Local Desktops
      Roll Back a Locally Checked-Out Desktop
      Delete a Local Desktop
    Configure Security and Optimization for Local Desktop Operations
      Optimizing Data Transfers Between Local-Desktop Host Computers and the Datacenter
      Setting Security Options for Local Desktop Operations
      Change the Local Desktop Encryption Key Cipher for New Key Generation
      Change the Encryption Key Cipher for an Existing Local Desktop
      Determining the Effects of Deduplication and Compression on Data Transfers
      Guest File System Optimization of Data Transfers
    Configuring Endpoint Resource Usage
      Override Local Usage of Memory and CPU Resources
      Change the Network Type from NAT to Bridged
    Configuring an HTTP Cache to Provision Local Desktops Over a WAN
      Configure View Connection Server to Support HTTP Caching of View Composer Base Images
      Limit the Size of Base-Image Package Files to Allow Caching
      Configure Client Computers to Transfer Data Through a Proxy Server
      Configure a Proxy Server to Cache View Composer Base Images
    Configuring the Heartbeat Interval for Local Desktop Client Computers
      Change the Heartbeat Interval for All Local Desktop Client Computers
      Set the Heartbeat Interval for a Specific Local Desktop Client Computer
    Manually Downloading a Local Desktop to a Location with Poor Network Connections
      Copy the Base Image from the Transfer Server Repository
      Copy the Base-Image Files to the Client Computer
      Set Permissions to Allow View to Use the Copied Package Files
      Check Out a Desktop After Manually Copying the Base Image
    Troubleshooting View Transfer Server and Local Desktop Operations
      Check-Out Fails with "No Available Transfer Server" Error
      Problems with Desktop Check-Outs After Initial Check-Out
      Login Window Takes a Long Time to Appear
      View Transfer Server Remains in a Pending State
      View Transfer Server Fails to Enter Maintenance Mode
      The Transfer Server Repository Is Invalid
      View Transfer Server Cannot Connect to the Transfer Server Repository
      View Transfer Server Fails the Health Check
      The Transfer Server Repository Is Missing
      View Transfer Server Instances Have Conflicting Transfer Server Repositories
      The View Transfer Server Web Service Is Down
      Virtual Disk of a Local Desktop Needs Repair
      Recover Data from a Local Desktop
  Maintaining View Components
    Backing Up and Restoring View Configuration Data
      Backing Up View Connection Server and View Composer Data
        Schedule View Manager Configuration Backups
        View Manager Configuration Backup Settings
        Export Configuration Data from View Connection Server
      Restoring View Connection Server and View Composer Configuration Data
        Import Configuration Data into View Connection Server
        Restore a View Composer Database
        Result Codes for Restoring the View Composer Database
    Monitor View Components
    Monitor Desktop Status
    Understanding View Manager Services
      Stop and Start View Services
      Services on a View Connection Server Host
      Services on a Security Server
      Services on a View Transfer Server Host
    Add Licenses to VMware View
    Update General User Information from Active Directory
    Migrating View Composer with an Existing Database
      Prepare a Microsoft .NET Framework for Migrating RSA Keys
      Migrate the RSA Key Container to the New View Composer Service
    Update the Certificates on a View Connection Server Instance or Security Server
  Troubleshooting View Components
    Monitoring System Health
    Monitor Events in View Manager
      View Manager Event Messages
    Send Messages to Desktop Users
    Display Desktops with Suspected Problems
    Manage Desktops and Policies for Unentitled Users
    Collecting Diagnostic Information for VMware View
      Create a Data Collection Tool Bundle for View Agent
      Save Diagnostic Information for View Client
      Collect Diagnostic Information for View Composer Using the Support Script
      Collect Diagnostic Information for View Connection Server Using the Support Tool
      Collect Diagnostic Information for View Agent, View Client, or View Connection Server from the Console
    Update Support Requests
    Further Troubleshooting Information
    Troubleshooting Network Connection Problems
      Connection Problems Between View Client and View Connection Server
      Connection Problems Between View Client and the PCoIP Secure Gateway
      Connection Problems Between Desktops and View Connection Server Instances
      Connection Problems Due to Incorrect Assignment of IP Addresses to Cloned Desktops
    Troubleshooting Desktop Pool Creation Problems
      Pool Creation Fails if Customization Specifications Cannot Be Found
      Pool Creation Fails Because of a Permissions Problem
      Pool Provisioning Fails Due to a Configuration Problem
      Pool Provisioning Fails Due to a View Connection Server Instance Being Unable to Connect to vCenter
      Pool Provisioning Fails Due to Datastore Problems
      Pool Provisioning Fails Due to vCenter Being Overloaded
      Virtual Machines Are Stuck in the Provisioning State
      Virtual Machines Are Stuck in the Customizing State
    Troubleshooting USB Redirection Problems
    Troubleshooting QuickPrep Customization Problems
    View Composer Provisioning Errors
    Windows XP Linked Clones Fail to Join the Domain
    Troubleshooting GINA Problems on Windows XP Desktops
  Using the vdmadmin Command
    vdmadmin Command Usage
      vdmadmin Command Authentication
