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 +====== Using Remote Desktop through Virtual Lab ======
 +===== Step 1. Preparing the Office Computer (This will need to be done with IT) =====
 +
 +==== Check the computer name and record it ====
 +        
 +1) Go to Start menu
 +
 +2) Right click on "Computer" in top right
 +
 +3) Click "Properties"
 +
 +4) Write down all information next to "Full Computer Name": (example- XXX21XXXXXXXX.win.brockport.edu)
 +
 +==== Turn on Remote Desktop connection ====
 +
 +1) Right click on "Computer" and go to "Properties"
 +
 +2) Click on "Remote Settings" in top left
 +
 +3) Enter Admin credentials
 +
 +4) Make sure you’re on the "Remote" tab. Click the first checkbox: "Allow Remote Assistance connections to this computer"
 +
 +
 +5) Select the last option in the next section: "Allow Connections only from computers running Remote Desktop with Network Level Authentication (more secure)"
 +
 +6) Click "Select Users"
 +
 +7) Click "Add"
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 +8) Type the user's NetID into the box and click "OK"
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 +9) Then click "OK", and then click "Apply".
 +
 +
 +===== Step 2. Removing Specific Remote Desktop Rule  =====
 +
 +1) Go to "Control Panel"
 +
 +2) Click "Windows Firewall"
 +
 +3) Go to "Advanced Settings"
 +
 +4) Go to "Inbound Rules" in left-hand pane
 +
 +5) Click "Name" in order to sort alphabetically
 +
 +6) Find "Remote Desktop"
 +
 +7) Delete all "Remote Desktops" that end in (TCP-In) by right-clicking and selecting "Delete". There should be 4 of them. Keep the one that just says "Remote Desktop" enabled.
 +
 +===== Step 3. Preparing the Home Computer =====
 +
 +Download and run the "VMware View Client" for Mac/PC
 +
 +For instructions on how to download VLAB, go to:[[vlab:overview| http://www.brockport.edu/lits/documentation/vlab]]
 +
 +===== Step 4. Connecting to Your Office Computer =====
 +
 +1) Click the Start menu in the VLAB client
 +
 +2) Search for "Remote Desktop Connection"
 +
 +3) Click the first item in the list
 +
 +4) Enter the "Full Computer Name" (written down in Step 1) into the box that pops up
 +
 +5) Click "Connect"
 +
 +6) Enter NetID and password
 +
 +
 +**At this point you should be connected to your office machine.
 +
 +Call the Help Desk 585-395-5151 option 1 if you have any further questions!**
 +
 +~~NOTOC~~
 
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