Welcome to VMware User Environment Manager™ documentation. Use the navigation on the left to browse through documentation for your release of User Environment Manager. We update the online documentation with the latest patch and minor release information, so version 9.5 contains all the updates for 9.5.x releases. All our documentation comes in PDF format, which you can access by selecting the PDF download icon while reading a page or viewing a search result.

The User Environment Manager Documentation Set

Each guide in the User Environment Manager documentation set provides a specific type of information.

  • Installing and Configuring VMware User Environment Manager. This guide provides the following types of instructions.

    • Pre-installation tasks, such as creating shares.

    • Installation tasks, such as of the main components, VMware User Environment Manager FlexEngine and the VMware User Environment Manager Management Console.

    • Configuration tasks, such as creating a User Environment Manager Group Policy and the initial configuration of the Management Console.

  • VMware User Environment Manager Administration Guide. This guide explains how to use User Environment configuration items to personalize the experience of your users across virtual, physical, and cloud-based Windows desktop environments.

  • VMware User Environment Manager Application Profiler Administration Guide. This guide explains how to install and use Application Profiler, a standalone application that you can use to create Flex configuration files and to predefine settings for use with VMware User Environment Manager. VMware provides configuration templates, pre-configured Flex configuration files, for many popular applications. However, if you find that you must create Flex configuration files for specific applications, Application Profiler simplifies the process for you.

  • VMware User Environment Manager Helpdesk Support Tool Administration Guide. This guide explains how to install, configure, and use User Environment Manager Helpdesk Support Tool, an optional component of User Environment Manager that does not require extra licensing. With Helpdesk Support Tool, you can perform various tasks for users, such as opening, editing, and resetting their profile archives.

  • VMware User Environment Manager SyncTool Administration Guide. This guide explains how to install, configure, and use User Environment Manager SyncTool, an optional component of User Environment Manager that does not require extra licensing. SyncTool provides capabilities for synchronizing configuration files and profile archives from User Environment Manager for users with laptops or limited network bandwidth.

Learn More About User Environment Manager

To learn more about User Environment Manager and how it provides end users with a personalized and dynamic Windows desktop across environments, visit the User Environment Manager product page. To view or ask questions about User Environment Manager, visit the VMware User Environment Manager Community. To watch videos about User Environment Manger, visit VMware End-User Computing YouTube channel: User Environment Manager.