VMware Horizon connection server 404 error

Horizon Connection server admin page 404 error

My colleague Robin Geldolf and me have recently been experiencing a 404 “webpage not found” error, when connecting to the admin page, after upgrading your Horizon connection server. To my current experience, this is for all versions from Horizon 7.7 and higher. And does not always happen as there is no mentioning of it on the known/resolved issues on the […]

Horizon OneDrive Configuration Guide

Configuring OneDrive with VMware UEM

Following guide will describe how to configure OneDrive in combination with VMware UEM. With the granularity of making OneDrive only available for a specific group of users. Or depending on the use-case available for everyone. I would advise to use a product like FSLogix to redirect the OneDrive sync folder to a separate VHD(X), allowing for persistent caching of Office […]

joining cloud pod architecture

Joining Horizon cloud pod stuck at 50%

A quick solution blog regarding joining a new pod into a cloud pod architecture that gets stuck at 50% Last week, I wrote a blogpost on the issues that I had with upgrading a Horizon environment using the cloud pod architecture (CP). There I wrote about how much time I lost with troubleshooting and in the end redeployed a new […]

Cloud pod

Could not find user or group in AD -Horizon 7.7 Cloud pod

Recently I did a Horizon upgrade from 6.2.4 to 7.7 using the cloud pod architecture. Each pod contained an own vCenter with a 6 host VSAN cluster. The horizon backend and VDI Desktop were hosted on this cluster. The plan was to bring 1 POD down for maintenance and move all active sessions to the other active pod. Note: Unfortunately […]

How to configure printers with user personalization through UEM?

Within a VDI environment, it is a delicate procedure to configure printers with user personalization through VMware’s User Environment Manager (UEM). That is because every customer has specific needs regarding the printer setups in their VDI environment. We frequently come across situations like this: A user accesses his virtual desktop from within the corporate network and gets his network printers assigned (for […]

nvidia GRID troubleshooting

Nvidia GRID Troubleshooting – basics

Note: This is a copy of my and Stefan A. initial blog that was posted on the securelink site ‘Chrome is not responding’. This is the message users often get when loading 10 tabs filled with multimedia content. It is one of the most frequent remarks we receive on SBC/VDI these days. The standard workload of a typical office worker has […]

Nvidia GRID Troubleshooting

In August, I wrote a blog on Nvidia GRID troubleshooting together with Stefan Achten on the Securelink Blog. Since then I have done some additional deployments and have some new insights on possible issues you can encounter. But first if you did not already read our initial blog, I highly recommend reading it! You can find it here: https://securelink.be/blog/nvidia-grid-troubleshooting-on-nvidia-smi-issues/. One […]

Nvidia GRID – Square resolution screen

Just a short post regarding GRID but this may be handy for some of you. Recently, a customer called me explaining virtual machines (VM’s) did not scale correctly. In fact, the horizon client scaled the display in a 800*600 resolution which is the fallback resolution of a windows display driver. This behavior of windows typically indicates that you have an issue […]