You add a license key for vRealize Operations for Horizon in the vRealize Operations Manager user interface. vRealize Operations for Horizon is not functional until it is licensed.

Product license keys for vRealize Operations for Horizon are encoded with an expiration date and license count. To retrieve your vRealize Operations for Horizon license key, go to the License Portal.

If you do not have a product license key, you can use the evaluation license key eval to obtain 60 days of unlimited product use.


Install the vRealize Operations for Horizon solution.


  1. Log in to the vRealize Operations Manager user interface as an administrator.
  2. In the menu, click Administration and in the left pane select Management > Licensing.
  3. In the License Keys tab, click the Add icon.
  4. Select VMware Horizon from the drop-down menu and enter your license key (including hyphens).
  5. Click Validate.
  6. Click Save.


Your license key and relevant details are displayed in the License Keys tab.

What to do next

Associate Objects with Your License Key