Some features are supported on one type of Horizon Client but not on another.
|Feature||Windows 10 Desktop||Windows 8.x Desktop||Windows 7 Desktop||Windows Vista Desktop||Windows XP Desktop||Windows Server 2008/2012 R2 or Windows Server 2016 Desktop|
|RSA SecurID or RADIUS||X||X||X||Limited||Limited||X|
|RDP display protocol|
|PCoIP display protocol||X||X||X||Limited||Limited||X|
|VMware Blast display protocol||X||X||X||X|
|Client drive redirection||X||X||X||X|
|Real-Time Audio-Video (audio-in only)||X||X||X||X|
|Windows 7 MMR|
Windows 10 desktops require View Agent 6.2 or later or Horizon Agent 7.0 or later. Windows Server 2012 R2 desktops require View Agent 6.1 or later or Horizon Agent 7.0 or later. Windows Server 2016 desktops require Horizon Agent 7.0.2 or later.
For descriptions of these features, see the View Planning document.
Feature Support for Published Desktops on RDS Hosts
RDS hosts are server computers that have Windows Remote Desktop Services and View Agent or Horizon Agent installed. Multiple users can have desktop sessions on an RDS host simultaneously. An RDS host can be either a physical machine or a virtual machine.
|Feature||Windows Server 2008 R2 RDS Host||Windows Server 2012 RDS Host||Windows Server 2016 RDS Host|
|RSA SecurID or RADIUS||X||X||Horizon Agent 7.0.2 and later|
|Smart card||View Agent 6.1 and later||View Agent 6.1 and later||Horizon Agent 7.0.2 and later|
|Single sign-on||X||X||Horizon Agent 7.0.2 and later|
|RDP display protocol (for desktop clients)||X||X||Horizon Agent 7.0.2 and later|
|PCoIP display protocol||X||X||Horizon Agent 7.0.2 and later|
|VMware Blast display protocol||Horizon Agent 7.0 and later||Horizon Agent 7.0 and later||Horizon Agent 7.0.2 and later|
|HTML Access||View Agent 6.0.2 and later (virtual machine only)||View Agent 6.0.2 and later (virtual machine only)||Horizon Agent 7.0.2 and later|
|Client drive redirection||View Agent 6.1.1 and later||View Agent 6.1.1 and later||Horizon Agent 7.0.2 and later|
|Virtual printing (for desktop clients)||View Agent 6.0.1 and later (virtual machine only)||View Agent 6.0.1 and later (virtual machine only)||Horizon Agent 7.0.2 and later (virtual machine only)|
|Location-based printing||View Agent 6.0.1 and later (virtual machine only)||View Agent 6.0.1 and later (virtual machine only)||Horizon Agent 7.0.2 and later (virtual machine only)|
|Multiple monitors (for desktop clients)||X||X||Horizon Agent 7.0.2 and later|
|Unity Touch (for mobile and Chrome OS clients)||X||X||Horizon Agent 7.0.2 and later|
|Real-Time Audio-Video (RTAV)||Horizon Agent 7.0.2 and later||Horizon Agent 7.0.2 and later||Horizon Agent 7.0.3 and later|
For information about which editions of each guest operating system are supported, or which service packs, see the View Installation document.
Limitations for Specific Features
Specific features that are supported on Windows desktops for Horizon Client for Android have certain restrictions.
|Location-based printing for Windows Server 2008 R2 desktops, RDS desktops (on virtual machine RDS hosts), and remote applications||Horizon 6.0.1 with View and later servers.|
|Smart cards for RDS desktops||View Agent 6.1 and later or Horizon Agent 7.0 and later.|
|Real-Time Audio-Video (audio-in only)||See System Requirements for Real-Time Audio-Video.|
|Client drive redirection||View Agent 6.1.1 and later or Horizon Agent 7.0 and later.|
You can use remote applications only if you are connected to Connection Server 6.0 or later. For information about which operating systems are supported for the RDS host, which provides published applications and published desktops, see the View Installation document.
Feature Support for Linux Desktops
Some Linux guest operating systems are supported if you have View Agent 6.1.1 or later or Horizon Agent 7.0 or later. For a list of supported Linux operating systems and information about supported features, see the Setting Up Horizon 6 for Linux Desktops or Setting Up Horizon 7 for Linux Desktops document.