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 Windows Remote Access

Virtual Computing Lab

Virtual Windows 7 desktops are available through the Virtual Computing Lab (VCL) from any computer.

visit http://www.umassd.edu/cits/vcl/

after signing in,
click New Session
select UMassD Virtual Computer COE from the pull down menu.

Mapped drives:
U: University drive 512MB
Z: Eng share 4GB
M: Class drive

You will also have access to your local computer drives to transfer files.

Installed software:

  • Mathcad
  • Mathematica
  • Matlab
  • MS Office
  • Multisim
  • Solidworks
  • SPSS
  • Visual Studio

 

Remote Desktop Server

Usage is reserved for graduate and research use.  Permission must first come from the ECE department.

Access from off-campus or from wireless (UMASSD) must be made through a VPN connection.

Please visit http://www.umassd.edu/cits/wireless/vpn/ for VPN setup.

VPN connection:
Installing and Configuring VPN for Windows, Mac and Linux:
http://www.umassd.edu/cits/wireless/
VPN server to connect to is 134.88.252.20

To connect:

After authenticating through CITS VPN server (if needed), you may use remote desktop client to connect to the Windows 2012 R2 server.
Select "Remote Desktop Connection" from Accessories under the Start menu.

Remote desktop server is rds-ece.umdar.umassd.edu
sign on with UMDAR\username

Mapped drives:

U: University drive 1GB
Z: Eng share 4GB
M: Class drive
Installed software:

  • ADS
  • Mathematica
  • Mathcad
  • Matlab
  • Multisim
  • MS Office
  • Visual Studio

Disconnected sessions are terminated after 48 hours.

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