You can change the Microsoft Azure VM model on existing dedicated or floating VDI desktop assignments. This feature allows you to have VDI desktop assignments with mixed VM models.
When you create VDI desktop assignments provisioned by Horizon Cloud pods in Microsoft Azure, you assign an initial model for the VDI desktop assignment. As user requirements change, you can edit the assignment to change the model.
You can change the model while editing an assignment. See Edit an Assignment in Your Horizon Cloud Environment for the general steps to proceed through the Edit Desktop Assignment wizard, and see Managing Assignments Provisioned By Horizon Cloud Pods in Microsoft Azure for information about the specific steps for creating the different types of VDI desktop assignments.
- Proceed through the Edit Desktop Assignment wizard to the Model menu.
The console displays a pencil icon next to the Model menu. A highlighted pencil icon indicates that you can change the model. If the icon is inactive (grayed-out), you can hover over the icon to reveal a status message. For example, if the assignment is a multi-cloud assignment and contains one or more unsupported pods, the pencil icon is inactive and the corresponding status message provides details.
- To display the fields for selecting the new model, click the active pencil icon.
The Filter and New Model menus appear.
- Use the Filter menu as necessary, then use the New Model menu to select the new model you want to use for the VDI desktop assignment.
Instructions for using the filtering options are available in the topics about creating VDI desktop assignments, as referenced previously in this topic.
- The system updates the model of the VDI desktop assignment to the selected users. On the Assignments page, the Model column reflects the current model. Hover over the model info for disk type and size details.
Note: The VM model changes you make while editing dedicated VDI desktop assignments do not update existing desktops, but apply to future dedicated desktops.