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.

    View Planner creates Active Directory users using Work Group Name as prefix in case of remote run.

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

    Applicable for remote mode test.

  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. Select a Display Protocol.

    Applicable for remote mode test.

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

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

    • For RDSH server runs, select rdsh_desk.

    • For RDSH application server runs, select rdsh_apps.

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

      Provide pool prefix if VMware Horizon View pool is being used else provide prefix of desktop clones.

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

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

    4. Press save (✓) button.
  9. Fill Client virtual machine details.
    1. Provide prefix for client virtual machines.
    2. Select an Infra server that manages clients.
    3. Press save (✓) button.
  10. Click NEXT and review the details.
    Figure 3. VMware View Planner Review Run Profile
  11. Click FINISH.