With some configurations, if you disconnect from a remote desktop without logging off, applications in the desktop can remain open. You can also disconnect from a server and leave remote applications running.

Procedure

  • Log out of the View server and disconnect from (but do not log out from) the desktop or quit the hosted application.

    Option

    Action

    From the desktop and application selector screen, before connecting to a remote desktop or application

    Click the Log Out toolbar button in the upper-right corner of the screen.

    From the sidebar when connected to a remote desktop or application

    Click the Log out toolbar button at the top of the sidebar.

  • Close a remote application.

    Option

    Action

    From within the application

    Quit the application in the usual manner, for example, click the X (Close) button in the corner of the application window.

    From the sidebar

    Click the X next to the application file name in the Running list in the sidebar.

  • Log off or disconnect from a remote desktop.

    Option

    Action

    From within the desktop OS

    To log off, use the Windows Start menu to log off.

    From the sidebar

    To log off and disconnect, click the Open Menu toolbar button next to the desktop name in the Running list in the sidebar and select Log Off. Files that are open on the remote desktop will be closed without being saved first.

    To disconnect without logging off, click the Open Menu toolbar button next to the desktop name in the Running list and select Close.

    Note:

    Your View administrator can configure your desktop to automatically log off when disconnected. In that case, any open applications in your desktop are closed.

    Using an URI

    To log off, use the URI https://ConnectionServerFQDN?desktopId=desktop_name&action=logoff.