Use these instructions to connect from your Mac operating system to a lab machine with a Windows operating system.
Connect to VPN
Download Microsoft Remote Desktop
From the Mac App Store, find the Microsoft Remote Desktop and download and install it.
- Click the Plus button to add a new Desktop Connection.
- Select Desktops.
- Enter the hostname for the computer provided by your instructor.
- If you'd like, you can add a friendly name.
- Click Add.
From your list of saved desktops, click on the connection you just created.
- In the Username field, type OC\ followed by your username.
- Enter your password.
- Press Continue.
Press Continue to verify the connection.
You are now ready to use the remote desktop.
Log Out When Finished
- Click the Start Menu.
- Select the person icon.
- Click Sign Out.
Do not Shut Down the computer. It will shut down the physical machine and prevent any further connections.