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Mastering VMware Horizon 6 by Peter von Oven, Barry Coombs

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Installing the Horizon View Agent

In this section, we will install the Horizon View Agent on the RDSH server. The agent is exactly the same agent as the one we would install on the virtual desktop machines.

Browse to the shared software folder and navigate to the agent installation application (1), as shown in the following screenshot. The file we are looking for is VMware-viewagent-x86_64-6.1.0-2509441. The seven-digit number at the end of the filename refers to the build version, and so, you might have a different number, depending on the build version you are using.

Installing the Horizon View Agent

We now begin with the process:

  1. Double-click on the file to launch the installation. ...

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