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Top 20 Horizon View articles for August 2017

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Sep 072017
 
  1. Support Contracts FAQs
  2. Collecting VMware Horizon View logs and diagnostic information
  3. Provisioning or recomposing a linked clone desktop pool fails
  4. VMware View ports and network connectivity requirements
  5. Licensing VMware View 4.x, 5.x and 6.x
  6. Recommended restart cycle of the VMware Horizon View environment
  7. Changing the log file behavior in the VMware View components
  8. Generating a Horizon View SSL certificate request using the Microsoft Management Console (MMC) Certificates snap-in
  9. Removing a standard (replica) connection server or a security server from a cluster of connection/security servers
  10. Administration dashboard in VMware Horizon View reports the error: Server’s certificate cannot be checked
  11. Performing an end-to-end backup and restore for VMware View Manager
  12. Provisioning VMware Horizon View desktops fails with error: View Composer Agent initialization error (16): Failed to activate software license
  13. Restart order of the View environment to clear ADLDS (ADAM) synchronization in Horizon View
  14. Manually deleting replica virtual machines in VMware Horizon View
  15. Removing invalid linked clone entries automatically using the ViewDBChk tool in VMware Horizon View 5.3 and later versions
  16. Location of VMware View log files
  17. Connecting to the View ADAM Database
  18. PCoIP Disconnection Codes
  19. Forcing replication between ADAM databases
  20. Using Microsoft Certreq to generate signed SSL certificates in VMware Horizon View

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Top vRealize Log Insight articles for August 2017

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Sep 072017
 
  1. FAQ: Log Insight for vCenter Server
  2. Update sequence for vSphere 6.5 and its compatible VMware products
  3. Important information before upgrading to vSphere 6.0
  4. Custom Active Directory configuration for VMware vRealize Log Insight
  5. How to use vRealize Automation 7 content pack with vRealize Log Insight 3.x
  6. Unable to edit vRealize Operations Integration Configuration in Log Insight
  7. Collecting diagnostic information for VMware vRealize Log Insight
  8. Changing internal configuration options in VMware vRealize Log Insight
  9. Resuming rolling upgrade of a VMware vRealize Log Insight cluster

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Top 20 NSX articles for August 2017

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Sep 072017
 
  1. Guest Introspection memory usage spikes to 90+% or you see the error: “Lost communication with ESX module” in NSX-V 6.3
  2. Host reports lost communication with ESX module when using instant clone
  3. UI Exported/saved DFW configuration does not store negated objects in NSX
  4. Troubleshooting vShield Endpoint / NSX Guest Introspection
  5. Troubleshooting vSphere ESX Agent Manager (EAM) with NSX
  6. Guest Introspection USVM reports disk is full
  7. Troubleshooting NSX for vSphere 6.x Controllers
  8. Best Practices for upgrading NSX for vSphere
  9. Guest Introspection status “Warning Guest Introspection service not ready”
  10. Troubleshooting NSX for vSphere 6.x Edge appliance
  11. Troubleshooting VMware NSX Manager
  12. vCenter Error: “All required agent virtual machines are not currently deployed on host hostname”
  13. Windows VM with NSX Network Introspection driver lose TCP connectivity
  14. ESXi 5.5 and 6.0 hosts fail with a PSOD: VMCIEventDelayedDispatchCB@com
  15. Registering NSX Manager to Lookup Service with External Platform Service Controller (PSC) fails with the error: server certificate chain not verified
  16. VMTools upgrade fails on Windows guest VM
  17. Configuring vSwitch or vNetwork Distributed Switch from the command line in ESXi/ESX
  18. Duplicate VTEPs in ESXi hosts after rebooting vCenter Server
  19. “No NSX Managers available” error in the vSphere Web Client
  20. Troubleshooting the NSX Manager Web Client Plug-In in NSX for vSphere 6.x

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Top 20 vSAN articles for August 2017

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Sep 072017
 
  1. Component metadata health check fails with invalid state error
  2. Troubleshooting vSAN Witness Node Isolation
  3. How to manually remove and recreate a vSAN disk group using esxcli
  4. vSAN Health Check Information
  5. Moving vSAN from one vCenter to an another vCenter
  6. Requirements and considerations for the deployment of VMware vSAN
  7. vSAN observer fails with the error: “Failed to generate HTML bundle: Gem::Package::TooLongFileName:”
  8. How to remove a disk from a vSAN host
  9. Best practices for vSAN implementations using Dell PERC H730 or FD332-PERC storage controllers
  10. “Host cannot communicate with all other nodes in vSAN enabled cluster” error
  11. Diskgroups fail to mount due to heap exhaustion 
  12. vSAN Health Service – vSAN HCL Health – Controller Driver
  13. vSAN Health Check – vMotion ping failures
  14. vSAN health test fails on Performance Service
  15. Configuring vSAN Unicast networking from the command line.
  16. vSAN health warning “after 1 additional host failure” is reported incorrectly on two node ROBO/stretched clusters
  17. VMware vSAN upgrade best practices
  18. Initializing vSAN during boot takes a longer time
  19. vSAN Host Not Contributing Stats reports with SSL error
  20. vSAN Health Service – Physical Disk Health – Overall Disk Health

