In a manual desktop pool, each remote desktop that is accessed by an end user is a separate machine. When you create a manual desktop pool, you select existing machines. You can create a pool that contains a single desktop by creating a manual desktop pool and selecting a single machine.
Manual Desktop Pools To create a manual desktop pool, View provisions desktops from existing machines. You select a separate machine for each desktop in the pool.
Worksheet for Creating a Manual Desktop Pool When you create a manual desktop pool, the Horizon Administrator Add Desktop Pool wizard prompts you to configure certain options. Use this worksheet to prepare your configuration options before you create the pool.
Create a Manual Desktop Pool You can create a manual desktop pool that provisions desktops from existing virtual machines or physical computers. You must select the machines that will be included in the desktop pool.
Create a Manual Pool That Contains One Machine You can create a pool that contains a single machine when a user requires a unique, dedicated desktop, or when, at different times, multiple users must access a costly application with a single-host license.
Desktop Pool Settings for Manual Pools You must specify machine and pool settings when you configure manual desktop pools. Not all settings apply to all types of manual pools.