1.5. Making Configuration Changes During a Session

Oracle Virtual Desktop Client provides the following ways of making configuration changes during a session:

1.5.1. Using the Toolbar

In full screen mode, a toolbar enables you to make configuration changes during a session.

To display the toolbar, move your mouse to the bottom of the screen.

Figure 1.4. Full Screen Mode Toolbar

Screen Capture of the Toolbar in Full Screen Mode

The toolbar includes the following icons.

  • Pin. By default, the toolbar hides automatically when not in use. Click this icon to make the toolbar stay on screen. Click again to revert to the default behavior.

  • Minimize Window. Click to minimize the window.

  • Window Close. Click to close the window and disconnect from the session.

The toolbar also includes menu options. The available menu options are described in Section 1.5.3, “Supported In-Session Configuration Settings”.

1.5.2. Using the Menu Bar

In windowed mode, a menu bar enables you to make configuration changes during a session.

Figure 1.5. Windowed Screen Mode Menu Bar

Screen Capture of the Menu Bar in Windowed Mode

The available menu options are described in Section 1.5.3, “Supported In-Session Configuration Settings”.

1.5.3. Supported In-Session Configuration Settings

The settings listed in Table 1.1, “In-Session Menu Options” can be configured during a session.

Table 1.1. In-Session Menu Options

Menu

Description

Session

  • Keyboard Capture. Full screen mode only. Captures any keyboard strokes typed by the user. This option is not available on Mac OS X client platforms.

  • Send Ctrl-Alt-Del. Enters a Ctrl-Alt-Del key stroke combination.

  • Disconnect. Windowed mode only. Disconnects you from the current session.

View
  • Window. Full screen mode only. Enables the user to switch to windowed mode.

  • Span All Screens. Multiple monitors only. The display is shown across multiple screens.

  • Fullscreen Display number. Multiple monitors only. Select the screen you want to use for the display. The number of options shown depends on the number of monitors used.

Device

Enables you to select devices to use in the session. The devices must be attached to the client computer.

For example, you can select an audio device to use for audio playback or audio recording.

Volume

Displays a volume slider, enabling the audio volume to be adjusted.

The Mute option turns off the audio volume.

Help

Windowed mode only. Displays system information, Java Runtime Environment (JRE) version, and the Oracle Virtual Desktop Client version.

On Mac OS X client platforms, this information is shown in the Oracle Virtual Desktop Client menu.