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VMware Horizon View 6 Desktop Virtualization Cookbook by Jason Ventresco

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Configuring the Windows RDS server for use with Horizon View

This recipe will provide an introduction to the minimum steps required to configure Windows RDS and integrate it with our Horizon View pod. For a more in-depth discussion on Windows RDS optimization and management, consult the Microsoft TechNet page for Windows Server 2012 R2 (http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh801901.aspx).

Getting ready

VMware Horizon View supports the following versions of Window server for use with RDS:

  • Windows Server 2008 R2: Standard, Enterprise, or Datacenter, with SP1 or later installed
  • Windows Server 2012: Standard or Datacenter
  • Windows Server 2012 R2: Standard or Datacenter

The examples shown in this chapter were performed on Windows Server 2012 R2. Additionally, ...

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