If you join the customer experience improvement program, VMware collects data from certain View Connection Server fields. Fields containing sensitive information are made anonymous.

Table 1. Configuration Information Collected from View Connection Server
Description Is This Field Made Anonymous? Example Value
The common name (CN) for the View Connection Server entry in View LDAP Yes None
View Connection Server is disabled No True or false
SecureID authentication is configured and active No True or false
RADIUS authentication is configured and active No True or false
SAML server authentication is allowed, disabled, or required No

0 = Disabled

1 = Allowed

2 = Required

Type of View Connection Server installation No

0 = View Connection Server

1 = security server

Must the SecureID authentication name match the Active Directory name? No

True = SecureID authentication name is mapped

False = SecureID authentication name is not mapped

Are clients allowed to bypass the secure tunnel? No True or false
Are clients allowed to bypass the PCoIP Secure Gateway? No True or false
Configuration of smart card authentication No Off, Optional, or Required
Should users be automatically logged off when their smart card is removed? No True or false
Folder in which View LDAP backups are stored Yes None
Units of time for setting the View LDAP backup frequency No Hour, Day, or Week
Frequency of View LDAP backups No Integer
Time of View LDAP backup No Integer
Maximum number of View LDAP backups to store No Integer
Time of last View LDAP backup No Feb 21, 2014 12:00:10 AM
Status of the last View LDAP backup No OK
Pending immediate View LDAP backup No True or false
Tags associated with the View Connection Server instance Yes None
Whether the View Connection Server instance is paired with a security server No

0 = Not paired

1 = Paired

The distinguished name (DN) of the View Connection Server instance in LDAP Yes None
Length of time the security server pairing password is valid No
The host/node name of the View Connection Server instance Yes None
The version number only of the View Connection Server instance No 6.0.0
The full build and version of the View Connection Server instance No 6.0.0-123455
Auto-reconnect to the secure gateway No True or false
Tunnel client protocol No
Protocol the View Connection Server instance or security server listens on No
Table 2. Status Information Collected from View Connection Server
Description Is This Field Made Anonymous? Example Value
The View Connection Server instance's build number No 123456
Name of the View Connection Server replicated group, typically the first View Connection Server instance's node name Yes None
DNS name of the View Connection Server instance Yes None
IP address of the View Connection Server instance Yes None
NetBIOS host name of the View Connection Server instance Yes None
The current number of sessions on this View Connection Server instance No Integer
The maximum number of sessions on this View Connection Server instance No Integer
The current number of View Composer sessions on this View Connection Server instance No Integer
The maximum number of View Composer sessions on this View Connection Server instance No Integer
The version of the View Connection Server instance No 6.0.0
Table 3. Dynamic Usage Data Collected from View Connection Server
Description Is This Field Made Anonymous? Example Value
Number of times individual PowerShell cmdlets have been invoked No List of integers
Number of times individual View API methods have been invoked in the previous minute No List of integers
Login rate, using passwords, over time No Float
Login rate, using the SSL server certificate, over time No Float
Login rate, using delegated authentication such as SAML, over time No Float
Average percent CPU utilization No Integer
Average percent memory utilization No Integer
Average logins with and without passwords available for SSO No Float
Number of times desktop connections have been launched with each type of display protocol (PCoIP, RDP, and Blast for HTML Access No List of integers
Number of times a new client connection has been made to a remote application, for each type of display protocol (PCoIP, RDP, and Blast for HTML Access No List of integers
Number of times launching a remote application results in a new connection, a reused connection, a new session connection, and a reused session connection No List of integers
Number of times desktop connections have been launched for a user who is entitled to n number of desktops No List of integers, such as a list of how many users are entitled to 1 desktop, 2 desktops, 3 desktops, and so on
Number of times application connections have been launched for a user who is entitled to n number of applications No List of integers
Number of times n protocol (such as PCoIP) sessions have been in existence when a user launches another application. For example, a user launches a fifth application but because all the applications are in the same server farm, only one session is in existence. No List of integers, such as a list of how many users have one session, how many have two sessions, and so on