Run Profile defines the parameters of a run.


  1. In View Planner Web UI, navigate to the RUN PROFILE tab and click ADD NEW.
  2. Enter required details and click NEXT.
    Figure 1. VMware View Planner Create Run Profile

    Set iteration count to 5. Mandatory fields are marked as *. Other fields can be left blank.

    Add Run Profile wizard moves to the Work Group tab.

  3. Provide a Work Group name.

    If there is a remote run, View Planner creates Active Directory users using Work Group Name as the prefix.

  4. Select an identity server added previously as Domain Name.

    This is applicable for a remote mode test only.

  5. Select a work profile.

    For a standard test, use standardTestProfile_chrome or standardTestProfile_edge. Other Work Profiles can be used for testing individual application.

  6. Provide the VM percent to be used in this workgroup.

    If you are creating one workgroup, the default value is 100% . Total value of the VM percent between all workgroups must be 100 if you are creating more than one workgroup.

  7. Select a Display Protocol.

    This is applicable for the remote mode test only.

    Ubuntu only supports Blast protocol .

    Figure 2. VMware View Planner Create a Work Group
  8. Select a Desktop Type.
    • For a normal Remote runs with the VDI server, select vdi.

    • For a VMware Horizon View direct connect runs, select direct_connect.

    • For an RDSH server runs, select rdsh_desk.

    • For an RDSH application server runs, select rdsh_apps.

  9. Enter the desktop virtual machine details.
    1. Provide a desktop prefix.

      If the VMware Horizon View pool is being used, provide the pool prefix else provide the prefix of desktop clones.

    2. Select an Infra server configured previously.
    3. Select a VDI server.

      Optional in for a local mode run and not required for a direct connect run.

    4. Press save (✓) button.
  10. Fill Client virtual machine details.
    1. Provide a prefix for client virtual machines.
    2. Select an Infra server that manages clients.
    3. Press save (✓) button.
  11. Click ADD and repeat steps 3–10 if another workgroup is required.
  12. Click NEXT and review the details once all required workgroups are added.
    Figure 3. VMware View Planner Review Run Profile
  13. Click FINISH.