Install the Horizon Mirage Edge server to secure your data center environment for users that communicate with the corporate enterprise data center via Internet.

The installation uses an .msi file located in the Horizon Mirage distribution package.

Ensure that the Horizon Mirage server, Mirage Management console, and the Mirage Management Server have been installed before installing the Horizon Mirage Edge server.

Additionally, ensure that the Corporate Directory Service Information (LDAP server) is configured to be used for the Horizon Mirage Edge server.

Before installing the Horizon Mirage Edge server, ensure that you have generated the Certificate Signing Request and installed the certificate SSL for the Edge server. See Generate the Certificate Signing Request for the Horizon Mirage Edge Server.

The End-User License Agreement appears during the installation process. You must agree to its terms before you can complete the installation.

1

Double-click the MirageEdgeServer.buildnumber.msi file and click Next to start the wizard.

2

Accept the End-User License Agreement and click Next.

3

Provide the location of the folder to where you want to install the Horizon Mirage Edge Server.

4

Provide the following configuration information for the Horizon Mirage Edge Server and click Next.

Option

Action

IP address or FQDN and port number of the LDAP Server

Type the IP address or the FQDN and the port number of the LDAP server.

Use LDAPS

Select this option to use a secured LDAP server using TLS/SSL.

Token expiration time (in hours)

Type the login token expiration time in hours.

The login token determines how frequent the end-users will be requested to log in to the Edge server.

IP address or hostname and port number of the Mirage server

Type the IP address or the hostname and the port number of the Mirage server that will be connected to the Edge server.

Note

When using a third party load balancer, type the IP address of the load balancer.

Subject of the Mirage Edge Server certificate

Type a subject name for the Edge server certificate.

5

Set the user account configuration to run the Horizon Mirage Edge Server and click Next.

Option

Action

User Name

Type the fully qualified name of the account to run the Horizon Mirage Edge services

Password

Type the password of the account to run the Horizon Mirage Edge services

6

Type the Mirage Edge Server activation code that is a random number set by the administrator. Retype the activation code again, and click Next.

Note

You will need to keep this activation code. The activation code is required when you add an Edge server in the Mirage Management console.

7

Click Install to install the Horizon Mirage Edge Server.

8

Click Finish to exit the setup wizard.

You can now add and configure the Horizon Mirage Edge server to your environment. For more information, see the Horizon Mirage Administrator's Guide.