Virtualization: Planning and Migration

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Virtualization: Planning and Migration

Solution Packs Detail

The Virtualization Solution Pack’s focus on the Virtual landscape of customers, enabling both high-level overview statistics as well as deep-dive insights and recommendations to help with the Digital Experience of the Virtual environment’s users.
The Solution is made up of four Library Packs:
  • Health - Monitors the status of the Virtual Landscape running in Production.
  • Advanced Health – Additional Monitoring for Customers that have the Nexthink Act Module
  • Sentiment – Enables user sentiment feedback through campaigns to understand if the technical metrics are being correlated with genuine user feeling.
  • Planning and Migration – Focusing on organizations that wish to migrate to a Virtual solution and want to understand which users, personas, applications, and devices are good (or bad) candidates for this.

This Document concerned the Planning and Migration pack.

  • Investigations : 1
  • Services : 3
  • Metrics : 132
  • Categories : 9
  • Campaigns : 2
  • Score : 1
  • Remote actions : 1

Individual Library Pack configuration

Virtualization: Planning and Migration

  1. Mandatory Configuration
    Please refer to the disclaimer
  2. Optional Configuration
    Nine possible optional Nexthink Categories in this pack:
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    1. Pilots Categories
      There is no limit to what can be configured. It is perfectly reasonable to remove any of the above or add any that are wished for.
      • Virtualization - Pilot Devices
      This Category determines the VDI Pilot groups. This can be used for performance testing and, if required, a Production image comparison between two groups of pilots.
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      • Virtualization - Pilot Applications
      This Category determines the Virtualization Pilot groups. This can be used to managed and the categories of the application in the pilot step.
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      • Virtualization - Excluded Users
      This Category determines the Virtualization Pilot groups. This can be used to managed and the categories to exclude any users from the pilot.
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      • Virtualization - Excluded Devices
      This Category determines the VDI Excluded devices. This can be used to exclude any devices from becoming VDI images if IT have so decided.
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      • Virtualization - Excluded Applications
      This lists applications which are not wished to be reported on. There are some default categories which are populated out of the box:
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    2. Services Categories
      Here you can customize the categories to define a service monitoring for the VDI devices, Pilots devices per group, and the VDI connections to the infrastructure.
      • Virtualization - Clients Executables
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      • Virtualization - Clients Ports
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      • Virtualization - Clients Domains
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  3. To clean the Library Pack:
    Please refer to the disclaimer
    Before cleaning, you can backup your "Virtualization Planning and Migration" Library Pack version. To backup, follow this link.
    • In the Finder:
    In each section described, right-click on "Library\Virtualization Planning and Migration" and Delete.
    • Investigations
    • Services
    • Metrics
    • Categories
    • Campaigns
    • Score
    For the remote action, delete "Library\On-demand\Get Citrix VDI Connection Details".
    • In the Portal:
    Go on the "Virtualization Planning and Migration" module menu then click on "Delete Module..."
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Disclaimer

The operations described in this article should only be performed by a Nexthink Engineer or a Nexthink Certified Partner.

If you need help or assistance, please contact your Nexthink Certified Partner.