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VMware Horizon View 5.3 Design Patterns and Best Practices by Jason Ventresco

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Managing View user persona data

For a number of years, preserving user profile data meant enabling Microsoft roaming profiles and using it to store Windows profile data on a remote file share. Properly configured, the roaming profiles feature made it easy to protect important user profile data, while also enabling users to move relatively seamlessly from one desktop to another.

Note

When discussing user profiles, the term persona is used interchangeably with the term profile. Both refer to the collection of files and Windows configuration settings that are required to personalize a desktop.

For Virtual desktop environments there needs to be something more robust than roaming profiles. There needs to be more intelligent options that load profile data ...

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