The standalone View Persona Management software provides persona management for standalone physical computers and virtual machines that do not have View Agent installed. When users log in, their profiles are downloaded dynamically from a remote profile repository to their standalone systems.

Note: To configure View Persona Management for View desktops, install View Agent with the View Persona Management setup option. The standalone View Persona Management software is intended for non-View systems only.

Table 1 lists the operating systems supported for the standalone View Persona Management software. For updates to the list of supported Windows 10 operating systems, see the VMware Knowledge Base (KB) article http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2149393.

Table 1. Operating System Support for Standalone View Persona Management
Guest Operating System Version Edition Service Pack
Windows 8 .1 64-bit and 32-bit Enterprise and Professional Latest Update
Windows 8 64-bit and 32-bit Enterprise and Professional None
Windows 7 64-bit and 32-bit Enterprise and Professional SP1
Windows Server 2012 R2 64-bit Datacenter None
Windows Server 2008 R2 64-bit Datacenter SP1

The standalone View Persona Management software is not supported on Microsoft Remote Desktop Services.