Importing an AppStacks File Share

You import AppStacks applications to Horizon Cloud virtual desktops to make them available.

1 Verify the File Share Contains AppStacks Packages

  1. Navigate to the file share that you set up for synchronizing AppStacks packages.
  2. Verify that the file share contains at least one package. The file share in this example contains two packages.

2 Navigate to the Infrastructure Window

  1. In the Horizon Cloud Administration Console, select Settings.
  2. In the Settings menu, click Infrastructure.
  3. In the Infrastructure window, click New.

3 Provide New File Share Information

  1. On the New File Share page, provide the following information:
    • Name: Enter a name for the file share.
    • Domain: Select the domain from the drop-down menu.
    • Username: The User account requires read-only permission to the file share.
    • Password: Enter the password.
    • Type: Select Applications/Images from the drop-down menu.
    • Source Path: Enter the source path URL.
    • Destination Pod: Click the field and select the destination pod, required only for the Applications/Images type.
  2. Click Save.

4 Verify Success

  1. Wait until the green banner appears at the top to verify success.
  2. Confirm that the file share is now listed with a green active status.

5 Verify Import Status

  • In the upper right, click the Notifications bell icon to see the status of the import.

6 Check Import Status

  1. In the navigation bar, select Monitor.
  2. In the Monitor menu, select Notifications.
  3. In the Notifications window, Show field, select a time frame to see the status of the imported file share using an alternative route.

7 Check Application Inventory

  1. In the navigation bar, select Inventory.
  2. In the Inventory menu, select Applications to verify that the process of importing the AppStacks is complete.

After you finish importing the AppStacks file share, proceed to the next exercise to assign an application to a user.


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