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Manage Your Horizon Environemnt. (Part-1)

in my Previous Blog Post, i have discussed how to install Horizon in your environment. Now i want to work on putting some posts on how to manage it. so here i am starting with Part 1.

Now, How do you login & Manage Your Horizon organization Environment.

To be able to login to your organization as an administrator, you will need to have your admin user name & password.  this is typically the user that you configured your horizon environment with, in my case the user was HZNADMIN. you Type the URL of your organization(in my case http://myapps.karam.com) and enter your user name and password as below.


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Want to Install Horizon on your premises, Here is your 40 Steps to do it

Before i start talking about how to install horizon, I recommend reading my post on what horizon actually is.

Now, If you want to install Horizon, here is the way how.

VMware Horizon Application Manager consist of 2 Virtual Appliance & an Agent.

– Horizon Serviec Application Manager.

– Horizon Connector.

– VMware Horizon Agent for Windows XP or Windows 7.

The Application Service Manager VA is the main interface of horizon that the users will use to access their applications on the LAN or WAN as well as for the administrators and operators to administer the environment . to be able to access the applications, a mean of access has to be created, in the enterprises case it will be the domain active directory. this is where the responsibility of the connector comes in. The connector will be the component responsible for the authentications and user synchronization for horizon application manager.

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VMware Horizon Application Manager 1.5 is on Premises GA.

VMware has Finally released Horizon Application Manager on premise to customers just last night my timing GMT+3.  I am very excited about this launch since the features it brings to the enterprise are absolutly amazing in so many ways. first of all, as we are starting to see the execution of the end user computing that was released in the last VMWorld in 2011.  the way i would think about Horizon is basically like an AppStore that we use in our mobile & Tablet devices. which means that VMware is bringing the consumer experience of doing things into the enterprise but with more robust IT Control which what really matters now for them.

In this blog, i will highlight some of the main feature that VMware Horizon will provide and i will post an easy step-by-step guide on how to set it up in another blog post.

So discussing features here is what customers will get deploying horizon.

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