You can quickly survey the status of virtual-machine desktops in your View deployment by using the View Administrator dashboard. For example, you can display all disconnected virtual machines or virtual machines that are in maintenance mode.

Prerequisites

Familiarize yourself with the virtual machine states. See Status of vCenter Server Virtual Machines.

Procedure

  1. In View Administrator, click Dashboard.
  2. In the Machine Status pane, expand a status folder.

    Option

    Description

    Preparing

    Lists the machine states while the virtual machine is being provisioned, deleted, or in maintenance mode.

    Problem Machines

    Lists the machine error states.

    Prepared for use

    Lists the machine states when the virtual machine is ready for use.

  3. Locate the machine status and click the hyperlinked number next to it.

Results

The Machines page displays all virtual machines with the selected status.

What to do next

You can click a machine name to see details about the virtual machine or click the View Administrator back arrow to return to the dashboard page.