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VMware Horizon Mirage Essentials by Peter von Oven

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Capturing an application layer

In the previous sections of this chapter we have discussed how to create a reference machine, centralize it to the Horizon Mirage Server as a reference CVD, and capture a base layer to be used as the core image.

In the following sections, we are going to look at how we capture an application layer so that we can deploy applications independently of the base layer. Not only does this allow us to update applications without the need to rebuild or change the reference machine, we can also deploy applications on a departmental or use case basis by building individual layers that are delivered together to build the complete desktop image.

The application capture process

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