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* Note you must be connected via the Cisco VPN Client (available for download at WPConnect). The web browser VPN will NOT work.
 
* Note you must be connected via the Cisco VPN Client (available for download at WPConnect). The web browser VPN will NOT work.
 
* You username should be typed as, USERNAME@unv.campus.wpunj.edu
 
* You username should be typed as, USERNAME@unv.campus.wpunj.edu
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== Disconnecting ==
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There are multiple ways to end a Remote Desktop Session.
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* You can disconnect from the session.  This will leave you logged into the PC and keep all your windows open until the next time you connect or log in locally.
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* You can sign out from the remote PC.  This is the same thing as logging out.  It is important to do this if anyone else needs to use the PC.
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* You can restart the remote PC.
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* You can Shut Down the remote PC.  This is '''not advisable''' because it will leave the PC unusable until someone can physically turn it back on. 
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Revision as of 11:04, 27 May 2020


Setting Up RDP

Faculty and staff must first contact the helpdesk before they can get access to their office Windows PC.

User Prerequisites

RDP MacApplication.png
  1. User should have the Microsoft Remote Desktop Application installed on their home computer. For Mac users the software can be downloaded from the Mac App Store.
  2. User must be connected to the university network via VPN




Once you've connected to the university network via the VPN. start the Remote Desktop Application

RDP Application Folder.png

Once the application is running put the name of the computer in the "computer" window and then click connect.

RDP Window.png

  • Note the form of the computer name. you MUST have the "unv.campus.wpunj.edu" in the name or the connection will not work.
  • Note you must be connected via the Cisco VPN Client (available for download at WPConnect). The web browser VPN will NOT work.
  • You username should be typed as, USERNAME@unv.campus.wpunj.edu

Disconnecting

There are multiple ways to end a Remote Desktop Session.

  • You can disconnect from the session. This will leave you logged into the PC and keep all your windows open until the next time you connect or log in locally.
  • You can sign out from the remote PC. This is the same thing as logging out. It is important to do this if anyone else needs to use the PC.
  • You can restart the remote PC.
  • You can Shut Down the remote PC. This is not advisable because it will leave the PC unusable until someone can physically turn it back on.