Before you create an instant-clone desktop pool, you must add an instant-clone domain administrator to VMware Horizon 8.

For more information about configuring an instant-clone domain administrator in Active Directory, see Configuring an Instant Clone Domain Administrator in Active Directory.


  1. In the Horizon console, select Settings > Domains > Instant Clone Engine Domain Accounts.
  2. Click Add.
  3. Enter the domain, user name, and password for the instant-clone domain administrator.