      vdmadmin Command Output Format
      vdmadmin Command Options
    Configuring Logging in View Agent Using the ‑A Option
    Overriding IP Addresses Using the ‑A Option
    Setting the Name of a View Connection Server Group Using the ‑C Option
    Updating Foreign Security Principals Using the ‑F Option
    Listing and Displaying Health Monitors Using the ‑H Option
    Listing and Displaying Reports of View Manager Operation Using the ‑I Option
    Assigning Dedicated Desktops Using the ‑L Option
    Displaying Information About Machines Using the ‑M Option
    Configuring Domain Filters Using the ‑N Option
    Configuring Domain Filters
      Example of Filtering to Include Domains
      Example of Filtering to Exclude Domains
    Displaying the Desktops and Policies of Unentitled Users Using the ‑O and ‑P Options
    Configuring Clients in Kiosk Mode Using the ‑Q Option
    Displaying the First User of a Desktop Using the ‑R Option
    Removing the Entry for a View Connection Server Instance Using the ‑S Option
    Setting the Split Limit for Publishing View Transfer Server Packages Using the ‑T Option
    Displaying Information About Users Using the ‑U Option
    Decrypting the Virtual Machine of a Local Desktop Using the ‑V Option
    Unlocking or Locking Virtual Machines Using the ‑V Option
    Detecting and Resolving LDAP Entry Collisions Using the -X Option
  Setting Up Clients in Kiosk Mode
    Configure Clients in Kiosk Mode
      Prepare Active Directory and View Manager for Clients in Kiosk Mode
      Set Default Values for Clients in Kiosk Mode
      Display the MAC Addresses of Client Devices
      Add Accounts for Clients in Kiosk Mode
      Enable Authentication of Clients in Kiosk Mode
      Verify the Configuration of Clients in Kiosk Mode
      Connect to Desktops from Clients in Kiosk Mode
  Running View Client from the Command Line
    View Client Command Usage
    View Client Configuration File
    View Client Registry Settings
    View Client Exit Codes
  Configuring View Connection Server
    Using View Administrator
      View Administrator and View Connection Server
      Log In to View Administrator
      Tips for Using the View Administrator Interface
      Troubleshooting Access to View Administrator Without a Secure SSL Connection
      Troubleshooting the Text Display in View Administrator
    Configuring vCenter Server and View Composer
      Add vCenter Server Instances to View Manager
      Remove a vCenter Server Instance from View Manager
      Create a User Account for View Composer
      Configure View Composer Settings for vCenter Server
      Remove View Composer from View Manager
      Conflicting vCenter Server Unique IDs
    Backing Up View Connection Server
    Configuring Settings for Client Sessions
      Set Options for Client Sessions and Connections
      Global Settings for Client Sessions and Connections
      Message Security Mode for View Components
      Configure the Secure Tunnel Connection and PCoIP Secure Gateway
      Set a Single Sign-on Timeout Limit for View Users
    Disable or Enable View Connection Server
    Edit the External URLs
    View LDAP Directory
  Configuring Role-Based Delegated Administration
    Understanding Roles and Privileges
    Using Folders to Delegate Administration
      Different Administrators for Different Folders
      Different Administrators for the Same Folder
    Understanding Permissions
    Manage Administrators
      Create an Administrator
      Remove an Administrator
    Manage and Review Permissions
      Add a Permission
      Delete a Permission
      Review Permissions
    Manage and Review Folders
      Add a Folder
      Move a Desktop Pool to a Different Folder
      Remove a Folder
      Review the Desktop Pools in a Folder
      Review the Desktops in a Folder
    Manage Custom Roles
      Add a Custom Role
      Modify the Privileges in a Custom Role
      Remove a Custom Role
    Predefined Roles and Privileges
      Predefined Administrator Roles
      Global Privileges
      Object-Specific Privileges
      Internal Privileges
    Required Privileges for Common Tasks
      Privileges for Managing Pools
      Privileges for Managing Desktops
      Privileges for Managing Persistent Disks
      Privileges for Managing Users and Administrators
      Privileges for General Administration Tasks and Commands
    Best Practices for Administrator Users and Groups
  Preparing Unmanaged Desktop Sources
    Prepare an Unmanaged Desktop Source for View Desktop Deployment
    Install View Agent on an Unmanaged Desktop Source
      View Agent Custom Setup Options for Unmanaged Desktop Sources
  Creating and Preparing Virtual Machines
    Creating Virtual Machines for View Desktop Deployment
      Create a Virtual Machine for View Desktop Deployment
        Virtual Machine Custom Configuration Parameters
      Install a Guest Operating System
      Prepare a Guest Operating System for View Desktop Deployment
    Install View Agent on a Virtual Machine
      View Agent Custom Setup Options
    Install View Agent Silently
      Microsoft Windows Installer Command-Line Options
      Silent Installation Properties for View Agent
    Configure a Virtual Machine with Multiple NICs for View Agent
    Optimize Windows Guest Operating System Performance
    Optimize Windows 7 Guest Operating System Performance
    Optimizing Windows 7 for Linked-Clone Desktops
      Benefits of Disabling Windows 7 Services and Tasks
      Overview of Windows 7 Services and Tasks That Cause Linked-Clone Growth
      Disable Scheduled Disk Defragmentation on Windows 7 Parent Virtual Machines
      Disable the Windows Update Service on Windows 7 Virtual Machines
