Configuring default applications using DEM predefined settings

Ocassionally I see this question coming back in the Dynamic Environment Manager (DEM) section of the VMware Technology Network (VMTN)… “How to configure predefined default applications and save personal changes using DEM?”. In this blog post I will try to provide the required steps as clearly as possible. Some steps may overlap with my existing blog post Managing File Type Associations (FTA) natively using Dynamic Environment Manager. But, it’s for the sake of providing the complete steps ;-)

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VMware Unified Access Gateway - Oops, forgot my static routes

Recently, I deployed a new VMware Unified Access Gateway (UAG) multi-nic appliance. During the deployment I forgot to specify the required static route which prevented me from reaching the UAG management interface (:9443). Instead of redeploying, I decided to fix my mistake manually. This short blog post shows a way to fix this. The Console Part Open the UAG console in whatever hypervisor you are using. Select Login using the Up/Down arrow keys and hit Enter.

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VMware Dynamic Environment Manager 2006 - What's New

VMware has introduced a new major release of Dynamic Environment Manager (DEM), version 2006 (v10.0). With the release of every 9.x version of DEM, some smaller and bigger improvements, fixes and new features were implemented. What can you expect from this 2006 release? You can read all about it in this blog post. Versioning As mentioned in the introduction, VMware has moved to a new versioning scheme [YY][MM], where [YY] stands for the last two digits of the year (20 in this case) and [MM] stands for the number of the month (June in this case) in which the version is released to manufacturing (RTM).

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MSIX App Attach with App Volumes - Preview

With the introduction of App Volumes 4 version 2006, VMware has introduced a preview of multi-format delivery with MSIX app attach. This provides the option to use the same lifecycle and assignment features that were already present in previous versions of App Volumes 4, but now also with MSIX app attach VHDs. This blog post shows you what is already possible with the App Volumes 4 version 2006 release. Introduction Before diving into the App Volumes part, I assume that you are already familiair with MSIX app attach in general, creating MSIX packages and generating VHD packages for MSIX.

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