The Horizon Persona Management ADMX template file and Horizon Persona Management ADM template file contain group policy settings that you add to the Group Policy configuration on individual systems or on an Active Directory server. You must configure the group policy settings to set up and control various aspects of Horizon Persona Management.

The ADMX template file is named ViewPM.admx. The ADM template file is named ViewPM.adm.


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

The ADMX and ADM files are available in a bundled .zip file named, which you can download from the VMware download site at Under Desktop & End-User Computing, select the VMware Horizon 7 download, which includes the bundled .zip file.

After you add the ViewPM.admx or ViewPM.adm file to your Group Policy configuration, the policy settings are located in the Persona Management folder in the Group Policy window.

Table 1. Location of Horizon Persona Management Settings in the Group Policy Window

Operating System


Windows 7 and later or Windows Server 2008 and later

Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > Classic Administrative Templates (ADM) > VMware View Agent Configuration > Persona Management

Windows Server 2003

Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > VMware View Agent Configuration > Persona Management

The group policy settings are contained in these folders:

  • Roaming & Synchronization

  • Folder Redirection

  • Desktop UI

  • Logging