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Mastering VMware Horizon 6 by Peter von Oven, Barry Coombs

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Chapter 4. Installing and Configuring Horizon View

In this chapter, we will cover the installation process of the core Horizon View components, such as the Connection Server, Security Server, and Replica Server. Following the installation, we will start configuring the base elements of a Horizon View installation.

Preparing Active Directory

Horizon View requires Active Directory (AD) for authentication of users and desktops. We are also going to make use of group policy in later chapters to control and tune many aspects of users' desktops.

Horizon View 6.1 is compatible with the following AD-functional domain levels:

  • Windows 2003
  • Windows 2008 and Windows 2008 R2
  • Windows 2012 and Windows 2012 R2

When deploying your View Connection Servers, they either ...

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