VMware Horizon View – Create RDS Desktop Pool for existing RDS-server

Welcome to my VMware Horizon View series, how I setup “View” in my LAB. In this session I will describe how to create an RDS Desktop Pool for an existing RDS-server located in the manual RDS Farm I created in my previous session.

Log into Horizon View Administrator, from the menu on the left, click Desktop Pools

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Click Add… from the top menu

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Choose RDS Desktop Pool, Next

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Give the new pool an ID and Displayname, Next

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Set Desktop Pool Settings, Next

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I select the Manual RDS Farm i created earlier, Next

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I tick «Entitle Users….», Finish

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I click Add…

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I search and select my testuser-group “View_Users”, OK

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Close

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My new manual RDS pool,ManualRDPool, is now created and accessible for the users in the group View_Users

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Once the RDS Desktop Pool is created, I proceed with testing this, posted here: VMware Horizon View – Add existing RDS server to Horizon

 

VMware Horizon View planning, deployment etc.

 

Disclaimer: Every tips/tricks/posting I have published here, is tried and tested in different it-solutions. It is not guaranteed to work everywhere, but is meant as a tip for other users out there. Remember, Google is your friend and don’t be afraid to steal with pride! Feel free to comment below as needed.