Sun Ray Connector for VMware Virtual Desktop Manager

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Sun Ray Connector for VMware Virtual Desktop Manager

  1. 1. <ul><li>Matthias M ü ller-Prove </li></ul><ul><ul><li>User Experience Architect </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Sun Microsystems </li></ul></ul></ul>TOI: Sun Ray Connector for VMware Virtual Desktop Manager
  2. 2. Sun Ray Connector for VMware Virtual Desktop Manager... <ul><li>...connects users of Sun Ray clients to Windows virtual machines via the VMware Virtual Desktop Manager (VDM) broker. It provides a Sun Ray kiosk session that allows users to connect to their virtual machines. </li></ul>
  3. 3. System Requirements <ul><li>Solaris 10 (x86 or SPARC) </li></ul><ul><li>Sun Ray Software 4.0 and above </li></ul><ul><li>VMware VDM 2.1 and above </li></ul>
  4. 4. Installation <ul><li>Extract the ZIP “srvdm_1.0.zip” </li></ul><ul><li>Depending on the architecture, install the corresponding package : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>For x86 : pkgadd -d Packages/Solaris_10+/i386/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>For Sparc : pkgadd -d Packages/Solaris_10+/sparc/ </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Configuration <ul><ul><li>In SRS Admin GUI go to Advanced - Kiosk Mode – Edit </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Select “VMware Virtual Desktop Manager Session” </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Arguments </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>-s <server> : VDM server hostname </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>-https : Use SSL connection to VDM server </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>-http : Do not use SSL connection to VDM server </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>-p <port number> : VDM server port number </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>In VDM mark the option 'Direct connection to virtual desktop'. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tunneling with VDM is not supported. </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. On the Sun Ray... <ul><ul><li>...the user logs in with her Active Directory user name and password... </li></ul></ul>
  7. 8. If she has more than 1 desktop assigned... <ul><ul><li>...she can select which desktop to use... </li></ul></ul>
  8. 10. ...and gets her Windows session on the Sun Ray
  9. 11. Availability <ul><li>Release date is October-14, 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Sun Ray Connector is a free download on Sun Download Center </li></ul><ul><li>Sun Ray Connector is not part of SRS 4u3. </li></ul><ul><li>Sun Ray is a certified VDM client . </li></ul>
  10. 12. More Info <ul><li>http://blogs.sun.com/main/tags/srvc </li></ul>
  11. 13. TOI: Sun Ray Connector for VMware Virtual Desktop Manager <ul><li>Matthias M ü ller-Prove </li></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul>

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