If you disconnect from a remote desktop without logging off, applications in the remote desktop might remain open. You can also disconnect from a server and leave published applications running.

Procedure

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

    Option

    Action

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

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

    From the sidebar when connected to a remote desktop or published application

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

  • Close a published application.

    Option

    Action

    From within the published application

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

    From the sidebar

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

  • Log off or disconnect from a remote desktop.

    Option

    Action

    From within the remote desktop

    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 remote desktop name in the Running list in the sidebar and select Log Off. Files that are open on the remote desktop are closed without being saved first.

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

    Note:

    A Horizon administrator can configure the remote desktop to log off automatically when disconnected. In that case, any open applications in the remote desktop are closed.