With the URL Content Redirection feature, URL content can be redirected from the client machine to a remote desktop or application (client-to-agent redirection), or from a remote desktop or application to the client machine (agent-to-client redirection).

For example, an end user can click a link in the native Microsoft Word application on the client and the link opens in the remote Internet Explorer application, or an end user can click a link in the remote Internet Explorer application and the link opens in a native browser on the client machine. Any number of protocols can be configured for redirection, including HTTP, mailto, and callto.

The supported browsers in which you can type or click a URL and have that URL redirected are Internet Explorer 9, 10, and 11.

Note:

This feature does not work for links clicked from inside Windows 10 universal apps, including the Microsoft Edge Browser.

To use client-to-agent redirection, you must enable URL Content Redirection when you install Horizon Client. You must install Horizon Client from the command line to enable URL Content Redirection. For information, see Installing Horizon Client From the Command Line.

To use agent-to-client redirection, a Horizon administrator must enable URL Content Redirection during Horizon Agent installation. For information, see the Setting Up Virtual Desktops in Horizon 7 or Setting Up Published Desktops and Applications in Horizon 7 documents.

A Horizon administrator must also configure settings that specify how Horizon Client redirects URL content from the client system to a remote desktop or application, or how Horizon Agent redirects URL content from a remote desktop or application to the client machine. For configuration information, see the Configuring Remote Desktop Features in Horizon 7 document.