To deploy a Horizon FLEX virtual machine, you perform tasks in a specific order.

1

Plan the virtual machine deployment.

See Considerations for Creating Horizon FLEX Virtual Machines.

2

Create and configure a source virtual machine.

See Create a Source Virtual Machine in Fusion Pro or Create a Source Virtual Machine in Workstation Pro (Not included in Horizon FLEX).

3

(Optional) Prepare the source virtual machine to join an Active Directory domain.

See Prepare a Source Virtual Machine to Join an Active Directory Domain.

4

Compress the source virtual machine package and save it in your download directory.

See Compress a Source Virtual Machine Package.

5

Register the source virtual machine with the Horizon FLEX Policy Server.

See Register a Source Virtual Machine with the Horizon FLEX Policy Server.

6

Create a policy for the Horizon FLEX image and entitle the image to your Active Directory users and groups.

See Creating Policies and Entitlements.

7

(Optional) Create a URI to deploy the Horizon FLEX virtual machine.

See Create a URI to Deploy a Horizon FLEX Virtual Machine.