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Direct connection to desktop is no longer a global setting in VMware View Manager 3.0 (1007788)


This article explains the Direct connection to desktop setting in VMware View Manager 3.0.


In VMware View Manager 3.0, the Direct connection to desktop setting is no longer a global setting.
If you upgrade to VMware View Manager 3.0 from VMware Virtual Desktop Manager 2.0 or 2.1, modify this setting as necessary for each server.
To modify this setting: 
  1. Click the Configuration button to open the Configuration view.

    Note: This view contains multiple sections that allow you to analyze desktop usage, configure licensing, connections, and authentication criteria.

  2. In the View Servers section, select a server from the table and click Edit.

    Note: The View Servers section allows you to enable or disable the current View Connection Server—indicated by a check mark—and any replica instances of View Connection Server known to the this server.
  3. To specify if a direct (non‐tunnelled) connection is used by client connections brokered by this View Connection Server server, select Direct connection to desktop.

Note: For more information, see Configuration View in Chapter 3 of the View Manager Administration Guide.

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