Step 4 - Assigning virtual desktop access to users

Find out how to add users, and provide them with access to your virtual desktops

Last updated 16th February 2018


Now that you have created your pool, you can authorise user access to your virtual desktops.

This guide will explain how to add users, and provide them with access to your virtual desktops.



Manage users

When the platform is delivered to you, 10 generic users (all named vdiXX, with XX representing a number) are created. Their login details are provided in the delivery email.

Assign virtual desktop access to them

You will need to do this via VMware Horizon 7.1. Using the pool’s Entitlements tab, you can associate users with certain permissions, giving them access to the virtual desktops you have deployed.

  • Click Add Entitlement to open the context menu.

Add Entitlement

  • Search and select the user(s) you would like to grant access to, then confirm.

User selection

The users associated with the pool can now access and use your virtual desktops.

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