To download and deploy the Horizon Cloud Connector, follow the instructions in the subtopic that applies to your Horizon pod deployment architecture.

Attention: This information applies solely when you have access to a first-gen tenant environment in the first-gen control plane. As described in KB-92424, the first-gen control plane has reached end of availability (EOA). See that article for details.

As of August 2022, Horizon Cloud Service - next-gen is generally available and has its own guide, Using Horizon Control Plane next-gen.

An indication of which environment you have, next-gen or first-gen, is the pattern that appears in the browser's URL field after you log in to your environment and see the Horizon Universal Console label. For a next-gen environment, the console's URL address contains a portion like /hcsadmin/. The first-gen console's URL has a different section (/horizonadmin/).

For background information on Horizon pod deployment architectures, see First-Gen Tenants - Horizon Pod Deployment Architectures with First-Gen Horizon Cloud.

For this Horizon pod deployment architecture: Follow this Horizon Cloud Connector deployment procedure:
  • On-premises pod
  • All-in-SDDC pod
First-Gen Tenants - On-premises and All-in-SDDC Horizon Pods: Download and Deploy the Horizon Cloud Connector into the Pod's vSphere Environment
Federated pod - Microsoft Azure cloud and Azure VMware Solution (AVS) First-Gen Tenants - Horizon Pods - Federated Architecture with Azure VMware Solution: Download and Deploy the Horizon Cloud Connector into the Pod's Environment
Federated pod - Google Cloud Platform and Google Cloud VMware Engine (GCVE) First-Gen Tenants - Horizon Pods - Federated Architecture with Google Cloud VMware Engine: Download and Deploy the Horizon Cloud Connector into Your Pod's Environment
Federated pod - Amazon Web Services EC2 and VMware Cloud on AWS First-Gen Tenants - Horizon Pods - Federated Architecture with VMware Cloud on AWS: Download and Deploy the Horizon Cloud Connector into Your Pod's Environment