If you administering VMware Horizon View solutions or architecting them, then you might welcome this very cool poster of network ports used by VMware Horizon View 5.2 which has been published by VMware KB guys.
It's a great way to visualize all opened port at the different parts of the infrastructure (External, DMZ or Internal) and on every component of View architecture:
- View connection server
- View composer
- View Security Server
- View client
- HTML Blast client
- Transfer server
- View Agent
- vCenter and ESXi host
- AD Domain controler
Go to this page Network port diagram for Horizon View for the v 1.0 of the document. You can also subscribe for latest updates so you'll get informed when new version comes out.
VMware Horizon View 5.3 has been recently announced with new features like:
- 3D High performance Graphics with vDGA
- Multimedia redirection for Windows 7 desktops
- New storage datastore overcommit policy
- VCAI support for Hitachi NAS
- Windows 8.1 support
- VSAN Tech Preview
- Windows 2008 as a desktop
- View agent direct connection plugin
- HTML Access for Chromebooks and better performance
- New iOS 7 client
- Completely new Windows based client
Do you have a lab? When the 5.0 came out, I've deployed Horizon View 5 in my lab (previously just called VMware View), you can check it out.
The series of 2-3 articles starts here: How to do a simple lab setup.
There is also another cool video I've done: Horizon View 5.2 HTML 5 Access by using VMware Blast.
Get all VMware poster's links from my Free Tools page.
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