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Implementing VMware Horizon View 5.2 by Jason Ventresco

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View Connection Server networking

VMware Horizon View utilizes multiple ports in order to broker a connection between a View client and a View desktop or Microsoft Windows Terminal Server. In addition, how the connection is made from the View client to the desktop or terminal server differs based on the tunneling configuration of the View Connection Server.

Tunneling versus direct client connections

The default configuration of a View Connection Server treats PCoIP and RDP connections differently:

  • Upon successful login, View client connections that utilize PCoIP will connect directly to the View desktop
  • Upon successful login, View client connections that utilize RDP will be tunneled through the View Connection Server to the View desktop or terminal ...

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