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Univention as directory service source for VMware Horizon View

Univention as directory service source for VMware Horizon View
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For a customer I’m setting up a VMware Horizon View environment for a crisis team that needs to have access to desktops when the shit hits the fan. The only requirement is that they have a desktop, some internal applications and that the environment will run. No UEM, no policies other than proxy settings, just a desktop for people to handle a crisis.

The issue with this environment is that the customer doesn’t have any Windows running, all servers they have are Linux based. the directory services are based on Univention and so we had to create everything from scratch. Despite what the title of the article is, we can’t setup a VMware environment with Univention, we will need a Active Directory to assist us there.

So what have I done? I setup a small Active Directory domain, Certificate authority, SQL server and a VMware environment. Just a small environment but large enough to be productive and deliver desktops in case that is needed. Univention is the source of all…

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RobBeekmans.NET by Rob Beekmans Rob Beekmans is a 26 year IT vetaran that worked in many fields in IT before he joined PQR 7 year ago. Rob is a senior consultant with a strong focus on Application and desktop delivery, User Environment Management, Mobility and monitoring. Rob is a VMware vExpert and is a member of the VMware EUC-Champions group. Rob shares his vision and insights on his personal blog, on webinars or on stage.

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