Top 20Here is our Top 20 Horizon View articles list for July 2016. This list is ranked by the number of times a VMware Support Request was resolved by following the steps in a published Knowledge Base article.


  1. Restart order of the View environment to clear ADLDS (ADAM) synchronization in View 4.5, 4.6, 5.0, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 6.0, and 6.1
  2. Provisioning View desktops fails due to customization timeout errors
  3. Linked Clone pool creation and recomposition fails with VMware Horizon View 6.1.x and older releases
  4. Manually deleting replica virtual machines in VMware Horizon View 5.x
  5. Poor virtual machine application performance may be caused by processor power management settings
  6. Removing a standard (replica) connection server or a security server from a cluster of connection/security servers
  7. Recommended restart cycle of the VMware Horizon View environment
  8. Forcing replication between ADAM databases
  9. Confirming that the userinit string is configured properly
  10. Generating a Horizon View SSL certificate request using the Microsoft Management Console (MMC) Certificates snap-in
  11. VMware View SVGA driver reports newer version than the installed View Agent version
  12. Configuring security protocols on components to connect the View Client with desktops
  13. Error attaching to SVGADevTap, error 4000: EscapeFailed reported by PCoIP server
  14. Location of VMware View log files
  15. Using the vdmadmin command to exclude or include a domain on a search list for View Administrator or Security Server
  16. Finding and removing unused replica virtual machines in the VMware Horizon View
  17. Connecting to View Connection Server with SmartCard authentication enabled fails with the error: Smart Card or Certificate authentication is required
  18. View Persona Management features do not function when Windows Client-Side Caching is in effect
  19. Deploying or recomposing View desktops fails when the parent virtual machine has CBT enabled
  20. Performing an end-to-end backup and restore for VMware View Manager