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Mastering VMware Horizon 7 - Second Edition by Barry Coombs, Peter von Oven

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Preparing virtual desktops for delivery

Now that we have our fully optimized virtual desktop machine parent images that can be used by Horizon View, the next stage of the process is to prepare them for delivery to the end users. There are two different ways in which a desktop needs to be prepared, depending on whether you are using a Full Clone desktop or a linked/instant clone desktop.

Pool design - a quick recap

We will cover creating desktop pools in more detail in Chapter 7, Managing and Configuring Desktop Pools, but for now, let's just have a quick recap around pool design and where the images that we created in this chapter are going to be used.

You will typically have a desktop pool for each type of virtual desktop machine you want to deliver, ...

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