4.1. Using the ovdc Command

Oracle Virtual Desktop Client can be run in command line mode on all supported platforms.

To configure and run Oracle Virtual Desktop Client from the command line, you use the ovdc command in either of the following ways:


ovdc [ options... ] [ servername | --autoconnect ]

where servername is the name of the server you want to connect to. The --autoconnect option finds a server on your network automatically.

If the ovdc command is used with no command-line arguments, the Oracle Virtual Desktop Client connect screen is shown.

The connect screen is not shown if a servername is specified, or when the --autoconnect option is used.

The location of the ovdc binary depends on the installation platform, as follows: