The Horizon 7 ADMX and ADM template files provide group policy settings that let you control and optimize Horizon 7 components.

Note:

In Horizon 7 version 7.1, the ADM template files are deprecated and the ADMX template files are added.

Table 1. Horizon ADMX and ADM Template Files

Template Name

Template File

Description

Horizon Agent Configuration

vdm_agent.admx

vdm_agent.adm

Contains policy settings related to the authentication and environmental components of Horizon Agent.

See the Configuring Remote Desktop Features in Horizon 7 document.

Horizon Client Configuration

vdm_client.admx

vdm_client.adm

Contains policy settings related to Horizon Client for Windows.

Clients that connect from outside the Connection Server host domain are not affected by policies applied to Horizon Client.

See the Using VMware Horizon Client for Windows document.

VMware Horizon URL Redirection

urlRedirection-enUS.admx

urlRedirection-enUS.adm

Contains policy settings related to the URL Content Redirection Feature. If you add this template to a GPO for a remote desktop pool or application pool, certain URL links clicked inside the remote desktops or app can be redirected to a Windows-based client and opened in a client-side browser.

If you add this template to a client-side GPO, when a user clicks certain URL links in a Windows-based client system, the URL can be opened in a remote desktop or application.

See the Configuring Remote Desktop Features in Horizon 7 document and see the Using VMware Horizon Client for Windows document.

Connection Server Configuration

vdm_server.admx

vdm_server.adm

Contains policy settings related to Connection Server.

See Horizon Connection Server Configuration ADMX or ADM Template Settings.

View Common Configuration

vdm_common.admx

vdm_common.adm

Contains policy settings that are common to all Horizon components.

See Horizon 7 Common Configuration ADMX and ADM Template Settings.

PCoIP Session Variables

pcoip.admx

pcoip.adm

Contains policy settings related to the PCoIP display protocol.

See the Configuring Remote Desktop Features in Horizon 7 document.

PCoIP Client Session Variables

pcoip.client.admx

pcoip.client.adm

Contains policy settings related to the PCoIP display protocol that affect Horizon Client for Windows.

See the Using VMware Horizon Client for Windows document.

Horizon Persona Management Configuration

ViewPM.admx

ViewPM.adm

Contains policy settings related to Horizon Persona Management.

See the Setting Up Virtual Desktops in Horizon 7 document.

Remote Desktop Services

vmware_rdsh.admx

vmware_rdsh.adm

Contains policy settings related to Remote Desktop Services.

See the Configuring Remote Desktop Features in Horizon 7 document.

Real-Time Audio-Video Configuration

vdm_agent_rtav.admx

vdm_agent_rtav.adm

Contains policy settings related to webcams that are used with the Real-Time Audio-Video feature.

See the Configuring Remote Desktop Features in Horizon 7 document.

Scanner Redirection

vdm_agent_scanner.admx

vdm_agent_scanner.adm

Contains policy settings related to scanning devices that are redirected for use in published desktops and applications.

See the Configuring Remote Desktop Features in Horizon 7 document.

Serial Port Redirection

vdm_agent_serialport.admx

vdm_agent_serialport.adm

Contains policy settings related to serial (COM) ports that are redirected for use in virtual desktops.

See the Configuring Remote Desktop Features in Horizon 7 document.