Horizon Agent and Horizon Client, and the remote desktops and client systems on which you install the agent and client software, must meet certain requirements to support the Flash Redirection feature.

Remote desktop

  • Horizon Agent 7.0 or later must be installed in a virtual desktop with the Flash Redirection custom setup option selected. The Flash Redirection custom setup option is not selected by default. See the topics about installing Horizon Agent in the Setting Up Virtual Desktops in Horizon 7 document.

  • The appropriate group policy settings must be configured. See Install and Configure Flash Redirection.

  • Flash Redirection is supported on Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, and Windows 10 virtual desktops.

  • Internet Explorer 9, 10, or 11 must be installed with the corresponding Flash ActiveX plug-in.

  • After installation, the VMware View FlashMMR Server add-on must be enabled in Internet Explorer.

Horizon Client computer or client access device

  • Horizon Client 4.0 or later must be installed. The Flash Redirection option is enabled by default. See the topic about installing Horizon Client in the VMware Horizon Client for Windows Installation and Setup Guide document.

  • Flash Redirection is supported on Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, and Windows 10.

  • The Flash ActiveX plug-in must be installed and enabled

Display protocols for the remote session

  • PCoIP

  • VMware Blast (requires Horizon Agent 7.0 or later)