EUCEUC: Horizon Integrations 2020/21 Day 2Dynamic Environment Manager Integration with Workspace ONE UEM (BETA)

Dynamic Environment Manager Integration with Workspace ONE UEM (BETA)

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Part 1: Enrolling a Windows 10 to Test Dynamic Environment Manager and Workspace ONE UEM Integration

  1. On your ControlCenter server
    • Open your Remote Desktops Folder
      • Select and launch the DEM_UEM.rdp shortcut
        • Login with the username admin
        • Login with the password VMware1!
  1. On the DEM_UEM Desktop
    • Next to the Start button, select Search
    • Type hub
    • Select Workspace ONE Intelligent Hub
  1. In the Workspace ONE Intelligent Hub
    • In the Email or Server Address area
      • type dw-livefire.awmdm.com
    • Select Next
  1. In the Workspace ONE Intelligent Hub
    • Under Group ID, type YOUR UEM Tenant GROUP ID
    • Select Next
  1. In the Workspace ONE login window
    • Under Select Your Domain
      • Select euc-livefire.com from the dropdown
      • Select Next
  1. In the Workspace ONE login window
    • Under username, type mark
    • Under password, type VMware1!
    • Select Sign In
  1. In the Want an even better experience? window
    • Select I Agree
  1. In the Workspace ONE Intelligent Hub
    • Select Done
  1. In the Workspace ONE Intelligent Hub
    • Select Get Started
  1. On the DEM_UEM Desktop
    • Note the settings you configured previously in Workspace ONE Intelligent hub
    • Observe the Desktop and lack of Background
    • Open File Explorer
      • Note you only have Local Disk (c:) drive

Part 2: Getting started with Dynamic Environment Manager integration

  1. On your ControlCenter Server
    • From the Taskbar, launch the Dynamic Environment Manager Console
  1. In the Dynamic Environment Manager Console
    • Under Personalization,
      • Select Configure
  1. In the Settings window
    • Select the Integration tab
    • In the Integration tab,
      • Select the checkbox, next Workspace ONE UEM Integration
      • At the bottom of Settings, select OK
      • In the VMware Dynamic Environment Manager window
        • Select OK
      • Close and re-open the Dynamic Environment Manager console
  1. In the Dynamic Environment Manager Console
    • In the top left-hand corner, select the STAR Icon
    • In the DEM Config Profile drop menu
      • Select Import NoAD.xml
  1. In File Explorer window
    • Next to File name, copy and paste the following
      • \\horizon.euc-livefire.com\software\DEM\VMware-DEM-Enterprise-2111-10.4-GA\Agent Configuration Examples\FlexRepository\NoAD
        • Select Open
          • Select the NoAD Workspace ONE UEM Sample.xml file
            • Select Open
  1. In the Dynamic Environment Manager Console
    • In the top left-hand corner, select the STAR Icon
    • In the DEM Config Profile drop menu
      • Select Import License file
  1. In File Explorer window
    • Next to File name, copy and paste the following
      • \\horizon.euc-livefire.com\software\DEM
        • Select Open
          • Select the VMware-DEM-10.4.0-GA.lic file
            • Select Open

Part 3. Configuring Dynamic Environment Manager for operations in Workspace ONE UEM

There are thousands of different combination settings we could use to deliver configurations to a Windows operating system. We will configure a few as part of the package and we will upload this to Workspace ONE UEM