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Top 20 vSphere articles for August 2017

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Sep 072017
 
  1. /storage/log directory is full in vCenter Server Appliance 6.0
  2. vCenter Appliance root Partition 100% full due to Audit.log files not being rotated
  3. OVF deployment fails after upgrading to vCenter Server Appliance 6.5 U1
  4. OVF deployment fails after upgrading to vCenter Server Appliance 6.5
  5. Increasing the disk space for the VMware vCenter Server Appliance in vSphere 6.0
  6. ESXi 6.5 host fails with a Purple Diagnostic Screen with error: World nnnn tried to re-acquire lock
  7. Best practices for upgrading to vCenter Server 6.5
  8. Recreating a missing virtual machine disk descriptor file
  9. “esxcli software vib” commands to patch an ESXi 5.x/6.x host
  10. Collecting diagnostic information for VMware products
  11. Advanced setting “ScratchConfig.ConfiguredScratchLocation” for persistent scratch location is reverted to the default value after ESXi 6.5 U1 host reboot
  12. ESXi host fails with PSOD when using Intel Xeon Processor E5 v4, E7 v4, and D-1500 families
  13. ESXi host fails with intermittent NMI PSOD on HP ProLiant Gen8 servers
  14. Windows vCenter Server upgrade fails with error “Installation of component VMwarevCenter Server failed with error code 3010”
  15. How to stop, start, or restart vCenter Server 6.x services
  16. Unable to log in to the root account of vCenter Server Appliance
  17. “invalid credentials LDAP Error 49” error starting Inventory Services in vCenter Server 6.x
  18. Adding an ESXi host to the vCenter Appliance prompts the following error: “does not contain the root certificate chain”
  19. ESXi host disconnects intermittently from vCenter Server
  20. Error-“Logon failure: the user has not been granted the requested logon type at this computer”

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New KB articles published for week ending 2nd September 2017

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Sep 052017
 

VMware vCenter Server

vAPI Endpoint Service in warning state on vSphere Web Client
Date Published: 2017/08/28

VMware vCenter Server Appliance

Starting vCenter Server or PSC services fails with error message: INFO:root:'<Service Name>’ startMode is Manual, skipping to start
Date Published: 2017/09/01

VMware Horizon

URL content is not redirected to the agent
Date Published: 2017/08/29

Provisioning fails with error ‘redoLogFormat’ is not supported
Date Published: 2017/08/29

A quick access of windows explorer doesn’t work if the folder is redirected by Persona Folder redirection on Windows 10 LTSB
Date Published: 2017/08/30

Horizon View Desktops hanging on logoff preventing composer operations, or users from logging in
Date Published: 2017/08/30

VMware NSX for vSphere

vCenter error: “All required agent virtual machines are not currently deployed on host hostname”
Date Published: 2017/08/30

EAM agencies show the old 6.2.x VIBs
Date Published: 2017/08/30

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New KB articles published for week ending 26th August 2017

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Aug 292017
 

VMware ESXi

Advanced setting “ScratchConfig.ConfiguredScratchLocation” for persistent scratch location is reverted to the default value after ESXi 6.5 U1 host reboot

Connection to iSCSI Datastore is lost with the error “(inaccessible)” 

The vpxd service fails to start after vCenter is migrated from vSphere 6.0 to 6.5

VMware vRealize OPerations Manager

Maintenance Schedules Show in UTC in vRealize Operations Manager 6.x

VMware NSX for vSphere

Partial firewall rule is seen on the vNIC with ‘Applied To’ configuration set to ‘Policy Security Group’

VMware vSphere Data Protection

Unable to consolidate virtual machine snapshots due to file lock by VDP appliance

 

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Aug 282017
 

VMware Skyline™ is radically transforming customer support

By: Dale Ferrario

Customers like you that run business-critical operations on VMware environments need an infrastructure that’s always-on and optimized for peak performance. You expect fast, environment-specific remediation recommendations, and proactive analytics that identify problems before they occur.

We’re addressing these needs with VMware Skyline™: an innovative support technology, developed entirely by VMware Engineering, that provides VMware technical support engineers with extreme visibility into your environment.

Imagine if we knew your environment as well as you do. We could tell you – in advance – of a problem you’d have in the future. And then we gave you proactive, prescriptive, and predictive recommendations to fix the issue. And if you do need to call us with a problem, we have the visibility into your environment that lets us quickly diagnose your situation without a lot of effort and hours on your part.

Here’s how it works. Customers with active support subscriptions install the VMware Skyline Collector, a standalone appliance that automatically and securely collects product usage data such as configuration, feature, and performance data.

It then listens for changes, events and patterns and analyzes the information using a robust rules and machine learning engine. The rules engine is where an ever-growing library of support intelligence, product knowledge, and logic is stored to analyze inbound streams of product information.