      Disable the Diagnostic Policy Service on Windows 7 Virtual Machines
      Disable the Prefetch and Superfetch Features on Windows 7 Virtual Machines
      Disable Windows Registry Backup on Windows 7 Virtual Machines
      Disable the System Restore on Windows 7 Virtual Machines
      Disable Windows Defender on Windows 7 Virtual Machines
      Disable Microsoft Feeds Synchronization on Windows 7 Virtual Machines
    Preparing Virtual Machines for View Composer
      Prepare a Parent Virtual Machine
      Activating Windows 7 and Windows Vista on Linked-Clone Desktops
      Disable Windows Hibernation in the Parent Virtual Machine
      Configure a Parent Virtual Machine to Use Local Storage
      Keep a Record of the Parent Virtual Machine's Paging-File Size
      Increase the Timeout Limit of QuickPrep Customization Scripts
    Creating Virtual Machine Templates
    Creating Customization Specifications
  Creating Desktop Pools
    Automated Pools That Contain Full Virtual Machines
      Worksheet for Creating an Automated Pool That Contains Full Virtual Machines
      Create an Automated Pool That Contains Full Virtual Machines
      Desktop Settings for Automated Pools That Contain Full Virtual Machines
    Linked-Clone Desktop Pools
      Worksheet for Creating a Linked-Clone Desktop Pool
      Create a Linked-Clone Desktop Pool
      Desktop Settings for Linked-Clone Desktop Pools
      View Composer Support for Linked-Clone SIDs and Third-Party Applications
      Choosing QuickPrep or Sysprep to Customize Linked-Clone Desktops
        Customizing Linked-Clone Desktops with QuickPrep
        Running QuickPrep Customization Scripts
        Recomposing Linked Clones Customized with Sysprep
      Storage Sizing for Linked-Clone Desktop Pools
        Sizing Guidelines for Linked-Clone Pools
        Sizing Formulas for Linked-Clone Pools
        Sizing Formulas for Creating Linked Clones When You Edit a Pool or Store Replicas on a Separate Datastore
      Set the Storage Overcommit Level for Linked-Clone Desktops
        Storage Overcommit for Linked-Clone Desktops
      Storing View Composer Replicas and Linked Clones on Separate Datastores
        Availability Considerations for Storing Replicas on a Separate Datastore or Shared Datastores
      Linked-Clone Desktop Data Disks
    Manual Desktop Pools
      Worksheet for Creating a Manual Desktop Pool
      Create a Manual Desktop Pool
      Create a Manual Pool That Contains One Desktop
      Desktop Settings for Manual Pools
    Microsoft Terminal Services Pools
      Create a Microsoft Terminal Services Pool
      Desktop Settings for Microsoft Terminal Services Pools
      Configure Adobe Flash Throttling with Internet Explorer in Terminal Services Sessions
    Provisioning Desktop Pools
      User Assignment in Desktop Pools
      Naming Desktops Manually or Providing a Naming Pattern
        Specify a List of Desktop Names
        Using a Naming Pattern for Automated Desktop Pools
        Desktop-Naming Example
      Manually Customizing Desktops
        Customizing Desktops in Maintenance Mode
        Customize Individual Desktops
      Desktop and Pool Settings
      Configuring 3D Rendering on Windows 7 Desktops
      Prevent Access to View Desktops Through RDP
    Setting Power Policies for Desktop Pools
      Power Policies for Desktop Pools
      How Power Policies Affect Automated Pools
        Power Policy Examples for Automated Pools with Floating Assignments
        Power Policy Example for Automated Pools with Dedicated Assignments
      Preventing View Power Policy Conflicts
  Entitling Users and Groups
    Add Entitlements to Desktop Pools
    Remove Entitlements from a Desktop Pool
    Review Desktop Pool Entitlements
    Restricting View Desktop Access
      Restricted Entitlement Example
      Tag Matching
      Considerations and Limitations for Restricted Entitlements
      Assign a Tag to a View Connection Server Instance
      Assign a Tag to a Desktop Pool
  Setting Up User Authentication
    Using Smart Card Authentication
      Logging In with a Smart Card
      Logging In to Local Desktops with Offline Smart Card Authentication
      Configure Smart Card Authentication
        Obtain the Root Certificate from the CA
        Export a Root Certificate from a User Certificate
        Add the Root Certificate to a Server Truststore File
        Modify View Connection Server Configuration Properties
        Configure Smart Card Settings in View Administrator
      Prepare Active Directory for Smart Card Authentication
        Add UPNs for Smart Card Users
        Add the Root Certificate to the Enterprise NTAuth Store
        Add the Root Certificate to Trusted Root Certification Authorities
        Add an Intermediate Certificate to Intermediate Certification Authorities
      Verify Your Smart Card Authentication Configuration
    Using Smart Card Certificate Revocation Checking
      Logging in with CRL Checking
      Logging in with OCSP Certificate Revocation Checking
      Configure CRL Checking
      Configure OCSP Certificate Revocation Checking
      Smart Card Certificate Revocation Checking Properties
    Using RSA SecurID Authentication
      Logging in with RSA SecurID
      Enable RSA SecurID Authentication in View Administrator
      Troubleshooting RSA SecurID Access Denial
    Using the Log In as Current User Feature
  Configuring Policies
    Setting Policies in View Administrator
      Configure Global Policy Settings
      Configure Policies for Desktop Pools
      Configure Policies for Desktop Users
      View Policies
      Local Mode Policies
    Using Active Directory Group Policies
