When you disable a farm, users can no longer launch RDS desktops or applications from the RDS desktop pools and the application pools that are associated with the farm. Users can continue to use RDS desktops and applications that are currently open.

About this task

You can disable a farm if you plan to do maintenance on the RDS hosts in the farm or on the RDS desktop and application pools that are associated with the farm. After you disable a farm, some users might still be using RDS desktops or applications that they opened before you disable the farm.

Procedure

  1. In Horizon Administrator, select Resources > Farms.
  2. Select one or more farms and click More Commands.
  3. Click Enable or Disable.
  4. Click OK to confirm.

Results

The status of the RDS desktop pools and application pools that are associated with the farm are now Unavailable. You can view the status of the pools by selecting Catalog > Desktop Pools or Catalog > Application Pools.