The Horizon Agent component (called View Agent in previous releases) assists with session management, single sign-on, device redirection, and other features. You must install Horizon Agent on all virtual machines, physical systems, and RDS hosts.

The types and editions of the supported guest operating system depend on the Windows version. For updates to the list of supported Windows 10 operating systems, see the VMware Knowledge Base (KB) article http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2149393. For Windows operating systems other than Windows 10, see the VMware Knowledge Base (KB) article http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2150295.

To see a list of specific remote experience features supported on Windows operating systems where Horizon Agent is installed, see the VMware Knowledge Base (KB) article http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2150305.

For enhanced security, VMware recommends configuring cipher suites to remove known vulnerabilities. For instructions on how to set up a domain policy on cipher suites for Windows machines that run View Composer or Horizon Agent, see the topic about disabling weak ciphers for View Composer or Horizon Agent in the View Installation document.