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VMware Horizon Mirage Essentials by Peter von Oven

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Managing device drivers

In the previous sections of this chapter we have discussed base layers and application layers. In this section, we will cover the final piece of building an image—device drivers. Although not explicitly called a layer, the device drivers are effectively treated as an IT-managed layer.

What is a Horizon Mirage driver library?

Horizon Mirage uses the concept of a driver library to store all the device drivers for the endpoints within your environment.

Best practice is to use the drivers supplied by the hardware vendor for each endpoint by either using restored media or, for the latest drivers, the vendor's website.

Driver library folder structure

The easiest way to store and manage drivers is to create a folder structure with ...

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