This workflow allows end users to allocate machines to themselves, selecting either Horizon View or vRealize Automation as the machine provider.
This workflow requires a set of configuration steps before using vRealize Automation as a provider. See Creating Machines and Managing Pools in vRealize Automation, and especially the topic Configure a Machine Blueprint Service for Advanced Desktop Allocation.
|Inputs/parameters||Machine provider (Horizon View or vRealize Automation), pod, pool ID, vRealize Automation catalog item (if you select vRealize Automation as the machine provider)|
|Binding requirements||The administrator can bind the catalog item to a specific blueprint to avoid giving the end user access to all catalog items in vRealize Automation.|
If you select Horizon View as the machine provider, this workflow behaves the same way as the Self-Service Desktop Allocation workflow.
If you select vRealize Automation as the machine provider, the workflow supports only manual pools. The following tasks are performed, in the following order: