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Clients

To use a virtual desktop you need

  • a program for your PC / an app for your smartphone - a so-called software client or
  • a device that is able to access a virtual desktop - a so-called hardware client.

Hardware-Clients

Software-Clients

After installing and configuring a software client (see below), after logging in, you will have access to all virtual desktops provided for you in pools.

Apple iOS

Download the “VMware Horizon Client” app to your Apple iPad / iPhone in the Apple AppStore. Configure the app as follows:

  • Horizon connection server: vdi.jade-hs.de
  • User name: Standard registration (Form: ma1150)
  • Password: <Your password>
  • Domain: HS-WOE

Apple macOS

Note: An update to version 5.4 is currently available for Apple macOS, which is not compatible with our VDI, so please do not update at the moment.

Download the VMware Horizon Client for Desktops from the data drives

JADE-HS - Data (X:) / HRZ-Support / Virtuelle Desktops / VMware Horizon Client / Apple macOS

e.g. with the WebFiler and install it. After starting, configure your client as follows:

  • Confirm that you really want to open the app by clicking the “Open” button.
  • Start remote USB and print services: Click “Next”
  • System expansion blocked: Open “Security” system setting
    • Click on the lock to edit (bottom left)
    • Click the “Allow” button
    • Click the lock again to protect
    • Close the window
  • Accessibility
    • Click the OK button“
  • Horizon connection server: vdi.jade-hs.de
  • User name: Standard registration (Form: ma1150)
  • Password: <Your password>
  • Domain: HS-WOE

Google Android

Download the “VMware Horizon Client” app to your mobile Android device in the Google Play Store. Configure the app as follows:

  • Horizon connection server: vdi.jade-hs.de
  • User name: Standard registration (Form: ma1150)
  • Password: <Your password>
  • Domain: HS-WOE

Linux

Download the VMware Horizon Client for Desktops from the data drives

JADE-HS - Daten (X:) / HRZ-Support / Virtuelle Desktops / VMware Horizon Client / Linux

e.g. with the WebFiler and install it. After starting, configure your client as follows:

# VMware Horizon Client 5.4.1
# Make the file executable
chmod +x VMware-Horizon-Client-5.4.1-15988340.x64.bundle 

# Alten VMware-Horizon-Client uninstall
sudo ./VMware-Horizon-Client-5.4.1-15988340.x64.bundle -u vmware-horizon-client

# VMware-Horizon-Client install
sudo ./VMware-Horizon-Client-5.4.1-15988340.x64.bundle

Components:

  • Smart Card
  • HTML5 Multimedia Redirection
  • Real-Time Audio-Video
  • Multimedia Redirection
  • VMware Integrated Printing
  • USB Redirection
  • Client Drive Redirection

Register and start installed service(s) after the installation: activate / scan

Configure your client as follows:

  • Horizon connection server: vdi.jade-hs.de
  • User name: Standard registration (Form: ma1150)
  • Password: <Your password>
  • Domain: HS-WOE

Microsoft Windows

Download the VMware Horizon Client for Desktops from the data drives

JADE-HS - Daten (X:) / HRZ-Support / Virtuelle Desktops / VMware Horizon Client / Microsoft Windows

e.g. with the WebFiler and install it. After starting, configure your client as follows:

  • Horizon connection server: vdi.jade-hs.de
  • User name: Standard registration (Form: ma1150)
  • Password: <Your password>
  • Domain: HS-WOE

Please do not use the VMware Horizon app from the Windows Store under Microsoft Windows, this app cannot process special characters with “Alt Gr” (e.g. @, € …)