It will alert when a customer has deviated from a VMware Validated Design or needs to align to a best practice configurations or patch level. Issues identified are fed into the analytics library – consisting of hundreds of detection rules – to allow us to solve the issue for multiple customers.

And you can rest assured knowing that we take privacy and security seriously – VMware Skyline has a robust privacy program. Customer data is transferred to VMware over an encrypted channel and is stored in a secure VMware repository in the US, operated by VMware.

Then the VMware Technical Support Engineer takes the analyzed, environment-specific data to provide prescriptive recommendations back to you to improve your environment’s reliability and stability.

Aligned to Global Services offerings, VMware Skyline is initially available for Premier Support customers with Production Support customer availability coming next year. Today VMware Skyline provides increased visibility for VMware vSphere and VMware NSX environments.  Additional products will be added over time.

With minimal administration, a rigorous privacy and security policy, and transformational value, VMware Skyline is a game changer for your support experience with VMware.

Sign up today to join our Managed Access program at   https://www.vmware.com/support/services/skyline.html

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Unlocking Mobile Moments with VMware Workspace ONE Productivity Apps

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Aug 242017
 

Do you wonder how often you pull your smartphone out of your pocket (or purse)? Do you feel &#rsquo;separation anxiety&#rdquo; (and I use that term loosely here) if the smartphone is not within arm&#rsquo;s length, especially if you&#rsquo;re not wearing your smartwatch?

If you answered yes to those questions, I don&#rsquo;t believe you are alone. An Internet Trends report famously suggests that an average user pulls out their smartphone 150 timesa day, and each mobile micro-moment lasts between 60 and 90 seconds.Other research estimates the heaviest users touch—tap, type, swipe, click—their smartphones 2,617 times a day, on average.

This paradigm shift requires us to design apps for what we call &#rsquo;mobile moments.&#rdquo; In essence, developers must understand what a user is trying to accomplish during a mobile moment based on considerations—device form factor, information context, aggregated intelligence from multiple business systems and, increasingly, machine learning—to provide the most delightful user experience possible.

VMware Workspace ONE is a digital transformation platform, and we&#rsquo;d like to show you how our suite of mobile productivity apps use the mobile moments design paradigm to deliver consumer-simple, enterprise-secure experiences.

5 Common Mobile Moments in the Enterprise

Rather than focusing on my experiences like in previous blog posts, I asked Adam Chow for his top mobile moments during his summer internship here at VMware. He graciously summarized these moments and recorded videos to showcase them.

1. Joining conference calls.

In our everyday life, we often dial into conference calls on the go. VMware Boxer is a secure email, calendar and contacts app that allows users to dial in with literally two taps. Yes, you heard me right. No more fiddling with finding the right number and the associated passcode. I know it sounds too good to be true, so don&#rsquo;t take my word for it, check it out for yourself.

2. Scheduling meetings.

Oftentimes, we wait to get back to our desk to respond to one-line emails like, &#rsquo;Do you have time for a quick chat?&#rdquo; See how easily you can send your availability and quickly create meetings with co-workers and external business partners using the Boxer app. It is simply amazing.

3. Triaging emails.

A lot of industry research has been done on categorizing email users as pilers, filers and purgers. Pilers are users (like myself) who keep all their emails in the inbox so unread emails are actionable. Filers are users who meticulously aim for a zero inbox and file important emails into folders. Purgers are users who delete emails that are no longer actionable and expect others to send another email if there is a follow-up.

In an enterprise setting, a lot of mobile moments are spent triaging emails. The Boxer app provides features like:

  • Custom swipe gestures so users can personalize how they triage their emails and take quick actions,

  • Bulk triage emails by deleting or moving all at once,

  • Propose new meeting times and

  • Customize quick reply templates and send quick replies to one or more emails.

4. Accessing intranet sites.

A lot of customers roll out Boxer, VMware Browser and VMware Content Locker apps in a mobile app management (MAM) mode. The encryption, data loss prevention, integrated authentication, shared passcode and compliance are built into the app itself without requiring a mobile device management (MDM) profile on the device.

In these environments, users do not have an operating system level per-app VPN tunnel, so the Workspace ONE platform provides a secure tunnel to resources behind the firewall, like intranet sites. This means that when users click an intranet link within an email, they do not get the &#rsquo;404: Page Not Found&#rdquo; error. Instead the site opens seamlessly, and the user can complete their workflow within the mobile moment.

5. Collaborating on enterprise files.

The Content Locker mobile app can aggregate files and folders from over 30 enterprise content repositories. IT can set data loss prevention (DLP) controls in one place and users can securely access, sync and share all their content.

Content Locker supports on-premises repositories, such as Microsoft SharePoint and file shares, as well as cloud repositories, such as Microsoft OneDrive for Business, SharePoint Online, Dropbox and Box. Watch how a team of people interviewing a candidate were able to quickly collaborate during this mobile moment.

