Connection Settings

Menu path: Setup > Sessions > Horizon Client > Horizon Client Sessions > [Session Name] > Connection Settings

In this area, you can specify the settings for the connection between the Horizon Client and the server.

  • Server URL: URL of the VMware Horizon server
  • Use passthrough authentication for this session

    The user name and password are temporarily saved and used for authentication purposes in this session.

    Passthrough authentication is not used. (default)

  • User name: User name when logging on to the VMware Horizon server
  • User password: Password when logging on to the VMware Horizon server
  • Domain: Domain when logging on to the VMware Horizon server
  • Session type: Specifies whether the session contains a desktop or an individual application.
    Possible values:
    • Desktop: The session contains a desktop.
    • Application: The session contains an individual application.
  • Desktop name: Specifies a name for the desktop. This option is available if Session Type is set to “Desktop”.
  • Application: Application that is launched during the session. This option is available if Session Type is set to “Application”.
  • Autoconnect

    When the session starts, the connection to the desktop or application will automatically be established. For this to be possible, the name of the desktop or application must be defined.

    When the session starts, the overview will be shown. (default)

  • Preferred desktop protocol: The selected option is preferred by the client when negotiating the connection protocol.
    Possible values:
    • Global setting
    • Server setting
    • RDP
    • PCoIP
    • VMWare Blast
  • Enable kiosk mode
    • Global setting
    • On
    • Off

    Further settings options can be found under AD/Kerberos Configuration and AD/Kerberos.

Last update: June 28, 2018