How do I integrate MetaAccess to my VMware Unified Access Gateway solution?

MetaAccess can be leveraged by VMware Unified Access Gateway (UAG) 3.1+ and Horizon clients 7.3.1+ for Windows and macOS. Now VMware Unified Access Gateway provides enhanced compliance checking capabilities for Horizon Client access to virtual desktops and RDS hosted applications. Learn more about this integration.

By integrating MetaAccess into VMware Unified Access Gateway solutions, administrators are able to check remote devices for:

  • Vulnerabilities - Detect vulnerabilities on endpoints in installed applications and operating systems.

  • Enhanced Compliance - Get greater visibility into the status of installed security applications such as hard disk encryption and system information such as password protection to ensure devices are compliant with existing policies.

  • Unwanted Applications - Detect and remove non-compliant or unwanted applications such as peer-to-peer applications from a remote device.

  • Advanced Threat Detection - Utilizing two methods of advanced threat detection, MetaAccess helps identify potential threats that existing anti-malware software might not protect against.

  • Portable media scanning and access control - MetaAccess protects organizations against threats from portable media on the endpoints, a common attack vector for malware

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Notes:

  • The Horizon Endpoint Compliance feature with OPSWAT MetaAccess is currently supported for VMware native Horizon clients for Windows and MacOS. With HTML Access, no policy check is made.However, there is a separate global policy for HTML Access ( the option "Disable HTML Access" in the Horizon Edge Service settings) to either fully allow, or fully deny access.

  • If your devices or your UAG sit behind a firewall or a proxy, you need to whitelist some domains to make sure UAG and devices able to talk to OPSWAT MetaAccess. See more details at How do I configure OPSWAT Client to work with a proxy or outbound firewall?

  • Y ou need to configure UAG outbound connection to Internet which is on the Internet facing NIC to able to contact the OPSWAT MetaAccess servers, please refer VMware documents for more details

This article was last updated on 2019-07-03
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