Using AppSense with VDI to Help Resolve Folder Redirection & GPO Issues

*This post originally appeared on the AppSense blog prior to the rebrand in January 2017, when AppSense, LANDESK, Shavlik, Wavelink, and HEAT Software merged under the new name Ivanti.

Do you have a pooled virtual desktop (VDI) environment and feel your logins can be faster?  I recently wrote an article explaining how Folder Redirection & GPO can cause login performance bottlenecks for pooled VDI environments.

There are several ways to use AppSense Environment Manager to help mitigate these issues.

Using AppSense with VDI to help resolve Folder Redirection & GPO issues:

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Using AppSense with VDI to help resolve Folder Redirection & GPO issues

In the article I explain how exactly folder redirection and GPO can cause slow downs during the login process.  I explain the methodology of converting your group policies into an AppSense Environment Manager configuration.  Lastly I show you some sample AppSense Environment Manager configurations that can help detect folder redirection issues and also poll your users for feedback on their VDI experience.