      Creating an OU for View Desktops
      Enabling Loopback Processing for View Desktops
    Using the View Group Policy Administrative Template Files
      View ADM Template Files
      View Agent Configuration ADM Template Settings
        Running Commands on View Desktops
        Client System Information Sent to View Desktops
      View Client Configuration ADM Template Settings
      View Server Configuration ADM Template Settings
      View Common Configuration ADM Template Settings
      View PCoIP Session Variables ADM Template Settings
        View PCoIP General Session Variables
        View PCoIP Session Bandwidth Variables
        View PCoIP Session Variables for the Keyboard
        View PCoIP Build-to-Lossless Feature
    Setting Up Location-Based Printing
      Register the Location-Based Printing Group Policy DLL File
      Configure the Location-Based Printing Group Policy
        Location-Based Printing Group Policy Setting Syntax
    Using Terminal Services Group Policies
      General Terminal Services Group Policy Settings
      Terminal Services Group Policy Settings for Sessions
    Active Directory Group Policy Example
      Create an OU for View Desktops
      Create GPOs for View Group Policies
      Add View ADM Templates to a GPO
      Enable Loopback Processing for View Desktops
  Configuring User Profiles with View Persona Management
    Providing User Personas in View
    Persona Management and Windows Roaming Profiles
    Configuring a View Persona Management Deployment
      Overview of Setting Up a View Persona Management Deployment
      Configure a User Profile Repository
        Creating a Network Share for View Persona Management
      Install View Agent with the View Persona Management Option
        Installing UPHClean on Windows XP Desktops That Use View Persona Management
      Add the View Persona Management ADM Template File
        Add the Persona Management ADM Template to a Single System
        Add the Persona Management ADM Template to Active Directory
      Configure View Persona Management Policies
      Create View Desktops That Use Persona Management
    Best Practices for Configuring a View Persona Management Deployment
      Configuring User Profiles to Include ThinApp Sandbox Folders
      Configuring View Composer Persistent Disks with View Persona Management
    View Persona Management Group Policy Settings
      Roaming and Synchronization Group Policy Settings
      Folder Redirection Group Policy Settings
      Desktop UI Group Policy Settings
      Logging Group Policy Settings
  Managing Linked-Clone Desktops
    Reduce Linked-Clone Size with Desktop Refresh
      Desktop Refresh Operations
    Update Linked-Clone Desktops
      Prepare a Parent Virtual Machine to Recompose Linked-Clone Desktops
      Recompose Linked-Clone Desktops
      Recompose Linked-Clone Desktops That Can Run in Local Mode
      Updating Linked Clones with Desktop Recomposition
      Correcting an Unsuccessful Recomposition
    Rebalance Linked-Clone Desktops
      Rebalancing Linked Clones Among Logical Drives
      Filenames of Linked-Clone Disks After a Rebalance Operation
    Manage View Composer Persistent Disks
      View Composer Persistent Disks
      Detach a View Composer Persistent Disk
      Attach a View Composer Persistent Disk to Another Linked-Clone Desktop
      Edit a View Composer Persistent Disk's Pool or User
      Recreate a Linked-Clone Desktop With a Detached Persistent Disk
      Restore a Linked-Clone Desktop by Importing a Persistent Disk from vSphere
      Delete a Detached View Composer Persistent Disk
  Managing Desktops and Desktop Pools
    Managing Desktop Pools
      Edit a Desktop Pool
      Modifying Settings in an Existing Desktop Pool
      Fixed Settings in an Existing Desktop Pool
      Change the Size of an Automated Pool Provisioned by a Naming Pattern
      Add Desktops to an Automated Pool Provisioned by a List of Names
      Disable or Enable a Desktop Pool
      Disable or Enable Provisioning in a Desktop Pool
      Delete a Desktop Pool from View Manager
    Reducing Adobe Flash Bandwidth
      Configure Adobe Flash Quality and Throttling
      Adobe Flash Quality and Throttling
      Configure Adobe Flash Throttling with Internet Explorer in Terminal Services Sessions
      Override Bandwidth-Reduction Settings in the Desktop
    Managing Virtual-Machine Desktops
      View, Disconnect, or Restart Active Sessions
      Assign a Desktop to a User
      Unassign a User from a Dedicated Desktop
      Customize Existing Desktops in Maintenance Mode
      Monitor Desktop Status
      Desktop Status of Virtual Machines
      Delete Desktops from View Manager
    Export View Information to External Files
  Managing Physical Computers and Terminal Servers
    Add an Unmanaged Desktop Source to a Pool
    Remove an Unmanaged Desktop Source from a Pool
    Delete a Pool That Contains Unmanaged Desktops
    Unregister an Unmanaged Desktop Source
    Desktop Status of Physical Computers and Terminal Servers
  Managing ThinApp Applications in View Administrator
    View Requirements for ThinApp Applications
    Capturing and Storing Application Packages
      Package Your Applications
      Create a Windows Network Share
      Register an Application Repository
      Add ThinApp Applications to View Administrator
      Create a ThinApp Template
    Assigning ThinApp Applications to Desktops and Pools
      Best Practices for Assigning ThinApp Applications
      Assign a ThinApp Application to Multiple Desktops
      Assign Multiple ThinApp Applications to a Desktop
      Assign a ThinApp Application to Multiple Pools
