You can assign a particular ThinApp to one or more machines.


Scan an application repository and add selected ThinApp applications to View Administrator. See Add ThinApp Applications to View Administrator.


  1. In View Administrator, select Catalog > ThinApps and select the ThinApp application.
  2. Select Assign Machines from the Add Assignment drop-down menu.

    The machines that the ThinApp application is not already assigned to appear in the table.



    Find a specific machine

    Type the name of the machine in the Find text box and click Find.

    Find all of the machines that follow the same naming convention

    Type a partial machine name in the Find text box and click Find.

  3. Select the machines that you want to assign the ThinApp application to and click Add.

    You can press Ctrl+click or Shift+click to select multiple machines.

  4. Select an installation type and click OK.




    Installs a shortcut to the application on the machine. The shortcut points to the application on the network share that hosts the repository. Users must have access to the network share to run the application.


    Installs the full application on the machine's local file system.

    Some ThinApp applications do not support both installation types. How the application package was created determines which installation types are available.


View Administrator begins installing the ThinApp application a few minutes later. After the installation is finished, the application is available to all of the users of the remote desktops hosted by the virtual machines.