After you install and perform initial configuration of Horizon Connection Server, you can add vCenter Server instances and View Composer services to your
Horizon 7 deployment, set up roles to delegate administrator responsibilities, and schedule backups of your configuration data.
Configuring vCenter Server and View Composer To use virtual machines as remote desktops, you must configure View to communicate with vCenter Server. To create and manage linked-clone desktop pools, you must configure View Composer settings in Horizon Administrator.
Backing Up Horizon Connection Server After you complete the initial configuration of Horizon Connection Server, you should schedule regular backups of your Horizon 7 and View Composer configuration data.
Configuring Settings for Client Sessions You can configure global settings that affect the client sessions and connections that are managed by a Connection Server instance or replicated group. You can set the session timeout length, display prelogin and warning messages, and set security-related client connection options.
Disable or Enable Horizon Connection Server You can disable a Connection Server instance to prevent users from logging in to their virtual or published desktops and applications. After you disable an instance, you can enable it again.
Edit the External URLs You can use Horizon Administrator to edit external URLs for Connection Server instances and security servers.
Join or Withdraw from the Customer Experience Program When you install Connection Server with a new configuration, you can choose to participate in a customer experience improvement program. If you change your mind about participating after the installation, you can join or withdraw from the program by using Horizon Administrator.
View LDAP Directory View LDAP is the data repository for all Horizon 7 configuration information. View LDAP is an embedded Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) directory that is provided with the Connection Server installation.
Configuring Horizon Connection Server Settings You can use Horizon Administrator to modify configuration settings for Connection Server instances.