To support HTML Access, you must install View Agent on the virtual machine-based desktop with a special parameter.


  • Download the View Agent installer file from the VMware download page at

    The installer filename is VMware-viewagent-y.y.y-xxxxxx.exe for 32-bit Windows or VMware-viewagent-x86_64-y.y.y-xxxxxx.exe for 64-bit Windows, where y.y.y is the version number and xxxxxx is the build number.


Install View Agent from the command line and specify a parameter that tells View Agent not to register with View Connection Server.

This example installs the 32-bit version of View Agent.

VMware-viewagent-y.y.y-xxxxxx.exe /v VDM_SKIP_BROKER_REGISTRATION=1

What to do next

Install View Agent Direct-Connection Plug-In. See Install View Agent Direct-Connection Plug-In.