The script installs Horizon Agent on a Linux guest operating system.

Use the following form of the script in a command window in the gnome desktop environment. command_option argument [command_option argument] . . .

The script includes mandatory and optional parameters.

Table 1. Optional but Required Parameter

Optional Parameter (Required Information)


-A yes |no

Accept or Refuse EULA. You must specify yes for the install to proceed.

Table 2. Optional Parameters

Optional Parameters


-a yes|no

Install or bypass audio input support. Default is no.


Self signed cert subject DN. By default, installer uses Blast.

-m yes|no

Install or Bypass smartcard redirection support. Default is no.


JMS SSL keystore password. By default, installer generates a random string.

-r yes|no

Restart the system automatically after installation. Default is no.

-M yes|no

Upgrade the Linux Agent to managed or un-managed agent. Default is yes.

Table 3. Examples of Parameters



Fresh Installation

sudo ./ -A yes

Fresh installation always requires new desktop pool creation.

Upgrade from unmanaged virtual machine and retain the unmanaged virtual machine style

sudo ./ -A yes -M no

This type of upgrade does not require new desktop pool creation. You can reuse the existing desktop pool .

Upgrade from unmanaged virtual machine deployment and convert to managed virtual machine style. The upgrade requires new desktop pool creation on broker

 sudo ./ -A yes

This type of upgrade requires a new desktop pool creation. You must delete the existing desktop pool.