Data Object - DesktopManualDesktopSpec

Property of
See also
DesktopUserAssignment, DesktopViewStorageAcceleratorSettings, DesktopVirtualCenterManagedCommonSettings, MachineId, VirtualCenterId
Horizon View 6.0

Data Object Description

Specification of a manual desktop. A manual desktop is a desktop of machine sources that is not provisioned automatically. Multiple users are mapped to multiple machines. However, only one user is active on a machine at a time.

Data Object Properties


Name Type Description

User assignment scheme.

The Source of machines.
  • This property will be one of:
    Value Description
    "VIRTUAL_CENTER"Virtual center virtual machines managed as view machines. This option is valid for Automated and Manual Desktop. In case of Automated Desktop, these refer to Full Virtual Machines that are created from a vCenter Server template.
    "UNMANAGED"Non-vCenter Server virtual machines managed as view machines. These can include physical computers, non-vCenter Server virtual machines, and blade PCs. This option is only valid for Manual Desktops.

List of machines to add to this desktop during creation. MachineIds of this type must originate from the VirtualMachine or RegisteredPhysicalMachine services, but not the Machine service.

Virtual Center server.
  • This property need not be set.
  • This property is required if source is set to "VIRTUAL_CENTER".

View Storage Accelerator settings. Sets default values if unset.
  • This property need not be set.

Common settings for Desktops managed by Virtual Center sources.

Since Horizon View 6.1
  • This property need not be set.
  • This property is required if source is set to "VIRTUAL_CENTER".