A Flex configuration file is a configuration file containing content specific for VMware Dynamic Environment Manager. You create and manage Flex configuration files with the Management Console.

Each application has a separate Flex configuration file that contains the locations of the settings that are managed with VMware Dynamic Environment Manager. You can either create a custom configuration file, download a configuration template, use Windows Common Settings, or use an application template.

  • With a custom configuration file, you manually define the settings to manage for an application.
  • Configuration templates are pre-configured Flex configuration files for popular applications. Using the Management Console, you can download the available templates directly from VMware Marketplace.
  • Windows Common Settings and application templates are Flex configuration definitions for commonly used Windows settings and applications.