Virtualization

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Citrix xenDesktop Architecture

Solution deployments are made easier these days,by having an appliance up and running very fast.But when thinking about different problems you will face,requirements for installation and implementation,it will hard to maintain when you don t know how it s architectured. This video shows you the main components for xendesktop deployment including the controller that will need IIS installed and ASP to be running correctly,the license server because XD checks it before giving the ability to users to connect to their desktops.

Citrix XenDesktop Introduction

This video introduces the XenDesktop 5.6,which is the Citrix Solution for VDI purposes. In this video , you will the featues that XD can handle,different types of deployments that are possible,like streamed VHD,Hosted VDI .. The Local VM desktop are very interesting, because they are built on an enduser type 1 hypervisor that helps you via a synchronizer,tosynchronize your local machine with the one located in your datacenter

VMWare View part 3

This video shows you last steps for vcenter server config in a windows based environment,please read what you are prompted to enter in the install process, it will save you a large amount of troubleshooting time . Use the embedded database unless you have an external one

VMWare View Part 2

This video shows you steps for VMWare View Installation, as you will need vCenter Server Windows based Installation for the whole set of View components, including the composer,security .... If you get any error about database users, just make sure that you apply AD policy, or Os policy concerning the password Complexity

VMWare View 5 part 1

This video demonstrates how to configure your system, and os requiements for VMWare View installation, such as active Directory, DNS ..... This steps are required for VDI using xenDesktop or VMWare View so pay attention to vmware.com prerequesites,meaning OS version,services that needs to be running and ports

Configuring View connection Server for desktops

Tihs video shows you how to configure basics for desktops connections, including requirements,vcenter binding,user management ... The thing to keep in mind is that you can use your virtual appliance for VMWare View but as some of the components require intallation within the same OS of the vcenter Server, you will get some limits

vShield 5.1 configuration

vShield Manager 5.1 comes as an embedded appliance,in which you can also find the security components for applications,for data security. You need first of all to deploy you appliance,then connect it to the vCenter Server, and then install the additional components made avaible to you as shown in the video. Even if they are embedded in the appliance,you need to give them an additional ip address

VMWare View with Local Mode

VMWare view, the VDI solution of VMWare,comes with a local mode to let enduser be able to use their desktops even if they are not able to connect to their datacenter for a certain amount of time. Local Mode is a VM that s copied in your Desktop,and can be used via VMWare Workstation. The important thing is that your Disk is encrypted,and as soon as you get back connected to your datacenter,your virtual machine will be synchronised with the one managed by the center.

VMWare View with Local Mode

VMWare view, the VDI solution of VMWare,comes with a local mode to let enduser be able to use their desktops even if they are not able to connect to their datacenter for a certain amount of time. Local Mode is a VM that s copied in your Desktop,and can be used via VMWare Workstation. The important thing is that your Disk is encrypted,and as soon as you get back connected to your datacenter,your virtual machine will be synchronised with the one managed by the center.

vCloud Director 5.1 VDC provider

This video shows you how to configure you vcloud to be able to create VDCs: Every resource you are making avaible to your clients or endusers must be present within your data center,and to be able to fully publish an organisation you need a VDC. You will have first of all to attach a vcenter server, and deploy the vShield Manager appliance and attach it to the vCenter server.