VDI provides a virtual Windows 10 desktop with the same software as our physical computer labs. VDI works on or off-campus and can be used from almost all of your computing devices. Anyone within ECpE may use this resource.
Personally Assigned Systems
Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) is the primary method for accessing individual Windows systems. This requires a Remote Desktop client, typically installed by default on Windows but available for free from Microsoft Store, Google Play, and the Mac App Store as well as most Linux distributions. To connect to systems on campus VPN connection is required. The remote system must also have Remote Desktop enabled and your account must be allowed to login remotely.
VDI provides a virtual Linux desktop with the same software as our physical computer labs. VDI works on or off-campus and can be used from almost all of your computing devices. Anyone within ECpE may use this resource.
Remote Linux Server/Personally Assigned Systems
From UNIX/Linux/Mac/Windows 10 1803 or newer
Most Unix, Linux, Mac and Windows 10 1803 or newer have an SSH client installed by default. Simply open a terminal/cmd/powershell and type ssh user@hostname
From Older Windows
PuTTY and MobaXterm are popular Windows SSH GUI clients.
xrdp (must be installed on remote server)
xrdp is an open source remote desktop protocol (RDP) server that allows you to use Remote Desktop Connection (RDP), and connect via rdesktop, freerdp, or remote desktop clients to your Linux Server from a Windows machine. Xrdp presents an X window desktop GUI to the user.