IP addressing

Often overlooked in a VDI rollout are IP addressing, subnets, and DHCP requirements. Quite often, in a large company, you are going to use multiple subnets across the business as you separate areas with VLANs. When you slowly start scaling your deployment, it can sometimes be easy to forget that your subnets or DHCP scopes won't be large enough until it is too late, and you run out of IP addresses.

You should consider how you are going to configure your VDI desktops with IP schemes. By default, through the View Administrator, it is only possible to assign each pool with a single network tag. As such, when the desktops are rolled out, they will use the same network tag that the golden image is configured to use. However, it is ...

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