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Mastering VMware Horizon 6 by Peter von Oven, Barry Coombs

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Chapter 11. Delivering Session-based Desktops with Horizon View

Following on from the previous chapter—where we configured Horizon View to deliver published applications hosted on a Microsoft RDSH environment—in this chapter, we will cover the other half of View's remoting functionality and take a look at the ability of View to deliver session-based desktops from a Microsoft RDSH host server. The key advantage of this feature is that you don't need to deploy a full VDI-based desktop to the user, they just use a session from the host.

As with the published applications we covered in Chapter 10, Delivering Remote Applications with Horizon Advanced, the desktop sessions will be delivered using the Horizon View Client. We will cover the installation ...

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