      Assign Multiple ThinApp Applications to a Pool
      Assign a ThinApp Template to a Desktop or Pool
      Review ThinApp Application Assignments
        ThinApp Application Installation Status Values
      Display MSI Package Information
    Maintaining ThinApp Applications in View Administrator
      Remove a ThinApp Application Assignment from Multiple Desktops
      Remove Multiple ThinApp Application Assignments from a Desktop
      Remove a ThinApp Application Assignment from Multiple Pools
      Remove Multiple ThinApp Application Assignments from a Pool
      Remove a ThinApp Application from View Administrator
      Modify or Delete a ThinApp Template
      Remove an Application Repository
    Monitoring and Troubleshooting ThinApp Applications in View Administrator
      Cannot Register an Application Repository
      Cannot Add ThinApp Applications to View Administrator
      Cannot Assign a ThinApp Template
      ThinApp Application Is Not Installed
      ThinApp Application Is Not Uninstalled
      MSI Package Is Invalid
    ThinApp Configuration Example
  Managing Local Desktops
    Benefits of Using View Desktops in Local Mode
      Overview of Setting Up a Local Desktop Deployment
      Set a Desktop to Run Only in Local Mode
      Checking Out a Local Mode Desktop for the First Time
      Best Practices for Deploying Local Desktops
    Managing View Transfer Server
      Understanding View Transfer Server
      Add View Transfer Server to View Manager
      Remove View Transfer Server from View Manager
      Use Maintenance Mode to Suspend Data Transfers for Local Desktops
      Improve Transfer Performance Over a WAN on Windows Server 2003
      View Transfer Server Status
    Managing the Transfer Server Repository
      Using the Transfer Server Repository to Download System Images
      Determine the Size of a View Composer Base Image
      Configure the Transfer Server Repository
      Publish Package Files in the Transfer Server Repository
      Delete a Package File from the Transfer Server Repository
      Migrate the Transfer Server Repository to a New Location
      Recover from a Corrupted Transfer Server Repository Folder
    Managing Data Transfers
      Set Replication Policies
      Initiate Replications of Local Desktops
      Roll Back a Locally Checked-Out Desktop
      Delete a Local Desktop
    Configure Security and Optimization for Local Desktop Operations
      Optimizing Data Transfers Between Local-Desktop Host Computers and the Datacenter
      Setting Security Options for Local Desktop Operations
      Change the Local Desktop Encryption Key Cipher for New Key Generation
      Change the Encryption Key Cipher for an Existing Local Desktop
      Determining the Effects of Deduplication and Compression on Data Transfers
      Guest File System Optimization of Data Transfers
    Configuring Endpoint Resource Usage
      Override Local Usage of Memory and CPU Resources
      Change the Network Type from NAT to Bridged
    Configuring an HTTP Cache to Provision Local Desktops Over a WAN
      Configure View Connection Server to Support HTTP Caching of View Composer Base Images
      Limit the Size of Base-Image Package Files to Allow Caching
      Configure Client Computers to Transfer Data Through a Proxy Server
      Configure a Proxy Server to Cache View Composer Base Images
    Configuring the Heartbeat Interval for Local Desktop Client Computers
      Change the Heartbeat Interval for All Local Desktop Client Computers
      Set the Heartbeat Interval for a Specific Local Desktop Client Computer
    Manually Downloading a Local Desktop to a Location with Poor Network Connections
      Copy the Base Image from the Transfer Server Repository
      Copy the Base-Image Files to the Client Computer
      Set Permissions to Allow View to Use the Copied Package Files
      Check Out a Desktop After Manually Copying the Base Image
    Troubleshooting View Transfer Server and Local Desktop Operations
      Check-Out Fails with "No Available Transfer Server" Error
      Problems with Desktop Check-Outs After Initial Check-Out
      Login Window Takes a Long Time to Appear
      View Transfer Server Remains in a Pending State
      View Transfer Server Fails to Enter Maintenance Mode
      The Transfer Server Repository Is Invalid
      View Transfer Server Cannot Connect to the Transfer Server Repository
      View Transfer Server Fails the Health Check
      The Transfer Server Repository Is Missing
      View Transfer Server Instances Have Conflicting Transfer Server Repositories
      The View Transfer Server Web Service Is Down
      Virtual Disk of a Local Desktop Needs Repair
      Recover Data from a Local Desktop
  Maintaining View Components
    Backing Up and Restoring View Configuration Data
      Backing Up View Connection Server and View Composer Data
        Schedule View Manager Configuration Backups
        View Manager Configuration Backup Settings
        Export Configuration Data from View Connection Server
      Restoring View Connection Server and View Composer Configuration Data
        Import Configuration Data into View Connection Server
        Restore a View Composer Database
        Result Codes for Restoring the View Composer Database
    Monitor View Components
    Monitor Desktop Status
    Understanding View Manager Services
      Stop and Start View Services
      Services on a View Connection Server Host
      Services on a Security Server
      Services on a View Transfer Server Host
    Add Licenses to VMware View
    Update General User Information from Active Directory
    Migrating View Composer with an Existing Database
