2. After step 1, you have one hour to reconnect to the VMware Horizon View client and connect to the same virtual desktop. After one hour, you will be logged off.
3. To directly log off, there are also two ways to do this. You can log off, like you would any other windows computer, opening the start menu and clicking “log off.” You can also select the “Disconnect and Log Off” option in the menu also shown in figure 2.
WARNING: Logging off will immediately destroy the desktop being used and reset it for the next user. Make sure any documents you were working on are saved in a safe location like a USB device. The following page explains how to make a USB device available to the virtual machine.
The VMware Horizon View Windows client has a key feature that will be very useful. Many students like to save copies documents to a USB flash drive to be worked on from any computer you can plug them into. You can access your USB devices from a vLabs virtual machine also, even when off campus. The following steps demonstrate how to redirect USB devices to a vLabs virtual machine.
1. You must first have a USB device connected to your computer. Make sure that your USB device is plugged into your computer.