You can increase the size of a manual desktop pool by adding unmanaged machines to the pool.

Prerequisites

Verify that View Agent is installed on the unmanaged machine. For information about preparing an unmanaged machine, see "Install View Agent on an Unmanaged Machine" in the Setting up Desktop and Application Pools in View document.

Procedure

  1. In View Administrator, select Catalog > Desktop Pools.
  2. Double-click the pool ID of the manual pool.
  3. In the Inventory tab, click Add.
  4. Select unmanaged machines from the Add Desktops window and click OK.

Results

The unmanaged machines are added to the pool.