The process of setting up a brokering method for end-user assignments can vary in complexity, depending on the brokering method you select and the type of pod that you are configuring.

Setting Up Single-Pod Broker for Pods in Microsoft Azure

This scenario requires little to no manual configuration. In some cases, you must select single-pod broker as your brokering method as described in Select a Brokering Method for End-User Assignments.

Setting Up Universal Broker for Pods in Microsoft Azure

Note: Universal Broker is only supported if all of your pods deployed in Microsoft Azure are at pod manifest 2298.0 or later. To support the successful setup of Universal Broker, all your pods in Microsoft Azure must be online and in a healthy, ready state.

First, select Universal Broker as your brokering method as described in Select a Brokering Method for End-User Assignments. Then set up the Universal Broker service as described in Configure Universal Broker.

Setting Up Universal Broker for Horizon Pods

This configuration involves several steps, which are described in detail in the following topics:

  1. Horizon Pods - Install the Universal Broker Plugin on the Connection Server
  2. Horizon Pods - Configure Unified Access Gateway for Use with Universal Broker
  3. Select a Brokering Method for End-User Assignments
  4. Configure Universal Broker