These videos offer a quick teaser of how VMware&#rsquo;s suite of mobile productivity apps cater to mobile moments. Stay tuned for exciting innovations that will take this much further. If you are attending VMworld in Vegas, be sure to attend the Monday breakout session, &#rsquo;Learn How to Deliver an Enterprise-Grade Mobile Email Experience with Boxer.&#rdquo;

 

VMworld 2017 Breakout Session

“Learn How to Deliver an Enterprise-Grade Mobile Email Experience with Boxer”

Add #UEM2222BU via VMworld U.S. schedule builder.

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Unlocking Mobile Moments with VMware Workspace ONE Productivity Apps

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Aug 242017
 

Do you wonder how often you pull your smartphone out of your pocket (or purse)? Do you feel &#rsquo;separation anxiety&#rdquo; (and I use that term loosely here) if the smartphone is not within arm&#rsquo;s length, especially if you&#rsquo;re not wearing your smartwatch?

If you answered yes to those questions, I don&#rsquo;t believe you are alone. An Internet Trends report famously suggests that an average user pulls out their smartphone 150 timesa day, and each mobile micro-moment lasts between 60 and 90 seconds.Other research estimates the heaviest users touch—tap, type, swipe, click—their smartphones 2,617 times a day, on average.

This paradigm shift requires us to design apps for what we call &#rsquo;mobile moments.&#rdquo; In essence, developers must understand what a user is trying to accomplish during a mobile moment based on considerations—device form factor, information context, aggregated intelligence from multiple business systems and, increasingly, machine learning—to provide the most delightful user experience possible.

VMware Workspace ONE is a digital transformation platform, and we&#rsquo;d like to show you how our suite of mobile productivity apps use the mobile moments design paradigm to deliver consumer-simple, enterprise-secure experiences.

5 Common Mobile Moments in the Enterprise

Rather than focusing on my experiences like in previous blog posts, I asked Adam Chow for his top mobile moments during his summer internship here at VMware. He graciously summarized these moments and recorded videos to showcase them.

1. Joining conference calls.

In our everyday life, we often dial into conference calls on the go. VMware Boxer is a secure email, calendar and contacts app that allows users to dial in with literally two taps. Yes, you heard me right. No more fiddling with finding the right number and the associated passcode. I know it sounds too good to be true, so don&#rsquo;t take my word for it, check it out for yourself.

2. Scheduling meetings.

Oftentimes, we wait to get back to our desk to respond to one-line emails like, &#rsquo;Do you have time for a quick chat?&#rdquo; See how easily you can send your availability and quickly create meetings with co-workers and external business partners using the Boxer app. It is simply amazing.

3. Triaging emails.

A lot of industry research has been done on categorizing email users as pilers, filers and purgers. Pilers are users (like myself) who keep all their emails in the inbox so unread emails are actionable. Filers are users who meticulously aim for a zero inbox and file important emails into folders. Purgers are users who delete emails that are no longer actionable and expect others to send another email if there is a follow-up.

In an enterprise setting, a lot of mobile moments are spent triaging emails. The Boxer app provides features like:

  • Custom swipe gestures so users can personalize how they triage their emails and take quick actions,

  • Bulk triage emails by deleting or moving all at once,

  • Propose new meeting times and

  • Customize quick reply templates and send quick replies to one or more emails.

4. Accessing intranet sites.

A lot of customers roll out Boxer, VMware Browser and VMware Content Locker apps in a mobile app management (MAM) mode. The encryption, data loss prevention, integrated authentication, shared passcode and compliance are built into the app itself without requiring a mobile device management (MDM) profile on the device.

In these environments, users do not have an operating system level per-app VPN tunnel, so the Workspace ONE platform provides a secure tunnel to resources behind the firewall, like intranet sites. This means that when users click an intranet link within an email, they do not get the &#rsquo;404: Page Not Found&#rdquo; error. Instead the site opens seamlessly, and the user can complete their workflow within the mobile moment.

5. Collaborating on enterprise files.

The Content Locker mobile app can aggregate files and folders from over 30 enterprise content repositories. IT can set data loss prevention (DLP) controls in one place and users can securely access, sync and share all their content.

Content Locker supports on-premises repositories, such as Microsoft SharePoint and file shares, as well as cloud repositories, such as Microsoft OneDrive for Business, SharePoint Online, Dropbox and Box. Watch how a team of people interviewing a candidate were able to quickly collaborate during this mobile moment.

These videos offer a quick teaser of how VMware&#rsquo;s suite of mobile productivity apps cater to mobile moments. Stay tuned for exciting innovations that will take this much further. If you are attending VMworld in Vegas, be sure to attend the Monday breakout session, &#rsquo;Learn How to Deliver an Enterprise-Grade Mobile Email Experience with Boxer.&#rdquo;

 

VMworld 2017 Breakout Session

“Learn How to Deliver an Enterprise-Grade Mobile Email Experience with Boxer”

Add #UEM2222BU via VMworld U.S. schedule builder.

