You install and configure vRealize Operations for Horizon software components on machines in your View and vRealize Operations Manager environments.

The amount of time required to install and configure vRealize Operations for Horizon depends on the number of desktop pools in your View environment. If your hardware and software environment is set up properly, the installation and configuration process typically takes about an hour, excluding download times.

Verify that your environment meets product compatibility, hardware, and software requirements. See System Requirements for vRealize Operations for Horizon.

Verify that View is installed and running. See the installation document for your View version.

Verify that vRealize Operations Manager is deployed and running. If you need to upgrade vRealize Operations Manager, perform the upgrade before you upgrade vRealize Operations for Horizon.

Verify that a vCenter adapter instance is configured for each vCenter Server instance in your View infrastructure. The vCenter adapter is provided with vRealize Operations Manager.

Download the vRealize Operations for Horizon installation files from the product download page. See Downloading the vRealize Operations for Horizon Installation Files.

Verify that you have a license key for the vRealize Operations for Horizon solution.

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You install vRealize Operations for Horizon solution from a PAK file in vRealize Operations Manager.

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After you install the vRealize Operations for Horizon solution, you must add a vRealize Operations for Horizon license key in the vRealize Operations Manager user interface. vRealize Operations for Horizon is not functional until it is licensed.

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You must associate View objects with your vRealize Operations for Horizon license key by editing license groups in vRealize Operations Manager.

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After you install the vRealize Operations for Horizon solution, you must create an instance of the View adapter in vRealize Operations Manager.

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You install the vRealize Operations for Horizon broker agent on one View Connection Server host in each View pod in your View environment.

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After you install the broker agent, you use the Broker Agent Configuration wizard to configure the broker agent on the View Connection Server host where the broker agent is installed. You can also use the Broker Agent Configuration wizard to make changes to your broker agent configuration.

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You can verify your vRealize Operations for Horizon installation by vRealize Operations for Horizon installation by using the View Adapter Self Health dashboard. The View Adapter Self Health dashboard shows health information for the View adapters and broker agents in your installation.