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Mastering VMware Horizon 6 by Peter von Oven, Barry Coombs

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Chapter 12. View Client Options

This chapter will discuss the options for the View Client, both hardware and software. The View Client is used to receive and display virtual desktops and applications on the end users' devices. We will discuss the various options and why you will choose one over the other based on the use case.

Software clients

To get the best user experience, users connect to their virtual desktop from their client device using a piece of software called the Horizon View Client. The Horizon View Client is a piece of software that is installed onto the local client device and allows users to enter their login credentials, select a desktop pool, and then establish the connection to the virtual desktop.

In recent versions of Horizon ...

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