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What is the right way to shutdown VmWare View/horizon?

Posted on 2016-09-19
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Hi Experts, I have a VmWare view environment consisting of Composer Servers with on board local SQL express database, 150 VMs, no persistent disks, Security servers, Connection servers, I need to be able to shut down this whole environment and power it back on. I believe there is a sequence which needs to be followed to do this. Can you advise?

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1. Shutdown all VMs. (VDI Virtual Machines).

2. Horizon View Connection Server, Composer, Security Server.

3. vCenter Server.

4. Hosts. (Maintenance Mode)
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Thanks Andrew. Would you have any info or links on how to do it step by step?
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Probably it is too late, but you can have DPM (aka host standby) and vcenter can power on ESXis... (you need to enter ILO/BMC parameters, then put host in standby and back up)
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