Category Archives: VMware View

Top 40 Horizon View articles for April 2016

Here is an update for the top Horizon View articles list for April 2016. This list is ranked by the number of times a VMware Support Request was resolved by following the steps in a published Knowledge Base article. Manually deleting linked clones or stale virtual desktop entries from the View Composer database in VMware […]

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View Composer DiskFault: Disk customization failed due to an internal error

There’s a glitch some customers are encountering  whereby a Linked Clone desktop is created on vCenter Ok, but is deleted soon after vCenter complains about either “disposable” or “internal” .vmdk files this desktop. Creating and recomposing linked clone desktops fails on VMware Horizon View 6.1.x and all older releases after you have applied an upgrade […]

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PCoIP connections suddenly failing?

There is an issue which may occur when you install or upgrade your VMware Tools after having installed your View Agent. The set of VGA drivers shipped with VMware Tools might sometimes be incompatible with VMware View and PCoIP, whereas the VMware View Agent software contains a supported VGA driver. For this reason, today we’re […]

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Issues creating Desktops in VDI, and what to do about it

We want to highlight some mitigation techniques and a handy KB article today for those of you managing Horizon View desktops. We’re talking about those occasions when no desktop can be created…

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ALERT: Linked Clone pool creation and recompose failure

Before upgrading to vSphere 6 update 1, VMware would like everyone to read the following KB article for important information. Creating and recomposing linked clone desktops will fail on Horizon view…

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