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Command Line Options

IAP Desktop supports the following command line options:

Switch Synopsis
/url URL Launch IAM Desktop and connect to instance specified by URL. For details on the supported URL format, see Connecting to VM instances from within a web browser
/debug Launch IAM Desktop with debug logging enabled. Logs are saved to %APPDATA%\Google\IAP Desktop\Logs.
/profile NAME Use profile NAME instead of the default profile.

IAP Desktop maintains a single instance per profile. If you launch a second instance of IAP Desktop, the first instance will be activated and brought to the front.