Setting up IGEL OS as a Login PI launcher to VMware Horizon

Every organization that takes itself seriously ;-) has some kind of monitoring. Most organizations monitor their systems based on commonly configured metrics, like CPU, memory, HDD space, etc., which is good. But if you want to monitor your end user environment, either VDI or RDSH, your preferably want to continually monitor end user experience. This is where Login PI comes in. I won’t go into too much detail here, as I already wrote a more detailed blog post on Login PI, but what I can say is that Login PI provides a continuous pro-active end user experiencing monitoring solution that helps you detect application availability, performance and impact of changes in your environment.

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Why name resolving is important for Login PI Launcher Setup

This is a small blog post on solving an issue with the Login PI Launcher Setup I came across in my LAB environment. In my lab environment I have my Login PI appliance running using the FQDN loginpi.ivandemes.com. After the initial bring-up and configuration I downloaded the Login PI Launcher Setup from the appliance on my workstation and started the launcher installation. After leaving everything default and clicking Next-Next-etc. I received an error Login PI Launcher Setup Wizard ended prematurely.

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Horizon 7 - Failed to get information

One of my customers is implementing Cloud Pod Architecture (CPA) in their environment. After the CPA initialization and join actions it was time to add global entitlements. The customer has a lot of application pools and therefore uses scripts for the automation of the creation of those application pools and entitlements. They changed their current scripts with local entitlements to global entitlements. After the execution of the scripts something was wrong with one of their global entitlements.

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Login PI R3 - Pro-active user experience monitoring using a new solid architecture

At VMworld 2018 Europe, Login VSI announced R3 (release 3) of Login PI for pro-active monitoring of user experience and application performance. This release has been build from the ground up and matches the same easy to bring-up virtual appliance which was introduced with Login AT. Introduction So what is Login PI and what does it do? Login PI is a software solution that continuously and pro-actively monitors the application performance and user experience in a physical or virtual Windows environment, either VDI, SBC or Cloud.

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