Published Application through VDI Desktop

Application delivery is easily streamed using 3 methods. This will entitle Jim to view the X-Rays not just from the static workstation in the Radiology department but also from his laptop and any other authorized device permitted by HOL Healthcare.

  1. Publish the application through VDI Desktop
  2. Publish the application through RDSH
  3. Publish Application through Workspace One

This module assumes the user has knowledge of Horizon RDSH, Instant Clones, Horizon Console, User Environment Manager, and vSphere, if not take a look at HOL-2051-01 Getting Started with App and Desktop Virtualization to get more familiar.

We will walk through the steps to Explain an Application Pool and some steps involved in publishing.

Personalize the Application

Let's login to the UEM Management Console and look at personalizing the X-Ray Viewer. If the X-Ray viewer application is found on a desktop then the UEM agent will apply custom settings as pre-defined by the admin. This can include small changes like a shortcut all the way to pre-defined application settings, mapped drives and triggered conditions to name but a few.


If you have internet connectivity you can Click on the Download Config Template and reach out to the market place in order to import pre-configured application Personalization templates. This lab connectivity to the market place may or may not work. Feel free to explore this feature. Once finished, complete the next step to import a local configuration file for the X-Ray Viewer.

Import Config File

We have already downloaded the template for you.

  1. Right click Applications
  2. Click Import Config File

Source Environment

  1. Click Next

Select File to Import

  1. Expand Applications
  2. Click MicroDicom
  3. Click OK

Import Config Template

  1. Click Ok


The pre-configured X-Ray Viewer has been imported and the flex config file is shown. This is the first step that will allow any changes made to the X-Ray viewer and we can also manage how the application is used and extended into environments.

User Environment

We will configure a drive mapping to be used for the X-Ray viewer. We pre-configured the X-Drive to attach when the application is launched.

  1. Click User Environment Tab
  2. Click X-Drive
  3. Click Edit


  1. Click in the Label box and type: X-Drive
  2. Click Save


Save Config

  1. Click Save Config File

On the Desktop Login to Chrome

  1. Click Chrome


  1. Click AppVolumes on the Chrome bookmarks bar
  2. Click AppVol-01
  3. Username: administrator
  4. Password: VMware1!
  5. Domain: CORP
  6. Click Login


  1. Click Volumes
  2. Click AppStack
  3. Click and expand  + X-Ray Viewer
  4. Click Assign


  1. In the Search Active Directory box type HOL
  2. Click Search
  3. Select and click CORP\HOL Healthcare (tick-box)
  4. Click Assign

Confirm Assign

  1. Click Attach AppStack immediately
  2. Click Assign

Our Application assignment is done! We have already added the user to a desktop to save some time as this module focus only on the application delivery.

Within Google Chrome Browser

  1. Open a new Tab

Login to VMware Horizon

  1. Open a new Tab
  2. Within the Chrome browser select the VMware Horizon bookmark
  3. Select VMware Horizon HTML Access


  1. Username: Jim
  2. Password: VMware1!
  3. Domain: CORP
  4. Click Login

Horizon HTML

  1. Click Instant Clone Pool

Launch X-Ray Viewer

  1. Click to close the Client Tab
  2. Double click MicroDicom (The X-Ray Viewer)

Enable Copy and Past

  1. Click OK

Default Viewer

  1. Click Yes

Open Drive

  1. Click Open Folder
  2. Click Xray
  3. Click Open

Click on this PC and scroll down (Notice that the drive we mapped earlier for this application is not available as the "X-Drive"


  1. The local drive for Jim has an X-Ray called "bone-xray-hands". Click to open

View X-Ray

You successful opened the X-Ray from the local mapped drive. This drive could be anywhere on the network. We tried to show that you can import from one drive and make another drive your personal drive without having to configure this, instead have UEM pre-configure this for the user per application.

Convert JPG

  1. Click File > Export > To DICOM File....


Export to DICOM

The default Destination will be prepopulated with the network drive for all the HOL Healthcare Staff to store X-Rays centrally.

  1. Click Export

Converted onto Central A&E Drive

The Xray is now stored on the central server. Jim managed to use the viewer software from a different location and in the process uploaded the image back to the HOL Healthcare A&E department within the same desktop. This is only an example of a Desktop Published application.

Close the window


Click Exit


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