Building a vGPU-Enabled Shared Desktop Farm
Import VM from Azure Marketplace
Log In to Horizon Cloud
1. Open a web browser in private or incognito browsing mode.
2. Navigate to https://cloud.horizon.vmware.com
3. Log in using the My VMware credentials provided in the Student Data section Worksheet.
Log In with Active Directory Credentials
1. When prompted, log on using domain credentials provided in the Student Data Worksheet.
Import New VM
1. Select Import.
Import from Marketplace
1. Select the Marketplace option.
Complete Desktop Information
1. Details from your Node should be pre-populated in the form.
2. Choose Standard_NV6 from the Server Model drop-down.
3. Enable Public IP Address.
2012-R2-Datacenter is required for vGPU-enabled VMs.
Complete Credentials and Properties Forms
1. Enter the Admin Credentials for the Desktop from the Student Data Worksheet.
2. Enter a name for the VM.
3. Select Advanced Options and review the settings. Leave the defaults.
4. Select Import.
Expect ~10-minute delay while the template is deployed and configured.
Configure Imported VM with Nvidia Drivers
RDP to Imported VM using local RDP client for Mac or Windows.
1. Enter the public IP address.
2. Enter the Admin Credentials for the Desktop from the Student Data Worksheet.
Install Drivers to VM
1. Open Windows Explorer and browse to the software repository listed in the Student Data Worksheet.
2. Double-click to install the Nvidia GRID driver package.
Take Defaults for Driver Installation
1. Accept the default installation options.
Restart when Prompted
1. Select Restart Now when the installer is finished.
Verify Nvidia Driver Installation
Again, RDP to Imported VM using local RDP client.
Click the Windows Start icon and enter the following command to run Device Manager: