You can delegate the administration of specific machines, desktop pools, or farms to different administrators by creating access groups. By default, desktop pools, application pools, and farms reside in the root access group.

You can have a maximum of 100 access groups, including the root access group.


  1. In Horizon Console, navigate to the Access Group dialog box.
    Option Action
    From Desktops
    • Select Inventory > Desktops.
    • From the Access Group drop-down menu, select New Access Group.
    From Farms
    • Select Inventory > Farms.
    • From the Access Groups drop-down menu, select New Access Group.
  2. Type a name and description for the access group and click OK.
    The description is optional.

What to do next

Move one or more objects to the access group.