The vRealize Operations for Horizon desktop agent runs on each desktop source in your Horizon environment. It collects metrics and performance data and sends them to the Horizon Adapter.

The desktop agent is installed as part of Horizon Agent. The following table lists the version of the desktop agent included in each version of Horizon Agent.

Note: vRealize Operations for Horizon 6.7 does not include updates to the desktop agent. The latest desktop agent is version 6.6.
Table 1. Bundled Desktop Agent Version
Horizon Agent Version Desktop Agent Version



7.0.1 to 7.2




7.4 and 7.5


7.6 to 7.10


Note: vRealize Operations for Horizon 6.7 no longer includes a standalone installer for the desktop agent. You must install the desktop agent when you install Horizon Agent. To do so, select vRealize Operations Desktop Agent on the Custom Setup page of the Horizon Agent installation wizard. For more information, see Install Horizon Agent on a Virtual Machine in the Setting Up Virtual Desktops in Horizon 7 document.