To use View Persona Management with non-View physical computers or virtual machines, install the standalone version of View Persona Management.

Install the standalone View Persona Management software on each individual computer or virtual machine in your targeted deployment.

Verify that you are performing the installation on a Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, or Windows XP SP3 physical computer or virtual machine. View Persona Management does not operate on Windows Servers or Microsoft Terminal Servers. Verify that the system satisfies the requirements described in XX.

Verify that you can log in as an administrator on the system.

Verify that View Agent 5.x or later is not installed on the computer.

Verify that a native RTO Virtual Profiles 2.0 is not installed on the virtual machine.


Download the standalone View Persona Management installer file from the VMware product page at

The installer filename is VMware-personamanagement-y.y.y-xxxxxx.exe or VMware-viewagent-x86_64-y.y.y-xxxxxx.exe, where y.y.y is the version number and xxxxxx is the build number.


To start the installation program, double-click the installer file.


Accept the VMware license terms.


Click Install.

By default, View Persona Management is installed in the C:\Program Files\VMware\VMware View Persona Management directory.


Click Finish.


Restart your system to allow the installation changes to take effect.

Add the View Persona Management ADM Template file to your Active Directory or local group policy configuration.