IaaS – Download Windows Remote Desktop Shortcut file is unavailable in vCloud Director 1.5.x

When trying to use the “Download Windows Remote Desktop Shortcut File” option within vCloud Director, it might be grayed out (unavailable).

The resolution is to select the Virtual Machine from the vApp Diagram and the link should become available.

More information can be found on the VMware KB article, located here:


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I have over 18 years helping small to large enterprise businesses nationwide with their enterprise storage, backup and recovery, disaster recovery and system virtualization solutions. He holds numerous storage and virtualization certifications and has personally delivered over 300 complex enterprise solution implementations. He has been privileged to speak at various national events on the topics of datacenter virtualization, end-user virtualization, hyper-converged infrastructure and disaster recovery.

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