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Implementing VMware Horizon View 5.2 by Jason Ventresco

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Chapter 10. Performing View Desktop Maintenance

Maintaining desktops deployed using VMware Horizon View requires a different approach depending on what desktop type you have selected. Full clone desktops are typically managed using the same techniques as traditional physical desktops, as each is a fully independent virtual machine with dedicated underlying virtual hard disks. Many organizations choose full clone desktops for this reason as they can continue to manage them using tools and procedures that are already in place.

Linked-clone desktops are an entirely different matter, especially if you wish to minimize the amount of per-desktop storage that is required. If an organization were to manage its linked-clone desktops using the same traditional ...

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