You can configure Horizon 7 to disallow the deletion of a desktop pool that contains desktop machines. By default, Horizon 7 allows the deletion of such a pool.
If you configure this setting, you must delete all the machines in a desktop pool before you can delete the pool.
See the Microsoft TechNet Web site for information on how to use the ADSI Edit utility on your Windows server.
- Start the ADSI Edit utility on the Connection Server host.
- In the Connection Settings dialog box, select or connect to DC=vdi,DC=vmware,DC=int.
- In the Computer pane, select or type localhost:389 or the fully qualified domain name (FQDN) of the View Connection Server host followed by port 389.
For example: localhost:389 or mycomputer.mydomain.com:389
- On the object CN=Common, OU=Global, OU=Properties, edit the pae-NameValuePair attribute and add the value cs-disableNonEmptyPoolDelete=1.
The new setting takes effect immediately. You do not need to restart the Connection Server service.