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Connecting to the VMware Horizon View Connection server fails with the error: WinHttp ErrorCode = 12029 (2017831)

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After upgrading the VMware Horizon View Client to version 4.6.1 or 5.0.1, you experience these symptoms:

  • Cannot connect to the View Connection server
  • Connecting to the View Connection server fails
  • In the Client log, you see the error:

    [wswc_http] WinHttp ErrorCode = 12029
    [wswc_command] Verify that the View Connection Server address and network settings are correct


This issue occurs if SSL is not configured for use by the View Client.

Note: Newer View Client versions require SSL to be configured.


To resolve this issue, ensure that the SSL is configured for use by the View Client in the View Connection server global settings.

See Also

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