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Studio User Guide
Last updated Jul 15, 2024

Extension for VMware Horizon

Installing the extension

By installing the UiPath® Extension for VMware Horizon you are capable of automating VMware Apps natively. The extension can be installed from UiPath Studio or the Command Prompt.

From UiPath Studio

  1. Open UiPath Studio.
  2. Navigate to Home > Tools > UiPath Extensions.
  3. Select VMware Horizon > Install. A confirmation dialog box is displayed.
  4. Restart all your VMware connections for the changes to take effect.
  5. The UiPath Extension for VMware Horizon is now installed and is located at C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\UiPath\UiPath.Common\.

From the Command Prompt

  1. Select the Windows Start button and type cmd in the search field.
  2. Right click on Command Prompt and run it as administrator.
  3. Change the directory to the UiPath installation folder:
    • cd C:\Program Files\UiPath\Studio\UiPath for per-machine installations.
    • cd %localappdata%\Programs\UiPath\Studio\UiPath for per-user installations.
  4. Use the SetupExtensions /VMwareClient command to install the extension. A confirmation dialog box is displayed.
  5. Restart all your VMware connections for the changes to take effect.
  6. The UiPath Extension for VMware Horizon is now installed.
To generate native selectors for VMware technologies, you also need to deploy the UiPath Remote Runtime component on all your VMware Application servers, as explained on this page. The UiPathRemoteRuntime.msi installer can be downloaded from:
  • Product Downloads in the UiPath Customer Portal.
  • Resource Center in the UiPath Automation Cloud. To access Resource Center, log in to your Automation Cloud Organization, click the Help button on the navigation bar and choose the Downloads option.

Uninstalling the extension

To uninstall the extension, follow the steps below.

From UiPath Studio

  1. Close all your running VMware applications.
  2. Open UiPath Studio.
  3. Navigate to Home > Tools > UiPath Extensions.
  4. Select VMware Horizon > Uninstall, and confirm your choice.
  5. The extension is uninstalled.

From the Command Prompt

  1. Close all your running VMware applications.
  2. Select the Windows Start button and type cmd in the search field.
  3. Right-click on Command Prompt and run it as administrator.
  4. Change the directory to the UiPath installation folder:
    • cd C:\Program Files\UiPath\Studio\UiPath for per-machine installations.
    • cd %localappdata%\Programs\UiPath\Studio\UiPath for per-user installations.
  5. Use the SetupExtensions /VMwareClient /uninstall command to uninstall the extension. A confirmation dialog box is displayed.
  6. The UiPath Extension for VMware Horizon is now uninstalled.
  • Installing the extension
  • From UiPath Studio
  • From the Command Prompt
  • Uninstalling the extension
  • From UiPath Studio
  • From the Command Prompt

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