  1. On the Dynamic Environment Manager - Management Console
    • Under the Personalization tab
      • Select Create Config File
  1. In the Create Config File wizard, Step 1
    • Select the radio button, next to Use a Windows Common Setting
    • Select Next
  1. In the Create Config File wizard, Step 2
    • Select the radio button, next to Wallpaper - AppData NOT redirected
    • Select Next
  1. In the Create Config File wizard, Step 3
    • Next to Filename, type Wallpaper for Sales,
    • Select Finish
  1. On the Dynamic Environment Manager - Management Console
    • Under General , select the Wallpaper for Sales
    • To the right, select the dropdown next to Manage
    • Select Expand
  1. In the Expand Windows Common Setting?
    • Select Yes
  1. On the Dynamic Environment Manager - Management Console
    • Select the Import / Export tab
      • Take a short glance at the Registry and File paths for this work.
    • To the right of the Import / Export tab, select Predefined Settings
  1. In the Predefined Settings tab
    • Select Add...
    • Under Default Settings
      • Select Install..
  1. In the File Explorer Window
    1. Browse to C:\UEMProfiles\mark\Archives\Windows Settings
    2. Select Wallpaper-win10.zip
      • Select Open
    3. Next to Name: type Sales Wallpaper
    4. Next to Type:  from the dropdown select Fully Enforced Settings
  1. On the Dynamic Environment Manager - Management Console
    • Select Save Config File
  1. On the Dynamic Environment Manager - Management Console
    • Select the User Environment tab
      • Select Drive Mappings
        • Select Create Drive Mapping...
  1. In the Drive Mapping window
    • Under General Settings
      • Next to Name: type Sales wallpaper
    • Under Drive Mapping Settings
      • Next to Drive Letter: select G
      • Next to Remote path: type \\horizon.euc-livefire.com\software\DesktopBackground
      • Select Save, to close the Drive Mapping window
  1. On the Dynamic Environment Manager - Management Console
    • Select Save Config File
  1. In the Dynamic Environment Manager Console
    • In the top left-hand corner, select the STAR Icon
    • In the DEM Config Profile drop menu
      • Select Save As
      • In the Save As window
        • Browse to \\horizon.euc-livefire.com\software\DEM
        • Next to File name: type DEM_UEM_Config
        • Select Save
      • In the Create DEM Config Profile window
        • Select OK

Part 4: Configuring Workspace ONE UEM to deliver the Dynamic Environment Manager FlexEngine to Endpoints

  1. On your ControlCenter Server
    • Open your Chrome Browser
      • In the address bar enter dw-livefire.awmdm.com
    • In the Workspace ONE UEM login
      • Under Username, type your Custom username
      • Select Next
      • Under Password, type VMware1!
      • Select Log In
  1. In the Workspace ONE UEM console
    • Select APPS & BOOKS
  1. In the APPS & BOOKS area
    • Ensure that you have Native > List View > Internal selected.
      • This should be default
  1. In the APPS & BOOKS area
    • Under Internal, select ADD > Application File
  1. In the Add Application window
    • Select UPLOAD
  1. In the Add window interface
    • Select Choose File
    • In the Open window,
      • enter \\horizon.euc-livefire.com\software\DEM\VMware-DEM-Enterprise-2111-10.4-GA in the address bar
      • In the VMware-DEM-Enterprise-2111-10.4-GA folder
        • Select VMware Dynamic Environment Manager Enterprise 2111 10.4 x64.msi
          • Select Open
    • Select Save
  1. In the Add Application window
    • Select CONTINUE
  1. In the Add Application - VMware Dynamic Environment Manager Enterprise v 10.4.0.101 window
    • Select the Deployment Options Tab
    • Next to Install Command* append the following the existing command
      • INTEGRATION_ENABLED=1
      • The command should look like this when complete
      • msiexec /i "VMware Dynamic Environment Manager Enterprise 2111 10.4 x64.msi" /qn INTEGRATION_ ENABLED=1
    • Select SAVE & ASSIGN
  1. In the VMware Dynamic Environment Manager Enterprise - Assignment window
    • In the Distribution area
      • Next to:-
        • Name : type Dynamic Environment Manager
        • AssignmentGroups not globalized : select All devices (YOUR ORGANIZATION)
        • App Delivery Method : select the Radio Button next to Auto
      • Select CREATE
  1. In the VMware Dynamic Environment Manager Enterprise - Assignment window
    • Select SAVE
  1. In the VMware Dynamic Environment Manager Enterprise - Preview Assigned Devices window
    • Select PUBLISH

