Product Documentation

VMware Persona settings

Mar 27, 2018

These settings control Workspace Environment Management's integration with VMware View Persona Management. Please note that some options only work with specific versions of View Persona Management; please consult the relevant VMware documentation for detailed instructions.  

Main VMware Persona Settings

These settings control the main Persona parameters.

Enable VMware Persona Settings Management. This checkbox controls whether the Agent processes Persona settings management instructions. If it is cleared, none of the Persona settings are processed.

Manage User Persona. When enabled, the user's persona settings are managed dynamically. The profile upload interval is used to determine how often to upload profile changes to the network.

Enable Persona Repository Location. This setting controls the UNC path to the repository where user profiles are stored.

Override Active Directory User Profile Path. If enabled, the AD user profile path is overridden with the Persona repository location if both have been configured.

Remove Local Persona at Logoff. When enabled, each user's locally stored profile is removed at log off.

Remove Locally Stored Personas When Users Log Off. If enabled, Local Settings and AppData\Local are deleted when the persona is removed.

Roam Local Settings Folders. When enabled, the local settings folders are roamed along with the rest of the user's profile.

Enable Background Download for Laptops. When enabled, laptop users are allowed to background download their profile.

Cleanup CLFS Files. If enabled, CLFS logs are removed at logoff.

Desktop UI/Logging

Hide Local Offline File Icon. When enabled, the offline icon is hidden when locally viewing most offline persona files.

Show Progress When Downloading Large Files. When enabled, a progress window is shown when downloading large files from the persona repository. The minimum file size required to show the progress window can be specified as well.

Show Critical Errors to Users. When enabled, critical tray icon alerts pertaining to replication or network connectivity failure are displayed to the user.

Set Logging Filename. The full pathname of the local View Persona Management log file. This path should include the file name, and cannot be a UNC path.

Set Logging Destination. These settings allow you to specify whether to send log messages to the local log file or the debug port.

Set Logging Flags. These settings allow you to control what messages are logged.

Set Debug Flags. These settings allow you to control what messages are logged in debug mode.

Files and Folders to Preload

Enable Files and Folders to Preload. When enabled, the selected file and folder paths are downloaded at user logon and replicated when files are changed. Exceptions can also be configured.

Windows Roaming Profile Synchronization

Enable Windows Roaming Profile Synchronisation. When enabled, the selected file and folder paths are downloaded at user logon and replicated during logoff. Exceptions can also be configured.

Files and Folders Excluded from Roaming

Enable Files and Folders Excluded from Roaming. When enabled, the selected file and folder paths are completely excluded from roaming. Exceptions can also be configured to select subfolders and files within the folders excluded from roaming that need to be roamed.

Folders to Background Download/Excluded Processes

Enable Folders to Background Download. When enabled, the selected file and folder paths are downloaded in the background after users log on. Exceptions can also be configured.

Enable Excluded Processes. When enabled, the selected processes' I/O is ignored by Persona.

Folder Redirection

These settings allow you to configure redirection for individual user profile folders.

Files and Folders Excluded from Folder Redirection

Enable Files and Folders Excluded from Redirection. When enabled, the selected file and folder paths are completely excluded from redirection. Exceptions can also be configured to select subfolders and files within the folders excluded from redirection that need to be redirected.