VMware Horizon – Upgrade Horizon GPO Bundle to v. 2106

Release date: August 4th 2021

Welcome to my VMware Horizon series. In this session I will describe how I upgraded my VMware Horizon GPO Templates.

This is what VMware’s release notes say about the Horizon GPO Bundle

In order to upgrade the VMware Horizon GPO’s, I login into one of my Active Directory servers. I copy the VMware-Horizon-Extras-Bundle-xxxx.zip file to a temp-folder and extract it.

I first copy and replace all the admx-files to my Central Store location, in my LAB this will be: “C:\Windows\SYSVOL\sysvol\ad.admin.frelab.net\Policies\PolicyDefinitions”

Next, I copy and replace the adml-files from the en-US folder to “C:\Windows\SYSVOL\sysvol\ad.admin.frelab.net\Policies\PolicyDefinitions\en-US”

This concludes my session about upgrading the GPO Bundle to v. 2106, I can now proceed with upgrading the Horizon Agent, posted here: VMware Horizon – Upgrade Horizon Agent to v. 2106

VMware Horizon – Upgrades

VMware Horizon planning, deployment etc.

Official VMware Horizon 8 Documentation

Disclaimer: Every tips/tricks/posting I have published here, is tried and tested in different it-solutions. It is not guaranteed to work everywhere, but is meant as a tip for other users out there. Remember, Google is your friend and don’t be afraid to steal with pride! Feel free to comment below as needed.

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