Using the VMWare View Client on Windows

Download the VMware Horizon Client for Windows.

Installation

  1. Install the Horizon client as admin on your Windows PC. Allow the program to makes changes to your computer:

    Screenshot of installing the VMWare View client and allow changes

  2. Start the installation:

    Screenshot of installing the VMWare View client setup wizard

  3. Accept the License:

    Screenshot of installing the VMWare View client end-user license agreement

  4. Use the "Typical" option for components to install and click I Agree & Install:

    Screenshot of installing the VMWare View client choosing installation type

  5. Click Finish:

    Screenshot of installing the VMWare View client installation complete

  6. Reboot your system:

    Screenshot of installing the VMWare View client restart system screen

  7. Start the VMWare Horizon Client (Under the VMWare menu). Click New Server:

    Screenshot of installing the VMWare View client add new server screen

  8. Enter vdi-clas.iowa.uiowa.edu for the name of the connection server and click Connect:

    Screenshot of installing the VMWare View client name of new server

  9. Type in your HawkID for the User Name: and your password, and select IOWA for the domain and click Login to launch a VM:

    Screenshot of installing the VMWare View client setup new connection

  10. This should log you into one of the CLAS Virtual machines. Click DIVMS Fall 2017 the next time you start Horizon Client to launch a new connection:

    Screenshot of installing the VMWare View client choose connection