What is a farm in VMware?

A farm is a group of Windows Remote Desktop Services (RDS) hosts. You can create published desktops associated with a farm. You can also deliver a published application to many users by creating application pools. The published applications in application pools run on a farm of RDS hosts.

What is Farm in VDI?

A virtual server farm is a networking environment that employs multiple application and infrastructure servers running on two or more physical servers using a server virtualization program such as VMware or Microsoft Virtual Server.

What is VMware Horizon Farms?

Farms. Updated on 09/03/2020. Selected product version: VMware Horizon 7 7.13. Farms simplify the task of managing RDS hosts, RDS desktops, and applications in an enterprise. You can create manual or automated farms to serve groups of users that vary in size or have different desktop or application requirements.

What is RDS desktop pool?

An RDS desktop pool and an RDS desktop have the following characteristics: An RDS desktop pool is associated with a farm, which is a group of RDS hosts. Each RDS host is a Windows server that can host multiple RDS desktops. An RDS desktop is based on a session to an RDS host.

What is VMware horizon apps?

VMware HorizonĀ® Apps is a modern platform for secure delivery and management of virtualized applications, along with RDSH session-based desktops, across the hybrid cloud.

Is VMware horizon a VPN?

Is VMware Horizon a VPN? VMware Horizon is not a virtual private network (VPN). It uses a unified access gateway (UAG) to allow secure remote access to Horizon.

What is the difference between VMware horizon and vSphere?

VMware Horizon is based on VMware vSphere and uses the vSphere environment for hosting virtual desktops. User desktops are VMs running on ESXi hosts. Hence, vSphere features such as snapshots, vMotion, High Availability, Distributed Resource Scheduler and others are available.