VMware Horizon – Setup RDS Desktop Pool

Welcome to my VMware Horizon series. In this session I will describe how I setup an RDS Desktop Pool. This pool will be deployed in my newly created RDS Farm.

Select Desktop Pools from the menu on the left, Add

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In this session, I select RDS Desktop Pool, Next

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I give my new desktop pool an ID, description and a display name, this is what the users will see in their client, Next

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I adjust the desktop pool settings, Next

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For this desktop pool I will use my RdsFarm01, Next

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I tick «Entitle users after this wizard finishes», Finish

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Click Add… to open the «Find Users or Groups»-wizard

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I search for my test users group, View_Users, and adds this, OK

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Entitlements done, Close

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My new RDS desktop pool is now ready for the test-users

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The users will now be able to login to the RDS Desktop pool from the Horizon portal

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Both my test-users are now logged in the same server in the RDS farm

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VMware Horizon 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.