Change how desktops look and work

To control how files and devices are accessed, use the buttons on the toolbar.

A small toolbar grip button is displayed at the top of the window or (if maximized) the screen.

Click the grip to display the toolbar.

To move the toolbar to another position on the screen

You can move the toolbar so that it does not obscure other window’s content or controls.

  • Click the toolbar grip that appears at the top of the window, and move it left or right.

To control how local files are accessed

A virtual desktop might need to access files on your local computer. You can control the extent to which the access is granted.

  1. On the toolbar, click Preferences > File Access and select one of the following options:

    Option Description
    Read and write Allows the virtual desktop to read and write to local files.
    Read only Allows the virtual desktop to read but not write to local files.
    No access Does not allow the virtual desktop to access local files.
    Ask me each time Displays a prompt each time the virtual desktop needs to access local files.
  2. Click OK.

To set up a microphone or a webcam

Follow this procedure if you want to change the way your virtual desktop accesses a local microphone or webcam.

  1. On the toolbar, click Preferences > Connections, and select one of the following options:

    Option Description
    Connect automatically Allows the microphone or webcam to be used on the virtual desktop.
    Do not connect Does not allow the usage of microphone or webcam on the virtual desktop.
    Ask me Prompts when the virtual desktop needs to access the microphone or webcam.
  2. In Global Settings, select your Preferred Webcam.
  3. Click OK.

Limitation

  • The Preferred Webcam dialog appears even when the Windows Media Redirection policy is set to Disabled on the Delivery Controller.

Change how desktops look and work

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