In a dedicated-assignment pool, you can assign a user to be the owner of the virtual machine that hosts a remote desktop. Only the assigned user can log in and connect to the remote desktop.
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Horizon 7 assigns machines to users in these situations.
When you create a desktop pool and select the Enable automatic assignment setting.Note:
If you select the Enable automatic assignment setting, you can still manually assign machines to users.
When you create an automated pool, select the Specify names manually setting, and provide user names with the machine names.
If you do not select either setting in a dedicated-assignment pool, users do not have access to remote desktops. You must manually assign a machine to each user.
You can also use the vdmadmin command to assign machines to users. For more information about the vdmadmin command, see the View Administration guide.
Verify that the remote desktop virtual machine belongs to a dedicated-assignment pool. In Horizon Administrator, the desktop pool assignment appears in the Desktop Pool column the Machines page.
- In Horizon Administrator, select Inventory tab. , or select , double-click a pool ID, and click the
- Select the machine.
- Select Assign User from the More Commands drop-down menu.
- Choose whether to find users or groups, select a domain, and type a search string in the Name or Description text box.
- Select the user or group name and click OK.