Part 5: Configuring the Workspace ONE UEM Device Profile for VMware Dynamic Environment Manager

  1. On the ControlCenter Server
    • In the Workspace ONE UEM Admin Console
      • Select Devices
        • Select Profiles & Resources
  1. In the Workspace ONE UEM Admin Console
    • Under Profiles & Resources
      • Select Profiles
  1. In the Profiles interface
    • Select the dropdown next to ADD
    • Select Add Profile
  1. In the Add Profile window
    • Select Windows
  1. In the Select Device Type window
    • Select Windows Desktop
    • In the Select Context window
      • Select Device Profile
  1. In the Add a New Windows Desktop Profile window
    • In the General Area,
      • Add the following next to: -
        • Name: type Windows 10 Device Profile
        • Smart Groups: select All Devices (YOUR ORGANIZATION)
  1. In the Add a New Windows Desktop Profile window
    • Scroll down and select Dynamic Environment Manager
    • In the right-hand pane, select CONFIGURE
  1. In the Dynamic Environment Manager pane
    • Select UPLOAD
    • In the Add window,
      • Select Choose File
  1. In the Open window
    • In the address bar, browse to following folder
      • \\horizon.euc-livefire.com\software\DEM
    • Next to File name,
      • Select the DEM_UEM_Config.DEMConfig file
    • Select Open
    • In the Add window
      • Select SAVE
  1. In the Dynamic Environment Manager area
    • Select SAVE AND PUBLISH
  1. In View Device Assignment
    • Select PUBLISH

Part 6: Observing the results on the Windows 10 desktop

  1. On the DEM_UEM desktop
    • In the bottom right corner, select the Intelligent Hub Icon and right-click
    • Select Sync
      • The deployment requires the Dynamic Environment Manager FlexEngine, Configuration Profile and Licensing to be delivered
      • When authoring this material, I initiated a manual sync and then waited about 10minutes before I started seeing anything in the notifications area on the Taskbar
    • Select your Notifications in the bottom right corner
      • Observe if the installation has started
      • Wait for it to complete
  1. On the DEM_UEM desktop
    • Select and right-click the START button
      • Select Shut down or sign out > Sign out
  1. On your ControlCenter Server
    • On the Desktop, in your Remote Desktops folder
      • Select and launch the DEM_UEM.RDP file
      • In the Windows Security window
        • Select More Choices
        • Select Use a different account
        • Login with
          • the username Admin
          • the password VMware1!
        • Select OK
  1. On your DEM_UEM desktop
    • Observe you should now have a VMware wallpaper
    • On your taskbar, select  the folder icon
  1. In the File Explorer window
    • In the Quick access pane,
      • Select This PC
    • In the right pane under Devices and drives, scroll down
      • Observe you now have a Drive Mapping
  1. On the DEM_UEM desktop
    • Select and right-click the START button
      • Select Run
      • In the Run window
        • Next to Open, type regedit.exe
        • Select OK
        • In the User Account Control window
          • Select Yes
  1. In the Registry Editor window
    • Browse to Computer\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\VMware, Inc.\VMware UEM\Agent\Configuration
    • Note the path of ConfigFilePath and Logfilename

The ConfigFilePath : C:\ProgramData\AirWatch\DEM\UserProfile\Agent\general

Points to ProgramData, If you were to browse to this path, It Shows the location of where the Agent, XML config and licensing files are saved

The LogFilename path %LOCALAPPDATA%\VMware\DEM\Logs\FlexEngine.log,

And is where the FlexEngine.log file is saved

Both these paths can be useful for troubleshooting

Acknowledgements

A big thank you to Pim van de Vis for his support and guidance, Pim is a EMEA Enterprise SE at VMware

About the Author

About the Author Reinhart Nel

https://www.livefire.solutions/meet-the-team/reinhartnel/

For any questions please email Reinhart at [email protected]

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