Guide to VMware Horizon View

Last updated:September 2013

Editor's note

For many desktop virtualization administrators, VMware Horizon View is the name the game. If you use View virtual desktops -- or you're considering deploying them -- make sure you understand the components, management options and troubleshooting tricks that go with this software.

Do you know how to create pools with VMware Horizon View? What about providing HTML access to virtual desktops? And how do you solve View Connection Server issues to keep your users online?

Find the answers to these questions, plus a comparison between View and Citrix XenDesktop, in this guide to VMware Horizon View.

1Troubleshooting VMware View problems

Once you're used to the features and components involved with Horizon View, you may encounter some common roadblocks when using the product. Learn how to overcome storage and disk issues, user confusion and more.

2What's next for VMware Horizon View?

There has been a lot of chatter about VMware Horizon View: Is the Horizon Suite really worth the cost? Will VMware and Teradici part ways? What's in store for the next version of View? Read on for more news about Horizon View.

3Test your knowledge of View components

There are a lot of View components that VDI admins should be familiar with. Take this quiz and find out how much you know about the various moving parts of View, and then we'll provide you with some resources so you can brush up on the questions you got wrong.