Blast with HTML Access enables access to a desktop via any HTML5 compliant web browser.

To use Blast with HTML Access:

Each virtual desktop must have the latest versions of the Horizon Agent and DaaS Agent installed.

For internal access not via Access Point, SSL certificate install automation must be configured. See Automating SSL Certificate Install for VMware Blast.

There are additional requirements for launching remote applications, as described below.

System Requirements for Using HTML Access (Blast)

Browser on client system:

Chrome 41, 42, and 43

Internet Explorer 10 and 11

Safari 7 and 8 (Mobile Safari is not supported for this release.)

Firefox 36, 37, and 38

Client operating systems:

Windows 7 SP1 (32- or 64-bit)

Windows 8.x Desktop (32- or 64-bit)

Windows 10 desktop (32- or 64-bit)

Mac OS X Mavericks (10.9)

Mac OS X Yosemite (10.10)

Chrome OS 28.x or later

HTML Access (Blast) Support for RDSH Applications

Launching RDSH applications is supported in HTML Access.

Note the following:

Access Point 2.0 remote access gateway must be deployed (confirm with your Service Provider).

This functionality does not work for iOS or Android.