Announcing new features and implementation playbook for OCI Secure Desktops

March 1, 2024 | 2 minute read
Vijay Sai Virup Chitrapu
Product Manager
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We’re excited to announce the release of our solution playbook for Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) Secure Desktops, which serves as your guide to setting up your first tenancy effortlessly using the Oracle Resource Manager (ORM) stack for Secure Desktops. The playbook provides you with a step-by-step walkthrough of creating your first Secure Desktops pool. Whether you're a seasoned IT professional or a newcomer to cloud-based desktop solutions, this playbook offers instructions and best practices to ensure a smooth deployment process. The playbook includes the following key highlights:

  • Getting started: Dive into the basics of Secure Desktops and learn how it can benefit your organization. Understand the key components and prerequisites for setting up your tenancy.
  • Tenancy setup: Learn how to configure a new tenancy within OCI using ORM stack and understand how to use it for deploying Secure Desktops efficiently.
  • Secure Desktops pool creation: Create your first Secure Desktops pool, configuring parameters such as desktop images, user permissions, and security policies.

Access the solution playbook, Set up a new OCI tenancy and create a Secure Desktops pool, on the Oracle Architecture Center.

New Features

Integration with Work Requests

Secure Desktops now uses work requests and lets you follow the progress of pool actions, including creation and destruction of desktops in the pool. With this update, Secure Desktops now provides increased integration with OCI.

OCI CLI and SDKs released

We have released the software developer kits (SDKs) and OCI command-line interface (CLI) to support Secure Desktops. You can now automate all actions available in the Oracle Cloud Console to create and manage desktop pools.

To learn more about developer tools for Secure Desktops, see the following resources: 

Global Availability

We have expanded OCI Secure Desktops service availability to the following commercial regions: 

  • Netherlands Northwest (Amsterdam) - eu-amsterdam-1 (AMS)
  • Italy Northwest (Milan) - eu-milan-1 (LIN)
  • UK West (Newport) - uk-cardiff-1 (CWL)
  • Saudi Arabia West (Jeddah) - me-jeddah-1 (JED)

Get Started Today

If you have questions or want more information about OCI Secure Desktops, we’re here to help. You can reach out to us directly. To learn more about Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Secure Desktops, see the following resources:

Vijay Sai Virup Chitrapu

Product Manager


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