You can define a Fixed Desktop Model in a Capacity Model Collection on the Desktop Capacity & Model Definition page.


  1. In the Capacity Model Collection list on the left of the page, select the collection in which to add the new model.
  2. Click "+" above the Desktop Model Definition list.
  3. Enter information in the Model Definition dialog as described below.
    Note: These selections can be changed after you define the new model.
    Setting Description
    Name Name for the desktop model. This is the name that appears in the Administration Console.
    Session Indicates whether the desktop model is session-based.
    • Select Yes to define a session-based desktop model. This provisions remote desktop connections using Microsoft Remote Desktop Services (RDS). In this model, the Service Provider determines the type of services available to the Tenant and every desktop is identical, supporting the same applications. The user cannot install applications or customize the environment.
    • Select No to define a non-session-based model.
    • Select Yes to enable the model.
    • Select No to leave the model disabled.
    vCPU Number of virtual processors for the model. This value must be either '1' or an even number less than 100.
    vRAM Size in GB of the virtual memory for the model. The value must be less than 100.
    HD Size in GB of the hard drive for the model. The value must be less than 100.
  4. Click Save.
    A message displays saying 'Desktop Model persisted successfully'.
  5. Click OK.
    The new model appears in the Desktop Model Definition list.
    Note: Disabled models are grayed out in the Desktop Model Definition list, but you can still click the name of a disabled model to edit or enable it.