Downloads:

166,555

Downloads of v 5.5.0.16975072:

85

Last Update:

19 Oct 2020

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • VMware
  • Inc.

Tags:

vmware horizon view client virtual-machine vdi admin

VMware Horizon Client

This is not the latest version of VMware Horizon Client available.

5.5.0.16975072 | Updated: 19 Oct 2020

Downloads:

166,555

Downloads of v 5.5.0.16975072:

85

Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • VMware
  • Inc.

VMware Horizon Client 5.5.0.16975072

This is not the latest version of VMware Horizon Client available.

This Package Contains an Exempted Check

1 Test Passing and 1 Exempted Test


Validation Testing Passed


Verification Testing Exempt:

Package requires reboots due to dependencies.

To install VMware Horizon Client, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

>

To upgrade VMware Horizon Client, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

>

To uninstall VMware Horizon Client, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

>

NOTE: This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to https://chocolatey.org/api/v2. Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Enter your internal repository url

(this should look similar to https://chocolatey.org/api/v2)

4. Choose your deployment method:


choco upgrade vmware-horizon-client -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:


choco upgrade vmware-horizon-client -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'"
$exitCode = $LASTEXITCODE

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0
}

Exit $exitCode

- name: Ensure vmware-horizon-client installed
  win_chocolatey:
    name: vmware-horizon-client
    state: present
    version: 5.5.0.16975072
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at https://docs.ansible.com/ansible/latest/modules/win_chocolatey_module.html.

Coming early 2020! Central Managment Reporting available now! More information...


chocolatey_package 'vmware-horizon-client' do
  action    :install
  version  '5.5.0.16975072'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'
end

See docs at https://docs.chef.io/resource_chocolatey_package.html.


Chocolatey::Ensure-Package
(
    Name: vmware-horizon-client,
    Version: 5.5.0.16975072,
    Source: STEP 3 URL
);

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at https://inedo.com/den/otter/chocolatey.


cChocoPackageInstaller vmware-horizon-client
{
   Name     = 'vmware-horizon-client'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '5.5.0.16975072'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'
}

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at https://github.com/chocolatey/cChoco.


package { 'vmware-horizon-client':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '5.5.0.16975072',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',
}

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at https://forge.puppet.com/puppetlabs/chocolatey.


salt '*' chocolatey.install vmware-horizon-client version="5.5.0.16975072" source="STEP 3 URL"

See docs at https://docs.saltstack.com/en/latest/ref/modules/all/salt.modules.chocolatey.html.

5. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

This package was approved as a trusted package on 19 Oct 2020.

Description

VMware Horizon Client for Windows makes it easy to access your Windows virtual desktop with the best possible user experience on the Local Area Network (LAN) or across a Wide Area Network (WAN). Support for Windows 10, Windows 8 and 8.1 (with Updates), and Windows 7.

Please see the README for chocolatey-test-environment installation.


tools\chocolateyinstall.ps1
$ErrorActionPreference  = 'Stop';
$toolsDir               = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
$packageName            = 'vmware-horizon-client'
$fileType               = 'exe'
$url                    = 'https://download3.vmware.com/software/view/viewclients/CART21FQ3/VMware-Horizon-Client-5.5.0-16975072.exe'
$softwareName           = "VMware Horizon Client*"
$checksum               = 'DB1F4AF22D292795FDEDD48232CA97CB7352F8E5A9572CFFC964EE39AA5ABEEA'
$checksumType           = 'sha256'
$silentArgs             = '/silent /norestart'
$validExitCodes         = @(0, 3010, 1641)

	$packageArgs = @{
	  packageName       = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
	  fileType          = $fileType
	  url               = $url
	  softwareName      = $softwareName
	  checksum          = $checksum
	  checksumType      = $checksumType
	  silentArgs        = $silentArgs
	  validExitCodes    = $validExitCodes
	}

Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs
tools\chocolateyuninstall.ps1
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';
$packageArgs = @{
  packageName   = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
  softwareName  = '"VMware Horizon Client*"'
  fileType      = 'MSI'
  silentArgs    = "/silent /uninstall /norestart"
  validExitCodes= @(0, 3010, 1605, 1614, 1641)
}

$uninstalled = $false
[array]$key = Get-UninstallRegistryKey -SoftwareName $packageArgs['softwareName']

if ($key.Count -eq 1) {
  $key | % { 
    $packageArgs['file'] = "$($_.UninstallString)"
    if ($packageArgs['fileType'] -eq 'MSI') {
      $packageArgs['silentArgs'] = "$($_.PSChildName) $($packageArgs['silentArgs'])"
      
      $packageArgs['file'] = ''
    }

    Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs
  }
} elseif ($key.Count -eq 0) {
  Write-Warning "$packageName has already been uninstalled by other means."
} elseif ($key.Count -gt 1) {
  Write-Warning "$($key.Count) matches found!"
  Write-Warning "To prevent accidental data loss, no programs will be uninstalled."
  Write-Warning "Please alert package maintainer the following keys were matched:"
  $key | % {Write-Warning "- $($_.DisplayName)"}
}

Log in or click on link to see number of positives.

In cases where actual malware is found, the packages are subject to removal. Software sometimes has false positives. Moderators do not necessarily validate the safety of the underlying software, only that a package retrieves software from the official distribution point and/or validate embedded software against official distribution point (where distribution rights allow redistribution).

Chocolatey Pro provides runtime protection from possible malware.

Version Downloads Last Updated Status
VMware Horizon Client 5.5.0.16975072 85 Monday, October 19, 2020 Approved
VMware Horizon Client 5.4.4.16879994 9 Monday, October 19, 2020 Approved
VMware Horizon Client 5.4.3.16346110 5478 Friday, July 3, 2020 Approved
VMware Horizon Client 5.4.2.15936851 9578 Tuesday, April 14, 2020 Approved
VMware Horizon Client 5.4.1.15897311 4208 Wednesday, March 25, 2020 Approved
VMware Horizon Client 5.4.0.15805437 2346 Wednesday, March 18, 2020 Approved
VMware Horizon Client 5.3.0.15208953 18101 Thursday, December 19, 2019 Approved
VMware Horizon Client 5.2.0 19778 Tuesday, September 17, 2019 Approved
VMware Horizon Client 5.1.0 22306 Tuesday, July 9, 2019 Approved


The 5.5.0 release of Horizon Client for Windows includes the following new features:

* NTLM group policy settings for the log in as current user feature
You can use Windows Challenge/Response (NTLM) authentication when using the log in as current user feature by configuring the Allow fallback from Kerberos to NTLM and Always use NTLM for servers group policy settings. This feature requires Connection Server 7.13. See Security Settings for Client GPOs.
* Client version restriction
A warning message appears in Horizon Client if you try to connect to a server that does not support your Horizon Client version. For information about setting up client version restrictions, see Global Client Restriction Settings for Client Sessions.
* Configure the maximum latency for mouse coalescing
The Configure maximum latency for mouse coalescing group policy setting enables you to configure the maximum latency allowed, in milliseconds, when coalescing mouse movement events. See General Settings for Client GPOs.
* Allow screen sharing for Microsoft Teams as a published application
You can configure settings in Horizon Client to allow screen sharing and hide the screen sharing consent dialog box when using Microsoft Teams as a published application. See Allowing Screen Sharing for Microsoft Teams as a Published Application.
* Denial-of-service vulnerability fix
For information, see VMSA-2020-0022.

Full Release Notes
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Note:
The 4.6.1 release of Horizon Client for Windows included a new command-line installation property called AUTO_UPDATE_ENABLED. This property determines whether the online update feature is enabled in Horizon Client for Windows. A value of 1 enables the feature. A value of 0 disables the feature.

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