Install the Horizon Mirage file portal so that end-users can view files in their CVD snapshots from a web browser. End-users can access the file portal with the appropriate login credentials.

The msi file used in the procedure is located in the Horizon Mirage installation package.

Microsoft IIS 7.0 or later must be installed for the file portal. For more information about installing IIS, see Install IIS

IIS must be configured for SSL support. For more information, see Configure IIS for SSL Support.


Double-click the msi file for your environment.








Click Next and provide the final configuration information.




Accept the agreement and click Next.

Horizon Mirage Web Access and Admin Web Access

Web Access provides access to only an end-user’s user files, as defined by the administrator, across all CVD snapshots.

Admin Web Access gives the administrator full access to all user CVDs across all CVD snapshots.

By default, both the Web Access and Admin Web Access web applications are configured for the File Portal. You can choose not to configure either of these options by clicking the drop-down menu and selecting Entire feature will be unavailable.

Click Next.

VMware Horizon Mirage Management Server location

Type the location of the VMware Horizon Mirage Management server and click Next.


Click Install and click Finish when the installation is complete.

The Mirage client user can access the Web Access feature to only download their files at http://Server/Explorer.

The administrator can access the Admin Web Access feature to download all files of any user at http://server/AdminExplorer.

You can now continue to activate endpoints.