NSX Components

When We talk about NSX components, we have below components as part of NSX deployment Data Plane NSX data plane consists of many logical component that provision NSX services like Routing , Switching , bridging , logical firewall. It consists of vSwitch which use vsphere distributed switch (vDS) from vCenter to connect to the physical network and enabling all services. NSX kernel modules, userspace agents, configuration files, and install scripts are packaged in VIBs that are installed to esxi during the nsx configuration phase. It uses VXLaN which provides many benefits 1) less numbers of VLANs in physical network 2) You can configure same L2 zone over IP network (two diff location) 3) you

Unexpected error while accessing Workspace One portal

Symptoms / Error Identity Manager encountered an error. Contact your admin and provide the information displayed below. Message An unexpected error occurred. If this error persists, please contact your administrator. Error Code 500 server ws1-ui.xtra-vritual.com ws1-ui.xtra-virtual.com serverServer 10.113.89. Timestamp Dec 22, 2016 12:07:58 PM Cause This error occurs because of time synchronization issue between UI server and connectors. Resolution Kindly check time synchronization between your UI and connector servers, and correct the same. refer KB from VMware to correct if you are running on v Sphere. #workspaceone

Workspace one, Web Application Integration Using SAML

When we want to integrate any web application with vmware workspace one using SAML 2.0. We need to take care of many concerns as below: 1) How SAML integration works ? 2) Where authentication/ authorization is taking place ? 3) Will my application will understand SAML integration ? 4) What data / parameters I will need to configure at both end ? 5) What parameters do I need to configure ? First of all the most important question is "Does the application suppport SAML integration" If YES then only we can move ahead, here is how saml works SAML (Security Assertion Markup Language) is an open standard for exchanging authentication information between a service provider and an identity prov

Want to use Windows server as linked clone? Here is the solution

As part of organization requirement, sometimes it's necessary to create a floating pool which has server operating system (Windows server 2008 or 2012). Now by default you will not be able select to see your server Parent machine while creating the Pool (even if you have taken right snapshot). What can be done to make sure that you are able to select server OS as parent for the horizon pool? we can change some parameter in ADAM database of view infrastructure to make sure it allows server operating systems as Parent machines for view pool. Solution To run View Administrator with Windows 2008 R2, 2012 R2 as a supported operating system for View desktops: 1. On your View Connection Server host

Ideal specification of icon on workspace one

When we want to add new application to workspace one , we have the option to upload the icon for our application during the application configuration page. This application can be a web application or a mobile application, how to design the icon as far as specification is concerned ? here is the specification/dimensions , that can be used to create application icon 1) Launcher (Desktop) - 76px x 76px 2) Launcher (Mobile) - 58px x 58px 3) Catalog (Desktop) - 120px x 120px 4) Catalog (Mobile) - 52px x 52px So the optimal size would be 120px x 120px. I would define that as the minimum requirement for optimal icon image quality however as you know conditions have been put in place to adapt th

Automatic and User-activated entitlement in workspace one

When we try to create a new application in workspace one. We have two options to entitle users or groups. 1) Automatic when assignment is automatic, application will be visible in user's launcher page, however if user do not want the application to be there he can still delete the application from launcher and send it to application catalog. 2) User-Activated When assignment is user-activated, the application does not appear in launcher directly but it is available in catalog for user and user has option to add application from catalog to launcher and again delete if he don't want application any more. #workspaceone

Release Notes for VMware Horizon 7 version 7.0.3

What's New in This Release VMware Horizon 7 version 7.0.3 provides the following new features and enhancements: Flash Redirection You can compile a black list to ensure that the URLs specified in the list will not be able to redirect Flash content. You must enable the GPO setting FlashMMRUrlListEnableType to use either a white list or black list. Horizon Agent Policy Settings The VMwareViewAgentCIT policy setting enables remote connections to Internet Explorer to use the Client's IP address instead of the IP address of the remote desktop machine. The FlashMMRUrlListEnableType and FlashMMRUrlList policy settings specify and control the white list or black list that enables or disables the

User Environment Manager in an App Volumes Environment: How Does It Fit?

Both User Environment Manager and App Volumes help provide Workspace Environment Management. But is User Environment Manager just a profile management tool? As its name aptly suggests, User Environment Manager manages the entire user environment; this includes user profile information and policies. This makes it much more than a profile management tool. User Environment Manager offers simplified profile and policy management with personalized access across devices and locations for end users. Not only can you manage user profiles easily from a central location, but you can also manage policies to control user environment settings dynamically. Another great feature of User Environment Manager

Workspace one Nov 2016 release

VMware Workspace ONE customers, releasing an exciting set of new features generally available for both the cloud and on-premise versions of Workspace ONE. Workspace ONE App Updates Deliver internal enterprise mobile apps to unmanaged devices Adaptive management for Android devices Open-in VMware Browser Conditional Access & Password Management Conditional access for Horizon and Citrix apps Conditional access for local users Conditional access for internal apps using OAuth2.0 Self-service Active Directory change password Administration Workspace ONE Getting Started wizard in VMware AirWatch console Local directories and users User provisioning to Office 365 and Google Apps External approval s

How to promote User as Administrator in WS1

Login to the Workspace One portal admin portal Type username in search box that you want to promote as administrator Click on the user and you will land on below page Click on the user role that you see under use configuration and you will get a popup screen as below Select Promote as administrator and click save Verify settings as below mentioned user should have both user, administrator role Your user has administrator role now! #workspaceone

Prerequisite for Application integration

To integrate workspace one with your web application below are prerequisites Application should support SAML2.0 Application should know users or application (using AD or any other methode) Workspace metadata should be configured at application end Application team should provide you below information Application Name , Application icon Application end metadata (this can be manual , url or txt format) Attributes to be mapped

how to add application to workspace one

login to workspace one admin portal click catalog and select application catalog click on + Add application and select create a new one Provide Application name , description , browse for selecting icon select Authentication profile as SAML 2.0 POST profile click Next provide Relay State (this is optional your application team will ask if they need it ) Provide Login Redirection URL (this is optional as well .depends on application team) check Sign Assertion (again this is optional from application team) next step is to update metadata there are 3 ways to update metadata 1) Application team may provide you a metadata URL 2) Application team may provide you a text file with metadata in it 3

Prerequisite for web app integration

To integrate Workspace One with your web application below are prerequisites: Application should support SAML2.0 Application should know users or application (using AD or any other method) Workspace One metadata should be configured at application end Application team should provide you below information Application Name, Application icon Application end metadata (this can be manual, url or txt format) Attributes to be mapped #workspaceone

Back up and restore Application

some times working with applications you need to add another version of the same application or you want to discard the existing application during your Administration . What we can do as part of backing up the applications on workspace one ?? well you have option to export Application configuration to a zip file that you can import / restore later when needed . Here are steps how to do it.. login to workspace one Admin portal. search for the app and click on application to open configuration page at bottom you see export and delete option click export click export and you will get exported Application at your desktop that you can save on your remote file share #workspaceone

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