Optionally run the App Volumes Configuration workflow to provide the appropriate credentials for all workflow operations to be performed by the VMware App Volumes™ Server instance.


  • Verify that the fully qualified domain name of the App Volumes Server instance can be resolved from the machine where the Orchestrator server is running.
  • Verify that you have administrator credentials for the Orchestrator server. The account must be a member of the vRealize Orchestrator Admin group configured to authenticate through vCenter Single Sign-On.
  • Verify that you have the credentials of a user that has the App Volumes Administrators role. The users and groups that have the App Volumes Administrators role were specified in App Volumes Administrator when the App Volumes Server instance was installed and set up.


  1. Log in to Orchestrator as an administrator.
  2. Click the Workflows view in Orchestrator.
  3. In the workflows hierarchical list, select Library > Horizon > Configuration > App Volumes Configuration and navigate to the Add or Update App Volumes Server workflow.
  4. Right-click the Add or Update App Volumes Server workflow and select Start workflow.
  5. Complete the form that appears using the following information:
    Option Action
    HTTP or HTTPS Select from the drop-down list which protocol to use based on the App Volumes configuration.
    FQDN or IP address Provide the fully qualified domain name (FQDN) or IP address of the machine on which the App Volumes Server instance is installed.
    The Port Provide the port number to use. Default is 80.
    The Admin Username Provide the username of a user that has the Horizon Administrator's role.
    The Password Provide the Horizon Administrator's password.
    The Timeout to Connect Specify the length of time in seconds will be allowed before the connection times out. The default is 0.0.
  6. Click Submit.
    The App Volumes Server that you specified is added and can now be listed in the Horizon plug-in under the inventory menu.