You can quickly survey the status of desktops in your View deployment by using the View Administrator dashboard. For example, you can display all disconnected desktops or desktops that are in maintenance mode.

Familiarize yourself with the desktop states. See Desktop Status of Virtual Machines.


In View Administrator, click Dashboard.


In the Desktop Status pane, expand a status folder.




Lists the desktop states while the virtual machine is being provisioned, deleted, or in maintenance mode.

Problem Desktops

Lists the desktop error states.

Prepared for use

Lists the desktop states when the desktop is ready for use.


Locate the desktop status and click the hyperlinked number next to it.

The Desktops page displays all desktops with the selected status.

You can click a desktop name to see details about the desktop or click the View Administrator back arrow to return to the dashboard page.