You use the command options of the vdmadmin command to specify the operation that you want it to perform.

Vdmadmin Command Options shows the command options that you can use with the vdmadmin command to control and examine the operation of View Manager.

Vdmadmin Command Options




Administers the information that a View Agent records in its log files. See Configuring Logging in View Agent Using the ‑A Option.

Overrides the IP address reported by a View Agent. See Overriding IP Addresses Using the ‑A Option


Sets the name for a View Connection Server group. See Setting the Name of a View Connection Server Group Using the ‑C Option.


Updates the Foreign Security Principals (FSPs) in Active Directory for all users or for specified users. See Updating Foreign Security Principals Using the ‑F Option.


Displays health information about View Manager services. See Listing and Displaying Health Monitors Using the ‑H Option.


Generates reports about View Manager operation. See Listing and Displaying Reports of View Manager Operation Using the ‑I Option.


Assigns a dedicated desktop to a user or removes an assignment. See Assigning Dedicated Desktops Using the ‑L Option.


Displays information about a virtual machine or physical computer. See Displaying Information About Machines Using the ‑M Option.


Configures the domains that a View Connection Server instance or group makes available to View Clients. See Configuring Domain Filters Using the ‑N Option.


Displays the desktops that are assigned to users who are no longer entitled to those desktops. See Displaying the Desktops and Policies of Unentitled Users Using the ‑O and ‑P Options.


Displays the user policies that are associated with the desktops of unentitled users. See Displaying the Desktops and Policies of Unentitled Users Using the ‑O and ‑P Options.


Configures the account in Active Directory account and View Manager configuration of a client device in kiosk mode. See Configuring Clients in Kiosk Mode Using the ‑Q Option.


Reports the first user who accessed a desktop. See Displaying the First User of a Desktop Using the ‑R Option.


Removes a configuration entry for a View Connection Server instance from the configuration of View Manager. See Removing the Entry for a View Connection Server Instance or Security Server Using the ‑S Option.


Sets the split limit for View Transfer Server packages. See Setting the Split Limit for Publishing View Transfer Server Packages Using the ‑T Option.


Displays information about a user including their desktop entitlements and ThinApp assignments, and Administrator roles. See Displaying Information About Users Using the ‑U Option.


Allows data to be recovered from a local desktop by decrypting its virtual machine. See Decrypting the Virtual Machine of a Local Desktop Using the ‑V Option.

Unlocks or locks virtual machines including local desktops and View Transfer Server instances. See Unlocking or Locking Virtual Machines Using the ‑V Option.


Detects and resolves duplicated LDAP entries on replicated View Connection Server instances. See Detecting and Resolving LDAP Entry Collisions Using the -X Option.