VMware Horizon View Client–silent install

A few short notes on howto silently deploy the VMware Horizon View Client 4.0.1.

The latest release can be downloaded from VMware

 

File: ‘VMware-Horizon-Client-x86_64-4.0.1-3698521.exe’

Intent is to have no desktop-shortcut, enable all features, set a default server and have the user automatically login.

Parameters:

'/s /v"/qn 
REBOOT=ReallySuppress 
ADDLOCAL=ALL 
DESKTOP_SHORTCUT=0 
STARTMENU_SHORTCUT=1 
VDM_SERVER=vdi.site.com 
LOGINASCURRENTUSER_DEFAULT=1 
LOGINASCURRENTUSER_DISPLAY=1"'

Registry update:

'HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432node\VMware, Inc.\VMware VDM\Client\Security'
Name: 'LogInAsCurrentUser' Value: 1 Type: DWORD

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