I recently have a customer requesting to install VMware Horizon on a Windows 2019 Core server. Most of customers prefer to have the “Desktop Experience” but for security reason some other prefer to limit to shell only interface.
Before installing VMware Horizon, ensure that all updates are applied to Windows 2019 Core (I had some strange behavior before doing that, like impossible to have the Flex Admin console or get “Login failed” on the new HTML 5 consoles)
The first main concern is getting signed certificate ready so Horizon will use it instead of its self signed certificate.
After copying the certificate in a local folder :
1 ) From the Administrator command prompt, type “powershell” to execute PowerShell command