To create an administrator, you select a user or group from your Active Directory users and groups in Horizon Administrator and assign an administrator role.
- Become familiar with the predefined administrator roles. See Predefined Roles and Privileges.
- Become familiar with the best practices for creating administrator users and groups. See Best Practices for Administrator Users and Groups.
- To assign a custom role to the administrator, create the custom role. See Add a Custom Role.
- To create an administrator that can manage specific desktop pools, create an access group and move the desktop pools to that access group. See Manage and Review Access Groups.
- In Horizon Administrator, select .
- On the Administrators and Groups tab, click Add User or Group.
- Click Add, select one or more search criteria, and click Find to filter Active Directory users or groups based on your search criteria.
- Select the Active Directory user or group that you want to be an administrator user or group, click OK and click Next.
You can press the Ctrl and Shift keys to select multiple users and groups.
- Select a role to assign to the administrator user or group.
The Applies to an access group column indicates whether a role applies to access groups. Only roles that contain object-specific privileges apply to access groups. Roles that contain only global privileges do not apply to access groups.
Option Action The role you selected applies to access groups Select one or more access groups and click Next. You want the role to apply to all access groups Select the root access group and click Next.
- Click Finish to create the administrator user or group.
The new administrator user or group appears in the left pane and the role and access group that you selected appear in the right pane on the Administrators and Groups tab.