You can schedule your VMware Horizon configuration data to be backed up at regular intervals. VMware Horizon backs up the contents of the Horizon LDAP repository in which your Connection Server instances store their configuration data.

You can back up the configuration immediately by selecting the Connection Server instance and clicking Backup Now.


Familiarize yourself with the backup settings. See Horizon Configuration Backup Settings.


  1. In Horizon Console, select Settings > Servers.
  2. On the Connection Servers tab, select the Connection Server instance to be backed up and click Backup Now.
  3. On the Backup tab, specify the Horizon configuration backup settings to configure the backup frequency, maximum number of backups, and the folder location of the backup files.
  4. (Optional) Change the data recovery password.
    1. Click Change data recovery password.
    2. Type and retype the new password.
    3. (Optional) Type a password reminder.
    4. Click OK.
  5. Click OK.