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Note: These will take a similar, if not identical, form to what Josh Odgers has done on his blog – http://www.joshodgers.com/ – These will be Horizon 6 centric, though. I deal with a lot of customers of a higher end nature in my day job, so discussion of…
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My VMware Horizon Enterprise Home Lab – Overview

After some prompting on /r/homelab, I decided to write a bit about my home lab. Now, I do more than Horizon-related stuff in my lab, but since my day job consists of designing and implementing Horizon solutions, it’s heavily used for that purpose. Problem…
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My Life as a Consultant – Q2

It’s been just over three months since my last installment, so I thought I’d toss up a quick entry to let you all know how it’s going. Once again, I’d like to reiterate: Though I am a VMware employee, this is not a VMware blog. My postings are my own and…
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[New Blog Post] Horizon Mirage 4.4 Part 16 – Centralize an Endpoint

In this article, we’ll cover how to centralize an endpoint in Horizon Mirage. Prep Work The Horizon Mirage Client must be installed on the endpoint. The endpoint must have a supported operating system installed. The endpoint must have access to the…
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[New Blog Post] Horizon Mirage 4.4 Part 15 – Client Installation and Configuration

In this article, we’re going to focus on the Horizon Mirage 4.4 client installation process. Horizon Mirage 4.4 Client Installation 1. Double-click MirageClient.64.35175.msi (or.x86.35175 if your client is 32-bit). 2. Click Run if prompted. 3. Click Next.…
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[New Blog Post] Horizon Mirage 4.4 Part 13 – Update an App Layer

In our last article, we updated a Base Layer. In this article, we’ll do the same for an App Layer. Note: This is much like the initial App Layer capture we did back in Part 11, with a few caveats and configuration differences.   Prep Work A clean Windows…
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I’d usually start at the top down, but for ease of explanation, I’ll start at the bottom (physical + vSphere) and work my way up from there. Please note that a lot of this configuration isn’t supported by VMware. Don’t take anything in this post to be a…
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My VCDX Journey - So Far http://jshi.me/1uniIRK

As I sit here writing this, knowing I should be working on my VCDX presentation instead, I reflect on the time and effort I’ve put into this process. It has, without a doubt, been the most mentally challenging, not to mention exhausting, three month…
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Exam Experience The VCAP-DTA (VMware Certified Advanced Professional – Desktop Administration) is a new-ish exam from VMware which covers everything from core View configuration and troubleshooting to desktop optimization, pool configuration based on…
Exam Experience The VCAP-DTA (VMware Certified Advanced Professional – Desktop Administration) is a new-ish exam from VMware which covers everything from core View configuration and troubleshooting to desktop optimization, pool configuration based on specific requirements, Active Directory and Group Policy, and so on. While being a master of the View Admin console is required to …
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[New Blog Post] 9 VMware vSphere Health Check Topics to Check Out

As a seasoned post-sales consultant, I’ve done my fair share of health checks. For vSphere (more on other topics later), this typically involves using the VMware HealthAnalyzer tool to gather information from vCenter Server and ESXi hosts, and then…
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[New Blog Post] Horizon Mirage 4.4 Part 14 - Manage the Driver Library and Profiles

In this article, we’ll cover managing the Horizon Mirage Driver Library and Driver Profiles. Prep Work Downloaded, extracted, and moved to a network shared the drivers I want to import. Import Drivers Into the Driver Library 1. In the Horizon Mirage…
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[New Blog Post] VCAP-DTD Exam Experience

Exam Experience I sat the VMware Certified Advanced Professional – Desktop Design (VCAP-DTD) exam on Wednesday of last week, so I thought I’d put my thoughts on the exam down on paper. Organizationally, this exam is a lot like the VCAP-DCD, as expected.…
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  • VMware
    Senior Consultant, 2013 - present
  • Clearpath Solutions Group
    Solutions Engineer, 2012 - 2013
  • NetStar Systems Intl.
    Sr. Systems Engineer, 2009 - 2012
  • The Charles Machine Works, Inc.
    IT Support Analyst, 2006 - 2009
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Senior Consultant in VMware PSO focusing on End User Computing. VCDX-DCV #183, vExpert '12 - '14, VCAP4/5-DCD, VCAP5-DCA, VCAP-DTA, VCAP-DTD, VCP 3/4/5, VCP5-DT VCP-Cloud, CCNA - Father of 3 (13, 9, and 6) and husband to my overly awesome wife of 13 years.

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Disclaimer: My postings are my own and don’t necessarily represent VMware’s positions, strategies or opinions.
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  • Oklahoma State University–Stillwater
    Economics, 2000 - 2006
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