ThinApps Test

You can assign the ThinApp virtual applications from the ThinApp repository to desktops and pools that have virtual machine sources in the following ways:

  • Streaming - Shortcuts to the ThinApp virtual applications are created on the desktops. These shortcuts point to the applications on the network share that hosts the ThinApp repositories. Users must have access to the network share to run streamed ThinApp applications.
  • Full - Full ThinApp virtual applications are installed on the local file systems of the desktops.

To know the exact number of desktops to which a specific application from a particular repository was assigned and how the applications were assigned on the desktops, use the ThinApps test. This way, you can identify those applications that were frequently accessed and the installation type in which the applications were assigned to the desktops.

Target of the test : A VMware Horizon Connection Server

Agent deploying the test : An internal agent

Outputs of the test : One set of results for each ThinApp repository:application pair that is registered with the VMware Horizon Connection server being monitored

Configurable parameters for the test
Parameter Description

Test Period

How often should the test be executed


The host for which the test is to be configured


Refers to the port used by VMware Horizon Connection Server. The default port number is NULL.

DD Frequency

Refers to the frequency with which detailed diagnosis measures are to be generated for this test. The default is 1:1. This indicates that, by default, detailed measures will be generated every time this test runs, and also every time the test detects a problem. You can modify this frequency, if you so desire. Also, if you intend to disable the detailed diagnosis capability for this test, you can do so by specifying none against DD Frequency.

Detailed Diagnosis

To make diagnosis more efficient and accurate, the eG Enterprise embeds an optional detailed diagnostic capability. With this capability, the eG agents can be configured to run detailed, more elaborate tests as and when specific problems are detected. To enable the detailed diagnosis capability of this test for a particular server, choose the On option. To disable the capability, click on the Off option.

The option to selectively enable/disable the detailed diagnosis capability will be available only if the following conditions are fulfilled:

  • The eG manager license should allow the detailed diagnosis capability
  • Both the normal and abnormal frequencies configured for the detailed diagnosis measures should not be 0.
Measurements made by the test
Measurement Description Measurement Unit Interpretation


Indicates the number of desktops to which this application on this repository was assigned.


Compare the value of this measure across the applications to identify which application on a particular repository is assigned mostly.

The detailed diagnosis of this measure reveals the name of desktops to which the application was assigned.

Application type

Indicates the type of this application on this repository.


The numeric values that correspond to the measure values discussed above are as follows:

State Numeric Value
Full 1
Stream 2


By default, this measure reports the above-mentioned Measure Values while indicating type of this application. However, in the graph of this measure, the same will be indicated using the corresponding numeric equivalents of the types as mentioned in the table above.