The operation of View Manager depends on several services that run on a View Connection Server host. If you want to adjust the operation of these services, you must first familiarize yourself with them.

View Connection Server Host Services

Service Name

Startup Type

Description

VMware View Connection Server

Automatic

Provides connection broker services. This service must be running for the correct operation of View Manager. If you start or stop this service, it also starts or stops the Framework, Message Bus, Security Gateway, and Web services. This service does not start or stop the VMwareVDMDS service or the VMware View Script Host service.

VMware View Framework Component

Manual

Provides event logging, security, and COM+ framework services for View Manager. This service must be running for the correct operation of View Manager.

VMware View Message Bus Component

Manual

Provides messaging services between View Manager components. This service must be running for the correct operation of View Manager.

VMware View PCoIP Secure Gateway

Manual

Provides PCoIP Secure Gateway services. This service must be running if clients connect to View Connection Server through the PCoIP Secure Gateway.

VMware View Script Host

Automatic (if enabled)

Provides support for third-party scripts that run when you delete virtual machines. This service is disabled by default. You should enable this service if you want to run scripts.

VMware View Security Gateway Component

Manual

Provides secure tunnel services for View Manager. This service must be running for the correct operation of View Manager.

VMware View Web Component

Manual

Provides web services for View Manager. This service must be running for the correct operation of View Manager.

VMwareVDMDS

Automatic

Provides LDAP directory services for View Manager. This service must be running for the correct operation of View Manager. This service must also be running during upgrades of View to ensure that existing data is migrated correctly.