View Connection Server (1 of 7)

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The View connection server(s) acts as a broker for client connections. View Connection Servers authenticate users through Windows Active Directory and then assigns a user to the appropriate desktop.  The main functions of a View Connection Server are as follows

  • Authenticating users
  • Entitling users to specific desktops and pools
  • Assigning applications packaged with VMware ThinApp to specific desktops and pools
  • Managing local and remote desktop sessions
  • Establishing secure connections between users and desktops
  • Enabling single sign-on
  • Setting and applying policies

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The configuration data is stored in a LDAP directory and is replicated amongst other connection servers.

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