You can add the policy settings in the scanner redirection ADM template file (vdm_agent_scanner.adm) to group policy objects (GPOs) in Active Directory and configure the settings in the Group Policy Object Editor.
Verify that the Scanner Redirection setup option is installed on your desktops and RDS hosts. The group policy settings have no effect if scanner redirection is not installed. See your Setting Up document for information on installing Horizon Agent.
Verify that Active Directory GPOs are created for the scanner redirection group policy settings. The GPOs must be linked to the OU that contains your desktops and RDS hosts. See Active Directory Group Policy Example.
Verify that the MMC and the Group Policy Object Editor snap-in are available on your Active Directory server.
Familiarize yourself with scanner redirection group policy settings. See Scanner Redirection Group Policy Settings.
In Horizon 7 version 7.1, the ADM template files are deprecated and the ADMX template files are added.
- Download the Horizon 7 GPO Bundle .zip file from the VMware download site at https://my.vmware.com/web/vmware/downloads.
Under Desktop & End-User Computing, select the VMware Horizon 7 download, which includes the GPO Bundle.
The file is named VMware-Horizon-Extras-Bundle-x.x.x-yyyyyyy.zip, where x.x.x is the version and yyyyyyy is the build number. All ADMX files that provide group policy settings for Horizon 7 are available in this file.
- Unzip the VMware-Horizon-View-Extras-Bundle-x.x.x-yyyyyyy.zip file and copy the scanner redirection ADM file (vdm_agent_scanner.adm), to your Active Directory server.
- On the Active Directory server, edit the GPO by selecting Edit. , right-clicking the GPO, and selecting
- In the Group Policy Object Editor, right-click the Add/Remove Templates. folder and select
- Click Add, browse to the vdm_agent_scanner.adm file, and click Open.
- Click Close to apply the policy settings in the ADM file to the GPO.
The settings are located in thefolder.
Most settings are also added to the User Configuration folder, located in .
- Configure the scanner redirection group policy settings.