With the Session Collaboration feature, users can invite other users to join an existing Linux remote desktop session.
System Requirements for Session Collaboration
To support the Session Collaboration feature on Linux desktops, your Horizon 8 deployment must meet certain requirements.
|Linux remote desktops||The Session Collaboration feature is supported on remote desktops running the following Linux distributions and desktop environments:
|Horizon Connection Server||The Horizon 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.
Setting Session Collaboration Options in Configuration Files
Session Collaboration Feature Limitations
- Users cannot use the following remote desktop features in a collaboration session.
- USB redirection
- Audio input redirection
- Client drive redirection
- Smart card redirection
- Clipboard redirection
- Users cannot change the remote desktop resolution in a collaboration session.
- Users cannot have multiple collaboration sessions on the same client machine.
- (RHEL 9.x/8.x) If the Session Collaboration icon fails to appear in the system tray, perform the additional configuration steps described in Configure a RHEL 9.x/8.x Desktop for Session Collaboration.
- If the Session Collaboration icon fails to appear in the system tray after a user logs in for the first time to the remote desktop, instruct the user to disconnect from and reconnect to the desktop. The Session Collaboration icon usually appears after reconnection to the desktop.
- If the Session Collaboration icon in the system tray is unresponsive after a user logs in for the first time to the remote desktop, instruct the user to resize the remote desktop window. The Session Collaboration icon becomes responsive after the desktop window is resized.