Horizon Agent, and the virtual desktop or RDS host and client machine on which you install the agent and client software, must meet certain requirements to support the Geolocation Redirection feature.
The source of the geolocation information is the operating system of the local device using HTML Access. This information can be redirected by the client to remote desktops or published applications. The configuration settings of the host system and the agent can restrict the feature's availability.
With Geolocation Redirection, geolocation information is sent from the client system to the remote desktop or published application.
Virtual desktop or RDS host
- The Windows Location service setting must be On in .
- The Geolocation Redirection feature supports the following remote desktop applications.
Application Platform Google Chrome (latest version) All virtual desktops or RDS hosts Internet Explorer 11 All virtual desktops or RDS hosts Microsoft Edge (Chromium) All virtual desktops or RDS hosts Microsoft Edge, Maps, Weather, and other Win32 and UWP apps Windows 10
- The Location permission setting, if any, must be enabled individually in each supported browser.
- Horizon Agent must be installed with the Geolocation Redirection custom setup option selected. This option is not selected by default. See the topics about installing Horizon Agent in the Windows Desktops and Applications in Horizon 8 document.
- To share the client system's location information, you must configure the Geolocation settings in HTML Access.
- For Windows 10 client systems, the Windows Location service setting must be On in to make your location information accessible.
Display protocol for the remote session