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Mastering VMware Horizon 7 - Second Edition by Barry Coombs, Peter von Oven

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Horizon View design specifics

Now that we have looked at some of the more general elements of your infrastructure, and the vSphere platform that is going to support your environment, it's now time to turn your attention to the Horizon View-specific components of the infrastructure.

Let's start by looking at the requirements of those components, before looking at sizing the actual virtual desktop machines themselves.

The View Connection Server

The View Connection Server is a Windows Server with Horizon View installed as an application. This Server would be hosted as a virtual machine on the management block, and have a recommended configuration as shown in the following table:

As we have touched on previously, if this is purely for a POC or pilot ...

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