You can modify the name, description and image of a custom desktop template. This topic describes how to modify a desktop template.

Background information

Only custom desktop templates can be modified. After you modify a custom desktop template, existing cloud desktops created from this desktop template are not automatically updated. If you want to update the existing desktops, you need to recreate the existing desktops by using the updated template. For more information, see Recreate a cloud desktop.


  1. Log on to the EDS console.
  2. In the upper-left corner of the top navigation bar, select a region.
  3. In the left-side navigation pane, choose Resources > Templates.
  4. On the Templates page, find the desktop template that you want to modify and click Edit Template in the Actions column.
  5. In the Edit Desktop Template panel, modify the name, description and image as required.
  6. Click Edit.

What to do next

After you modify a desktop template, you can use the new template to perform the following operations: