You can change the appearance of the
VMware Horizon web portal page, which is the web page that end users see when they enter the URL for HTML Access. You can also set group policies that control the image quality, the ports used, and other settings.
Configure the VMware Horizon 8 Web Portal Page for End Users You can configure the VMware Horizon 8 web portal page to show or hide the icon for downloading Horizon Client, the icon for connecting to a remote desktop through HTML Access, and other links.
Using URIs to Configure HTML Access Web Clients You can use uniform resource identifiers (URIs) to create web or email links for end users. End users can click these links to start HTML Access, connect to a server, and start a remote desktop or published application with specific configuration options.
Configure Horizon 8 to Remove Credentials From Cache You can configure Horizon 8 to remove a user's credentials from cache when a user closes a tab that connects to a remote desktop or published application, or closes a tab that connects to the desktop and application selection window.
HTML Access Group Policy Settings HTML Access uses the VMware Blast protocol. You configure group policies for HTML Access by configuring group policies for the VMware Blast protocol.
Configuring Autoplay in Safari When using HTML Access in Safari, users might see the Click to enable audio dialog box when they start a remote desktop or published application for the first time, or when they refresh the browser while using a remote desktop or published application. If users click OK in this dialog box, audio plays normally.
Configure Media Optimization for Microsoft Teams in HTML Access This topic describes how to configure the Media Optimization for Microsoft Teams feature for the HTML Access Web client. Support for Media Optimization for Microsoft Teams in HTML Access is dependent on the launch of the WebRTC 1.0 update for Microsoft software.
Configure Horizon 8 Client Data Sharing If a Horizon administrator has opted to participate in the VMware Customer Experience Improvement Program (CEIP), VMware collects and receives anonymous data from client systems through Connection Server. You can configure whether to share this client data with Connection Server.
Turning off Horizon 8 Data Sharing for all HTML Access Users A Horizon administrator can turn off data sharing for all HTML Access users, and prevent users from changing the Allow data sharing option in HTML Access, by adding the following setting to the C:\Program Files\VMware\VMware View\Server\broker\webapps\portal\WEB-INF\classes\portal-version.properties file on the Connection Server instance.