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VMware Identity Manager Network Ports

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.

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VMware Identity Manager 2.8 – Office 365 User Provisioning and Federation

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.

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VMware Identity Manager using Azure AD as 3rd party Identity Provider

VMware Identity Manager support integration with a wide range of third party Identity Providers such as ADFS, Ping Federate and many, many more. The integration is based on SAML.

This blog post will explain how to use Azure AD as a trusted Identity Provider (IdP) in VMware Identity Manager.

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Workspace Portal 2.1 HA cluster using internal database

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.

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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.

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Announcing the availability of the new and improved Workspace Portal Hands-On Lab.

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..

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Workspace Portal – Trouble Changing the FQDN

By Peter Bjork, Lead Specialist, EMEA End-User Computing Practice, VMware

Are you getting the error message Error connecting workspace url when trying to change the Workspace Portal Fully Qualified Domain Name (FQDN)?

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You are not the only one. This blog post explains what is going on behind the scenes and gives you some practical methods for troubleshooting issues when changing the FQDN of Workspace Portal.

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A Step-by-Step on How to Configure Cloud Pod Architecture in Horizon 6 with View

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.

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Hands On Lab: Introduction to VMware Horizon 6 with View

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.

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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.

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Configure Kerberos SSO in Horizon Workspace 1.8

A while back I posted a blog post describing how to setup Kerberos single sign-on in Horizon Workspace 1.5, link: http://blogs.vmware.com/horizontech/2014/01/setting-up-kerberos-single-sign-in-sso-access-in-horizon-workspace-1-5.html. With the release of Horizon Workspace 1.8 we have changed the procedure and logic quite a bit.

This blog post will walk you through the process of setting up Kerberos SSO and hopefully explain some of the new concepts in Horizon Workspace 1.8 while doing so.

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How to configure VMware View client access URL in Horizon Workspace 1.8

In Horizon Workspace 1.5 you configured the URL for View client access on your Connector. In Horizon Workspace version 1.8 that is all changed. To allow for greater flexibility you now specify the View URL on a per Network Range basis.

This allows you to more easily specify an internal URL for your internal clients and an external URL for your external users.

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