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Partner Exchange and VMworld US: Know Before You Go

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Aug 242017
 

Partner Exchange and VMworld US are only a few days away! Before you head to Las Vegas, learn about these can’t-miss events and exclusive opportunities for technology partners.

VMworld and Partner Exchange Keynotes

PEX General Session and Keynotes

ThePartner General Session will be presented by Brandon Sweeney, SVP, Worldwide Sales and Operations andRoss Brown, SVP, Strategic Corporate Alliances. Geta sneak peek atVMworld updates, and hear from key executives onour vision, strategy and insight into the expanding ecosystem opportunity for partners.

New to Partner Exchange,Business Growth Keynoteswill be occurring on Sunday from 1:30–5:00 P.M. These keynotes will focus on three business areas:

  • Cloud Computing [PAR4418KU] (US)
  • Embracing Digital Transformation [PAR4417KU] (US)
  • The Future of Cyber Security [PAR4419KU] (US)

VMworldGeneral Session and Keynotes

Our VMworld general sessions feature top VMware leaders discussing the company&#rsquo;s industry perspective on digital business, transformative technologies and innovation.

Not able to attend? The Monday and Tuesday general sessions will be live streamed from the VMworld.com home page at the following times:

  • Monday, August 28, 09:00–10:30 A.M. PDT
  • Tuesday, August 29, 09:00–10:30 A.M. PDT

Brand new to VMworld, this year&#rsquo;s Showcase Keynotes give conference participants the opportunity to hear from VMware experts on what the newest cloud solutions and innovations are, and where they&#rsquo;re going. Topics include:

  • Delivering New User Experiences with Digital Workspaces,Monday3:30–5:00 P.M.
  • Transforming Networking and Security for the Digital Era, Tuesday 12:30–1:30 P.M.
  • Simplifying and Accelerating Your Multi-Cloud Strategy, Tuesday 2:00–3:00 P.M.
  • Transforming the Data Center to Delivery Any Application on Any Platform, Tuesday 4:00 P.M.–5:30 P.M.

Breakout Sessions for Technology Partners

VMworld and Partner Exchange offer a curriculum of more than 500 breakout sessions, plus a wide range of additional session types to help you create a tailored agenda. At Partner Exchange, be sure to check out these sessions designed exclusively for TAP:

  • How Partners Onboard onto VMware Cloud on AWS
  • Technology Partner Programs and Marketplace Revolution
  • Accelerate Your Partner Technology Solution with Ecosystem Services
  • You Want to Be an NSX Technology Partner – Partner Program and Enablement for the SDDC
  • Are You Ready for Persistent Memory?
  • I Want to Be in the SDDC – Partner Program and Enablement for the Quickest Route to Partner Value With vSphere HTML 5 Plugins
  • Increasing NSX Value with SDDC Automation for Partner Solutions
  • Acting as One: Plug in to vSphere

Having trouble deciding which sessions to attend at VMworld? Recommended VMworld sessions for Technology Alliance Partners include:

  • ISV Tech Partner Ecosystem for VMware Cloud on AWS
  • Discuss Plug-In Experience with vSphere Client
  • Get the Most Out of vRealize Automation: Embracing the vRealize Automation Ecosystem
  • Use Virtualization to Secure Application Infrastructure
  • Why Networking Is at the Heart of Digital Transformation
  • NSX Everywhere: The Network Bridge for On-Premises, Private, and Native Public Clouds

Other VMworld Favorites

Had your fill ofinformative sessions and breakthrough keynotes? Don’t worry, there’s plenty more for you to enjoy! Some event favorites to check out include:

  • Solutions Exchange: a showcase for the latest and best in the industry, the Solutions Exchange features partner booths, lounges, and demonstrations and presentations throughout each day.

  • VMworld Welcome Reception: kick off VMworld with hors d&#rsquo;oeuvres, drinks and camaraderie in the Solution Exchange. Explore vendor offerings, discover the new technologies on display, and get to know each other in a relaxed and convivial atmosphere.
  • Hall Crawl: come to the Solution Exchange for the chance to get up close and personal with the VMware ecosystem, sponsors and exhibitors.
  • Hands-on-Labs:gain special access to the latest VMware technologies without being required to purchase equipment, software or licenses. Explore a wide range of today&#rsquo;s most exciting topics with a VMware-provided machine or your own device, all with product experts on hand to provide one-on-one guidance.

If you have any questions about VMworld and Partner Exchange, please contact the TAP team at tapalliance@vmware.com. We look forward to seeing you in Las Vegas!

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EUC at VMworld 2017 U.S. Checklist: 10 Things to Know Before You Go

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Aug 242017
 

What will Pat announce next on stage at VMworld? What&#rsquo;s in store for Sumit and Shawn&#rsquo;s new end-user-computing (EUC) Showcase Keynote? (Hint: This demo-packed keynote deserves a space on your schedule.)

Before we get into the major news, here&#rsquo;s what you, our Vegas-bound mobility pros, need to know before you go.

