You can manage desktops in dedicated and floating desktops assignments.

Procedure

  1. Click the Assign icon.

    The Assignments page displays.

  2. Click the name of an assignment on the list.

    The assignments details page displays.

  3. Click Desktops at the top of the page.

    The Desktops tab displays, showing a list of desktops for the assignment. You can filter, refresh, and export the list using the controls to the top right of the page.

    You can perform the following actions by clicking one of the buttons at the top of the page.

    Note:

    Desktop status must be green to perform these actions.

    Option

    Description

    Shutdown

    Shuts down the desktop(s).

    • You can select more than one desktop at a time.

    • You can only shut down VMs that do not have active user sessions.

    Restart

    Performs a 'graceful' restart of the VM(s). You can select more than one desktop at a time.

    If this does not work, it may be necessary to use the Reset option (see below).

    Assign

    [Dedicated desktops assignments only] Assigns dedicated desktop to a particular user. Click the button and then search for the user in the Active Directory.

    You can perform the following actions by clicking the ". . ." button and making a selection from the drop-down menu.

    Rename

    [Dedicated desktops assignments only] Renames the selected desktop.

    Unassign

    [Dedicated desktops assignments only] Unassigns the selected desktop from user.

    Delete

    [Dedicated desktops assignments only] Deletes the selected desktop.

    Suspend

    Suspends the selected desktop(s). You can select more than one desktop at a time.

    Resume

    Resumes operation of the selected desktop(s). You can select more than one desktop at a time.

    Power On

    [Traditional clone assignments only] Powers on the selected desktop(s). You can select more than one desktop at a time.

    Power Off

    [Traditional clone assignments only] Powers off the selected desktop(s). You can select more than one desktop at a time.

    Reset

    Performs a hard reset of the VM(s). You can select more than one server at a time.

    In the case of a hung VM, it is recommended that you first try using the Restart option (see above).

    Log Off

    Logs the currently connected user off the selected desktop.

    Disconnect

    Disconnects the currently connected user from the selected desktop.

    Rebuild

    [Floating desktops assignments only] Deletes and recreates the selected desktop. Use this option for desktop VMs that have become corrupted or otherwise non-operational.

    Convert to Image

    Converts the selected desktop to an image.

    Note:

    You cannot convert a VM to an image if it is currently being used as an appliance.