Horizon Administration describes how to configure and administer VMware Horizon®, create administrators, set up user authentication, configure policies, and perform management tasks in Horizon Console. This document also describes how to maintain and troubleshoot VMware Horizon components.

VMware Horizon Console is the latest version of the Web interface through which you can create and manage virtual desktops and published desktops and applications.

For information about how to use Horizon Console to configure and manage a Cloud Pod Architecture environment, see the Cloud Pod Architecture in Horizon document.

Intended Audience

This information is intended for anyone who wants to configure and administer VMware Horizon. The information is written for experienced Windows or Linux system administrators who are familiar with virtual machine technology and data center operations.