Create an Application Pool

In this lesson you will create multiple applications pools from an existing RDSH farm.

Authenticate to the Horizon Admin Console

Launch Browser

  1. From the Desktop of the Main Console, double-click Google Chrome

Navigate to Horizon Console

  1. Select Horizon from the bookmarks bar
  2. Select Horizon-01-NewAdminConsole

Login to Horizon Console

  1. User name: administrator
  2. Password: VMware1!
  3. Click Sign in
  1. Select Applications

Review Existing Application Pools

Notice there are a number of Application Pools already created and associated with Farm RDSH-01

Add Application Pool

  1. Select Add
  2. Select Add from Installed Applications

This option performs an automated scan of the applications installed on the RDS hosts in Farm RDSH-01

Select Installed Applications

  1. Scroll down until you find Internet Explorer in the list of installed applications
  2. Check the box for Internet Explorer where the installation path matches C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
  3. Select Next

Customize the Display Name

  1. In the Display name field overwrite the existing content with Web App 1
  2. Select Submit

Add Entitlements

  1. Select Add

Find User or Group

  1. Enter user1mod3
  2. Select Find
  3. Check the box for User1 Mod3
  4. Select OK

Confirm Entitlements

  1. Select OK

Edit an Application Pool

You will now edit the Application Pool to customize the parameters.

Edit Application Pool Web App 1

  1. Check the box for Web App 1
  2. Select Edit

Add Parameters

  1. Scroll down until you see Parameters
  2. Enter parameters: https://techzone.vmware.com
  3. Select Submit

Create a Second Application Pool

You will now create a second application pool using the same application. You will use these in a later lesson.

Add Application Pool

  1. Select Add
  2. Select Add from Installed Applications

This option performs an automated scan of the applications installed on the RDS hosts in Farm RDSH-01

Select Installed Applications

  1. Scroll down until you find Internet Explorer in the list of installed applications
  2. Check the box for Internet Explorer where the installation path matches C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
  3. Select Next

Customize the Display Name

  1. In the Display name field overwrite the existing content with Web App 2
  2. Select Submit

Add Entitlements

  1. Select Add

Find User or Group

  1. Enter user1mod3
  2. Select Find
  3. Check the box for User1 Mod3
  4. Select OK

Confirm Entitlements

  1. Select OK

Edit an Application Pool

You will now edit the Application Pool to customize the parameters.

Edit Application Pool Web App 2

  1. Check the box for Web App 2
  2. Select Edit

Add Parameters

  1. Scroll down to Parameters
  2. Enter https://www.vmware.com
  3. Select Submit

Review New Application Pools

You should now have two application pools: Web App 1 and Web App 2

Note - Leave the Horizon Admin page open to the Application Pools page, as you will start here in the next lesson.

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