1. First things first. Pick up your badge.

Bring your photo ID to pick up your conference badge at the VMworld registration desk, on Level 1 of the South Convention Center, during these hours:

  • Sunday, 7 a.m.–7:30 p.m.
  • Monday, 7 a.m.–6 p.m.
  • Tuesday, 7 a.m.–6 p.m.
  • Wednesday, 7 a.m.–7 p.m.
  • Thursday, 8 a.m.–2 p.m.

You can also visit self-serve kiosks in Bayside C, Level 1, and we&#rsquo;re also offering Express Check-In QR codes to move things along. Just check the VMworld mobile app for yours! (Download the VMworld 2017 U.S. app here.)

2. First time? Start here.

There&#rsquo;s a lot going on at VMworld. So Sunday at 4 p.m., we&#rsquo;re offering an hour-long info session just for first-time attendees at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. Add the New V Welcome Session to your schedule via the Content Catalog.

3. Trust us, everyone will be talking about these EUC sessions.

These are the biggies—add to your schedule accordingly:

  • Monday, 3:30 p.m.: EUC Showcase Keynote: Delivering New User Experiences with Digital Workspaces [EDW7002KU]
  • Tuesday, 11 a.m.: Spotlight Session: Transformation of the Digital Workspace [SAAM3157SU]
  • Tuesday, 3:30 p.m.: Spotlight Session: The Evolution of Endpoint Management Within a Digital Workspace [UEM3155SU]
  • Wednesday, 9:30 a.m.: Spotlight Session: Goodbye Legacy VDI. Hello Dynamic VDI for the Digital Workspace [ADV3156SU]

Be one of the first 500 attendees at our keynote to receive a free anniversary boxed edition of VMware Fusion and to be entered into a raffle to win a Samsung Chromebook. Last, but not least, score your special EUC button at these spotlight sessions!

4. We&#rsquo;re throwing these events just for you!

Outside of the Customer Appreciation Party, we&#rsquo;re hosting more intimate events just for EUC-minded attendees. Tuesday, following the VMworld Hall Crawl, we&#rsquo;re throwing a huge EUC Networking Reception, sponsored by Google, 6–9 p.m. at the Libertine Social at Mandalay Bay.

RSVP for the EUC Networking Reception

5. Want to make waves in your industry? Sign up here.

VMworld 2017 offers four half-day industry workshops on Sunday, several industry-focused breakout sessions and an entire demo showcase of industry solutions.

6. Meet us at the Digital Workspace Lounge.

We&#rsquo;re offering a dedicated lounge area, theater and meeting space directly behind the registration area (in the VMvillage) where you can expand on what you&#rsquo;ve learned so far. Ask questions in group discussions, and meet with our EUC experts to learn more about the digital workspace.

7. Discover new solutions at the Mobility Zone.

This dedicated space in the Solutions Exchange features solutions that integrate with and complement your EUC investments, from rugged device partners to members of the VMware Mobile Security Alliance. Click here for a snapshot of who will be there and booth numbers.

&#rsquo;And if you&#rsquo;re on the ground in Vegas, be sure to stop by the Mobility Zone, which is an amazing new experience at VMworld—one you won&#rsquo;t want to miss. We&#rsquo;ve packed more than ever into this year&#rsquo;s event.&#rdquo;
—VMware EUC VP of Product Marketing Dave Grant

The entire Solutions Exchange includes more than 220 companies, including EUC partners like Dell, Google, Intel and more.

8. Learn for free at Hands-on Labs.

Choose your own adventure: self-paced labs or expert-led workshops in the South Pacific Ballroom. You can take self-paced labs anytime and as many times as you like—each is 15–60 minutes. At expert-led workshops, on the other hand, you can receive additional instruction and group interaction.

You don&#rsquo;t need to schedule EUC self-paced labs ahead of time—these are offered on a first-come, first-serve basis. Expert-led workshops do require advanced sign-up, and you need to show up early—at least 5 minutes.

&#rsquo;When it comes to education, one place I always tell folks to check out is our Hands-On Labs, where attendees unleash their inner mad scientist. Here you can roll up your sleeves and see for yourself the latest and greatest from VMware.&#rdquo;
—VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger

9. Remember, you get special discounts on training and certification!

When you take a certification exam on site, you get 50% off the price, and on-demand courses for AirWatch and Horizon are 25% off. Plus, VMworld offers unique, two-day training led by instructors Aug. 25–26, including an accelerated AirWatch bootcamp and a Horizon 7 seminar. Click here for the special offers!

10. Grow at Partner Exchange @ VMworld 2017 U.S.

Sunday is entirely devoted to VMware partners, and we highly recommend this Business Growth Keynote from Sumit and Business Futurist Greg Verdino on embracing digital transformation. Plus, attend for a chance to win a Samsung Chromebook Elite!

