Deploying and Configuring Access Point provides information about designing VMware Horizon®, VMware Identity Manager®, and VMware AirWatch® deployment that uses Access Point for secure external access to your organization's applications, including Windows applications, software as a service (SaaS) applications, and desktops. This guide also provides instructions for deploying Access Point virtual appliances and changing the configuration settings after deployment, if desired.

This information is intended for anyone who wants to deploy and use Access Point appliances. The information is written for experienced Linux and Windows system administrators who are familiar with virtual machine technology and datacenter operations.

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