You can configure a server to open a particular remote desktop automatically when you connect to that server. You cannot configure a server to open a published application automatically.


Obtain credentials for connecting to the server, such as a user name and password, RSA SecurID user name and passcode, RADIUS authentication user name and passcode, or smart card personal identification number (PIN).


  1. Start Horizon Client and log in to the server.
  2. In the desktop and application selector window, right-click the remote desktop and select Autoconnect to this desktop.
  3. To save your changes, click Apply.
  4. To exit from the dialog box, click OK.
  5. Disconnect from the server.
  6. Reconnect to the server.
    Horizon Client launches the remote desktop automatically.
  7. (Optional) If you need to disable the autoconnect feature for the remote desktop, click the Options drop-down menu in the menu bar in the remote desktop and deselect the Autoconnect to This Desktop option.