You can adjust the image quality of your remote desktop display to improve the user experience. Improving image quality is helpful in maintaining a consistent user experience when there is a bad network connection.

Example VMware Blast Extreme Protocol Settings

VMwareBlastServer and its related plug-ins use the configuration file /etc/vmware/config.

Table 1. Example Blast Configuration Options in /etc/vmware/config

Option name

Parameter

High-speed LAN

LAN

Dedicated WAN

Broadband WAN

Low-speed WAN

Extremely Low speed

Bandwidth settings

RemoteDisplay.maxBandwidthKbps

1000000 (1 Gbps)

1000000 (1 Gbps)

1000000 (1 Gbps)

5000 (5 Mbps)

2000 (2 Mbps)

1000 (1 Mbps)

Max FPS

RemoteDisplay.maxFPS

60

30

30

20

15

5

Audio Playback

RemoteDisplay.allowAudio

TRUE

TRUE

TRUE

TRUE

TRUE

FALSE

Display Quality (JPEG/PNG)

RemoteDisplay.maxQualityJPEG

90

90

90

70

60

50

Display Quality (JPEG/PNG)

RemoteDisplay.midQualityJPEG

35

35

35

35

35

35

Display Quality (JPEG/PNG)

RemoteDisplay.minQualityJPEG

25

25

25

20

20

20

Display Quality (H.264)

RemoteDisplay.qpmaxH264

28

36

36

36

36

42

Display Quality (H.264)

RemoteDisplay.qpminH264

10

10

10

10

10

10