Accessing a Desktop via a Browser

You can access the desktop via the Horizon Client, which includes versions for all major operating systems, as well as a browser-based HTML 5 client. For this exercise, you can verify the desktop assignment by launching from a browser.

1 Select a Desktop

  1. Launch a browser.
  2. Navigate to your tenant URL.
  3. From the desktops assigned to you, select a desktop to launch.

2 Wait as Windows Prepares Your Profile

  • Wait for Windows to build the profile.
    Note: It can take several minutes for a fully functional desktop to display.

3 Navigate to the Dashboard

  1. Return to the Horizon Cloud Administration Console, and in the navigation bar, select Monitor.
  2. In the Monitor menu, click Dashboard.

4 Proceed to Details

  1. Hover over the Dashboard window to change the display.
  2. In the lower right, click More.

5 Verify the Desktop Capacity Allocation

  1. In the Capacity window, verify that the connection with the desktop is active, and that the host allocation has increased.
  2. In the upper right, click Download Full Service Report.

6 Review the Desktop Capacity Report

  • Review the desktop allocation details in the Full Service Report.

After you verify that the desktop is assigned and connected properly, proceed to the next exercise to review the recent activity.


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