View offers strong network security to protect sensitive corporate data. For added security, you can integrate View with certain third-party user-authentication solutions, use a security server, and implement the restricted entitlements feature.
Understanding Client Connections Horizon Client and View Administrator communicate with a View Connection Server host over secure HTTPS connections. Information about the server certificate on View Connection Server is communicated to the client as part of the SSL handshake between client and server.
Choosing a User Authentication Method View uses your existing Active Directory infrastructure for user authentication and management. For added security, you can integrate View with two-factor authentication solutions, such as RSA SecurID and RADIUS, and smart card authentication solutions.
Restricting Remote Desktop Access You can use the restricted entitlements feature to restrict remote desktop access based on the View Connection Server instance that a user connects to.
Using Group Policy Settings to Secure Remote Desktops and Applications View includes Group Policy administrative (ADM) templates that contain security-related group policy settings that you can use to secure your remote desktops and applications.
Implementing Best Practices to Secure Client Systems You should implement best practices to secure client systems.
Assigning Administrator Roles A key management task in a View environment is to determine who can use View Administrator and what tasks those users are authorized to perform.
Preparing to Use a Security Server A security server is a special instance of View Connection Server that runs a subset of View Connection Server functions. You can use a security server to provide an additional layer of security between the Internet and your internal network.
Understanding View Communications Protocols View components exchange messages by using several different protocols.