To use the URL Content Redirection feature, your client machines, remote desktop machines, and RDS hosts must meet certain requirements.

Web browsers

  • Internet Explorer 9, 10, and 11

  • Chrome 60.0.3112.101 (Official Build), 64-bit or 32-bit

To use the Chrome browser with URL Content Redirection, the VMware Horizon URL Content Redirection Helper extension must be installed and enabled in Chrome. For Windows installation instructions, see Install and Enable the URL Content Redirection Helper Extension for Chrome on Windows. For Mac installation instructions, see Enable the URL Content Redirection Helper for Chrome on a Mac.

Windows clients

  • Horizon Client 4.0 for Windows or later.

  • To use the Chrome browser with URL Content Redirection, you must install Horizon Client 4.7 or later.

  • To use client-to-agent redirection, you must enable the URL Content Redirection feature during Horizon Client for Windows installation.

    Note:

    To use agent-to-client redirection, you do not need to enable the URL Content Redirection feature in Horizon Client for Windows.

Mac clients

  • Horizon Client 4.2 for Mac or later.

    Note:

    In Horizon Client 4.2 and 4.3 for Mac, URL Content Redirection is a Tech Preview feature and it supports only agent-to-client redirection. In Horizon Client 4.4 for Mac and later, URL Content Redirection is officially supported and it supports both agent-to-client and client-to-agent redirection.

  • To use the Chrome browser with URL Content Redirection, you must install Horizon Client 4.7 or later.

Desktop virtual machines and RDS hosts

  • Horizon Agent 7.0 or later in remote desktop virtual machines and RDS hosts that provide published desktops and published applications.

  • To use the Chrome browser with URL Content Redirection, you must install Horizon Agent 7.4 or later.

  • You must enable the URL Content Redirection feature during Horizon Agent installation.

Display protocols

  • VMware Blast

  • PCoIP