Entitling a Desktop or Pool in VMware View

Entitling a Desktop or a Pool in VMware View is pretty muts the same as giving Users the right to access a View Desktop.

  1. In the VMware View Administrator, click Desktops and Pools and then click on “Global desktop and pool view“. Under the “Global desktop and pool view” select the Desktop or Pool who you wanne entitle.
  2. Click on “Entitlements” and than on “Add”.
  3. Select your Domain search for the User(s) or Group(s) who you wanne give access to the Pool or Desktop. If you want to select a group. Don’t forget to mark the checkbox near Groups.
  4. Select the Group or User(s) and click on “Ok“.
  5. Optional repeat step 4 if you want to select more User(s) or Groups. Than click “Ok

Make sure that the users have remote desktop rights to the Desktops that are entitled. This is done through Group Policies in the AD.

About Michael
Michael Wilmsen is a VMware training/consultant (no specific order) with more than 15 years in the IT industry. Main focus is VMware vSphere, Horizon View and Site Recovery Manager with a deepdive to performance. Michael is VCDX 210, VCAP 4/5 certified, has been rewarded with the vExpert title from 2011, is a PernixPro, Nutanix Tech Champion and a Nutanix Platform Professional.

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