When you are configuring a secure View environment, you can change settings and make adjustments in several areas to protect your systems.

You must set up system and database accounts to administer VMware View components.

VMware View includes several settings that you can use to adjust the security of the configuration. You can access the settings by using View Administrator, by editing group profiles, or by using the ADSI Edit utility, as appropriate.

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

VMware View software creates log files that record the installation and operation of its components.

View uses TCP and UDP ports for network access between its components. You might have to reconfigure a firewall to allow access on the appropriate ports.

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.

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

Transfer operations for local desktops depend on services that run on a View Transfer Server host. If you want to adjust the operation of these services, you must first familiarize yourself with them.