Installing UFApps VMware Horizon Client to your device

UFApps can be accessed using the full VMware Horizon Full Client

Or you can click the following link to get to the page to download the Client.

Download VMware Horizon Clients – VMware Customer Connect (omnissa.com)

Download for Windows

Click Go to Downloads under VMware Horizon Client for Windows

click Download Now

After downloading, run the installation file and install the client.

The installation will put the VMware client on the desktop.

Download for MacOS

Click Go to Downloads under VMware Horizon Client for Mac

click Download Now

After downloading, run the installation file and install the client.

The installation will put the VMware client in applications.

To configure the Client

Run the VMware Client.

  • The first time you run the client. It will ask you to click on “Add Server”.

  • Click Add Server and enter the “Name of the Connection Server”https://portal.apps.ufl.edu
  • On the next screen enter your GatorLink and password.

  • After that you’ll get prompted to use DUO to verify your identity.

  • And if this is the first time you are using DUO on this device it will ask you if this is your Device or if you share it with other people.

  • Once you made that selection, the first time you do this (or if you clear your browsing history) you’ll be asked for permission to open the app. If you don’t want to see this message again, make sure to check the box before clicking Open.

  • Once the App opens, you’ll have to click Accept to get pass the following announcement.

  • After you click accept will see a list of computers and Apps that you can choose from.

Opening the VMware Horizon Client after is installed

After installing the client, you won’t have to open the portal on the web browser anymore.

  • Click on the icon for VMware Horizon Client.

  • Double Click on the portal.apps.ufl.edu icon

  • Log in with your GatorLink and password.

  • After that you’ll get prompted to use DUO to verify your identity.

  • If this is the first time you are using DUO on this device it will ask you if this is your Device or if you share it with other people.

  • Once you made that selection, the first time you do this (or if you clear your browsing history) you’ll be asked for permission to open the app. If you don’t want to see this message again, make sure to check the box before clicking Open.

  • Once the App opens, you’ll have to click Accept to get pass the following announcement.
  • After you click accept will see a list of computers and Apps that you can choose from.