You can configure a list of Connection Server instances and a default Connection Server instance for Horizon Client on enrolled Chromebook devices.

When you configure a list of servers, the servers appear as shortcuts in Horizon Client. If you configure a default server, Horizon Client connects to that server automatically.

To configure a list of servers or a default server, you must create a JSON configuration file. A Chrome administrator must use the Google Admin console to upload the JSON configuration file for the Horizon Client app. For detailed information about using the Google Admin console, see the G Suite Administrator Help.

For example, the following JSON configuration file specifies a list of servers. The server property specifies the IP address or host name of the server, the username and domain properties specify the name and domain of a user that is entitled to use the server, and the description property specifies a description of the server. The username, domain, and description properties are optional.

{
  "broker_list": {
    "Value": {
      "settings": {
        "server-list": [{
          "server": "viewserver0.mydomain.com",
          "default": false,
          "description": "View Server 0",
          "username": "User0",
          "desktopId": "RDS2012R2DC",
          "domain": "TestDomain0"
        },{
          "server": "viewserver1.mydomain.com",
          "description": "View Server 1",
          "username": "User1",
          "domain": "TestDomain1",
          "default": false
        }, {
          "server": "123.456.1.2",
          "description": "View Server 2",
          "username": "User2",
          "default": false,
          "domain": "TestDomain2"
        }, {
          "server": "123.456.1.3",
          "description": "View Server 3",
          "username": "User3",
          "default": false,
          "domain": "TestDomain3"
        }, {
          "server": "viewserver4.mydomain.com",
          "description": "View Server 4",
          "username": "User4",
          "default": false,
          "domain": "TestDomain4"
        }]}
    }
  }
}

The following example shows how to use the default property to specify a default server. Valid values are true and false.

{
  "broker_list": {
    "Value": {
      "settings": {
        "server-list": [{
          "server": "viewserver0.mydomain.com",
          "default": true,
          "description": "View Server 0",
          "username": "User0",
          "desktopId": "RDS2012R2DC",
          "domain": "TestDomain0"
        }]}
    }
  }
}