You might sometimes need to send messages to users who are currently logged into desktops. For example, if you need to perform maintenance on machine, you can ask the users to log out temporarily, or warn them of a future interruption of service. You can send a message to multiple users.


  1. In View Administrator, click Catalog > Desktop Pools.
  2. Double-click a pool and click the Sessions tab.
  3. Select one or more machines and click Send Message.
  4. Type the message, select the message type, and click OK.
    A message type can be Info, Warning, or Error.


The message is sent to all selected machines in active sessions.