Starts the desktop pool with the specified OCID. Once the pool is ACTIVE, users will have access to their desktops within the pool.


oci desktops desktop-pool start [OPTIONS]

Required Parameters

--desktop-pool-id [text]

The OCID of the desktop pool.

Optional Parameters

--from-json [text]

Provide input to this command as a JSON document from a file using the file://path-to/file syntax.

The --generate-full-command-json-input option can be used to generate a sample json file to be used with this command option. The key names are pre-populated and match the command option names (converted to camelCase format, e.g. compartment-id –> compartmentId), while the values of the keys need to be populated by the user before using the sample file as an input to this command. For any command option that accepts multiple values, the value of the key can be a JSON array.

Options can still be provided on the command line. If an option exists in both the JSON document and the command line then the command line specified value will be used.

For examples on usage of this option, please see our “using CLI with advanced JSON options” link:

--if-match [text]

For optimistic concurrency control.

--max-wait-seconds [integer]

The maximum time to wait for the work request to reach the state defined by --wait-for-state. Defaults to 1200 seconds.

--wait-for-state [text]

This operation asynchronously creates, modifies or deletes a resource and uses a work request to track the progress of the operation. Specify this option to perform the action and then wait until the work request reaches a certain state. Multiple states can be specified, returning on the first state. For example, --wait-for-state SUCCEEDED --wait-for-state FAILED would return on whichever lifecycle state is reached first. If timeout is reached, a return code of 2 is returned. For any other error, a return code of 1 is returned.

Accepted values are:

--wait-interval-seconds [integer]

Check every --wait-interval-seconds to see whether the work request has reached the state defined by --wait-for-state. Defaults to 30 seconds.

Example using required parameter

Copy and paste the following example into a JSON file, replacing the example parameters with your own.

    oci desktops desktop-pool create --generate-param-json-input availability-policy > availability-policy.json
    oci desktops desktop-pool create --generate-param-json-input device-policy > device-policy.json
    oci desktops desktop-pool create --generate-param-json-input image > image.json
    oci desktops desktop-pool create --generate-param-json-input network-configuration > network-configuration.json

Copy the following CLI commands into a file named Run the command by typing “bash” and replacing the example parameters with your own.

Please note this sample will only work in the POSIX-compliant bash-like shell. You need to set up the OCI configuration and appropriate security policies before trying the examples.

    export are_privileged_users=<substitute-value-of-are_privileged_users> #
    export availability_domain=<substitute-value-of-availability_domain> #
    export compartment_id=<substitute-value-of-compartment_id> #
    export contact_details=<substitute-value-of-contact_details> #
    export display_name=<substitute-value-of-display_name> #
    export is_storage_enabled=<substitute-value-of-is_storage_enabled> #
    export maximum_size=<substitute-value-of-maximum_size> #
    export shape_name=<substitute-value-of-shape_name> #
    export standby_size=<substitute-value-of-standby_size> #
    export storage_backup_policy_id=<substitute-value-of-storage_backup_policy_id> #
    export storage_size_in_gbs=<substitute-value-of-storage_size_in_gbs> #

    desktop_pool_id=$(oci desktops desktop-pool create --are-privileged-users $are_privileged_users --availability-domain $availability_domain --availability-policy file://availability-policy.json --compartment-id $compartment_id --contact-details $contact_details --device-policy file://device-policy.json --display-name $display_name --image file://image.json --is-storage-enabled $is_storage_enabled --maximum-size $maximum_size --network-configuration file://network-configuration.json --shape-name $shape_name --standby-size $standby_size --storage-backup-policy-id $storage_backup_policy_id --storage-size-in-gbs $storage_size_in_gbs --query --raw-output)

    oci desktops desktop-pool start --desktop-pool-id $desktop_pool_id