      Prepare a Microsoft .NET Framework for Migrating RSA Keys
      Migrate the RSA Key Container to the New View Composer Service
    Update the Certificates on a View Connection Server Instance or Security Server
  Troubleshooting View Components
    Monitoring System Health
    Monitor Events in View Manager
      View Manager Event Messages
    Send Messages to Desktop Users
    Display Desktops with Suspected Problems
    Manage Desktops and Policies for Unentitled Users
    Collecting Diagnostic Information for VMware View
      Create a Data Collection Tool Bundle for View Agent
      Save Diagnostic Information for View Client
      Collect Diagnostic Information for View Composer Using the Support Script
      Collect Diagnostic Information for View Connection Server Using the Support Tool
      Collect Diagnostic Information for View Agent, View Client, or View Connection Server from the Console
    Update Support Requests
    Further Troubleshooting Information
    Troubleshooting Network Connection Problems
      Connection Problems Between View Client and View Connection Server
      Connection Problems Between View Client and the PCoIP Secure Gateway
      Connection Problems Between Desktops and View Connection Server Instances
      Connection Problems Due to Incorrect Assignment of IP Addresses to Cloned Desktops
    Troubleshooting Desktop Pool Creation Problems
      Pool Creation Fails if Customization Specifications Cannot Be Found
      Pool Creation Fails Because of a Permissions Problem
      Pool Provisioning Fails Due to a Configuration Problem
      Pool Provisioning Fails Due to a View Connection Server Instance Being Unable to Connect to vCenter
      Pool Provisioning Fails Due to Datastore Problems
      Pool Provisioning Fails Due to vCenter Being Overloaded
      Virtual Machines Are Stuck in the Provisioning State
      Virtual Machines Are Stuck in the Customizing State
    Troubleshooting USB Redirection Problems
    Troubleshooting QuickPrep Customization Problems
    View Composer Provisioning Errors
    Windows XP Linked Clones Fail to Join the Domain
    Troubleshooting GINA Problems on Windows XP Desktops
  Using the vdmadmin Command
    vdmadmin Command Usage
      vdmadmin Command Authentication
      vdmadmin Command Output Format
      vdmadmin Command Options
    Configuring Logging in View Agent Using the ‑A Option
    Overriding IP Addresses Using the ‑A Option
    Setting the Name of a View Connection Server Group Using the ‑C Option
    Updating Foreign Security Principals Using the ‑F Option
    Listing and Displaying Health Monitors Using the ‑H Option
    Listing and Displaying Reports of View Manager Operation Using the ‑I Option
    Assigning Dedicated Desktops Using the ‑L Option
    Displaying Information About Machines Using the ‑M Option
    Configuring Domain Filters Using the ‑N Option
    Configuring Domain Filters
      Example of Filtering to Include Domains
      Example of Filtering to Exclude Domains
    Displaying the Desktops and Policies of Unentitled Users Using the ‑O and ‑P Options
    Configuring Clients in Kiosk Mode Using the ‑Q Option
    Displaying the First User of a Desktop Using the ‑R Option
    Removing the Entry for a View Connection Server Instance Using the ‑S Option
    Setting the Split Limit for Publishing View Transfer Server Packages Using the ‑T Option
    Displaying Information About Users Using the ‑U Option
    Decrypting the Virtual Machine of a Local Desktop Using the ‑V Option
    Unlocking or Locking Virtual Machines Using the ‑V Option
    Detecting and Resolving LDAP Entry Collisions Using the -X Option
  Setting Up Clients in Kiosk Mode
    Configure Clients in Kiosk Mode
      Prepare Active Directory and View Manager for Clients in Kiosk Mode
      Set Default Values for Clients in Kiosk Mode
      Display the MAC Addresses of Client Devices
      Add Accounts for Clients in Kiosk Mode
      Enable Authentication of Clients in Kiosk Mode
      Verify the Configuration of Clients in Kiosk Mode
      Connect to Desktops from Clients in Kiosk Mode
  Running View Client from the Command Line
    View Client Command Usage
    View Client Configuration File
    View Client Registry Settings
    View Client Exit Codes
VMware View Security
  VMware View Security Reference
    VMware View Accounts
    VMware View Security Settings
    VMware View Resources
    VMware View Log Files
    VMware View TCP and UDP Ports
    Services on a View Connection Server Host
    Services on a Security Server
    Services on a View Transfer Server Host
  VMware View Security Reference
    VMware View Accounts
    VMware View Security Settings
    VMware View Resources
    VMware View Log Files
    VMware View TCP and UDP Ports
    Services on a View Connection Server Host
    Services on a Security Server
    Services on a View Transfer Server Host
VMware View Integration
  Introduction
    VMware View Components
    Integration Interfaces to VMware View
  Integrating with the Event Database
    Event Database Tables and Schemas
    Connection Broker Events
    View Agent Events
    View Administrator Events
    View Transfer Server Events
    Event Message Attributes
    Sample Database Queries and Views
  Using View PowerCLI
    Introduction to View PowerCLI
      Start the PowerShell Console with View PowerCLI Loaded
      Displaying Help for a View PowerCLI cmdlet
      Error Handling
      Error When Piping and Specifying Objects at the Same Time
      Escaping Characters in vCenter Path Names
    View PowerCLI Cmdlets
    View Administrator, View PowerCLI Cmdlet, and vdmadmin Operations
    View PowerCLI Cmdlet Parameters
      Default Display Protocol Settings
      Deletion Policy Settings
      Flash Quality Settings
      Flash Throttling Settings
      LDAP Backup Frequency
      Pool Type Settings
      Power Policy Settings
      Refresh Policy Settings
      Smart Card Authentication Settings
      View Composer Maintenance Task Types
    Examples of Using View PowerCLI Cmdlets
      Displaying Information About a View Connection Server Instance
      Updating the Configuration of a View Connection Server Instance
      Managing the Configuration of vCenter Servers in VMware View
      Managing Desktop Pools
      Creating and Updating Automatically Provisioned Desktop Pools
      Creating and Updating Linked-Clone Desktop Pools
      Creating and Updating Manually Provisioned Desktop Pools
      Creating Manual Unmanaged Desktop Pools
      Creating and Updating Desktops Provisioned by Terminal Servers
      Obtaining Information About Users and Groups from Active Directory
      Managing Desktop Entitlements
      Managing Local Desktops
      Managing Remote Sessions
      Managing Virtual Machines
      Displaying Information About Physical Computers
      Updating the Ownership of Machines
      Displaying Information About Events
      Managing the Global Configuration of VMware View
      Managing View Licenses
    Examples of Using View PowerCLI for Enhanced Functionality
      Checking if a View Connection Server Instance Is Running
      Resize Automatic and Linked-Clone Desktop Pools
      Determining Paths to vSphere Inventory Objects
      Determining Paths to vSphere Datastore Objects
      Adding and Removing Datastores
  Customizing LDAP Data
    LDAP Configuration Data
    Export LDAP Configuration Data
    Modify LDAP Configuration Data
    Import LDAP Configuration Data
    Import LDAP Configuration Data Using the LDIFDE Command
  Integrating with SCOM
    View Management Packs
    Name a View Connection Server Group
    Import the View MPs
    View Discovery Script
    Run the Discovery Script
    Display Discovered Objects
    Display Managed Objects
    Views and Monitors
      Performance Data Collection Settings
    Enable a Proxy Agent on a Server
    Display Performance Data
    Display Information About an Alert
    Restart a Service
    Exclude a Domain from Connectivity Monitoring
    Close Alerts
    Class and Relationship Definitions
  Examining PCoIP Session Statistics
    Usage Notes for Recorded Statistics
    General Session Statistics
    Audio Statistics
    Imaging Statistics
    Network Statistics
    USB Statistics
    Examples of Using PowerShell to Examine PCoIP Statistics
  Index
  Introduction
    VMware View Components
    Integration Interfaces to VMware View
  Integrating with the Event Database
    Event Database Tables and Schemas
    Connection Broker Events
    View Agent Events
    View Administrator Events
    View Transfer Server Events
    Event Message Attributes
    Sample Database Queries and Views
  Using View PowerCLI
    Introduction to View PowerCLI
      Start the PowerShell Console with View PowerCLI Loaded
      Displaying Help for a View PowerCLI cmdlet
      Error Handling
      Error When Piping and Specifying Objects at the Same Time
      Escaping Characters in vCenter Path Names
    View PowerCLI Cmdlets
    View Administrator, View PowerCLI Cmdlet, and vdmadmin Operations
    View PowerCLI Cmdlet Parameters
      Default Display Protocol Settings
      Deletion Policy Settings
      Flash Quality Settings
      Flash Throttling Settings
      LDAP Backup Frequency
      Pool Type Settings
      Power Policy Settings
      Refresh Policy Settings
      Smart Card Authentication Settings
      View Composer Maintenance Task Types
    Examples of Using View PowerCLI Cmdlets
      Displaying Information About a View Connection Server Instance
      Updating the Configuration of a View Connection Server Instance
      Managing the Configuration of vCenter Servers in VMware View
      Managing Desktop Pools
      Creating and Updating Automatically Provisioned Desktop Pools
      Creating and Updating Linked-Clone Desktop Pools
      Creating and Updating Manually Provisioned Desktop Pools
      Creating Manual Unmanaged Desktop Pools
      Creating and Updating Desktops Provisioned by Terminal Servers
      Obtaining Information About Users and Groups from Active Directory
      Managing Desktop Entitlements
      Managing Local Desktops
      Managing Remote Sessions
      Managing Virtual Machines
      Displaying Information About Physical Computers
      Updating the Ownership of Machines
      Displaying Information About Events
      Managing the Global Configuration of VMware View
      Managing View Licenses
    Examples of Using View PowerCLI for Enhanced Functionality
      Checking if a View Connection Server Instance Is Running
      Resize Automatic and Linked-Clone Desktop Pools
      Determining Paths to vSphere Inventory Objects
      Determining Paths to vSphere Datastore Objects
      Adding and Removing Datastores
  Customizing LDAP Data
    LDAP Configuration Data
    Export LDAP Configuration Data
    Modify LDAP Configuration Data
    Import LDAP Configuration Data
    Import LDAP Configuration Data Using the LDIFDE Command
  Integrating with SCOM
    View Management Packs
    Name a View Connection Server Group
    Import the View MPs
    View Discovery Script
    Run the Discovery Script
    Display Discovered Objects
    Display Managed Objects
    Views and Monitors
      Performance Data Collection Settings
    Enable a Proxy Agent on a Server
    Display Performance Data
    Display Information About an Alert
