Setting up a Horizon deployment for iOS clients involves using certain Connection Server configuration settings, meeting the system requirements for Horizon servers and iOS clients, and installing the app for
Horizon Client from the Apple App Store. VMware also recommends that you set up a security server so that your iOS clients will not need a VPN connection.
System Requirements The iOS device on which you install Horizon Client, and the peripherals it uses, must meet certain system requirements.
System Requirements for Real-Time Audio-Video Real-Time Audio-Video works with standard audio devices and with standard conferencing applications such as Skype, WebEx, and Google Hangouts. To support Real-Time Audio-Video, your Horizon deployment must meet certain software and hardware requirements.
Smart Card Authentication Requirements Client systems that use a smart card for user authentication must meet certain requirements.
Configure Smart Card Authentication Configuration tasks include connecting and pairing the card reader with the device and setting the smart card removal policy.
Touch ID Authentication Requirements To use Touch ID for user authentication in Horizon Client, you must meet certain requirements.
Supported Desktop Operating Systems Administrators create virtual machines with a guest operating system and install agent software in the guest operating system. End users can log in to these virtual machines from a client device.
Preparing Connection Server for Horizon Client Administrators must perform specific tasks to enable end users to connect to remote desktops and applications.
Install or Upgrade Horizon Client on an iOS Device You can install Horizon Client from the VMware Downloads page or from the App Store.
Using Embedded RSA SecurID Software Tokens If you create and distribute RSA SecurID software tokens to end users, they need enter only their PIN, rather than PIN and token code, to authenticate.
Configure Advanced TLS/SSL Options You can select the security protocols and cryptographic algorithms that are used to encrypt communications between Horizon Client and Horizon servers and between Horizon Client and the agent in the remote desktop.
Configure VMware Blast Options You can configure H.264 decoding and network condition options for remote desktop and application sessions that use the VMware Blast display protocol.
Configure the Horizon Client Default View You can configure whether recently used desktops and applications or server shortcuts appear when you launch Horizon Client.
Configure AirWatch to Deliver Horizon Client to iOS Devices You can configure AirWatch to deliver Horizon Client to iOS device users.
Horizon Client Data Collected by VMware If your company participates in the customer experience improvement program, VMware collects data from certain Horizon Client fields. Fields containing sensitive information are made anonymous.