Assigning a VM to a Desktop Group

Posted on 2012-04-12
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Last Modified: 2012-04-16
I've created a new VM using Citrix Desktop Studio but it doesn't appear in any Desktop Group. How can I assign/add it to one of my Desktop Groups?
If I right-click the VM in Desktop Studio I only get the options to Change User or Delete the machine.
If I right-click any other existing VMs, I get many more options such as Start, Edit tags, Add tag, Enable maintenance mode, Change user, Remove from Desktop Group and Delete.

I'm using XenServer and VMWare.
Question by:CCRC
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by:vmwarun - Arun
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What version of XenDesktop are you using and what is the machine type being used? Are you using provisioning server?
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Dirk Kotte earned 2000 total points
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first you have to add the vm to the machine-pool, then you have to add the vm to the desktop group.
goto desktop group and select "add device"

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ID: 37850259
XenDesktop 5 with a provisioning server, the VM is a WindowsXP device.
I've created the new VM within a specific machine-pool but can't see where to add the VM to the Desktop Group.

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ID: 37851497
Thanks dkotte - I've found where to add the vm under assignments/add desktop

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