This guide describes how to set up Windows and Linux machines for use as remote desktops in a VMware Horizon 8 deployment. With the Horizon Agent software, you can create and provision pools of single-session desktops. You can also deploy pools of desktops and applications running on multi-session hosts such as Microsoft Remote Desktop Services (RDS).

Intended Audience

This information is intended for anyone who wants to create and provision desktop and application pools. The information is written for experienced Windows and Linux system administrators who are familiar with virtual machine technology and datacenter operations.