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Implementing VMware Horizon View 5.2 by Jason Ventresco

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Chapter 8. Creating VMware Horizon View Desktop Pools

A View desktop pool is a collection of desktops that users select when they log in using the View 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 View; from it you create, manage, and entitle access to View desktops. This chapter will discuss how to create a desktop pool using the View Manager Admin console, an important administrative task.

In this chapter, we will learn:

  • An overview of View desktop pools
  • Desktop pool common terms
  • How to create two different types of desktop pools
  • How to monitor ...

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