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 VMware Blast)

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 VMware Blast)

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