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Using Remote Lab connection for Windows and Mac (Students/Faculty/Staff)
Posted by Franz Santander on 02 April 2019 09:25 AM

Remote Desktop is available to people with Augsburg University accounts who need access to a windows application from off-campus or software not available individually. The server name of remotelab.augsburg.edu hosts these applications through Microsoft Remote Desktop Services. This article covers how to connect remotelab.augsburg.edu from both a Mac and a Windows PC.

Connect to RemoteLab from Mac OS X using Microsoft Remote Desktop

Note: If you do not have the Remote Desktop Connection Client for Mac OS X you can download it from the Mac App Store:
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/microsoft-remote-desktop/id715768417?mt=12

 Manually configure your Mac client to connect to remotelab.augsburg.edu:

  1. Browse to Macintosh HD > Applications > Microsoft Remote Desktop.

  2. Enter remotelab.augsburg.edu into the Computer field.



  3. Double Click the Augsburg Remote Desktop Server connection.

  4. If will be prompted for a username, password and domain just leave these blank and click OK.



  5. You may receive a warning dialog that "The identity of the remote computer cannot be verified.  Do you want to connect anyway?" That's just fine. Click Connect.



  6. When you see the "Log on to Novell Network" screen login with your usual AugNet username and password.

 

Connect to RemoteLab from a Windows PC (Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7/8/10):

Manually configure your client to connect to remotelab.augsburg.edu:

  • From the Windows Start Menu, choose Programs > Accessories > Remote Desktop Connection

  • Enter remotelab.augsburg.edu into the Computer field.

  • Choose Connect.  If prompted for a username and password, enter your AugNet login.  You may need to add an AD\ in front of your username, like this: AD\username
  • You may receive a warning dialog that "The identity of the remote computer cannot be verified.  Do you want to connect anyway?" Choose Connect.
  • Enter your Augsburg username and password. Choose the Login Arrow to begin your session.


 

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http://go.augsburg.edu/remotelab


Last Updated: 4/2/2019


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