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View Into The Federal Government

by Pam Takahama – Sr. Product Marketing Manager We focus a lot of our product marketing efforts around understanding the key use cases and business requirements of the VMware View target markets. Take for example, the U.S. federal government sector; a highly dynamic and complex IT environment driven by rigorous security and compliance standards and a vast but decentralized workforce. When you consider the  diverse desktop...

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Troubleshooting smart card authentication using the Windows View Client
Oct07

Troubleshooting smart card authentication using the Windows View Client

I will occasionally get requests from people to help them troubleshoot smart card authentication to the View Connection Server in a setup that just doesn’t seem to work.  This will often manifest by connecting the View Client to the server and not being prompted for your PIN.  Instead you are taken to the username/password dialog or see an error dialog saying “Smart card or certificate authentication is required.”...

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Wow, BYOC and Client Virtualization is hard!

The dust is starting to settle from the successful launch of View 4.5 which includes the industry's first and only truly VDI-integrated offline desktop support via View Client with Local Mode.  As I emphasized in a post back in May, this solution really comes into its own when you consider Bring Your Own Computer (BYOC) and similar scenarios.  But there's an important observation I didn't make back...

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