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RemoteLab: Off-Campus Computer Lab for Student use (Windows and Mac)
Posted by Dan Hoisington on 03 September 2009 02:40 PM
RemoteLab is available to Augsburg College students who need access to Computer Lab applications from off-campus. remotelab.augsburg.edu hosts these applications through Microsoft Remote Desktop Services.  To connect to remotelab.augsburg.edu you'll need a broadband internet connection.  Printing to Campus printers will not be available from RemoteLab, but you will be able to print to your printer attached to your PC.

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

Via Download:

1. Right-click the following link and choose save-as to download the client configuration: RemoteLab Client
2. When the download completes, Open remotelab.rdp from the location that you saved the download.
3. You may receive a warning dialog that "The publisher of this remote connection cannot be identified.  Do you want to connect anyway?"  Choose Connect.


4. You will use your Augsburg username and password to authenticate.  In the username field enter the characters ad\ followed by  AugsburgUsername  and then enter your password in the password field.  Choose Ok to begin your session.



Or you can manually configure your client to connect to remotelab.augsburg.edu:
1. From the Windows Start Menu, choose Programs > Accessories > Remote Desktop Connection
2. Enter remotelab.augsburg.edu into the Computer field.


3. Choose Connect.
4. You may receive a warning dialog that "The identity of the remote computer cannot be verified.  Do you want to connect anyway?" Choose Connect.


5. Enter your Augsburg username and password. Choose the Login Arrow to begin your session.

Connect to RemoteLab from Mac OS X using Microsoft Remote Desktop Connection

Via Download:
1. Right-click the following link and choose Save Link As... to download the client configuration: RemoteLab Client
2. When the download completes, Open RDC_2.1.1_ALL.dmg from the location that you saved the download.
3. Inside the Quick Connect text box type remotelab.augsburg.edu and press enter
4. Enter your Augsburg username and password.

Or you can manually configure your Mac client to connect to remotelab.augsburg.edu:
1. Browse to Macintosh HD > Applications > Remote Desktop Connection
2. Enter remotelab.augsburg.edu into the Computer field.
3. Choose Connect.
4. Enter your Augsburg username and password.  In the Domain field, enter AD.  Choose OK.



5. You may receive a warning dialog that "The identity of the remote computer cannot be verified.  Do you want to connect anyway?" Choose Connect.

Note: If you do not have the Remote Desktop Connection Client 2 for Mac OS X you can download it for free from Microsoft:
http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=18140
 
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http://go.augsburg.edu/remotelab
Last Modified: 2014/1/22

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