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Mastering VMware Horizon 6 by Peter von Oven, Barry Coombs

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Upgrading View Composer

You are going to start your upgrade to your Horizon View installation by upgrading the View Composer Server.

Prerequisites to upgrade

We need to perform the following steps prior to commencing with the upgrade to the View Composer Server:

  1. Check the prerequisites with the VMware Horizon View installation guide to ensure all components to be upgraded meet the minimum requirements for resources, operating system, and applicable database versions.
  2. If your View Composer Server is installed in a virtual machine, snapshot the virtual machine.
  3. Back up your vCenter and View Composer databases.
  4. Back up the folder containing the SSL certificates on your View Composer Server at %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Application Data\VMware\VMware VirtualCenter ...

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