You install desktop agents on all Delivery Controllers, Store Front server, RDS host, License server, and VDI machines.

Prerequisites

Verify that you downloaded the desktop agent installation file.

Procedure

  1. Log in to the machine where you plan to install the desktop agent, using a domain account that is part of the local administrators group.
  2. Install the desktop agent.

    Option

    Action

    Command line

    1. Access the command prompt.

    2. Run the Desktop agent:

      • For 64-bit: Run the VMware-v4padesktopagent-x86_64-6.4-buildnumber.exe command using the /s /v/qn options.

      • For 32-bit: Run the VMware-v4padesktopagent-6.4-buildnumber.exe command using the /s /v/qn options.

    EXE file

    1. Copy the VMware-v4padesktopagent-x86_64-6.4-buildnumber.exe (64-bit) or VMware-v4padesktopagent-6.4-buildnumber.exe (32-bit) file to a temporary folder.

    2. Double-click the VMware-v4padesktopagent-x86_64-6.4-buildnumber.exe or the VMware-v4padesktopagent-x86_64-6.4-buildnumber.exe (64-bit) or VMware-v4padesktopagent-6.4-buildnumber.exe (32-bit)file.

    3. Follow the steps to complete the installer.

Results

The desktop agent is installed in Program Files folder.