Because large enterprises must often perform phased upgrades, components are designed to be somewhat forward and backward compatible during upgrades.

The following versions are supported for upgrading to VMware Horizon :

  • VMware Horizon 7 version 7.x

To determine the latest maintenance release of a particular component, see the Release Notes for that release, available from

Horizon Connection Server compatibility with Horizon Agents is limited to interoperability during a Connection Server upgrade. You must upgrade Horizon Agents as soon as possible to match the version of the Connection Server that manages them.

The following table lists the components and show whether they are compatible with other components whose version is different.

Table 1. Compatibility Matrix for VMware Horizon 2006 and Earlier Versions of VMware Horizon Components
Connection Server: Earlier Version Horizon Agent: Earlier Version Horizon Client (Windows): Earlier Version
Connection Server 2006 Only during upgrade Only during upgrade Yes
Horizon Agent 2006 Only during upgrade N/A Only during upgrade
Horizon Client 2006 Yes Yes N/A

For details about which versions of Horizon are compatible with which versions of vCenter Server and ESXi, see the VMware Product Interoperability Matrix at