VMware View vSGA with a Nvidia GT640 in a Dell C1100

VMware View vSGA with a Nvidia GT640 in a Dell C1100
This is the result of my successful quest to provide a low power cost effective way to run VMware vSGA in my home lab.  The main purpose outside of the “cool factor” was so that my son could play Minecraft on his virtual desktop.  As of this writing my home lab consisted of some Dell ...

VIN application tagging and VCOPS dashboard creation

VIN application tagging and VCOPS dashboard creation
With some help from Phil Balfanz and the State of Ohio Server team I was able to create a dashboard in VCOPS that displays Application health from VIN identified applications.  The neat part is when you notice an application health score declining you can click on it and quickly drill down to the individual vm’s ...

Home lab vCenter 5.1 to 5.5 upgrade

Home lab vCenter 5.1 to 5.5 upgrade
I was running the vCenter appliance 5.0 in my home lab and wanted to upgrade to 5.5.  During the process I wanted to explore inventory snapshot and do an in lace upgrade of vCenter 5.1 to 5.5 on a windows install.  I have recently become a big fan of creating a standalone super vm to house ...

Request and install external certificate into VMware view

Request and install external certificate into VMware view
Here are the steps I used back in View 5.0 to request and install an external certificate into a VMware View Security server or connection broker.  Remember in order for the View client or web browser to be happy with the certificate we install three things need to match.  One the name you went to ...

Add HTML5 access to VWware View 5.2

Here is a quick tutorial on how to add HTML 5 access to a VMware View 5.2 environment: First of all you need to have a View 5.2 instance installed and running either upgraded from an older version or fresh installed if you need help doing that see the install gude here:https://pubs.vmware.com/view-52/topic/com.vmware.ICbase/PDF/horizon-view-52-installation.pdf Once view is ...
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