If a farm's RDSH VM is in one time zone and the end user is in another time zone, by default, when the user connects to their RDS session-based desktop, the desktop displays time that is in the time zone of the farm's RDSH VM. You can enable the Time Zone Redirection group policy setting to make the session-based desktop display time in the local time zone. This policy setting applies to remote application sessions as well.
- Verify that the Group Policy Management feature is available on your Active Directory server.
The steps for opening the Group Policy Management Console differ in the Windows 2012, Windows 2008, and Windows 2003 Active Directory versions. See the Windows online help for your operating system version.
- Verify that the Horizon RDS ADMX files are added to your Active Directory. For an example of these steps, refer to the content about adding the ADMX template files to Active Directory located within the Horizon Remote Desktop Features and GPOs guide at VMware Horizon Documentation.
- Familiarize yourself with the RDS device and resource redirection group policy settings described in the Horizon Remote Desktop Features and GPOs guide at VMware Horizon Documentation.
- On the Active Directory server, open the Group Policy Management Console.
- Expand your domain and Group Policy Objects.
- Right-click the GPO that you created for the group policy settings and select Edit.
- In the Group Policy Management Editor, navigate to .
- Enable the setting Allow time zone redirection.