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Mastering VMware Horizon 6 by Peter von Oven, Barry Coombs

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Chapter 7. Managing and Configuring Desktop Pools

After preparing our desktop images to be used by our View pools in the previous chapter, we will now look at how to create and manage our desktop pools within Horizon View. In Chapter 2, An Overview of Horizon View Architecture and its Components, and Chapter 3, Design and Deployment Considerations, we spoke about the use cases for the different types of desktop pools within View. To reiterate, the types of pools we have available are as follows:

  • Automated desktop pool
  • Manual desktop pool
  • RDS desktop pool

An automated pool is a collection of desktops that are automatically created from a snapshot or a virtual machine template by Horizon View within your virtual infrastructure. Desktops within an automated ...

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