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Unable to cancel a failed recompose task from the task list in the View Administrator (2016091)

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  • You are unable to cancel a failed recompose task from the Tasks tab in the View Administrator.
  • This issue occurs when there are View Desktops with a pending recompose task.
  • Cancelling a failed recompose task in the Task tab in the View Administrator fails.


To resolve this issue, you should cancel the recompose task.

To cancel the recompose task:
  1. In the View Administrator console, click Inventory > Pools.

    Note: For VMware Horizon View 6.0, to click on Pools, navigate to InventoryCatalog Desktop Pool.

  2. Double-click the pool for which you wish to cancel the recompose task.
  3. Click the Inventory tab for the pool.
  4. For each View desktop with Recompose in the Task column, highlight the row and click View Composer > Cancel Task.
  5. If any View Desktops show a status Maintenance, highlight the row and click More Commands > Exit Maintenance Mode.
  6. Return to the Tasks tab for the pool.
  7. Highlight the Recompose task and click Cancel.

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