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Post-scripts in VMware Mirage

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For many operations VMware Mirage allows to run so-called post-scripts. Post-script are scripts that run on the endpoint after one of the following operations is completed: Windows migration Base layer provisioning Base layer assignment App layer deployment A post-script allows you to run scripts and programs and do customisations. Practical use cases are: Delete the Windows.old directory […]

What’s new in VMware Horizon Mirage 4.4

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Today VMware released version 4.4 of Horizon Mirage. Even if the official version is just a minor change there are major new features in this release. In this article I try, like I did for ThinApp 5.0, to summarise and give an overview of all the new features included in version 4.4 from a technical point of […]

VMware Releases Horizon Mirage 4.4

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Horizon Mirage 4.4 is now generally available! This latest release of Horizon Mirage introduces several exciting new features that benefit a variety of areas in IT. Horizon Mirage 4.4 now includes support for the latest Windows desktop operating systems – Windows 8 and 8.1. With this addition, Horizon Mirage can protect desktops and laptops with […]

Virtual Desktop Assessment in a Horizon Mirage Environment

Flexera Software
Do you need to monitor the application performance and resource usage for the endpoints in a Horizon Mirage environment? The following is an excerpt from a blog by Tina de Benedictis at VMware that explains the solution: the integration of VMware Horizon Mirage with Flexera AdminStudio Virtual Desktop Assessment. VMware Horizon Mirage provides a solution […]

VMware Releases VMware Horizon Mirage 4.3

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Yesterday we announced Horizon Mirage 4.3 at VMworld Barcelona. Horizon Mirage 4.3 will have many great new features that further enhance IT’s ability to manage physical endpoints. But what is really unique about this announcement is that for the first time, VMware is bringing together Horizon View and Horizon Mirage to support persistent virtual desktops […]

VMware Horizon Mirage: Layering Explained

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Layering in Horizon Mirage is an important concept to understand. The layering technology that is implemented in Horizon Mirage gives IT great flexibility in managing physical and virtual endpoints. We’ll take this opportunity to provide more details on how layering works in Horizon Mirage. Let’s first take a look at what Horizon Mirage is: a […]

Deploy ThinApp packages via Horizon Mirage

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With the release of the new Horizon Suite, Workspace and the new version of Mirage ThinApp is now included in each and every one of these products. To be able to use ThinApp as part of Mirage is very helpful and you can do some nice things which wasn’t very easy to do with ThinApp […]

VMware Horizon Mirage Layers explained

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With the newest release of Horizon Mirage everyone is talking about layers, base images, application layering and so one. If you never have worked with Mirage or another layering technology before you may have seen something like this in the past: With this layer cake vendors explain and show the benefits of virtualization. Virtualization, as […]

VMware Releases Horizon Hands on Labs

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VMware just made Horizon Hands on Labs availbile online! . Title: Manage Desktops with VMware Horizon Mirage (HOL-EUC-09) Abstract: Explore VMware Horizon Mirage through this 60 minute lab module. In this lab you will gain hands-on experience using VMware Horizon Mirage to address three of the most common use cases facing desktop administrators. Explore VMware Horizon […]

Read “VMware Horizon Mirage 4.0 Reviewer’s Guide”

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Welcome to the VMware Horizon Mirage 4.0 Reviewer’s Guide. Although Mirage is now on version 4.0, this is the first Reviewer’s Guide for the product. VMware acquired Wanova in 2012 and promptly integrated the Mirage product into the VMware End-User Computing suite to fill the gap of customizing and backing up physical computers. Horizon Mirage […]

VMware Horizon Mirage 4.0 Reviewer’s Guide

VMware
Welcome to the VMware Horizon Mirage 4.0 Reviewer’s Guide. Although Mirage is now on version 4.0, this is the first Reviewer’s Guide for the product. VMware acquired Wanova in 2012 and promptly integrated the Mirage product into the VMware End-User Computing suite to fill the gap of customizing and backing up physical computers. Horizon Mirage […]

VMware Ships Horizon Mirage with Application Layering for Modular Desktops

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VMware’s Horizon Mirage 4.0 allows IT departments to be more flexible when they put together centrally managed desktop images using separated application packages. VMware lives and breathes desktop virtualization, but enterprises still want and need to run traditional desktops where applications execute on the PC. To address this fact, VMware last year acquired Wanova, a […]

VMware adds app layering to Horizon Mirage for modular desktops

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VMware’s Horizon Mirage 4.0 allows IT departments to be more flexible when they put together centrally managed desktop images using separated application packages. VMware lives and breathes desktop virtualization, but enterprises still want and need to run traditional desktops where applications execute on the PC. To address this fact, VMware last year acquired Wanova, a […]

VMware View 5.2 Announced and More

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Last week prior to Partner Exchange in Las Vegas VMware announced the latest edition of its VDI product VMware View, albeit with a slightly modified name Horizon View alongside a new version of Mirage (now Horizon Mirage) the desktop imaging product and finally Horizon Workspace incorporating Horizon Application Manager and Horizon Data (Project Octopus). There […]

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