Hosts that run VMware Horizon server components must meet specific hardware and software requirements. Horizon Connection Server RequirementsHorizon Connection Server acts as a broker for client connections by authenticating and then directing incoming user requests to the appropriate remote desktops and applications. Horizon Connection Server has specific hardware, operating system, installation, and supporting software requirements. Horizon Console RequirementsAdministrators use Horizon Console to configure Horizon Connection Server, deploy and manage remote desktops and applications, control user authentication, initiate and examine system events, and carry out analytical activities. Client systems that run Horizon Console must meet certain requirements.