Before you deploy Horizon Mirage, verify that the operating system requirements for each Horizon Mirage component that you install are satisfied.

Operating System Requirements for Horizon Mirage Components

Component

Prerequisites

Horizon Mirage client

Windows XP Professional with SP2 or SP3, 32-bit.

Windows Vista Business or Enterprise, 32-bit and 64-bit.

Windows 7 Professional or Enterprise, 32-bit and 64-bit.

Windows 8.0 and 8.1 Professional or Enterprise, 32-bit and 64-bit.

Note

Windows XP Fast User Switching mode must be turned off if the computer is not an AD domain member. Go to http://support.microsoft.com/kb/279765.

Horizon Mirage server

Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard or Enterprise Edition, 64-bit.

Windows Server 2012 Standard Edition, 64-bit.

Domain membership required.

Horizon Mirage Management server

Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard or Enterprise Edition, 64-bit.

Windows Server 2012 Standard Edition, 64-bit.

Domain membership required.

Horizon Mirage Management console

Same as Horizon Mirage client.

Horizon Mirage reference machine

Windows XP Professional with SP2 or SP3, 32-bit.

Windows 7 Professional or Enterprise, 32-bit and 64-bit.

Horizon Mirage Edge Server

Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard or Enterprise Edition, 64-bit,

Windows Server 2012 Standard Edition, 64-bit.