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

Still got Mainframe? Virtual Desktops in an SNA networks.

My recent engagements with customers from the finance verticals unveiled some specific common requirement when it comes to desktop virtualization projects for their branches. A lot of banks still run core banking software using LU (Logical Units) terminal interfaces on Windows to communicate with Mainframe's SNA network through Microsoft Host Integration Server.  Virtualizing endpoints running … Continue reading Still got Mainframe? Virtual Desktops in an SNA networks.

USB Network Adapters with ESXi

vSphere Hypervisor supports on-board network adapters and those added with PCI/PCIe expansion slots only. There is no support for network adapters connected with USB which might be problematic in some test/dev/home lab use cases. Recently a Fling was released that adds drivers to the ESXi for three most popular network adapters on usb: ASIX USB … Continue reading USB Network Adapters with ESXi