VMworld 2020 – sessions with EUC focus I recommend this year.

No excuses this year guys, you have to attend VMworld conference! I's online, it's for free, it's accessible from any location, device and timezone. Regulars will miss the Barcelona vibe, but from a strictly professional perspective you can get even more than before from this event. If you haven't registered yet, please visit https://www.vmworld.com and … Continue reading VMworld 2020 – sessions with EUC focus I recommend this year.

Horizon Cloud on Azure – introduction and deployment automation script

Horizon Cloud is a SaaS based service that allows customers to implement a true hybrid and multi-cloud VDI solution. It can use various resources for desktops and apps capacity - on premise Horizon 7 infrastructure based on vSphere, physical PCs and other unmanaged machines, VMware Cloud on AWS, managed Horizon on IBM Cloud, other VMware … Continue reading Horizon Cloud on Azure – introduction and deployment automation script

MiniKB: Airwatch Cloud Connector not auto-updating since 19.10

When was the last time you checked your ACC version? It might happen that you're still running version 19.10.0 and you might see entries similiar to this one in the logs C:\VMware\Airwatch\Logs\CloudConnector\CloudConnector.log: Error AirWatch.CloudConnector.CloudConnectorService.UpdateIsRequired This version is out-of-date. AirWatch Cloud Connector is out-of-date with the latest installer; THIS CONFIGURATION IS UNSUPPORTED! Installed Version: 19.10.0.0; Current … Continue reading MiniKB: Airwatch Cloud Connector not auto-updating since 19.10

Horizon Logon Monitor Service deep(ish) dive

There are many factors that impact logon times to virtual desktops (or to desktops in general). Troubleshooting is usually time consuming and frustrating. Fortunately Horizon 7 comes with a built-in logging service that allows administrators to quickly acknowledge, identify and find the root cause of a problem. The service sends the summary data to the … Continue reading Horizon Logon Monitor Service deep(ish) dive

Translating and customising landing page and HTML Access Portal in Horizon 7

Horizon HTML Access portal is available in limited number of languages but thankfully it can be easily translated and customised to your local needs. For me, working with customers around Middle Eastern Europe who speak more than a dozen of languages with their own diacritical marks this is a must have tweak! There are also … Continue reading Translating and customising landing page and HTML Access Portal in Horizon 7

Automating Let’s Encrypt cerificates lifecycle for Unified Access Gateway, Horizon and Workspace One services

The UAG is very important part of Workspace One platform, delivering secure access to services like Horizon (including Horizon Cloud on Azure and AWS), Content Gateway, Tunnel and recently even Secure Email Gateway. If you deploy Unified Access Gateway in production, you probably put it behind a virtual IP (VIP) that will load balance the … Continue reading Automating Let’s Encrypt cerificates lifecycle for Unified Access Gateway, Horizon and Workspace One services

How to virtualize Android devices on macOS and Windows 10

How many devices do you need to simulate all the possible versions and management modes of Android Enterprise in your UAT environment or home lab for testing? One for Work Profile, one for COPE, one for Work Managed, maybe one for Legacy Device Administrator and one more for COSU - multiply this by at least … Continue reading How to virtualize Android devices on macOS and Windows 10

MiniKB: “Upload a new apk file with a different package name” error when trying to add an internal application to Managed Google Play using iFrame method

Symptoms In Workspace One UEM console, when you try to add an internal Android application in the form of .apk file to Managed Google Play using iFrame method you get an error stating "Upload a new apk file with a different package name". Cause This error is most likely due to the duplicate app with … Continue reading MiniKB: “Upload a new apk file with a different package name” error when trying to add an internal application to Managed Google Play using iFrame method

Remote Desktop IP and Loopback Virtualization with Horizon Instant Clone farms

Using Microsoft RDSH for delivering session desktops and apps is still a very popular approach. While cost effective, it lacks many features and functionalities that are available in the full VDI. One of them is lack of a unique IP address tied to a specific user in a given time. Having 25 users sharing sessions … Continue reading Remote Desktop IP and Loopback Virtualization with Horizon Instant Clone farms