I get a lot of questions about how to solve Single Sign-On (SSO) of users between two Active Directories without trust. Using the federation protocol SAML and VMware Identity Manager this is easy to achieve.
In my example we have two Domains, A and B. Users in Domain A wants to access resources in Domain B without being prompted for username or password. Continue reading →
This post documents the Network Ports used by VMware Identity Manager. Most of the ports are only required when using specific features in VMware Identity Manager. Click on the pictures to get the original size.
The Ports listed are the defaults. Please note, since VMware Identity Manager 2.9.1 RabbitMQ is no longer being clustered. So RabbitMQ is no longer used in Intra Cluster communication. Added port 6443 inbound which is used for Certificate (Cloud Deployment) in version 3.0.
With VMware Identity Manager 2.8 we introduced support for User Provisioning in Office 365/Azure AD.. This blog post will walk you through the process of configure VMware Identity Manager to provide both Office 365 User Provisioning and Federation.
This blog post explains how to setup Workspace Portal in a High Availability cluster using internal database. This blog post is based on the KB-article 2094258.
Creating a Workspace Portal cluster is very simple. You simply clone your first VM instance of the Workspace Portal and you have a cluster. It does require a load balancer and that the Workspace Portal’s Fully qualified domain name (FQDN) is pointing to your load balancer.
Are you interesting in learning more about VMware Workspace Portal or are given the task to deploy Workspace Portal within your organization? Perhaps you are an existing Workspace customer now looking for information on how to update to latest version?
Look no further. The Workspace Portal 2.1 Hands-On Lab is designed for you. With its 9 modules it covers topics such as an overview of the product, how-to update from Workspace 1.8.2, how-to manage certificates, Clustering and much, much more..
By Dean Flaming and Jim Yanik – VMware End User Computing Technical Enablement Team
One of the new functionalities of VMware Horizon 6 with View is the ability to handle Global Name Space support with the new Horizon 6 feature known as Cloud Pod Architecture. This ability allows for users of your View environment to easily handle connection to their virtual desktop using a single name no matter where they reside geographically.
By Dean Flaming, Sr. Technical Marketing Manager – Technical Enablement, End-User Computing, VMware
On behalf of the many folks who helped make this happen, I am proud to announce the release of the Horizon 6 with View Introduction Hands On Lab! This lab is a guided tour of Horizon 6 with View specifically focusing on the new features.
This Horizon 6 with View lab is designed to demonstrate and introduce you to the new Horizon 6 features, starting with the ease of installation and configuration of View, RDS-hosted application setup and configuration, RDS-hosted desktop setup and configuration, and Cloud Pod Architecture configurations, including some scenarios.