How do I install Horizon agent silently?

You can use the silent installation feature of the Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI) to install Horizon Agent on several Windows virtual machines or physical computers. In a silent installation, you use the command line and do not have to respond to wizard prompts. A silent upgrade uses the same install commands.

How do I install Horizon agent?

Installing Horizon Agent

  1. On the virtual machine where the software is to be installed, download the VMware Horizon 7 software and extract the installers.
  2. Double-click VMware-viewagent-x86_64-7.
  3. Double-click the Horizon Agent setup file.
  4. In the VMware Horizon Agent Welcome screen, click Next.

How do I install horizon view?

Install on Windows

  1. Download the Windows Installer from VMware.
  2. Double click the installer executable.
  3. Follow the prompts to install the Horizon Client.
  4. Once the install has completed, Open the Start Menu and click on VMware Horizon Client.
  5. The first time the Horizon Client opens, you will be asked for a Connection server.

What is the VMware horizon agent?

On virtual machines, this agent communicates with Horizon Client to provide features such as connection monitoring, virtual printing, Horizon Persona Management, and access to locally connected USB devices.

How do I install Horizon View 8?

How to Install Horizon

  1. Download Horizon Installers.
  2. Verify Infrastructure Requirements Are Met.
  3. Create VMs for the Connection Server and Database Server.
  4. Install the Horizon Connection Server.
  5. Prerequisites for Connection Server Installation.
  6. Run the Horizon Connection Server Installation Wizard.

What is vRealize operations desktop agent?

Updated on 10/25/2019. Selected product version: VMware vRealize Operations for Horizon 6.6. The vRealize Operations for Horizon desktop agent runs on each desktop source in your Horizon environment. It collects metrics and performance data and sends them to the Horizon Adapter.

How do I update horizon agent?


  1. Download and run the new version of the Horizon Agent installer on a parent virtual machine. You can download the installer from the VMware website.
  2. Create a small desktop pool from this virtual machine.
  3. Test a virtual machine desktop from the desktop pool to verify that all the use cases function properly.

How do I install Horizon agent on Windows?


  1. Download the latest Horizon Agent from the Myvmware download site.
  2. Double-click the Horizon Agent installation file (file name is: VMware-viewagent-x86_64-x.y.z-nnnnnnn.exe for the 64-bit installer).
  3. Perform a custom installation with the following options:
  4. Restart the virtual machine when prompted.

Where can I download horizon agent?

Download the latest Horizon Agent from the Myvmware download site. Note that there are separate downloads for 32-bit and 64-bit operating systems.

How do I install Horizon 7?

View Composer Installation

  1. Prepare the Database.
  2. Download the installer VMware-viewcomposer-7.
  3. Execute the .exe file.
  4. Click Next.
  5. Select I accept the terms in license agreement and click Next.
  6. Select the Destination Folder and click Next.
  7. Enter the DSN, username and password you created on step 1.

How do I fix unreachable agent in VMware?

Ensure that the virtual machine is powered on and the operating system is responsive. Ensure that there is a valid IP address and network connectivity between the virtual machine and connection server. If the IP address starts with 169.254. x.x, this means an APIPA (Automatic Private IP Address) has been assigned.

What is VMware Horizon view client used for?

What is VMware Horizon Client? VMware Horizon Client is software that allows you to connect your VMware Horizon virtual desktop to a device of choice, giving you on-the-go access from any location. Clients are available for Windows, Mac, iOS, Linux, Chrome and Android and may be downloaded from