When you are configuring a secure View environment, you can change settings and make adjustments in several areas to protect your systems.

You must set up system and database accounts to administer View components.

VMware Horizon View includes several settings that you can use to adjust the security of the configuration. You can access the settings by using View Administrator, by editing group profiles, or by using the ADSI Edit utility, as appropriate.

VMware Horizon View includes several configuration files and similar resources that must be protected.

VMware Horizon View software creates log files that record the installation and operation of its components.

View uses TCP and UDP ports for network access between its components.

The operation of View Manager depends on several services that run on a View Connection Server host. If you want to adjust the operation of these services, you must first familiarize yourself with them.

The operation of View Manager depends on several services that run on a security server. If you want to adjust the operation of these services, you must first familiarize yourself with them.

Transfer operations for local desktops depend on services that run on a View Transfer Server host. If you want to adjust the operation of these services, you must first familiarize yourself with them.

You can configure the security protocols and cipher suites that are accepted by View Connection Server instances. You can define a global acceptance policy that applies to all View Connection Server instances in a replicated group, or you can define an acceptance policy for individual View Connection Server instances and security servers