New Host Pool Dialog Box

This dialog box enables you to add a host pool to ALM.

To access
  1. On the Lab Management sidebar, under Lab Resources, select Pools.

  2. In the Pools module, click the New Host Pool button.

Important information

Each project has one host pool, which must contain at least one Controller, one load generator, and one data processor host.

Relevant tasks

How to Manage Host Pools

See also

Lab Resources Overview

User interface elements are described below (unlabeled elements are shown in angle brackets):

UI Elements


Clear All Fields. Clears the data.

Spell Check. Checks the spelling for the selected word or text box.

Thesaurus. Displays a synonym, antonym, or related word for the selected word.

Spelling Options. Enables you to configure how to check the spelling.

Field Search. Enables you to search for a specified field name. Supports wildcard search with asterisk "*" and question mark "?".

For example: a*b returns acb and adefb; a?b returns acb

Pool Name

The name for the new host pool.


Required fields are marked with an asterisk (*) and are displayed in red. For details on the available host pool fields, see Pools Fields.