With the Session Collaboration feature, users can invite other users to join an existing Windows or Linux remote desktop session with both screen sharing and audio out features enabled.
System Requirements for Session Collaboration
To support the Session Collaboration feature, your VMware Horizon deployment must meet certain requirements.
|Client system||Session owners and collaborators must have Horizon Client for Windows, Mac, or Linux installed on the client system, or must use HTML Access.|
|Windows remote desktops||Horizon Agent must be installed in the virtual desktop, or on the RDS host for published applications. The Session Collaboration feature must be enabled at the desktop pool or farm level. For information about enabling the Session Collaboration feature for desktop pools, see the Windows Desktops and Applications in Horizon document. For information about enabling the Session Collaboration feature for a farm, see the Windows Desktops and Applications in Horizon document.|
|Linux remote desktops||For Linux remote desktop requirements, see the Linux Desktops and Applications in Horizon document.|
|Connection Server||The Connection Server instance uses an Enterprise license.|
|Display protocol||VMware Blast|
For information about how to use the Session Collaboration feature, see the Horizon Client documentation.
Configuring Session Collaboration Group Policy Settings
Use the Collaboration group policy settings in the VMware View Agent Configuration ADMX template file (vdm_agent.admx) to configure session collaboration. See VMware View Agent Configuration ADMX Template Settings.
Session Collaboration Feature Limitations
Users cannot use the following remote desktop features in a collaborative session.
- USB redirection
- Real-Time Audio-Video (RTAV)
- Multimedia redirection
- Client drive redirection
- Smart card redirection
- Microsoft Lync redirection
- File redirection and Keep in Dock functionality
- Clipboard redirection
Users cannot change the remote desktop resolution in a collaborative session.
Users cannot have multiple collaboration sessions on the same client machine.