VMWare Horizon Client 8.12.1.44700
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Author: Roland Verheijden
Date: April 25, 2024

Repackaging tips and silent install information for VMWare Horizon Client 8.12.1.44700. This App Tip provides comprehensive details for conducting a silent installation of Horizon Client. It includes additional insights, such as user environment specifics, extra installation parameters, and repackaging tips.

About

Users establish client connections to VMware View sessions by running the VMware View Client, through a web browser using HTML5, or using a thin client that supports the protocols in use. The VMware View client supports Windows, macOS, Android, and Linux, while ChromeOS is able to connect through the web browser.

General Information

Vendor Information

VMWare

Application Name

Horizon Client

Application Version

8.12.1.44700

Download Link

https://download3.vmware.com/software/CART25FQ1_WIN_2312.1/VMware-Horizon-Client-2312.1-8.12.1-23531249.exe

License Needed

Yes

Vendor Install

Installation Type

Architecture

x86/x64

Application Configuration/Settings

Registry

HKLM\SOFTWARE\VMware, Inc.

File

"%PROGRAMDATA%\VMware"

AD/GPO

AAD/GPO

User Environment Data

Registry

HKCU\Software\VMware, Inc.

File

"%APPDATA%\VMware\VMware Horizon View Client";"%LOCALAPPDATA%\VMware"

Other

Infrastructure Dependencies

Description

ODBC

Connection Name

Driver

Parameters

Setup.exe parameters

Usage:
[Commands] [Property]= [Property]= ...

Commands:
/? / help (Shows this dialog)
/silent (Run in silent mode - No UI)
/install (Install the application)
/uninstall (Uninstall the application)
/repair (Repair the application)
/norestart (Suppress system reboot if any)
/x /extract (Extract installer packages into the %TEMP% directory)
/l /log (Specify the naming convention of the installation logs)

Properties:
INSTALLDIR (Installation directory)
VDM_IP_PROTOCOL_USAGE (Specifies the desired IP protocol connections should use. Set to "IPv4", "IPv6" or "Dual" - "IPv4" is the default)
VDM_FIPS_ENABLED (Specifies whether or not to install with FIPS Compliant Cryptography. Set to "1" (enable) or "0" (disable), "0" by default)
VDM_SERVER (Default Connection Server IP/URL. Use a semicolon (;) to separate multiple server name (empty by default))
LOGINASCURRENTUSER_DISPLAY (Show "Login as current user" in option menu. Set to "1" (enable) or "0" (disable), "0" by default)
LOGINASCURRENTUSER_DEFAULT (Set default behavior as "Login as current user" in option menu. Set to "1" (enable) or "0" (disable), "0" by default)
ADDLOCAL (Choose optional client features to install: "USB" and "TSSO", both installed by default. Notice: "USB" and "TSSO" features are not supported in the ARM system.
INSTALL_HTML5MMR (Set to "1" to install HTML5 Multimedia Redirection and Browser Redirection Support or set to "0" to not to install these features, "1" by default)
KEYLOGGER_BLOCKING_ENABLED (Set to "1" to enable Keylogger Blocking, or set to "0" to disable Keylogger Blocking, "0" by default)
AUTO_UPDATE_ENABLED (Set to "1" to enable client auto update feature, or set to "0" to disable this feature, "1" by default)
SKIP_DOTNET_RUNTIME_INSTALL (Set to "1" to skip installation of integrated .NET runtime, "0" by default"

MSI Public Properties

Installation Commands

Silent Install Command

VMware-Horizon-Client-2312.1-8.12.1-23531249.exe /silent /install /norestart AUTO_UPDATE_ENABLED=0

Silent Uninstall Command

VMware-Horizon-Client-2312.1-8.12.1-23531249.exe /silent /uninstall /norestart

Repackaging Score

MSI

Unknown

MSIX

Unknown

App-V

Issues known
USB Redirection doesn't work

ThinApp

Unknown

Citrix App Layer

Unknown

VMWare App Volumes

Unknown

Other

Unknown

Repackaging Tips

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