The Horizon 7 ADMX template files provide group policy settings that allow you to control and optimize Horizon 7 components.

The ADMX files are available in VMware-Horizon-Extras-Bundle-x.x.x-yyyyyyy.zip, which you can download from the VMware Downloads site at https://my.vmware.com/web/vmware/downloads. Under Desktop & End-User Computing, select the VMware Horizon 7 download, which includes the ZIP file.

Table 1. Horizon ADMX Template Files
Template Name Template File Description
VMware View Agent Configuration vdm_agent.admx Contains policy settings related to the authentication and environmental components of Horizon Agent.
VMware Horizon Client Configuration vdm_client.admx Contains policy settings related to Horizon Client for Windows.

Clients that connect from outside the Connection Server host domain are not affected by policies applied to Horizon Client.

See the VMware Horizon Client for Windows Installation and Setup Guide document.

VMware Horizon URL Redirection urlRedirection.admx Contains policy settings related to the URL Content Redirection Feature. If you add this template to a GPO for a remote desktop pool or application pool, certain URL links clicked inside the remote desktops or app can be redirected to a Windows-based client and opened in a client-side browser.

If you add this template to a client-side GPO, when a user clicks certain URL links in a Windows-based client system, the URL can be opened in a remote desktop or application.

See Configuring URL Content Redirection and see the VMware Horizon Client for Windows Installation and Setup Guide document.

VMware View Server Configuration vdm_server.admx Contains policy settings related to Connection Server.

See the View Administration document.

VMware View Common Configuration vdm_common.admx Contains policy settings that are common to all Horizon components.

See the View Administration document.

PCoIP Session Variables pcoip.admx Contains policy settings related to the PCoIP display protocol.
PCoIP Client Session Variables pcoip.client.admx Contains policy settings related to the PCoIP display protocol that affect Horizon Client for Windows.

See the VMware Horizon Client for Windows Installation and Setup Guide document.

Persona Management ViewPM.admx Contains policy settings related to Horizon Persona Management.

See the Setting Up Virtual Desktops in Horizon 7 document.

VMware Virtual Print Redirection printerRedirection.admx Contains policy settings to disable location-based printing, disable print setting persistence, and select the printer driver for a redirected client printer.
Location-Based Printing LBP.xml Template to define translation rules for each location-based printer for VMware Virtual Print.
View RTAV Configuration vdm_agent_rtav.admx Contains policy settings related to webcams that are used with the Real-Time Audio-Video feature.

See Real-Time Audio-Video Group Policy Settings.

Scanner Redirection vdm_agent_scanner.admx Contains policy settings related to scanning devices that are redirected for use in published desktops and applications.

See Scanner Redirection Group Policy Settings.

Serial COM vdm_agent_serialport.admx Contains policy settings related to serial (COM) ports that are redirected for use in virtual desktops.

See Serial Port Redirection Group Policy Settings.

VMware Horizon Printer Redirection vdm_agent_printing.admx Contains policy settings related to filtering redirected printers.

See Filtering Printers for Virtual Printing.

View Agent Direct-Connection view_agent_direct_connection.admx Contains policy settings related to the View Agent Direct-Connection Plug-In. See the View Agent Direct-Connection Plug-In Administration document.
VMware Horizon Performance Tracker perf_tracker.admx Contains policy settings related to the VMware Horizon Performance Tracker feature.

See VMware Horizon Performance Tracker Policy Settings.

VMware Horizon Client Drive Redirection vdm_agent_cdr.admx Contains policy settings related to the client drive redirection feature.

See Use Group Policy to Configure Drive Letter Behavior.