Saturday, October 29, 2011
I have just come across a situation where I wished to add a VM from one environment (completely separated test and dev environment) to VMware View in another enviorment as an unmanaged desktop. To do this with a physical server you simply install the agent and enter the connection server details during the installation. When trying to do this on a VM the final screen where you are able to enter the connection server address doesn’t appear.
It turns out this is by design and if you wish to add a VM in this manner to View you need to start the View Agent install with the following switch
This will cause it to act as if it is a physical machine and give you the oppertunity to add the View connection server.