Horizon 8 (2209) REST API changelog

I have just added a page that lists the Horizon 8 2209 changes in the API’s. If you’re interested in the overall release notes, please see this link. Some of the changes that stand out are brand new calls related to Radius & SAML settings but also options to bind… Continue reading

[REST]Pushing a new image Horizon 8 2206 style

With Horizon 8 2206 one of the new features is the fact that you can select a new amount of cpu’s and memory when deploying a new image. If you know me a but you might understand that I want to know how we can do this using the api’s.… Continue reading

Horizon 8 API changelog pages now available

Since several version in each VMware Horizon release notes pages there has been this mention: This links to this page: VMware Horizon REST APIs (84155) for a while this page was updated with the latest additions to the REST api’s but I guess people didn’t want to do that anymore… Continue reading

Powershell script to gather (Global) Horizon sessions using REST api’s

This ia a rather quick one as I already had some of the basics in my last script to send messages to global sessions. I have created a script that will gather all sessions in a Horizon environment. The global sessions api call has only been available since Horizon 2111… Continue reading

PowerCLI Script to Horizon Desktop Pool machine counts & provisioning type

A long time ago in a galaxy far way I used to be a freelancer for ControlUp creating Script Actions and that actually helped me in securing a job with this great company. One of the first SBA’s that I made was one to change the amount of machines in… Continue reading

Script to send message to all Global Sessions in a Cloud Pod Architecture

So last year I shared a script to send messages to local sessions in a pod regardless of Cloud Pod Architecture being used or not. With Horizon 8 2111 one of the new features is that you can also send messages to Global Sessions in other pods. I have created… Continue reading

Powershell script to push a new RDS Farm image

For those of you who haven’t seen my demo last week at the VMUG EUC day I have created a new script that will push a new Golden Image to a RDS farm. The same API call can also be used to schedule a recurring maintenance but that will have… Continue reading

My recipe for a successful vExpert application

This was also posted on the vExpert blog here. One of the questions that the vExpert pro’s get is what people need to add to their vExpert application for it to be successful. While the things we do during the year are different for everyone, the first thing you need… Continue reading

Sending messages to Horizon Sessions using Powershell & REST api’s

Today I got the question from someone that they where trying to send messages to users but had issues with adding the session id’s to the json. I decided to make a quick and nice script that’s able to send a message to all sessions. This uses the standard functions… Continue reading

Creating desktop pools using the Horizon REST Api with Powershell

For years people have been asking, when can we start creating Horizon Desktop Pools using REST? The first years the answers was that there was no REST Api at all but since they added REST in 7.10 Horizon the answer was whenever VMware feels like adding this option. With the… Continue reading