Before you create an instant-clone desktop pool, you must add an instant-clone domain administrator to Horizon 7.

The instant-clone domain administrator must have certain Active Directory domain privileges. See "View Composer and Instant Clone Privileges Required for the vCenter Server User," in the Horizon 7 Installation document.

For information about creating a user account for an instant-clone administrator, see, "Create a User Account for Instant-Clone Operations" in the Horizon 7 Installation document.


  1. In Horizon Administrator, select View Configuration > Instant Clone Domain Admins.
  2. Click Add.
  3. Enter the login name and password for of the instant-clone domain administrator.