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Release: VMware View 5.1.2

Release: VMware View 5.1.2

VMware has released version 5.1.2. for its Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) product View. This version is considered a maintenance release which can be used to upgrade from View 5.1 which was released in May this year or View 5.1.1. Some of the issues resolved in this release are: Network printers were not being redirected into desktop virtual machines after upgrading to View 5.1. VMware View contains a critical directory traversal vulnerability that allows an unauthenticated remote attacker Read more […]

Paper: VMFS File Locking and Its Impact in VMware View 5.1

Paper: VMFS File Locking and Its Impact in VMware View 5.1

VMware has released a paper titled:”VMFS File Locking and Its Impact in VMware View 5.1″. The paper which contains 16 pages describes what VMware has done in order to extend the support to a maximum of 32 hosts in a ESX cluster when VMware vStorage Virtual Machine File System (VMFS) is used. Versions prior to View 5.1 only supported 8 hosts in an ESX Cluster when (VMFS) was used, when NFS storage is used for linked clone replica creation.   The paper answers the following questions, among Read more […]

ALERT: Do not upgrade to VMware vSphere 5.1 if you are using VMware View 5.1.1 or older!

ALERT: Do not upgrade to VMware vSphere 5.1 if you are using VMware View 5.1.1 or older!

If you have VMware View 5.1.1 or older running, do not upgrade to the new release of vSphere 5.1. Currently there are NO VERSIONS of View which support VMware vSphere 5.1. As a general rule, support for a new version of vSphere takes a new release of View. It was thought that View 5.1.1 might support vSphere 5.1 but a bug was found during testing and stopped this. If VMware View 5.1.2 is released with vSphere 5.1 support you’ll be ready for the upgrade and if vSphere is patched first you Read more […]

Teradici Firmware Version 4 and Certificates

Teradici Firmware Version 4 and Certificates

After upgrading to VMware View Version 5.1 it has become apparent that certificate configurations are a huge part of getting the environment functioning at all. The VIEW Installation guides are good resources just read carefully. This post is relative to the teradici thin clients like the Wyse P20’s or Samsun All in One monitors. I have seen a lot of posts in the communities on this certificate topic and what certificates are required to be stored on the Teradici based devices. First we need to Read more […]

Microsoft Lync 2013 Support with VMware View Desktops

Microsoft Lync 2013 Support with VMware View Desktops

As VDI solutions such as VMware View gain market adoption and the technology evolves, continuing to offer end-users a PC like experience is important to sustain the upward growth trajectory. That is why unified communications is important to VDI vendors who need to continually reassure IT and end-users that the user experience will be the same as if they were working in a traditional personal computer. Today, VMware proudly announces that VMware is working with Microsoft to bring support for Read more […]

View’s Best in Class Support Policy Just Got Even Better!

View’s Best in Class Support Policy Just Got Even Better!

Happy Birthday loyal VMware View Customers!  Well, it must be someone’s birthday since the folks on the VMware View team have been working on a pretty spiffy little gift… Effective right now, the General Support period of View’s Support Lifecycle Policy has been extended to 5 years, bringing the total support lifecyle for VMware View to a whopping 7 years — an absolute best in the industry! What’s more, we’re retroactively extending this policy to the View 4 release family.  So under Read more […]

Solution: VMware View 5.1 Security Server – Server´s certificate cannot be checked

Solution: VMware View 5.1 Security Server – Server´s certificate cannot be checked

I think, I´m not alone with certificate problems after upgrading to View 5.1. Since View 5.1, VMware moves all certs from the JAVA Keystore (JKS) in the Windows Keystore. And some customers may got problems after upgrading if they are using an external signed certificate (like me)… In my case, all my Security Servers was shown up red in the View Administrator Dashboard. And I´ve seen the following error message: So what can we do to get these the Security Servers “green”… A small workaround Read more […]