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  • Dec 19 / 2019
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Horizon, UEM, VMware

Impact of CIS Benchmarks on performance

During a VMWare Horizon Cloud project, the customer had the following wishes:

  • The workspace needed to be fast
  • The workspace needed to be secure

The trick is to balance the security measures so that performance still is adequate enough for customer needs, without compromising security requirements.

“Security is almost always at the expense of performance”

The customer wanted us to align with the CIS Level 1 benchmark for the Windows OS. At that current time, we already invested a lot of time and energy in getting deeper into the CIS baselines for all current OS’es. We wanted to see what kind of impact the CIS benchmark had on the performance. In order to make de impact visible, we did a performance test with Login VSI in the VDI-Like-a-Pro labs.

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  • Dec 09 / 2019
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DaaS, Horizon, VMware

Customize Horizon DaaS User portal

During the installation of the VMware Horizon DaaS environment we often are getting the question if it is possible to customize the User portal. Because VMware Horizon DaaS consists of Linux based appliances the customization is not that straight forward. Below I will explain how you can customize the Logo and the Background image.

Prerequisites:

  • Logo with the following size: Width 236px and height 111px or smaller
  • Image format: PNG
  • Tool like WinSCP and Putty
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