VMware Horizon View includes several configuration files and similar resources that must be protected.

View Connection Server and Security Server Resources

Resource

Location

Protection

LDAP settings

Not applicable.

LDAP data is protected automatically as part of role-based access control.

LDAP backup files

<Drive Letter>:\Programdata\VMWare\VDM\backups (Windows Server 2008)

Protected by access control.

locked.properties

(Certificate properties file)

install_directory\VMware\VMware View\Server\sslgateway\conf

Can be protected by access control. Ensure that this file is secured against access by any user other than View administrators.

Log files

%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Application Data\VMware\VDM\logs

<Drive Letter>:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\VMware\VDM\logs

Protected by access control.

web.xml

(Tomcat configuration file)

install_directory\VMware View\Server\broker\web apps\ROOT\Web INF

Protected by access control.

View Transfer Server Resources

Resource

Location

Protection

httpd.conf

(Apache configuration file)

install_directory\VMware\VMware View\Server\httpd\conf

Can be protected by access control. Ensure that this file is secured against access by any user other than View administrators.

Log files

<Drive Letter>:\ProgramData\VMware\VDM\logs (Windows Server 2008 R2)

<Drive Letter>:\Program Files\Apache Group\Apache2\logs (Apache server)

Protected by access control.