This is your last chance to register before rates increase again! Keep in mind that VMworld is expected to be the biggest EUC event of the year, as Dave Grant told VMware Radius:

&#rsquo;There are multiple vendor conferences throughout the year, but they all focus on individual vendor stacks, creating cumbersome silos of solutions for IT professionals to manage. VMworld U.S. and Europe will be the only industry events this year that focus on end-user computing in the enterprise, helping to eliminate silos to transform the management and end-user experience.&#rdquo;

Here&#rsquo;s more to plan your trip to VMworld 2017 U.S.:

  • Add These 4 EUC Sessions to Your VMworld U.S. Agenda
  • Hurry! Our 10 Most Popular EUC Sessions @ VMworld Are Filling Up Fast!
  • VMworld Is Coming Soon. Which Cloud Sessions Will You Attend?
  • 5 New VMware Workspace ONE Sessions at VMworld 2017
  • New @ VMworld: Industry Workshops & Showcase for Financial Services, Healthcare, Government & Retail

Subscribe to the right to follow VMworld news on the VMware EUC Blog, and follow us @WorkspaceONE, @VMwareHorizon and @AirWatch for updates.

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EUC at VMworld 2017 U.S. Checklist: 10 Things to Know Before You Go

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Aug 242017
 

What will Pat announce next on stage at VMworld? What&#rsquo;s in store for Sumit and Shawn&#rsquo;s new end-user-computing (EUC) Showcase Keynote? (Hint: This demo-packed keynote deserves a space on your schedule.)

Before we get into the major news, here&#rsquo;s what you, our Vegas-bound mobility pros, need to know before you go.

1. First things first. Pick up your badge.

Bring your photo ID to pick up your conference badge at the VMworld registration desk, on Level 1 of the South Convention Center, during these hours:

  • Sunday, 7 a.m.–7:30 p.m.
  • Monday, 7 a.m.–6 p.m.
  • Tuesday, 7 a.m.–6 p.m.
  • Wednesday, 7 a.m.–7 p.m.
  • Thursday, 8 a.m.–2 p.m.

You can also visit self-serve kiosks in Bayside C, Level 1, and we&#rsquo;re also offering Express Check-In QR codes to move things along. Just check the VMworld mobile app for yours! (Download the VMworld 2017 U.S. app here.)

2. First time? Start here.

There&#rsquo;s a lot going on at VMworld. So Sunday at 4 p.m., we&#rsquo;re offering an hour-long info session just for first-time attendees at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. Add the New V Welcome Session to your schedule via the Content Catalog.

3. Trust us, everyone will be talking about these EUC sessions.

These are the biggies—add to your schedule accordingly:

  • Monday, 3:30 p.m.: EUC Showcase Keynote: Delivering New User Experiences with Digital Workspaces [EDW7002KU]
  • Tuesday, 11 a.m.: Spotlight Session: Transformation of the Digital Workspace [SAAM3157SU]
  • Tuesday, 3:30 p.m.: Spotlight Session: The Evolution of Endpoint Management Within a Digital Workspace [UEM3155SU]
  • Wednesday, 9:30 a.m.: Spotlight Session: Goodbye Legacy VDI. Hello Dynamic VDI for the Digital Workspace [ADV3156SU]

Be one of the first 500 attendees at our keynote to receive a free anniversary boxed edition of VMware Fusion and to be entered into a raffle to win a Samsung Chromebook. Last, but not least, score your special EUC button at these spotlight sessions!

4. We&#rsquo;re throwing these events just for you!

Outside of the Customer Appreciation Party, we&#rsquo;re hosting more intimate events just for EUC-minded attendees. Tuesday, following the VMworld Hall Crawl, we&#rsquo;re throwing a huge EUC Networking Reception, sponsored by Google, 6–9 p.m. at the Libertine Social at Mandalay Bay.

RSVP for the EUC Networking Reception

5. Want to make waves in your industry? Sign up here.

VMworld 2017 offers four half-day industry workshops on Sunday, several industry-focused breakout sessions and an entire demo showcase of industry solutions.

6. Meet us at the Digital Workspace Lounge.

We&#rsquo;re offering a dedicated lounge area, theater and meeting space directly behind the registration area (in the VMvillage) where you can expand on what you&#rsquo;ve learned so far. Ask questions in group discussions, and meet with our EUC experts to learn more about the digital workspace.

7. Discover new solutions at the Mobility Zone.

This dedicated space in the Solutions Exchange features solutions that integrate with and complement your EUC investments, from rugged device partners to members of the VMware Mobile Security Alliance. Click here for a snapshot of who will be there and booth numbers.

&#rsquo;And if you&#rsquo;re on the ground in Vegas, be sure to stop by the Mobility Zone, which is an amazing new experience at VMworld—one you won&#rsquo;t want to miss. We&#rsquo;ve packed more than ever into this year&#rsquo;s event.&#rdquo;
—VMware EUC VP of Product Marketing Dave Grant

The entire Solutions Exchange includes more than 220 companies, including EUC partners like Dell, Google, Intel and more.

