A Horizon desktop pool is a collection of desktops that users select when they log in using the Horizon client. A pool can be created based on a subset of users, such as finance, but this is not explicitly required unless you will be deploying multiple virtual desktop master images. The pool can be thought of as a central point of desktop management within Horizon: from it you create, manage, and entitle access to Horizon desktops. This chapter will discuss how to create a desktop pool using the Horizon Administrator console, an important administrative task.
By the end of this chapter we will learn: