You use the Getting Started wizard to perform the configuration steps that are needed before you can fully manage and use the environment, such as registering an Active Directory domain. The Getting Started wizard displays by default when you log in to the Horizon Universal Console for the first time. After you have finished registering one Active Directory domain and given the Horizon Cloud Super Administrators role to an Active Directory group in that domain, then you have access to the console's left hand navigation bar for performing administration tasks in your environment. Also at that point in time, you can switch the toggle at the bottom of the Getting Started page to stop using the Getting Started as the default console home page and use the Dashboard page as your default home page instead.
- A Horizon Cloud pod is built on pod-manager technology from VMware Horizon Cloud on Microsoft Azure.
- A Horizon pod is built on Connection Server technology from VMware Horizon.
The Getting Started wizard provides a high-level overview of the work that you have done, and what is still to do. You can access the wizard from.
- For Horizon Cloud on Microsoft Azure deployments: High-Level Workflow for When Your Very First Cloud-Connected Pod is from Using the Pod Deployer to Deploy a Pod into Microsoft Azure
- For Horizon pod plus Horizon Cloud Connector deployments: High-Level Workflow When You are Onboarding an Existing Horizon Pod That is Deployed in a VMware SDDC as Your First Pod to Your Horizon Cloud Tenant Environment
Tip: If you meet the license and role requirements, the View perpetual keys link is available to you. Click the View perpetual keys link to access the Perpetual Keys page where you can view and generate perpetual keys for foundational VMware products. After your first pod is onboarded and domain registration is completed, the link is available on both the Licenses page and the Getting Started page, if you meet the license and role requirements. See First-Gen Tenants - Obtaining License Information Using the Horizon Universal Console.
When your tenant's pod fleet has zero pods, from this section. you can:
After your tenant's pod fleet has at least one pod, this section provides:
|General Setup||Provides details and links for the initial configuration of various tenant-wide settings, such as registering an Active Directory domain. See General Setup Section of the Horizon Universal Console's Getting Started Wizard.|
Note: In this release, this section is not displayed when your pod fleet consists solely of Horizon pod.
When your pod fleet has at least one Horizon Cloud pod, this section provides links to task pages related to applications and application assignments. See Applications in Your Horizon Cloud Inventory and its subtopics.
When you have completed the required steps of registering at least one Active Directory domain and given the Super Administrator role to at least one of your Active Directory user groups, displaying the wizard is optional. To toggle having the wizard appear every time you log in to the console, move the slider at the bottom of the wizard's main page to Yes.