Install Horizon Agent on Gold Image

Install Horizon Agent on Gold Image

Reading Time: 2 minutes In this section we will have a look on how to install the horizon agent on the gold virtual machine. First of all you have to download it from VMware. Click Yes / Sรฌ Click Next Accept user license agreement anche click Next. Choose the protocol and click Next. As you can see now you…

Part 3: Automated Desktop Pool with instant clone

Part 3: Automated Desktop Pool with instant clone

Reading Time: 3 minutes Starting from Horizon 8 2006 Linked Close is deprecated and will be defenitely deleted in the feature. Linked close is replaced by Instant Clone so there is no need to use Composer. Instant Clone tips: The master VM snapshot is copied to every LUN containing instant clones. Composer does the same. If you deploy 12+…

Part 2: Initial Configuration of Horizon 8 2103 (up2)

Part 2: Initial Configuration of Horizon 8 2103 (up2)

Reading Time: 2 minutes After completed the Horizon Connection Server Installetion process you have to run into few steps for configuring it. Fist off all is to provide a valid license as follow. After that you have to ADD a vCenter Server. Fill all the information required to add the vCenter Server and click Next. View the certificate and…

Part 1: Install Horizon Connection Server 8 2013 (8.2)

Part 1: Install Horizon Connection Server 8 2013 (8.2)

Reading Time: 3 minutes For a production environment Horizon Connection Server you should creare a Windows Virtual Machine with at least 10 GB of RAM and 4 vCPU. You can check the Hardware Requirements for Horizon Connection Server. Horizon Connection Server supports Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2016 and Windows Server 2019. For more details you can have…

Create a CSR (Certificate Signing Request) with openssl

Create a CSR (Certificate Signing Request) with openssl

Reading Time: < 1 minute To create a CSR you need to use two commands, but to do that, I suggest you to use a ConfigFile like the one below. [ req ]default_bits = 2048distinguished_name = req_distinguished_namereq_extensions = req_extprompt = no [ req_distinguished_name ]countryName = IT # Country Name (2 letter code)stateOrProvinceName = Italy # State or Province Name (full…

How to Install vRealize Log Insight 8.3.0

How to Install vRealize Log Insight 8.3.0

Reading Time: 4 minutes vRealize Log Insight is an intelligent log management for infrastructure and applications. It is a scalable solution with actionable dashboards, sophosticated analytics and broad third-party extensibility across physical, virtual, and cloud environments. Fist of all you have to download the .ova Virtual Appliance from My VMWare, then deploy OVF Template as follow. Select the .ova…

How to Upgrade a vSAN Cluster

How to Upgrade a vSAN Cluster

Reading Time: 5 minutes Upgrading a vSAN cluster is not so complicated but you have to pay attention if you want to complete the process to ensure a smooth and uninterrupted upgrade. The vSAN cluster upgrade is divided into three steps: Upgrade the vCenter Upgrade ESXi hosts (you can have a look at the VMWare Documentation) Upgrade the vSAN…

Where is Lifecycle Manager item? Error starting service “updatemgr”

Where is Lifecycle Manager item? Error starting service “updatemgr”

Reading Time: 2 minutes If you don’t find the Lifecycle Manager item the the vSphere menu try to run this command first: service-control –status –all and check if there are any stopped services like this. As you can see we have more stopped services and even vmware-updatemgr. Secondly try to start all the stopped running service-control –start <service> and…

Update VMware vCenter Server Appliance (VCSA) with CLI

Update VMware vCenter Server Appliance (VCSA) with CLI

Reading Time: 2 minutes Upgrading VCSA with CLI is not so difficult as you could think. We need just six steps to reach the goal. Download patch from here. Upload to a datastore the iso file downloaded before anche connect to the VCSA appliance. Connect to the VCSA with SSH and run the following commands. Run software-packages stage –iso.…

Issues with PSC database? Use lsdoctor

Issues with PSC database? Use lsdoctor

Reading Time: 2 minutes Purpose of the article In this article I will show how to use Lookup Service Doctor (lsdoctor) tool to address issues with data stored in the PSD database, both local or external. Possible failures are: topology changes (converge, repoint, etc.) upgrades failure due to maintenace on SSL. What you need first First of all, as…

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