Deploying View Composer is broken down into two stages: the installation of the View Composer software, and the final setup using the View Manager Admin console.
The View Composer software is delivered as a single executable (EXE) file, named in a format similar to
VMware-viewcomposer-x.x.x-yyyyyy.exe. Prior to installing the View Composer software, create a Data Source Name (DSN) connection to the View Composer database. Consult the MSDN article Lesson 1: Creating a SQL Server ODBC Data Source for instructions on how to create a DSN using the Windows ODBC Data Source Administrator (http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc879308(v=sql.105).aspx). Name the DSN connection
composer. The following ...