2.2. Connecting to a Server

  1. Start the Oracle Virtual Desktop Client application.

    On the Home screen, tap the Oracle Virtual Desktop Client application icon.

    Figure 2.1. Oracle Virtual Desktop Client Application Icon

    Screen Capture of the Oracle Virtual Desktop Client Application Icon

    The Oracle Virtual Desktop Client connect screen is displayed.

    Figure 2.2. Oracle Virtual Desktop Client Connect Screen

    Screen Capture of Oracle Virtual Desktop Client Connect Screen

    To view help on Oracle Virtual Desktop Client, tap one of the links at the bottom left of the connect screen. See Section 4.1, “How Can I Get More Help on Using Oracle Virtual Desktop Client?”.

    The Oracle Virtual Desktop Client software version is shown at the bottom right of the connect screen.

  2. Specify a server to connect to.

    For the Server field, do one of the following:

    • Choose the Find Automatically option. Use this option if you want Oracle Virtual Desktop Client to find a server on your network automatically. See Section 2.3, “Auto Discovery of Servers”.

      Tap the  Previous Icon  button to show the servers list.

      Choose the Find Automatically option in the servers list.

    • Enter the name of a server. If you know the name of the server, enter this in the Server field.

      Tap in the Server field to display the on-screen keyboard.

      Note

      You can enter a host name or IP address for the server. See Section 4.2, “Do I Need to Know the Name of My Server?”.

    • Choose a server you have connected to before. Tap the   Previous Icon  button to show a list of servers that you have connected to previously.

      Choose the server from the servers list. See Figure 2.3, “Servers List, Showing Previous Server Connections”.

      Figure 2.3. Servers List, Showing Previous Server Connections

      Screen Capture of Servers List

  3. Connect to the server.

    Tap the Connect button.

    Oracle Virtual Desktop Client connects to the server and displays the login screen.

  4. Log in to the session.

    Enter the user name and password for your Sun Ray Software or Oracle Virtual Desktop Infrastructure session.

    Figure 2.4. Oracle Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Login Screen

    Screen Capture of Oracle Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Login Screen

    Figure 2.5. Sun Ray Software Login Screen

    Screen Capture of Oracle Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Login Screen

    When you are not using an external keyboard, the on-screen keyboard is displayed automatically.

    After logging in, the session is displayed.

    An example session is shown in Figure 2.6, “Full-Screen Windows Desktop Session Displayed Using Oracle Virtual Desktop Client for iPad”. This figure shows a desktop session that is displayed using the whole area of the iPad screen.

    Figure 2.6. Full-Screen Windows Desktop Session Displayed Using Oracle Virtual Desktop Client for iPad

    Screen Capture of Windows Desktop Session Displayed on Oracle Virtual Desktop Client