    Restart a Service
    Exclude a Domain from Connectivity Monitoring
    Close Alerts
    Class and Relationship Definitions
  Examining PCoIP Session Statistics
    Usage Notes for Recorded Statistics
    General Session Statistics
    Audio Statistics
    Imaging Statistics
    Network Statistics
    USB Statistics
    Examples of Using PowerShell to Examine PCoIP Statistics
  Index
VMware View Upgrades
  VMware View Component Compatibility Matrix
  VMware View Upgrade Overview
  System Requirements for Upgrades
    View Connection Server Requirements
      Hardware Requirements for View Connection Server
      Supported Operating Systems for View Connection Server
      Upgrade Requirements for View Connection Server
      Virtualization Software Requirements for View Connection Server
    View Transfer Server Requirements
      Installation Requirements for View Transfer Server
      Supported Operating Systems for View Transfer Server
    View Composer Requirements
      Supported Operating Systems for View Composer
      Database Requirements for View Composer
    View Administrator Requirements
    Supported Operating Systems for Windows-Based View Client and View Client with Local Mode
    Hardware Requirements for Local Mode Desktops
    Client Browser Requirements for View Portal
    Supported Operating Systems for View Agent
  Preparing for a VMware View Upgrade
    Preparing View Connection Server for an Upgrade
    Preparing vCenter Server and View Composer for an Upgrade
  Upgrading VMware View Server Components
    Upgrade View Connection Servers in a Replicated Group
      Upgrade to View Connection Server 5.0 on a Different Machine
      Create a Replicated Group After Reverting View Connection Server to a Snapshot
    Upgrade View Transfer Server
      Upgrade to View Transfer Server 5.0 on a Different Machine
    Upgrade View Composer Only
      Manually Upgrading the View Composer Database
      Run SviConfig to Manually Upgrade the Database
      Result Codes for a Manual Database Schema Update
      Troubleshooting a View Composer Database Upgrade Failure
    Upgrade to View Composer 2.7 and vCenter Server 5.0 on a Different Machine
      Prepare the Source Machine for View Composer Migration
      Use the Data Migration Tool to Migrate to the New Machine
      Manually Migrate View Composer to the New Machine
  Upgrading ESX/ESXi Hosts and Virtual Machines
    Upgrade ESX 3.5 Hosts and Their Virtual Machines
    Upgrade ESX 4.0.x or 4.1.x Hosts and Their Virtual Machines
  Upgrading VMware View Desktops and Clients
    Upgrade View Agent
    Upgrade View Composer Desktop Pools
    Upgrade View Clients
    Upgrade View Local Mode Clients
    Upgrade Offline Desktop Clients to View Client with Local Mode
  Applying VMware View Patches
    Apply a Patch for View Connection Server
    Apply a Patch for View Composer
    Apply a Patch for View Agent
    Apply a Patch for View Clients
  Upgrading vSphere Components Separately in a VMware View Environment
  VMware View Component Compatibility Matrix
  VMware View Upgrade Overview
  System Requirements for Upgrades
    View Connection Server Requirements
      Hardware Requirements for View Connection Server
      Supported Operating Systems for View Connection Server
      Upgrade Requirements for View Connection Server
      Virtualization Software Requirements for View Connection Server
    View Transfer Server Requirements
      Installation Requirements for View Transfer Server
      Supported Operating Systems for View Transfer Server
    View Composer Requirements
      Supported Operating Systems for View Composer
      Database Requirements for View Composer
    View Administrator Requirements
    Supported Operating Systems for Windows-Based View Client and View Client with Local Mode
    Hardware Requirements for Local Mode Desktops
    Client Browser Requirements for View Portal
    Supported Operating Systems for View Agent
  Preparing for a VMware View Upgrade
    Preparing View Connection Server for an Upgrade
    Preparing vCenter Server and View Composer for an Upgrade
  Upgrading VMware View Server Components
    Upgrade View Connection Servers in a Replicated Group
      Upgrade to View Connection Server 5.0 on a Different Machine
      Create a Replicated Group After Reverting View Connection Server to a Snapshot
    Upgrade View Transfer Server
      Upgrade to View Transfer Server 5.0 on a Different Machine
    Upgrade View Composer Only
      Manually Upgrading the View Composer Database
      Run SviConfig to Manually Upgrade the Database
      Result Codes for a Manual Database Schema Update
      Troubleshooting a View Composer Database Upgrade Failure
    Upgrade to View Composer 2.7 and vCenter Server 5.0 on a Different Machine
      Prepare the Source Machine for View Composer Migration
      Use the Data Migration Tool to Migrate to the New Machine
      Manually Migrate View Composer to the New Machine
  Upgrading ESX/ESXi Hosts and Virtual Machines
    Upgrade ESX 3.5 Hosts and Their Virtual Machines
    Upgrade ESX 4.0.x or 4.1.x Hosts and Their Virtual Machines
  Upgrading VMware View Desktops and Clients
    Upgrade View Agent
    Upgrade View Composer Desktop Pools
    Upgrade View Clients
    Upgrade View Local Mode Clients
    Upgrade Offline Desktop Clients to View Client with Local Mode
  Applying VMware View Patches
    Apply a Patch for View Connection Server
    Apply a Patch for View Composer
    Apply a Patch for View Agent
    Apply a Patch for View Clients
  Upgrading vSphere Components Separately in a VMware View Environment
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