8. Learn for free at Hands-on Labs.

Choose your own adventure: self-paced labs or expert-led workshops in the South Pacific Ballroom. You can take self-paced labs anytime and as many times as you like—each is 15–60 minutes. At expert-led workshops, on the other hand, you can receive additional instruction and group interaction.

You don&#rsquo;t need to schedule EUC self-paced labs ahead of time—these are offered on a first-come, first-serve basis. Expert-led workshops do require advanced sign-up, and you need to show up early—at least 5 minutes.

&#rsquo;When it comes to education, one place I always tell folks to check out is our Hands-On Labs, where attendees unleash their inner mad scientist. Here you can roll up your sleeves and see for yourself the latest and greatest from VMware.&#rdquo;
—VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger

9. Remember, you get special discounts on training and certification!

When you take a certification exam on site, you get 50% off the price, and on-demand courses for AirWatch and Horizon are 25% off. Plus, VMworld offers unique, two-day training led by instructors Aug. 25–26, including an accelerated AirWatch bootcamp and a Horizon 7 seminar. Click here for the special offers!

10. Grow at Partner Exchange @ VMworld 2017 U.S.

Sunday is entirely devoted to VMware partners, and we highly recommend this Business Growth Keynote from Sumit and Business Futurist Greg Verdino on embracing digital transformation. Plus, attend for a chance to win a Samsung Chromebook Elite!

This is your last chance to register before rates increase again! Keep in mind that VMworld is expected to be the biggest EUC event of the year, as Dave Grant told VMware Radius:

&#rsquo;There are multiple vendor conferences throughout the year, but they all focus on individual vendor stacks, creating cumbersome silos of solutions for IT professionals to manage. VMworld U.S. and Europe will be the only industry events this year that focus on end-user computing in the enterprise, helping to eliminate silos to transform the management and end-user experience.&#rdquo;

Here&#rsquo;s more to plan your trip to VMworld 2017 U.S.:

  • Add These 4 EUC Sessions to Your VMworld U.S. Agenda
  • Hurry! Our 10 Most Popular EUC Sessions @ VMworld Are Filling Up Fast!
  • VMworld Is Coming Soon. Which Cloud Sessions Will You Attend?
  • 5 New VMware Workspace ONE Sessions at VMworld 2017
  • New @ VMworld: Industry Workshops & Showcase for Financial Services, Healthcare, Government & Retail

Subscribe to the right to follow VMworld news on the VMware EUC Blog, and follow us @WorkspaceONE, @VMwareHorizon and @AirWatch for updates.

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Identity Manager content pack for Log Insight

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Aug 242017
 

Overview

Identity Manager is a service that extends your on-premises directory infrastructure to provide a seamless Single Sign-On (SSO) experience to web, mobile, SaaS, and legacy applications. Identity Manager leverages the same core identity management solution that may be seen powering VMware vCloud Air and the vCloud Suite in the world&#rsquo;s most advanced datacenters and enterprise-class infrastructure clouds.

The Identity Manager content pack for vRealize Log Insight provides powerful filter, logging visualization, and alerting of vIDM real-time operational activities. This enables users to effectively monitor all components of your Identity Manager environment using intuitive Log Insight UI dashboard widgets with just a couple clicks. The content pack enables:
Proactive monitoring of your Identity Manager environment
Quickly identify issues and drill down to determine the root cause with powerful visualizations of your data and targeted queries.


User and Device breakdown of Identity Manager events

Ability to analysis every user and device login to get a complete picture within an environment.

Troubleshooting and root-cause analysis

Specific queries to focus on the important events that indicate real login problems with additional information and context to resolve detected issues quickly.

 

Minimum Requirements:

VMware vIDM 2.x+ or VMware Identity Manager Cloud
VMware Log Insight 3.0+

 

Where do I get the VMware – Identity Manager Content Pack?

You can download this VMware – Identity Manager content pack from solution exchange –

https://marketplace.vmware.com/vsx/solutions/vmware-identity-manager-content-pack-1-0

OR You can download the content pack from the in-product Marketplace in Log Insight 2.5 or newer.

Got feedback?

We are happy to hear from you on loginsight.vmware.com or visit us @ VMworld 2017 (US) – Experience the Value of vRealize Log Insight Content Packs [MGT2323GU]

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How to attract digital talent at work?

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Aug 242017
 

The increasing advances in technology have allowed remote and flexible working to be more available in businesses than ever before. Indeed, graduates entering into the world of work have heightened expectations when it comes to working lifestyles, and rightly so.

Their experience with more advanced technology throughout their time in education has created a demand for various tools and technologies they need to do their jobs in the most flexible way.

With one in ten millennials viewing flexible working as the most important factor in choosing a new job, we want to find out how these demands compare against more traditional benefits and whether companies are achieving the standards that are needed to attract a new breed of workers?

  • What are the most important benefits to your working life when looking to apply to a new company?
  • What are your biggest frustrations at work?
  • Would you leave your current employer to go to another company if they offered better technology for mobile working?

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