If you are connected to a remote desktop, you can switch to another desktop. You can also connect to remote applications while you are connected to a remote desktop.

Procedure

Select a remote desktop or application from the same server or a different server.

Option

Action

Choose a different desktop or application on the same server

Perform one of the following actions:

  • If you are currently logged in to a remote desktop select Options > Switch to Other Desktop from the Horizon Client menu bar, and select a desktop or application to launch.

  • If you are currently logged in to a remote application, right-click the VMware Horizon Client icon in the system tray and select Show VMware Horizon Client to display the desktop and application selector window, and double-click the icon for the other different desktop or application.

  • From the desktop and application selector window, double-click the icon for th other desktop or application. That desktop or application opens in a new window so that you have multiple windows open, and you can switch between them.

Choose a different desktop or application on a different server

Perform either of the following actions:

  • If you want to keep the current desktop or application open and also connect to a remote desktop or application on another server, start a new instance of Horizon Client and connect to the other desktop or application.

  • If you want to close the current desktop and connect to a desktop on another server, go to the desktop selector window, click the Disconnect icon in the upper-left corner of the window, and confirm that you want to log off of the server. You will be disconnected from the current server and any open desktop sessions. You can then connect to a different server.