Composer Server installation

Prerequisites:

To use View Composer, you create a View Composer database, install the View Composer service, and optimize your View infrastructure to support View Composer. You can install the View Composer service on the same host as vCenter Server or on a separate host.

View Composer is an optional feature. Install View Composer if you intend to deploy linked-clone desktop pools.

Composer Server Installation

  1. Database Connectivity
  2. Composer Server Service install
  3. Configure View Admin – Add Composer domain

Database Connectivity

Install SQLNCLI

configure OBDC..

Composer Server Service install

Run as Administrator..

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The composer server installation is pretty straight forward..yes, we have configure ODBC setup prior to this setup..

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As usual, We may not have time to read the license agreement…yes please accept.

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Next..Change the installation path if you would prefer…Please leave this as default since the log files and other supported files paths will be match VMware KB articles..

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Fill the information …

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Fill the OBDC information… Please remember that we have to setup ODBC setup prior to this and test the connection.

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Yes…no change on the ports until Design / Architect changes based on security team requirements.

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Finish button confirms that we have completed the Standalone Composer Server installation succesfully.