End users start Horizon Client to log in to View Connection Server. This server, which integrates with Windows Active Directory, provides access to remote desktops hosted on a VMware vSphere server, a physical PC, or a Microsoft RDS host. Horizon Client also provides access to remote applications on a Microsoft RDS host.
View supports the following Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) domain functional levels:
Windows Server 2003
Windows Server 2008
Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows Server 2012
Windows Server 2012 R2
View does not support Novell DSFW (Domain Services For Windows).
figure shows the relationship between the major components of a View deployment.