How to remotely connect to a campus Windows PC from a Mac

  1. Connect to the VPN 
  2. Open Microsoft Remote Desktop. If you don't have this installed, you can download it from the Mac Apo Store download remote desktop for Mac.   
    Microsoft Remote Desktop
  3. Select New (+) in the top right corner.
    Connection Name: Human readable name
    PC Name: computer or server name (e.g., remote.mtu.edu, dl-matlab.mtu.edu or the name of your office computer)
    Account Name: MTU\YourAccountName (You NEED the MTU\ before your account name)
    Password: ISO password
  4. Close the window to save the settings.
     General tab of Remote desktop
  5. To connect, either double-click the newly created desktop item from the list or select it and click “Start.”

 

 

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Article ID: 53159
Created
Wed 5/2/18 5:05 PM
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Sat 3/23/19 3:45 PM