You can use Horizon Client to connect to remote desktops and applications. Setting the Certificate Checking Mode in Horizon ClientYou can determine whether client connections are rejected if any or some server certificate checks fail by configuring a setting in Horizon Client. Connect to a Remote Desktop or ApplicationTo connect to a remote desktop or application, you must provide the name of a server and supply credentials for your user account. Use Unauthenticated Access to Connect to Remote ApplicationsA Horizon administrator can use the Unauthenticated Access feature to create Unauthenticated Access users and entitle those users to remote applications. Unauthenticated Access users can log in to the server anonymously to connect to their remote applications. Log Off or DisconnectWith some configurations, if you disconnect from a remote desktop without logging off, applications in the desktop can remain open. You can also disconnect from a server and leave remote applications running. Reconnecting to a Desktop or ApplicationFor security purposes, a Horizon administrator can set timeouts that log you off of a server after a certain number of hours and that lock a remote application after a certain number of minutes of inactivity. Hide the VMware Horizon Client WindowYou can hide the VMware Horizon Client window after you open a remote desktop or application. Create a Desktop or Application Shortcut on the Client Desktop or Start MenuYou can create a shortcut for a remote desktop or application. The shortcut appears on the client desktop, just like shortcuts for locally installed applications. You can also create a Start menu shortcut. Using Start Menu Shortcuts That the Server CreatesIn Horizon 7 version 7.3 and later, a Horizon administrator can configure Start menu shortcuts for remote desktops and applications.