Learn about the purpose of the Horizon Client. Discover how to differentiate between Zero Clients, Thin Clients, Software Clients, the HTML5 client, and PC Extender.
- [Rick] In this video, we'll learn about the function … of the Horizon Client, and we'll take a look at some … of the different Horizon Client options … that you have available, and what the pros … and cons of each of these clients are. … So, here we see our nice little diagram here, … and on the left, highlighted in red, … we've got our Horizon Client. … So, just to reiterate what we learned in the last lesson, … this is the actual physical device … that our user sits in front of. … There's a whole bunch of options … that we have for this client device, … but basically, it's a dumb client. … It's going to connect up to the connection server, … it's going to have a display protocol session … between the client and the View Agent, … and that's how it's going to present everything … that's happening on my virtual desktop, … is over that display protocol session … to the virtual desktop. … So, that's where all the real work is happening, … on the virtual desktop itself. … If I've got a program running, if I'm looking at a webpage, …
- VMware Horizon architecture
- Navigating options within Horizon Administrator
- PCoIP and Blast Extreme display protocols
- Linked-clone desktop pools
- Creating an instant-clone desktop pool
- Delivering Horizon applications
- Configuring roles and permissions
- Using Cloud Pod Architecture
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Horizon Architecture
2. Display Protocols
3. Full Clone Desktop Pools
4. Linked Clone Desktop Pools
5. Instant Clone Desktop Pools
6. Horizon Printing and Device Connections
7. Delivering Horizon Applications
9. Design and Automation
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